Posted by | August 28, 2012 11:08 | Filed under: Top Stories

Submitted by William

A new Pew poll shows that 58% of Americans think the rich should pay more.

Even among those who describe themselves as “upper class” or “upper middle class,” more than half — or 52 percent — said upper-income Americans don’t pay enough in taxes; only 10 percent said they paid too much. This upper tier was more likely to say they are more financially secure now than 10 years ago — 62 percent, compared to 44 percent for those who identified themselves as middle class and 29 percent for the lower class. They are less likely to report problems in paying rent or mortgage, losing a job, paying for medical care or other bills and cutting back on household expenses.

By: William

retired military , former cop, lifelong gym rat and doting grandfather alive and living in Maine