“I glanced through the stuff you gave me. While I did not fact check it…or even finish it, I do not believe that it contains all of the governmental fees, taxes on corporations, import, export, excise, permitting…etc, etc, etc…that all gets passed along to us. You may be right about state and federal income tax rates, but the statistics that I have seen indicate that 50% of the GDP goes to government ultimately in one form or another.
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If you talk with just about any Republican, or any member of the Tea Party, taxes are too high. And for many of these people, there is no problem faced in the US that can’t be solved by cutting taxes. But, according to USA Today, by one measure, taxes are lower today than they were…
â€œDespite all their rhetoric, when the time came to support lower taxes for 98 percent of Americans, Republicans in Congress voted â€˜no.â€™ Not a single Republican voted for tax relief, even in the midst of the greatest recession since Herbert Hoover that they created through the policies of the Bush Administration. By siding with Wall Street, Big Banks, and special interests, Congressional Republicans threaten to reverse this progress and return us to an era of devastating job losses, fiscal irresponsibility, and financial chaos.