The current state of the DNC presidential race is all about who can buy the most voters by offering them as much free stuff as possible. Andrew Yang wants to give every adult $1,000 a month under his Freedom Dividend policy, while Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) wants to mandate a $15 per hour federal minimum wage and free federal housing. However, while the candidates each have their own pet freebees, most of them favor some form of “Medicare for All.”
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is among the Dems promising pie-in-the-sky healthcare for all. And up until now, she’s been reluctant to reveal specifics on how she plans to pay for it.
All that changed recently when Warren unveiled that her great idea is to tax America’s wealthiest individuals to the tune of $20.5 trillion over the course of 10 years. Actually, it would cost $34 trillion, but, supposedly, cost-saving measures will somehow cut that nearly in half. As even fellow leftie Joe Biden put it, it’s “mathematical gymnastics.” Seems like a polite way to say hogwash if you ask us.
Kate Bedingfield, Biden’s deputy campaign manager, also commented on Warren’s outrageous funding plan by saying “For months, Elizabeth Warren has refused to say if her health care plan would raise taxes on the middle class, and now we know why: because it does.”
While Warren denies middle-class involvement in the funding plan, the number just don’t add up any other way.
So, let’s see how well it works to pull $34 trillion out of the hands of individuals who give us incredible services like Amazon and fossil fuels. Better yet, let’s NOT do that by keeping Trump in office for another four years.
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