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    Default Stop Asking Bernie Sanders How He Will Pay For Stuff

    The conventional wisdom from the pundit class is that Bernie wants to give everybody free stuff but canít/wonít say how heíll pay for it. But of course he does say how heíll pay for stuff; as a socialist, the concept of taxing people for the greater good is kind of the whole point Ė itís not something heís trying to hide.

    Meanwhile every Republican in the last 50 years has run on a campaign of giving out free stuff without paying for it. Itís not a stretch to say that the fundamental principal of the modern GOP is deficit spending. Case in point: Louisiana, which now faces a $3 billion budget shortfall thanks to Bobby Jindal gutting the stateís tax base in a futile attempt to impress a Koch Brother or two. Yes, Bobby tried the same experiment that Sam Brownback tried in Kansas. And the result was the same.

    If itís true, as conservatives love to say, that the states should be ďlaboratories of Democracy,Ē then why are they wasting their lab time replicating failed experiments? I thought the idea behind science is that if you tried something and if it didnít work, you tried something else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Motherload View Post
    The conventional wisdom from the pundit class is that Bernie wants to give everybody free stuff but can’t/won’t say how he’ll pay for it. But of course he does say how he’ll pay for stuff; as a socialist, the concept of taxing people for the greater good is kind of the whole point – it’s not something he’s trying to hide.

    Meanwhile every Republican in the last 50 years has run on a campaign of giving out free stuff without paying for it. It’s not a stretch to say that the fundamental principal of the modern GOP is deficit spending. Case in point: Louisiana, which now faces a $3 billion budget shortfall thanks to Bobby Jindal gutting the state’s tax base in a futile attempt to impress a Koch Brother or two. Yes, Bobby tried the same experiment that Sam Brownback tried in Kansas. And the result was the same.

    If it’s true, as conservatives love to say, that the states should be “laboratories of Democracy,” then why are they wasting their lab time replicating failed experiments? I thought the idea behind science is that if you tried something and if it didn’t work, you tried something else.

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    You could confiscate the income of every working American and it wouldn't cover the costs of what Bernie wants to do.

    People that live in the real world understand this.
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    You could confiscate the income of every working American and it wouldn't cover the costs of what Bernie wants to do.

    People that live in the real world understand this.
    No - there are just some people that are willing to pay more in taxes for the greater good of everyone and then there are selfish fucks that only think about themselves and don't even want to pay taxes to pay for things in their own neighborhood.

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    No - there are just some people that are willing to pay more in taxes for the greater good of everyone and then there are selfish fucks that only think about themselves and don't even want to pay taxes to pay for things in their own neighborhood.
    Then pay the fucking taxes yourself and get off the back of people who want to keep their hard earned money because they don't want it wasted in the endless government pit.

    And who decides what the "greater good" is? You? Me? I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that you wouldn't like what I would consider the greater good.

    So go take your socialist bullshit and shove it up your ass. I'm fucking tired of you calling people that want to keep their hard earned money "selfish" because they don't want pay for other people's shit.
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    If he wants people to stop asking then stop fucking offering it.


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    I don't think it's a stretch to say there may be an issue when twenty people have more money than half the country combined. And they pay no taxes. Often, we owe them money every year. That doesn't seem fair.

    What's even more ridiculous is the people responsible for burying Louisiana and Kansas in debt will most likely keep their jobs.

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    It really doesn't matter what Bernie promises because Sanders has about as much chance of being elected President as I do.

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    Then pay the fucking taxes yourself and get off the back of people who want to keep their hard earned money because they don't want it wasted in the endless government pit.

    And who decides what the "greater good" is? You? Me? I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that you wouldn't like what I would consider the greater good.

    So go take your socialist bullshit and shove it up your ass. I'm fucking tired of you calling people that want to keep their hard earned money "selfish" because they don't want pay for other people's shit.
    Hard earned money - I bet the guy cleaning toilets for chump change actually works harder than you do.

    You don't seem to understand the concept of greater good or better life for all.
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    It really doesn't matter what Bernie promises because Sanders has about as much chance of being elected President as I do.
    Probably less ...
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    It really doesn't matter what Bernie promises because Sanders has about as much chance of being elected President as I do.
    Plus I bet your platform is more viable than his.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Motherload View Post
    Hard earned money - I bet the guy cleaning toilets for chump change actually works harder than you do.

    You don't seem to understand the concept of greater good or better life for all.
    What would you know of hard work, you fucking prick?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JUNGLE DRUMMER View Post
    What would you know of hard work, you fucking prick?
    That's the point - I am able to concede that people working shitty jobs work 100 times harder than those in their cushy office jobs that claim to work really hard for their money.

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    How many more times must we argue this pinko commie propaganda bullshit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Motherload View Post
    That's the point - I am able to concede that people working shitty jobs work 100 times harder than those in their cushy office jobs that claim to work really hard for their money.
    Go and do some research on how "hard" Bernie Sanders has worked during his lifetime.
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    Go and do some research on how "hard" Bernie Sanders has worked during his lifetime.
    Harder than most when it comes to a political career in addition to fighting for civil rights. The reality is that Bernie Sanders is actually the most qualified and the most reputable candidate on their either side, but those things mean fuck all in politics.

    This alone is one of the greatest moments in American political history.


 

 

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