Monday, April 4, 2011

As tax time approaches, ask yourself: WHAT'S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?

During the past 30 years the rich got MUCH richer. The top 1% of American families cleaned up. The top 20% did OK. But the overwhelming majority of American workers (80%) either stood still or fell behind.

And while our national debt goes up, up, up, millionaire tax rates go down, down, down. When you connect the dots (above), you'll see who's winning (below). Chances are pretty good that its not you:

*All three graphs courtesy of Mother Jones Magazine March/April issue.