OpEdNews – Article: Why It’s Unpatriotic For the RIch Not to Pay Taxes

The article below was written by retired minister and WWII veteran Rev. Dick C. Pittenger. A version of it appeared in the “My Voice” column of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010

I remembered loved ones long gone, including five brothers, four who also served in WWII. I then remembered President Eisenhower’s justification for retaining the federal tax rate at 90 percent on income above $400,000 a year. He said millions had been making excess profits while G.I. Joe earned $21 a month. He also told the wealthy that it was “in their enlightened self-interest to help create a more just and humane society.”

via OpEdNews – Article: Why It’s Unpatriotic For the RIch Not to Pay Taxes.

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