The 47% – Who Are They?

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The 47% is a varied group. Some are elderly, living modestly on small pensions. Some work and pay into the system in other ways. Some are thrown by the bad economy, unemployed and looking, losing their businesses, losing their homes.

Think about the tax monster we have created. The rich pay 15%, the poor get reverse welfare. Those in the middle are forced to carry the load.

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The white picket fence model of middle class America is disappearing. Our generation is saddled with high credit, low income, high student loans, low job prospects. As Bonnie Lee points out, it’s time for less talk and more action. We need a Congress and a president who will radically change the tax system in this country.

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Claire is an editor of the YoungPatriots website. A 20-something mom, her main concern is how the decisions made in government today will affect the lives of her children when they're her age. She believes passionately in a limited government, a charitable church and a peaceful personal life. In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas.
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