Letter: Republicans are wrong — the wealthy must pay more in taxes

Published: Friday, Dec. 7 2012 12:00 a.m. MST

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, accompanied by the House GOP leadership, gestures as he speak to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, following a closed-door GOP strategy session. From left are, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., Boehner, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va.

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I'm sorry Republicans in Congress — you are wrong.

It is not fair that someone making several times the amount of money I do pays less dollar amount in income taxes or may even pay no income taxes.

He or she gets at least as much protection from the government as I do. Make them pay taxes on an equivalent percentage of their income to what I pay.

The economy of the governament will be helped and the business economy with not fail.

Newel Standley


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