A comparative perspective on the US tax rates (one of the lowest in the world, actually). From thenewrepublic:
Jonathan Cohn wants Congress to raise his taxes.
Happy Tax Day. And I mean that sincerely. I don’t like parting with my money any more than you do. But I like what my tax dollars buy. Public schools. Safe food and consumer products. National security. The post office. Guaranteed income and health insurance for my aging parents, plus (soon) a guarantee of health insurance for my immediate family.