The argument has been made plenty of times that the wealthy shouldn't have to pay more in taxes because they already fork over more than anyone. That argument can certainly fan the flames of any political debate, but we're not about politics here.
We are about teaching you to take control of your money. Good things happen when money is put into responsible hands. It isn't wasted. And whatever your party, we can all agree that Washington wastes its fair share of its (our) cash.
We've got pudding for whoever needs the proof. Check out these examples of government overspending and waste in 2012:
And on and on and on ...
If an argument about who pays how much in taxes somehow doesn't hold water, we'll offer a different argument. When Washington gets its hands on taxpayer money, it is wasted. It could be a $500 toilet seat or $500,000 for pet grooming products, but to the senators and representatives of the world, it's just a number that can be spent. And thus, it's wasted.
The reason people are better managers of the money they earn (as opposed to the government) is you work and sweat for your earnings; the government does not. You know what it took to make your money and you know that if it's wasted, you'll have to go through all that work and sweat again. You want to make your rewards worth your efforts.
Which is why your money is best left to you, not the government.
Source: The Fiscal Times
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