Wednesday, March 18, 2009

OK, One Last Time

If The "Great" David Gergen. The Bipartisan advisor to 5 Presidents can't be trusted to give us the facts and not just the conservative talking points. What chance do we have?
Media Matters:
"Summary: David Gergen forwarded the false Republican talking point that "a lot of small-business people, you know, pay taxes as high-income taxpayers. They're in the $250,000-plus. So, there are a number of them who felt like they're going to be facing crushing taxes." In fact, according to data from the Tax Policy Center, only about 2 percent of families reporting small-business income in their 2007 tax returns are in the top two income tax brackets, which include those expected to pay more in federal income taxes under president Obama's proposal"