It's become progressively more clear over the last thirty years; even as the wages of workers kept getting worse, our Federal tax code has been getting better - but only for the rich people and the corporations.
Which is why one of the richest men in the world, Warren Buffett, proposed "The Buffett Rule". Put simply, the Buffett Rule enacts legislation where federal tax rates are made more fair, and the loopholes for the rich are closed - a concept President Obama firmly believes in:
As you can see, President Obama isn't the only one who who believes in tax fairness. In fact, President Reagan even called for restoring fairness to the tax code, all the way back in 1985:
If you're looking for a full Q&A on how the Buffett Rule would work, check out the interview Ezra Klein had with the Senator, HERE.