Yesterday it was free health care. Today it is free education. What will this deranged lunatic try to bribe voters with tomorrow? Will he tell you that the government will pay for your car? For your house? If everything is free then why work?
There is no difference between the principles, policies and practical results of socialism—and those of any historical or prehistorical tyranny. Socialism is merely democratic absolute monarchy—that is, a system of absolutism without a fixed head, open to seizure of power by all corners, by any ruthless climber, opportunist, adventurer, demagogue or thug.
When you consider socialism, do not fool yourself about its nature. Remember that there is no such dichotomy as “human rights” versus “property rights.” No human rights can exist without property rights. Since material goods are produced by the mind and effort of individual men, and are needed to sustain their lives, if the producer does not own the result of his effort, he does not own his life. To deny property rights means to turn men into property owned by the state. Whoever claims the “right” to “redistribute” the wealth produced by others is claiming the “right” to treat human beings as chattel.
Ayn Rand “The Monument Builders.
It’s only June of 2019. Just how far to the Left will Bernie go before November of 2020? Rest assured that all of the other Democrat Party presidential candidates will submit a socialist plan of their own in the coming months.
The greatest threat to the United States is not China, Russia, or Iran. It is the Democrat Party. #TRUMP2020!
Bernie Sanders’ student loan plan: tax Wall Street
By Associated Press, June 24, 2019:
Days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives are unveiling legislation that would cancel all student debt, going further than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth Warren as the two jockey for support from the party’s liberal base.
Sanders says that, by canceling all student loans, the proposal addresses an economic burden for 45 million Americans. The key difference is that Warren’s plan considers the income of the borrowers, canceling $50,000 in debt for those earning less than $100,000 per year and affecting an estimated 42 million people in the U.S.
Questions face both candidates about how to pay for all of that plus their proposals for free tuition at public colleges and universities. But the battling ideas highlight the rivalry between senators who have made fighting economic inequality the cornerstone of their presidential campaigns.
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