“ Because my country — our country — means more than my money. ”

Charlie Fink, former AOL executive



I don’t want to add to my personal net worth at the expense of my fellow Americans. I can pay more, I should pay more, and I reject the false concept that we wealthy Americans are the job creators who will leave the country with our money if we’re asked to pay our fair share. —Karen Stewart, Patriotic Millionaire and Angel Investor



22 minutes ago
Jeff Bezos current net worth: $203 BILLION

$203.7 million is just 0.1% of his total net worth.

Taxation > Philanthropy.

#TaxTheRich https://t.co/Ey2DdYEbGG
35 minutes ago
How is going against the will of TWO THIRDS of the American public considered moderate?

Taxing the rich is popular, it's smart, and it's helpful.
Three qualities 'moderate' Democrats seem to lack.
1 hour ago
We are in the midst of a crisis of inequality that has devastated millions of Americans while leaving billionaires $1.8 trillion richer.

Half measures are not going to cut it - we need bold, structural change, and the Ways and Means proposal is not that.