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Some numbers are relevant, some numbers are not. Your numbers are not relevant.
Why in the hell does it matter what percentage of the total "burden" is carried by whom?
The burden that matters is the one being placed on the *individuals*, and the harm it does to them. The rich aren't being driven to the poor-house by their capital gains taxes.
And by the way, if it's true that 52 percent of the taxes are being paid by a handful of people, it's not a sign that they are paying too much in taxes, it's a sign that they are more rich than they have any right to be.