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The Democrats “America” Wouldn't Just Welcome Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses, They Would Create Them
The headline is a play on the words of that famous poem by Emma Lazarus that appears on a plaque at our Statue of Liberty, but holds some relevance in today's political climate as you listen to the candidates vying for the Democrat nomination for president.
They pretend to empathize for the masses by offering free stuff to everyone, but if their policies ever became law, our whole society will go to hell in hand basket. They must think that the average Joe is stupid to believe in those pie-in-the-sky appeals of getting something for nothing. There is a little bit of greed in all of us, but common sense, by a good portion of our citizens, will realize that there is no such thing as a “free lunch”.
Let's examine what these “charlatans” are offering up to our voters.
A few have tied their wagon to the concept of “Medicare for All”, which would carry a price tag of over $50 trillion over 10 years. Totally unrealistic and a budget buster for sure, but both Bernie and Elizabeth are dead serious. You could say that both missed their Economics 101 class in college (maybe not, as most of the college professors are Marxist/Socialists). They want government controlled health care as being the best method of providing health care. Maybe they should look at other government run agencies like the Veterans Administration, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Post Office, Amtrak, and the two senior citizen agencies, Medicare and Social Security, which are slowly going bankrupt in just a few years.
All the candidates raised their hands “YES” when asked if the would give free health care to illegal aliens. Can you believe that? They even want to give illegals free college and welfare benefits, besides prepping them for citizenship (so they could vote Democrat in the future).
When the new princess of the Democrat Party, AOC (Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez) latched onto the “Green New Deal”, all the candidates jumped on the bandwagon. They claim that we only have 12 years before a catastrophic climate crisis occurs which shows the shallow thinking of these nondescript characters running for office. Some also have stated that they want to confiscate the guns of law-abiding citizens. Thank God Beto O'Rourke has dropped out of the primary, but others have voiced similar restrictions on the 2nd Amendment.
Most all have said that they would repeal the Trump tax cuts, claiming that ONLY the rich have benefited from the tax cuts. Either they are blinded to the facts by their loony liberal ideology, or they just hate Trump so much they don't want to give credit for anything Trump has accomplished. It is a fact that approximately 85% of all tax payers received over $2500 in savings on their taxes. The stock market has soared to record highs, and over 6 million jobs have been created since Trump took office. Over 6 million people have been weaned off food stamps because of the roaring economy, and the unemployment rate is at all-time low, which has benefited both the working poor and middle class. More people are employed today than ever before, and still the “sore loser” Democrats claim that our economy is a mirage and that President Trump had nothing to do with the booming economy. And these candidates want the American voters to scrap all these gains for their Democrat Socialist economy? I don't think so.
So yes, these “dogooder” Democrats will feign empathy with our citizens, but as the headline stated, the Democrats wouldn't just welcome your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, THEY WOULD CREATE THEM. They want us to emulate the “great” economies Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua, but only a fool would buy their “snake oil”.
Conservative commentary by Chuck Lehmann
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