No one likes to pay taxes, so tax day typically attracts a range of right-wing Republicans, kooks, and demagogues, all of whom tell us how awful we have it. Herewith a short citizen’s guide (that is, a citizen’s guide that’s short rather than a guide for short citizens) responding to the predictable charges:
Well written fact check from Robert Reich. I cringe whenever I hear people conflate taxes, income taxes and payroll taxes. When I look at images of the tinfoil hat conservatism on display at the Tea bagging, I doubt many of those people could explain the Obama tax increase in any coherent way.