Bernie Sanders’ Proposed Medicare for All Tax Increases

Progressive income tax rates.
Under this plan the marginal income tax rates would be:

40 percent on income between $250,000 and $500,000.
45 percent on income between $500,000 and $2 million.
50 percent on income between $2 million and $10 million. (In 2014, only 136,000 households, the top 0.1 percent of taxpayers, had income between $2 million and $10 million.)
52 percent on income above $10 million. (In 2014, only 16,700 households, just 0.02 percent of taxpayers, had income exceeding $10 million.)

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Obamacare Architect Admits “Single-Payer Health Insurance” would be Superior

Disturbingly, Baucus’s disgusting legacy lives on in Congress. A September 6 meeting of the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee was devoted entirely to using increased federal subsidies to health-insurance giants like Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), Health over Profit reported. The option of Single-Payer was only raised by protesters in the audience.

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Trade is a Dead End for Democrats

If Democrats were serious about winning they’d revise A Better Deal to include raising the average Social Security payment to $2,000 a month and throw the trade talk out. The current number is now $1,256.94 a month, which provides a yearly income below the federal poverty line.

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The Incredibly Shrinking U.S. Presidency

This might explain why many influential politicians bowed out of last year’s presidential race. Popular recognition of this situation might explain why so many Americans were willing to vote for such a questionable figure as Trump. Average people have realized the President has no real power, so they felt free to elect a clown.

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Democrats’ Better Deal is a Bad Joke

The worst crime of A Better Deal is that it gives nobody any reason to vote for Senate Democrats. They propose nothing, plan to do nothing and make no commitments.

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An Accurate and Disturbing Description of American Politics

“If the Mean Girl network gains control, we could see intersectional identity (all identities are in a perpetual struggle for dominance akin to Communist class warfare) mutate into an ideology that violently purges groups of people who become obstacles to progress.” 

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Poll Proves Bernie Would have beaten Trump

Around 12%; or one in 10, of those who voted for Sanders in the Democratic primary supported Trump in the general election, the Cooperative Congressional Election Study discovered. Study data tweeted by University of Massachusetts-Amherst Professor Brian F. Schaffner on 23 August shows that Sanders voters made the difference for Trump in some swing states, National Public Radio reported.

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The Charlottesville Tragedy Demonstrates Everything that is wrong with American Politics

Expect to see a vast amount of news coverage devoted to increasingly meaningless race-related cultural issues. All of which will be designed to bait Trump and get him to make stupid remarks designed to drive ratings and click rates at websites.

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Airbnb sets a Dangerous Precedent that Threatens Free Speech

All who care about liberty, law and human rights need to pay close attention to Airbnb’s actions. The short-term rental company is demonstrating how modern technology can become a grave threat to freedom itself.

Notice that political belief is not included in Airbnb’s statement. It sounds as if Airbnb hosts are free to deny rooms to anybody traveling for political reasons. Under those rules it perfectly okay to deny a room to a union organizer, a pro-life activist, a pro-choice activist, an animal rights activist, a socialist, a civil rights activist, a peace activist, an environmentalist, a representative of the National Rifle Association, a member of the Flat Earth Society, or a person in town for a Democratic or Republican Party event.

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