Barney Frank: "We Are Trying On Every Front To Increase The Role Of Government in the Regulatory area"
Original post made by jimf01, another community, on Oct 27, 2009
this is why a surtax on the very wealthy ought to go forward. This is a way in which we can make up for some of the problems of having to pay for health care. So this kind of extraordinary wealth, if those people were taxed a small percentage, they wouldn't notice.
Tax the rich to pay for health care because they wouldn't notice. I am sure they don't notice now, that top 1%, that they pay in 40% of all the money that the IRS collects.