Originally Posted by Donger
They already pay the vast majority of taxes taken, so no, I think the actual amount generated is rather important. Or, do you not even care about how much is actually generated? It's just the symbology of it?
The only way out of this mess is to spread the pain around. Everyone needs to chip in and sacrifice. Just like you cant cut enough spending to get a balanced budget. You cant tax your way to a balanced budget.