Class Warfare

President Obama apparently hopes to win a second term by engaging in class warfare. Well, it works two ways. The top 1 percent of earners–yes, the “1 percent”!–earn 20 percent of the income but pay 40 percent of the taxes. The top 5 percent pay 80 percent of the taxes (meaning that the bottom 95 percent pay only 20 percent of the taxes). Meanwhile, the bottom 47 percent pay zero. Just who should be upset, anyway?

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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