Then you can vote for people who agree with you. But 10% of $15,000 hurts more than 10% of $500,000.
We already have a sales tax.
When rich people are going hungry because of taxes you can talk, but when people want to cut spending on welfare programs that could very well make me go hungry I think I should have equal say.
And I don't plan to be in this situation forever, I hate having to be on food stamps, but when I am fortunate enough to get out of this situation, I will gladly pay taxes to help other people who have fell on hard times.