The Few. The Proud. The Taxpayers

Thursday's Editorial - April 16, 2009


1. What percent of New York City residents pay 50% of the taxes?

2. What percent of Americans who file income taxes not only do not pay anything, but get money back anyway?

3. What is the goal of The American Option bill mentioned in paragraph 14?

4. What point is Mr. Istook making in his commentary?

5. Do you think Mr. Istook makes a good case for his assertion? Explain your answer.

6.  OPTIONAL: Email your reaction to Mr. Istook's commentary to: Type: Attn Ernest Istook in the "Subject" line. Remember to identify yourself (name, school, state), name the article you are commenting on, and that you read it at Be clear, concise and polite.