I think people who demand the rich pay more are just jealous of what they achieved. I dont mind the wealth gap at all, I dont see anything wrong with it because it rewards those who work hard and are lucky as opposed to lazy people who just want something for nothing.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
"The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of lending institutions and moneyed incorporations." `Thomas Jefferson