Tax Avoidance On the Rise: It's Twice the Amount of Social Security and Medicare
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Tax Avoidance On the Rise: It's Twice the Amount of Social Security and Medicare

Protesters gathered in the Minnesota state capitol rotunda in April of 2010. (Fight Back! News/Kim DeFranco)


Three trillion dollars a year. That's how much the wealthiest Americans avoid through the system of subsidies and schemes and sweet deals that deprive middle-class workers of their earned benefits. That's three times more than the deficit.

That's enough for a full-time job for every middle-class household in America. Here are the distressing details:

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Largo Lagg
January 07, 2013
Herr Buckheit,

How in the world are middle class workers deprived of earned benefits? By having to pay for what it is that they want? In what world can people have things and not pay for them?

Are you aware that there is no such thing as a free lunch? That even if something appears to be free, it really isn't?

You voice your opinions as if they were settled fact. They are not. For example, the lack of a financial transactions tax is tax avoidance? How? Says who? And what kind of transaction isn't financial? Do you mean to tax the workers every time a paycheck is deposited into their bank account? That is, after all, a financial transaction, don't you think?

My guess? No, you don't think at all.

You sir, are a raving loon, who does not think, but reacts to feelings and emotions. It is a shame you hold a position that allows you to indoctrinate young people with your poison ideas, and label it teaching, as if what you have to say is worthwhile to anybody who does not want to be a parasite upon society. To me, calling yourself a teacher is fraud in the inducement. It should be a crime, punishable by imprisonment.