I was having dinner with Shannon, who comes from a good Republican family. She said it isn’t fair that a small percentage of people pay the majority of taxes. I chewed my snapper and poked at the spinach. I couldn’t think of an answer. I believe it’s right, but why?
5% of Americans do pay the majority of taxes. Why?
At work I was doing a PowerPoint for Dean Slee. He asked me to find pictures of John Rawls, and Edward Said, etc. I’d never heard of John Rawls. I read his obituary and I was like, oh shit, this is why rich people should pay more taxes. It’s part of the Social Contract. I think Rawls obit writer said it better. So, to John Rawls, 1921-2002.