I've heard it said several times now that Barack Obama will cut taxes for 95% of Americans. Since only 60% of Americans pay income tax, I'm curious about how The One plans to pull that off. Here are a few factual income tax numbers using accepted mathematical methods.
|Wage Earners||Income Taxes Paid|
This chart shows where the tax burden lies and contrary to every liberal who has ever opened their mouth, the "rich" are not getting a break while the rest of the country pays all of the income taxes. That is an outright lie.
The next time you hear a liberal say Bush or McCain want to give tax breaks to the rich, just remember that 50% of the wage earners in this country are supporting the other 50%.
Income tax chart from National Taxpayers Union Foundation