Accurate figure, despite rising minority population
"White people control almost 90 percent of the nation's wealth."
By that measure, yes
Six of the nation’s 10 wealthiest counties, "according to median income, are in and around the Washington, D.C. area."
Some do, some don't
Middle-class Americans "pay a higher tax rate than millionaires and billionaires."
The numbers are a jumble
Under Scott Walker's "tax plan, the average Wisconsin taxpayer got just $11 a month. But corporations got $610 million in tax cuts. Millionaires got at least $1,400 per year."
It's available to regular folks, too
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO
"Scott Walker has given a $10,000 tax deduction to millionaires who send their kids to exclusive private schools."
And it's increasing
One Wisconsin Now
"The Walton family, which owns Wal-Mart, controls a fortune equal to the wealth of the bottom 42 percent of Americans combined."
Big benefit for top 0.1 percent
"$500 billion of the extension of the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy goes to 120,000 families."
Advantage, big earners
Wealthy taxpayers, not middle-income earners, get "most of the deductions" in the tax code.
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