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Eisenhower Tax Rates – 90 Percent

Eisenhower Tax Rates

Eisenhower Tax Rates – 90%? Yes!

In the lead up to the 2016 election, Bernie Sanders mentioned that the top marginal tax rates under Eisenhower were over 90%. This has lead many wrongly believe that Bernie Sanders himself planned to raise the tax rates to 90%, when in fact he (as others have done) was merely making the point that a 90% top marginal tax rate didn’t seem to prevent economic growth. However, there does appear to be some confusion, and some people incorrectly believe that this was a flat 90% tax rate under Eisenhower and others. Read more

Bernie Sanders News

While Bernie Sanders is not new to American politics, he was a little-known politician until his run for President and subsequent surge in the polls.  He continues to defy the conventional wisdom of what’s possible when running for President.  Here we share the latest news headlines regarding Bernie Sanders. Read more