Opposition to almost all taxes has been the defining characteristic of the Republican Party for several decades. At least as far back as the late 1970s, the Republican Party has identified cutting taxes as the key to solving almost any economic problem.
The top 25 hedge fund managers in the U.S. earned $22 billion last year. If they operated under the same rules that apply to other people, we could cut our national deficit by as much as $44 billion. That's just from 25 people. Here's how.