Chris Rock willing to pay higher taxes
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Chris Rock attends the Bing Speakers Series with the cast of ‘2 Days in New York’ at The Bing Bar on January 24, 2012 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Bing)
Comedian Chris Rock wouldn’t mind paying more taxes. In a recent video Rock said supports President Barack Obama’s “Buffett Rule”, which would require multi-millionaires to pay what he considers to be a “fairer” tax rate. According to The Hill Rock believes by paying more he may be helping teachers:
Actor Chris Rock doesn’t mind paying more in taxes. The way he sees it — in the end he’ll have to spend the money anyway.
“I’ll pay higher taxes. I look at it this way I can pay higher taxes and people can have jobs or I can pay lower taxes and I have my kid’s teacher asking me for a loan, which is true,” said Rock to The Associated Press.
“So I’m going to lose the money no matter what.”
Rock also told the AP that as president of the United States, President Obama is like…
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UA commentary by Kevin Jackson: Chris Rock says he’ll pay more taxes? All Chris Rock has to do is pay more taxes, instead of talking about. He could write a check to the Treasury Department right now, but will he? Doubtful. Like most Hollywood mega-millionaires, Rock will talk a good game, but do nothing…