Tuesday, May 11, 2010

USA Today: Contrary to Popular Belief, Taxes Are Exceptionally Low

 You wouldn't know it by the howls of the Tea Party know-nothings, but taxes under the Obama Administration are at historically low levels.

Here's the scoop:
Amid complaints about high taxes and calls for a smaller government, Americans paid their lowest level of taxes last year since Harry Truman's presidency, a USA TODAY analysis of federal data found. 
Some conservative political movements such as the "Tea Party" have criticized federal spending as being out of control. While spending is up, taxes have fallen to exceptionally low levels.
Read the full USA Today story here.


Tulsan said...

The people who complain about the cuts in police protection in Tulsa but want lower taxes are probably the same ones who wander around Las Vegas wondering how they can afford so many fancy buildings.

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