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President Obama's version of America is a divided one - pitting us against each other based on our income level, gender, and social status. His policies have failed! We are not better off than we were 4 years ago, and no rhetoric, bumper sticker, or campaign ad can change that.
Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income - which he then spends sending his son to college.
For every day the government is shut down, it should be that we don't have to pay income tax that day because they're not working.
I like to say I'm more conservative than Goldwater. He just wanted to turn the clock back to when there was no income tax.
In the lexicon of the political class, the word 'sacrifice' means that the citizens are supposed to mail even more of their income to Washington so that the political class will not have to sacrifice the pleasure of spending it.
If my brother and I wanted money in our pockets, we had to get jobs - my first was at 15, at Burger King. We had to come up with ways to create an income.
My wife's income allowed me to do what I really loved. I realized that women's liberation is men's liberation, too.
Conventional wisdom on government's role in inequality often has it backwards. Tax reforms have resulted in a more progressive federal income tax; government transfer payments have become less progressive.
I'd say the main way people get into terrible financial trouble is just to spend too much money relative to their income, and that is an endemic problem in the United States of America, and that's the kind of thing that should be taught about in schools.
It takes as much imagination to create debt as to create income.
Women do two thirds of the world's work. Yet they earn only one tenth of the world's income and own less than one percent of the world's property. They are among the poorest of the world's poor.
I think we ought to ban earmarks. I think we ought to give citizens the opportunity to designate up to 10 percent of their federal income tax toward debt reduction. If we did that, we would reduce our debt by $95 billion a year.
There are skeptics who do not come to their view because they have a source of income from carbon polluters.
Income inequality has gotten worse under President Barack Obama.
Solvency is entirely a matter of temperament and not of income.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Income should be taxed one time at one rate, not again and again.
In general, investors prefer companies to reward executives for producing recurring income, not one-time gains.
Individual income can grow only as fast as productivity rises.
Indeed, in general, healthy investment returns cannot be sustained in a weak economy, and of course it is difficult to save for retirement or other goals without the income from a job.
When I started to pay income tax, I was 50 years old.
As we segregate by income into different communities, schools in lower-income areas have fewer resources than ever.
Religiosity turns out to be the best indicator of civic involvement: it's more accurate than education, age, income, gender or race.
The burden for achieving disarmament cannot be borne by peace groups alone. Everybody, regardless of age, income, profession, gender or nationality, has a stake in this quest.
I'd love to open a camp focusing on the arts accessible to kids from all income brackets.
My view is pensioners don't have the one option that people of working age have. They can't really increase their income, because they are no longer able to work.
Iain Duncan Smith
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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