It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.
"Wealth of Nations," Book V, Chapter II, Part II, Article I, pg.911
Go ahead and raise taxes then tell your wife why your take home pay is less. you continue to ignore that there wouldn't be any tax revenue at all if individuals and businesses didn't generate and make income.
Should tell you something about this bill when the Democrats cannot get Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins on board.