Thursday, January 19, 2012

you're right government is evil. here is why: it allows a privileged few to pay about 15% less in taxes than the average middle class american family

Illustration by Nick Anderson

This is the deal: Mitt Romney is worth maybe a quarter billion dollars, considers $375,000 in speaking fees a pittance, parks millions in the Cayman Islands, and pays fifteen percent, maybe, on his income – while the average American living much lower on the totem pole pays 25 to 35 percent. Wow!