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Politics In A Nutshell



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In a nutshell, politicians at the behest of wealthy contributors, have decimated the middle class by transferring the corporate tax burden to individuals. At the same time corporate welfare has risen to levels unimaginable 60 years ago.

Corporate Taxes as a Percentage of Federal Revenue
1955 . . . 33.3%
2015 . . . 8.9%

Corporate Taxes as a Percentage of GDP
1955 . . . 5.9%
2015 . . . 1.5%

Individual Income/Payrolls as a Percentage of Federal Revenue
1955 . . . 53.0%
2015 . . . 86.5%

Backing up the numbers - http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2014/aug/28/bernie-s/bernie-sanders-says-tax-share-paid-corporations-ha/
Not that this is an endorsement for Sanders just the latest numbers we could find



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