Tony Auth by Tony Auth

Tony Auth

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  1. phuh knees

    phuh knees said, over 5 years ago

    They meant what they said, and they said what they meant.
    An elephant’s faithful to just the top few percent…

  2. cjkinsey

    cjkinsey said, over 5 years ago

    clever comic and phuh knees

  3. narrowminded

    narrowminded said, over 5 years ago

    The top twenty percent pay 90% of the taxes.

  4. Bubba_Boo

    Bubba_Boo said, over 5 years ago

    The top 20% hardly pay any taxes.

  5. hotdogger

    hotdogger said, over 5 years ago

    See the following website:
    Actually, the top 10% pay about 70% and the top 25% pay about 85% of income taxes, consistently from year-to-year since 1999, but slightly higher in recent years. So can we stop making up the data, Bubba_Boo?

  6. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, over 5 years ago

    And Tigger, did you ever believe Obama was a radical, Marxist, socialist, whateverist that FoxNews claimed? No, he was a business-friendly centrist. And he has caved to the GOP every freaking time.
    God, I wish a REAL liberal would run and show people what American principles look like…

  7. Doughfoot

    Doughfoot said, over 5 years ago


    Income taxes are not the only taxes, that is one point. Everyone pays property taxes (landlords factor into rents), sales taxes, import duties if they buy certain products.

    Beside the fact that, if 75% of the population is too poor in incur income taxes, then that is itself a great shame to this nation.

    Not the mention that fact that those who are against taxes should celebrate that so many Americans aren’t burdened by them. Income taxes, when first imposed, were only supposed to effect the affluent.

    As always the message of the right is that it is bad for poor people to escape paying taxes and good for rich people to do so.

    And I am sorry, but taking 10% from someone making 1,000,000 a year is NOT the same as taking 10% from someone making 25,000 a year, any more than taking one meal in four away from someone who habitually eats five meals a day is not the same as taking one meal in four from someone who can only afford to eat one meal a day.

  8. grayhares01

    grayhares01 said, over 5 years ago


    Wrong, the top 20% pays 90% of the taxes. You are wrong and you need to stop posting until you learn somehting

  9. grayhares01

    grayhares01 said, over 5 years ago


    Real American principles? You mean like The constitution? The one that tried for less govt, has statements banning the income, the one that gave everything to state rights except a few thing specifically pointed out.
    Look up the term ‘negative rights’. THAT’S what true American values are…

  10. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 5 years ago

    I get your meaning but sorry to much poverty can destroy the soul just like to much wealth if you let it, I want to find a healthy middle ground.

  11. Justice22

    Justice22 said, over 5 years ago

    Why should that bottom 80% not share in the increase of wealth that the upper 20% shows? Last year top management (CEOs) enjoyed a 50% increase in pay while the bottom earners stayed the same or at most had less than 1% increase in income.

  12. annamargaret1866

    annamargaret1866 said, over 5 years ago


    You need to learn to understand statistics.

    Someone earning $15,000/year (approx. yearly earnings at minimum wage, full time job) who pays, say, 10% in taxes, pays $1,500.

    Someone earning $150,000, paying 10%, pays $15,000.

    Someone earning $1,500,000, paying 10%, pays $150,000.

    Add those together, and you have $166,500.

    $1500 is about 1% of total revenues.

    $15,000 is about 9%.

    $150,000 is about 90%.

    That doesn’t mean that the wealthy are paying their fair share.

  13. annamargaret1866

    annamargaret1866 said, over 5 years ago

    Not true. When taxes were more fair, the middle class did well. The country did well. Roads, schools, health care, college.

    Now, since all the lowering of taxes for the wealthy and the deregulation of various businesses … all those Republican goals … the country’s a disaster.

  14. vhammon

    vhammon said, over 5 years ago



    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessing of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

    Section 8. The Congress shall have Power to lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States…..To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution…"

  15. Cynthia

    Cynthia GoComics PRO Member said, over 5 years ago

    Tony Auth must have read those comments!

    Good way to tell the righties to showe that “class warfare” boogieman up their a**

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