Beer and Taxes

The only bit of politics that I will formally post on here.  So pass by if you get easily politically offended, no hate for Obama just a nice insight to the tax system.

OUR TAX SYSTEM: Suppose that every day, ten men go out for a beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100.

If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this:

The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing. The fifth would pay $1.00 The sixth would pay $3.00 The seventh would pay $7.00 The eighth would pay $12.00 The ninth would pay $18.00 The tenth man (the richest) would pay $59.00

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