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Views on Redistributing U.S. wealth by heavy taxes on rich broken down by party, age, race

I was trying to copy the 2nd chart down, but it's telling me it's too big :(  If anyone can do it, please!

Very interesting! Thoughts?

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Asked by DSamuels at 10:45 PM on Jun. 3, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Not very surprising that broadly speaking responses divide in accordance with party lines . These results would vary of course if the question was asked a different way and if different methods of sampling were used , which is why too much faith should never be attached to the results of a single poll.

    Answer by janet116 at 10:58 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • Views on Redistributing U.S. Wealth by Heavy Taxes on the Rich -- Key Subgroups, April 2011


    Answer by Carpy at 11:00 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • TY Carpy!

    Comment by DSamuels (original poster) at 11:01 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • Your welcome.

    I was reading this earlier. It is actually something that leaves me very fearful for the future of our country. The increasing numbers of people who feel entitled to what others earn will lead to the total collapse of the USA in a couple more generations

    Answer by Carpy at 11:07 PM on Jun. 3, 2011

  • What Carpy said! For some reason, I doubt that many of those 1,077 people are Conservatives...

    Answer by agentwanda at 12:10 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • the USA will not necesaarily collapse but economic and social problems will worsen if the increasing concentration of wealth and income in the hands of the rich is not reversed . This has been going on for too long now to be sustained without becoming socially divisive

    Answer by janet116 at 12:20 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • im more interested in how in 2007 the number of ppl for redistribution went up when the economy first went down...seems the more ppl who are scared & in need the more likely they are to want a piece of someone else's pie. and then turn right back around when things calm down a little and say its wrong to tax the rich heavily. it seems these ppl want other's money when they "need" it but think others shouldnt have it when they "need" it. granted, its a small percentage, but thats what sticks out to me. that and the shockingly high number of democrats for heavy taxes on the rich...but then arent most wealthy ppl republicans? (not trying to make a point, truly asking).

    Answer by okmanders at 1:17 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • – collapse
    Stupid poll.
    Redistribution of wealth through what means? Taxes. Well, taxes are paid at a progressive rate in this country and the wealthiest need to pay more right now, because we are in a hell of a pickle. That's not redistribution, it's paying a tax bill. It is a tool that has been found effective over the course of our history and it should quit being trotted as a scare tactic to middle aged rednecks hoping to someday get a piece of the pie.

    Answer by adnilm at 7:48 AM on Jun. 4, 2011 (hidden) + expand

  • This is surprising? People that make less want it redistributed, and people that make more, don't.

    Answer by acurran88 at 8:35 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

  • People need to teach their kids to think and to work.

    Dumb parents produce dumb kids who think they're entitled to everything anyone else has.

    It's not true.

    You're entitled to what your parents have and then to what you can work for.

    The Bible, the Word of God, you know, God,, says that any who won't work shouldn't eat.

    How do we kn ow better than God about what works with humans.

    This applies to able bodied adults, so don't start the bleeding- heart crap.


    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 8:37 AM on Jun. 4, 2011

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