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Old 05-01-2019, 05:08 PM
 
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You always hear critics claim that Bernie Sanders has no way to pay for his policies. Well the below link breaks down exactly how he would fund every single one of his proposals.

https://activatenow.us/heres-how-ber...or-everything/

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Rebuild America Act - Offshore corporate income tax of $100 Billion per year.

College For All Act - Wall street speculation tax of $300 Billion per year.

Social Security Expansion Act - Remove payroll tax cap for $250K incomes, generating $1.2 Trillion over 10 years

Employ Young Americans Now Act - Close carried interest loophole, generating $15.6 Billion over 10 yearz

Paid Family, Medical, Vacation Leave - Additional 0.2% payroll tax, generating $319 billion over 10 years

Keep Our Pension Promises Act - Close estate tax loophole, generating $29 billion over 10 years

Medicare For All Healthcare Plan - 6.2% premium paid by employers, 2.2% premium paid by households

Responsible Estate Tax Act - Progressive tax rate on inheritances up to 55% and closing loopholes, generating $214 billion over 10 years

End Polluter Welfare Act - End tax breaks and subsidies for fossil fuel companies, generating $135 billion over 10 years.
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Old 05-01-2019, 05:11 PM
 
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Agree or not at least he pays for his programs unlike those who came before him.
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Old 05-01-2019, 05:12 PM
 
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Agree or not at least he pays for his programs unlike those who came before him.
Indeed.

Believe it or not, tax and spend was a thing once upon a time, at least until the Reagan Administration.
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Old 05-01-2019, 05:15 PM
 
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Bernie is the best, in my opinion, for the Democrats.
essentially, that is why, in my opinion, he will lose.
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Old 05-01-2019, 05:15 PM
 
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You always hear critics claim that Bernie Sanders has no way to pay for his policies. Well the below link breaks down exactly how he would fund every single one of his proposals.

https://activatenow.us/heres-how-ber...or-everything/
Tax, tax, tax, tax, tax, does your socialist hero know to do other things but invent new taxes? You know your mad scientist will never get past the primary.
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Old 05-01-2019, 05:17 PM
 
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Tax, tax, tax, tax, tax, does your socialist hero know to do other things but invent new taxes? You know your mad scientist will never get past the primary.
It's better than what we do now: Borrow, borrow, borrow, borrow, borrow with nothing but $21 Trillion in National Debt and a bloated military budget to show for it.
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Old 05-01-2019, 05:18 PM
 
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Bernie is the best, in my opinion, for the Democrats.
essentially, that is why, in my opinion, he will lose.
Which is a shame.

Bernie really is too good for America.
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Old 05-01-2019, 05:19 PM
 
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Tax, tax, tax, tax, tax, does your socialist hero know to do other things but invent new taxes? You know your mad scientist will never get past the primary.
Trump is discussing a new tax for infrastructure.
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Old 05-01-2019, 05:20 PM
 
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Trump is discussing a new tax for infrastructure.
And it's the most regressive one you can think of (massive gasoline tax hike).
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Old 05-01-2019, 05:23 PM
 
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And it's the most regressive one you can think of (massive gasoline tax hike).
Yep. Tax cuts for him, taxes for the rest.
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