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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Rasmussen: 66% Say America Is Overtaxed

Rasmussen Reports, 66% Say America Is Overtaxed:

Sixty-six percent (66%) believe that America is overtaxed. Only 25% disagree.

Lower income voters are more likely than others to believe the nation is overtaxed.

Not surprisingly, the tax issue provokes a wide gap between the Political Class and Mainstream Americans. 81% of Mainstream American voters believe the nation is overtaxed, while 74% of those in the Political Class disagree.

81% of Republicans believe the nation is overtaxed. So do 73% of voters not affiliated with either major party. Democrats are evenly divided on the question. ...

[O]nly eight percent (8%) believe their taxes will be cut during the Obama presidency, while 46% expect a tax hike..

(Hat Tip: Woody McNair.)

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How many of those "lower-income voters" are among the 50 some-odd percent who owed no income taxes last year? And note that 65 percent think the middle class pays a bigger share of their income than richer folks. What a pack of ignorant crybabies. I hope Palin wins the presidency in 2012. It's what we deserve.

Posted by: scarpy | Apr 13, 2010 4:24:42 AM

Well, Palin has more executive experience than our current President/Community Organizer.

Posted by: Woody | Apr 13, 2010 11:15:49 AM

So actually being President of the United States for 15 months is less experience than being mayor of Sinkhole, Alaska and part-time governor of a state with less people than the average congressional district?

Posted by: Anonymous | Apr 13, 2010 3:16:59 PM

Being a city mayor and then governor of the nation's largest and key energy state gives one more executive experience than being a community organizer, with a smaller number of members than a hick town.

But, I will say that Obama has been getting some subsequent on-the-job training, despite starting behind Gov. Palin. It's just too bad that a President couldn't have gotten experience before he took command of our nation.

Posted by: Woody | Apr 14, 2010 7:48:28 AM