by Ben Shapiro
“I’m in the top two percent,” said Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, this week on CNBC. “Right now, I’m paying 45 percent of my total income in income taxes … You tell me, what’s fair about that when medieval serfs pay 25 percent, I’m paying half? I don’t care what the majority voted to do, they don’t have a right to steal my money just because they vote for it.”
But according to most Americans, they do.
And that’s the problem.
As America racks up more debt than God has ever seen on this earth, Barack Obama prepares to right all wrongs by taxing the top 2 percent of income earners in America. What right does he have to their money? Well, says Obama, it’s only fair and just — they make the most money, so they should foot a disproportionate burden of the tax load.
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