Monday, September 15, 2008

Those who benefit most from taxes are not paying their taxes.

I am so tired hearing from a certain candidate that he is working for working families and the middle class. He should be saying that he is working for union employees and their bosses. Funny how those who live off taxpayer dollars are not paying their taxes. I want to explode the myth again public sector employees earn more than private sector employees. Here are just two articles that dispel that myth they can be found here and here. As always I suggest doing research on your own.

I got news for you Mr. Senator we are a working class/middle class family if you want to help our family reduce the power of unions, cut taxes and stop this garbage with minimum wage. Unions raise the price of goods and services, increasing taxes on business increases the costs of goods and services and increasing the minimum wage increases the cost of goods and services. Once the costs of goods and services are increased the wage increased is erased. I want free markets. Government spending beyond their means has gotten us into this mess I do not know how any intelligent person believes that more government spending is going to solve this problem. Cut spending!

The following piece appeared on


Federal Workers Owe Billions in Delinquent Taxes
Monday, September 15, 2008

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is trying to collect billions of dollars in late taxes from nearly half a million federal employees.

Documents obtained by WTOP radio through the Freedom of Information Act show the federal employees and retirees did not pay more than $3.5 billion in taxes owed last year.

The agency with the most delinquent employees was the U.S. Postal Service. Nearly 4.2 percent of its 747,000 workers are delinquent.

The IRS would not provide comparable data for the general population.

The Executive Office of the President, which includes the White House, has 58 employees who did not pay more than $319,000. More than 1,000 Capitol Hill workers are on the list.

About 152,000 of the delinquent federal workers have entered into payment plans.

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