"In the last ten years, I have probably paid taxes, counting payroll taxes, at a lower rate than Carol has. It's wrong."Jon Stewart:
"Twenty years ago, the Forbes 400 had an aggregate wealth of $300 billion. Now, it's more than quintupled. That has not happened in the middle class."
"Productivity of workers has doubled yet median income has stayed static."Warren Buffett:
"Of the 400 highest incomes in the United States in 2009, the most recent year we have figures for, a quarter of the people paid taxes at a rate less than 15%... And six of them paid nothing at all. They were part of the 47%."In “Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966-2012,” Loomis collects Fortune's coverage of the influential business magnate's singular worldview. Excerpts can be found HERE. Recommend this post