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CBPP: ‘Policy Basics: Where Do Federal Tax Revenues Come From?’

“The three main sources of federal tax revenue are individual income taxes, payroll taxes, and corporate income taxes. Other sources of tax revenue include excise taxes, the estate tax, and other taxes and fees.” From the Center on Budget & Policy … Continue reading

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John Birch Society: Robin Kinderman- ‘Millennials Ushering in The Age of Socialism’

Source:The New Democrat  “Thanks to the Great Recession of 2008 and a lack of proper education, Millennial’s financial status has them voting in favor of Socialism. Will they wake up and see it’s one of the greatest threats to America … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘Augmenting The Collection of Alexandria O. Cortez Humor’: This Should be Fun!

” If Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn’t exist, I might have to invent her since she helps to make socialism such an easy target for mockery. Though I actually admire the fact that she doesn’t try to disguise her agenda. Like … Continue reading

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The Bitchy Pundit: ‘Bernie Sanders is Rich’

From The Bitchy Pundit “I’m going to veer off course for a minute to say that I don’t believe that any society should allow billionaires to happen. Billionaires are toxic to a society because they can’t spend a big enough … Continue reading

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Senator Huey Long: Huey Long Collection- Share Our Wealth Societies: 2/23/1934

Source:The New Democrat  “Huey Long speaking with John A Simpson, President of the National Farmer’s Union, in 1934. FORMER LOUISIANA GOVERNOR HUEY LONG, CALLED “THE KINGFISH”, SPEAKING WITH JOHN A. SIMPSON, PRESIDENT NATIONAL FARMER’S UNION, ON SHARE THE WEALTH MOVEMENT” … Continue reading

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Professor Milton Friedman: Equality and Freedom

“Milton Friedman – Equality and Freedom” From Basic Economics Socialists like Senator Bernie Sanders and company, argue that it’s somehow wrong that we have people who make a lot of money, while we have some people who make very little money … Continue reading

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American Enterprise Institute: Welfare Reform- Why? 1976

Source:The New Democrat “May 20, 1976: This AEI Round Table brings together four experts to discuss whether major modifications are needed in the American public welfare system. Why have welfare costs skyrocketed in recent years? Do these rising costs prove … Continue reading

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The WAWG Blog: Andy Hailey- American Socialism: ‘Equally Empowers & Protecting All US Citizens’

Source:The WAWG Blog: Andy Hailey- American Socialism: ‘Equally Empowering & Protecting All US Citizens’ What Andy Hailey laid out in his piece was American progressivism which the New Deal, Great Society, Eisenhower’s national infrastructure program, the civil rights law, the … Continue reading

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Peter G. Peterson Foundation: Why The National Debt Matters

Source:The New Democrat For anyone who tries to tell you that deficits and the national debt don’t matter, whether they’re Socialists on the Left or supply Neoconservatives on the Right, ask them one question: “then why do we need taxes … Continue reading

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Bernard Goldberg: ‘We Love Free Stuff- As Long As Someone Else Is Paying For It’

Source:The New Democrat  “It’s become Democratic Party orthodoxy, at least if you’re a progressive running for president: First, you righteously demand that the richest Americans pay their “fair share” which is a top tax rate of at least 70 percent. … Continue reading

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