Left Wing Nation: America Says, Tax the Rich, Don’t Cut Social Safety Net

By: Tuesday April 19, 2011 12:01 pm

When it comes to tax policy and what to do about our social safety net, it seems the American people overwhelmingly support what would be labeled in Washington “radical left wing” positions. From the McClatchy-Marist poll: On tackling the deficit, voters by a margin of 2-to-1 support raising taxes on incomes above $250,000, with 64 [...]

Big Majorities Feel Rich Individuals and Large Corporations Pay Too Little in Taxes

By: Monday April 18, 2011 5:05 pm

While most Americans feel that middle class and lower income individuals pay their fair share or too much in taxes, overwhelming majorities believe rich people and corporations pay far too little, according to the latest poll from Gallup. A total of 59 percent think upper income Americans are paying less than their fair share of [...]

Majority Think Wealth Should Be More Evenly Distributed

By: Friday April 15, 2011 8:45 am

Fifty-seven percent of Americans think wealth and money should be more evenly distributed and don’t think the current situation, with a hyper-concentration of money in the hands of a few, is fair, according to the latest Gallup poll. While there is a strong belief that wealth should be more evenly distributed, the country is more [...]

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