Does that sound like an effort to give anyone health care? Of course not. That statement is entirely about getting rid of health insurance for poor and working class Americans by dismantling Medicaid through a back door. […]
Work isn’t the problem. It’s wealth. Or more exactly, far too few people have far too much of it. But as a politician, you can’t even say “income inequality” out loud, lest Conservatives start screaming “soshulizm!!” and “ermagerd, they’re comin’ fer mah money!!” […]
Trying to convince people that America is simply too ‘poor’ or has too much debt to solve it’s problems is bullshit. If corporate America and their lobbyists spent less time corrupting politicians and cheating the tax system, there would be plenty of money to deal with the problems that are tearing this country apart.
There are millionaires and billionaires in America who have never worked a day in their life. But you rarely hear a Republican lawmaker call them ‘lazy’ for not working, or ‘takers’ for gaming the system.