gasoline tax http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22395/all en Seven Millionaire Journalists who Cheer For Higher Taxes http://www.mrc.org/articles/seven-millionaire-journalists-who-cheer-higher-taxes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 100 years after the income tax liberal anchors still support tax increases. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Although many people will be focused on football Feb. 3, the date also marks a less-enjoyable event —&nbsp;the 100th anniversary of the federal income tax. On that day in 1913, the 16th Amendment was ratified making it possible for Congress to tax citizens’ income.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/seven-millionaire-journalists-who-cheer-higher-taxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Government Media Taxes bush tax cuts debt Deficit Diane Sawyer fiscal cliff fiscal cliff deal gas taxes gasoline tax George Stephanopoulos hardball questions income tax increased taxes Journalists Katie Couric Matt Lauer Mika Brzezinski millionaires normal tax standards shared sacrifice Soledad O'Brien Tax Hikes tax the rich taxes taxpayer pledge the rich Wolf Blitzer Tue, 29 Jan 2013 12:00:00 +0000 julia.seymour 42401 at http://www.mrc.org