REINSTITUTE TAX BRACKETS THAT GREW A MIDDLE CLASS
  • Petitioning Rep. Paul Cook

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California-11
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Rep. Doris Matsui
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Rep. Ami Bera
Ohio-10
Rep. Michael Turner
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Sen. Bernie Sanders
California-13
Rep. Barbara Lee

REINSTITUTE TAX BRACKETS THAT GREW A MIDDLE CLASS

    1. Dwayne Hunn
    2. Petition by

      Dwayne Hunn

      Mill Valley, CA

In the ‘60's hard working Midwestern families could invite family and friends over for weekly summer barbecues and still pay their kids' college tuition.  Not anymore.

From the ‘50's through the ‘70's, America's Middle Class grew.  Then, marginal tax rates on the richest Americans ranged from   70% to 91%.  Then, well paid CEO's of American-centric companies, who built real stuff, earned about 9x's what their mostly American field workers earned.  Not anymore.

For decades, America's uber-rich have funded foundations and K Street lobbyists to reframe and rewrite America's tax system.  Their wealth and influence tumbled their top marginal tax rate to 35%, which has allowed their effective tax rate (what they actually pay) to be about 16%.  Today, the too long inattentive to public policy middle class has trouble buying hot dogs, let alone throw steaks on the barbee, as it moves in mass into the lower class.

A fair tax policy is the foundation of a strong fiscal policy and smart public policy.  That's why you should sign People's Lobby's petition to move Congressional visionaries to introduce and pass the http://www.worldservicecorps.us/Tax%20bracket%20proposal.htm">Fair Tax Bracket Reinstitution Act (FTBRA).  Without a more equitable tax structure, which built an educated middle class decades ago, America will continue expanding an uneducated and unaware lower class.

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Fair Tax Bracket Reinstitution http://www.worldservicecorps.us/fairtaxbrackets.htm">http://www.worldservicecorps.us/fairtaxbrackets.htm

Wealth Distribution http://www.worldservicecorps.us/wealth.htm">http://www.worldservicecorps.us/wealth.htm

Debt http://www.worldservicecorps.us/debt.htm">http://www.worldservicecorps.us/debt.htm

Compensation http://www.worldservicecorps.us/compensation.htm">http://www.worldservicecorps.us/compensation.htm

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    News

    1. MPC, May You and Friends Know What it Means...

      Dwayne Hunn
      Petition Organizer
      OpEdNews Article: What's MPC & MPS got to do with me?

      Article: What's MPC & MPS got to do with me? - Understanding MPC & MPS is essential to understanding 'What's the Matter With Kansas'' and America. And more Americans need to know how their MPC & MPS is being manipulated, so they can fix what's wrong.

    2. Talking points

      Dwayne Hunn
      Petition Organizer

      Buffett’s secretary since 1993, Debbie Bosanek, sat next to her boss just hours after being invited by the president to the State of the Union address, where the president made her the face of tax inequality in America.
      Bosanek pays a tax rate of 35.8 percent of income, while Buffett pays a rate at 17.4 percent.
      “I just feel like an average citizen. I represent the average citizen who needs a voice,” said Bosanek. “Everybody in our office is paying a higher tax rate than Warren.”
      ABC News 1-25-2012
      …the United States now has the most unequal distribution of wealth of any major country, with the top 400 individuals owning more wealth than the bottom 150 million. Senator Bernie Sanders

      Ask your friends to click People’s Lobby Fair Tax Bracket Reinstitution Congressional Proposal and its American World Service Corps (AWSC) Congressional Proposal

    3. Simple, uncomplicated means to finance smart growth of the 99%

      Dwayne Hunn
      Petition Organizer

      No complicated tax skulldruudgery here.... Just fair progressive tax rates closer to those that grew a robust middle class. And goggle American World Service Corps as answer to growning a smart new Greatest Generation. Just what State of Union needs.

    4. Need more signatures here & at http://wh.gov/4y6

      Dwayne Hunn
      Petition Organizer

      Links below leads to another example of how to employ 21 million paid volunteers getting smarter, winning hearts, building skills...

    5. Revenues needed to smartly deploy Americans

      Dwayne Hunn
      Petition Organizer

      2 signatures last week for the Fair Tax Bracket Reinstitution Congressional Proposal. Can you educate some friends and move them to sign the FTBRA?

      If the FTBRA is used to fund the American World Service Corps generations will thank you.

    6. Reached 250 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Mari Yoder-Helm GLENDORA, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      I believe in the power of many to abolish hunger, illiteracy, disease and homelessness in this very rich country. But it takes all of us paying relative taxes.

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    • Glenna Jones-Kachtik SAN ANTONIO, TX
      • over 2 years ago

      The idea that millionaires are being heavily taxed is nonsense. Even St. Reagan knew that sometimes taxes need to be raised. The tax brackets of the 60s were fine.

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    • Mike Strimling PIEDMONT, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      This is our pledge at the Mike Strimling Senate campaign. Come see more facts about how tax cuts for the rich have destroyed the economy and country at TaxTheRich2012.org

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    • Mike Strimling PIEDMONT, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      Come see more facts about how the tax cuts for the rich have put America in danger and destroyed the middle class - at TaxTheRich2012.org

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    • Victoria McConnell TUCSON, AZ
      • almost 3 years ago

      Please stop this unfair system!!!I am working myself to death and the wealthy continue to use their money to lobby and control our laws.

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