Happy Tax Day

About: who pays taxes? not as many as you think : npr

~ .. No wonder about the same amount don't think they are over-taxed. No wonder they demand more bread & circuses. No wonder they want free healthcare, free drugs, free schooling & college, etc.....
NPR: ...

It turns out that nearly half of all Americans don't have to pay any federal income tax. In 2009, 47 percent of all filers paid nothing. It's a number that's gone up significantly in just a couple of years. Robert Siegel talks to Roberton Williams, who's been crunching the numbers at the Tax Policy Institute in Washington. According to Williams, millions escape filing because their incomes are too low or they're eligible for deductions, credits and exemptions.



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Mark de LA says
~ another memorable abbreviation takes on a new reality this day ...

Mark de LA says
seth 2010-04-15 13:06:47 13641
Are you using this method of payment?
I'll try that out next year !

Mark de LA says
~ as well as this one .....

Mark de LA says
Here are some scenes from the tax day tea parties as blogged by Mary Katharine Ham. This one is one of my favorites:

MKH also mentions Victoria Jackson's "There's a Communist in the Whitehouse" song which is on YouTube here. (Kinda Funny if it were not so real)

Mark de LA says
this cartoon sums up the situation crisply:

Mark de LA says
Looking for Racism at the Tea Party in DC on Tax day - NBC video here.

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