Share of income correlates with share of taxes

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    Jul 21, 2012 4:09 AM GMT
    Lest anybody bring up the "50% don't pay federal [income] tax" and such...
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    Off topic, but why is Republican "base broadening" lauded while Democratic "largest tax increase in history" (which is isn't) condemned? After all, the having people pay a fine since they can afford to pay health insurance and don't, sounds awfully like "base broadening" to me, while Romney's tax plan includes a tax increase for the lower classes:

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    Jul 21, 2012 4:27 AM GMT
    Those tax brackets are not applicable to the self-employed. Those taxes are fucking outrageous.