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The Elizabeth Warren Infographic Explains Her Innovative Take on Taxes

 - Oct 6, 2011
Once called the "New Sheriff of Wall Street" by TIME Magazine, Elizabeth Warren is quickly gaining attention for her populist views on federal taxation, financial reform and democracy in general -- luckily, the Elizabether Warren Infographic elaborates on those views. Pay close attention as the former Presidential assistant opines on the fear-inducing state of American politics.

Explaining the underlying purpose of taxes, Warren exclaims, "There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody." And it's true! A pivotal reason any American business enterprise will succeed is because of the safe, constructive and developed social atmosphere surrounding it. A motor vehicle factory, for instance, would be unsustainable without the groundwork of educated labor, electricity and Internet infrastructure. Yet, this basic premise is rejected by the wealthiest 1% who -- for the most part -- are unwilling to raise their tax rate beyond what their secretaries pay. The Elizabeth Warren infographic is a wake-up call to the United States, a country whose fiscal condition leaves it with few, if any, options.