Some data to support the concentration of wealth

I’ve been writing about the concentration of wealth in the United States here and here for example; now the New York Times has provided a series of graphs on the US economy since Harry Truman’s Presidency that shows this trend:

So why would we continue a tax policy that places more and more of the burden of supporting the US government upon those that can least afford it, those that we now need to kick-start the consuming part of our economy, and those that get the least out of the performance of our government?


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