Perhaps certain regressive taxes are fine. Perhaps all of them are, if we're consciously balancing them against our progressive income tax code. Problem is, we're almost completely oblivious to the regressive aspects of our tax system.
The dreaded April 15th tax deadline has come and gone. Hopefully you got all squared away with our friends at the IRS...or filed an extension...or pay quarterly estimated taxes. If not, prepare for some penalties to start racking up.
Hillary Clinton's stated recently that she will not raise taxes on the middle class. She will raise taxes only on the rich and super rich. But at what income does the middle class end and the rich begin?
With last week's validation of Albert Einstein's 100-year old prediction of Gravitational Waves, it is clearer than ever he was one of the most brilliant men that ever lived. So what were his views on income taxes? Well, let me tell you.