Arthur Laffer (Laffer Curve) on taxation for the wealthy,
more about John Kerry's tax evasion on his yacht,
... for the comment at the end of the article: this would be the equivalent of me not factoring the cost of auto insurance on my car, but I do, and so would most people because people think at the margin. $500k is not trivial even in the face of that $231 million because most of that would be locked into long-term investments, and it would still represent .2% of his net worth.
Some examples on how 50% of Americans can avoid contributing to the federal government and its excellent point about negative tax payments representing "laundered welfare"
and finally, another Democrat is charged with ethics violations. Seriously, who isn't crooked in congress? Americans would like to know.