To expand on your final point, that complaint also refers only to income taxes as well. It ignores the fact that between payroll taxes and sales taxes (among others), the working poor pay a higher percentage of their income in taxes than most anyone else.
Originally Posted by dbroncos78087
In my opinion, those who benefit from the fruits of society should help pay to sustain society. The wealthy reaped the vast majority of the benefits of society over the last decade, and the rest of us borrowed the money to pay for it. An obvious solution presents itself.
“If there is a sin superior to every other, it is that of willful and offensive war ... he who is the author of a war, lets loose the whole contagion of hell, and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.” -- Thomas Paine, March 21, 1778