Tax the rich to balance the budget? Fine by me. And while we're at it, let's take it a step further by sparing us poor folk from even filing income taxes

Most Americans think the United States should raise taxes for the rich to balance the budget, according to a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll.

Well, that sure works for me since I’m about two dozen exits short of Richland.

Down to just loose change in my sofa, I would be thrilled if Uncle Sam taxed the eyebrows off the wealthy … freeing up us paupers to spend our remaining few nickels on important pursuits such as drinking, gambling and tithing (to atone for our vices).