Jill says...The Republicans keep saying "let's increase the tax base and not raise taxes on the wealthy... Here's a thought, can the wealthy at least pay SOME income tax like the rest of us?!"

"New tax data from the Internal Revenue service shows that in 2009, incomes fell, unemployment claims rose, and the U.S. economy shed nearly two million taxpayers.

And of the 235,413 taxpayers who earned $1 million or more in 2009, 1,470 of them paid no taxes."     READ MORE.....

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/04/irs-incomes_n_918458.html