Originally Posted by BigRedChief
...without the rich going back to the tax rate under Clinton. Thats not too much of a burden to bear.
at the end of clinton, the top 10% paid 65% of all federal income tax. in 09, they paid 70% of the total. is that because more people are broke and the bottom 90% is growing? i would think the government should focus on creating more rich people to tax(that's who makes people rich, after all) than to tax any of the current batch into stagnation.