Not true. The biggest innovations in the last century occurred while the tax rate on the top percent was at it's highest. Trickle down doesn't work. Reagan proved that, and ended up raising taxes 17 times to pay for his tax cuts. There was also the theft of a trillion dollars from the Social Security fund to cover his a$$, which, by the way, has never been paid back. Republicans are excellent spin doctors, reaching into your purse while they point at the latest shiny object, and rob the country blind. They are the Robber Barons of the 21st century. Riding to victory on the backs of the working people (we are not supposed to have a class system in the US, so when they say "working class" or "middle class" they are actually saying "beneath me so I can manipulate and take advantage of them any way I see fit".