“The conservative-leaning Mercatus Center at George Washington University — which has gotten millions in donations from the Charles Koch Foundation — accidentally made an argument in favor of Medicare for All.
When crunching the numbers, Blahous’ report found that Sen. Sanders’ plan for single-payer healthcare would provide more than $2 trillion in net savings in the program’s first decade.”
Conservative think tank figures out Medicare for all would SAVE MONEY. Next time someone asks “how will we pay for it”. Tell them it saves money, what will we do with the extra $2 trillion in savings
The conservative-leaning Mercatus Center at George Washington University, which has gotten millions in donations from the Charles Koch Foundation, accidentally made an argument in favor of Medicare for All.
Well maybe 50% of Americans should “work harder”!! So then Bill, warren, and Jeff can have even more money
“the country’s three richest individuals—Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Jeff Bezos—collectively hold more wealth than the bottom 50% of the domestic population”
Collectively, the billionaires on the Forbes 400 hold more wealth than the bottom 64% of America, “more people than the populations of Mexico and Canada combined.”
Another unqualified crony joins the government dismantling goon squad.
Albert Kelly’s bank made a generous loan to Scott Pruitt before Kelly was banned from being a banker. In need of a new job, he found one at the EPA.
You mean people with horrible job prospects in a shitty economy who are stacked with debt can’t afford a home?! Who would have thought!
The Fed has a hot take on housing and student loans. Except this one is based on empirical research.
“First on the list of the 100 largest contractors with the most outsourced jobs was General Electric, with 8,736 jobs shipped overseas since 1995. The company received $1.9 billion in federal contracts last year. Honeywell International, another conglomerate, came in third after United Technologies, with 5,470 positions shipped overseas since 1995 and close to $2.3 billion in federal contracts in fiscal year 2016”
Despite Donald Trump’s executive order, even when the federal government favors U.S. companies in the procurement process, those firms export the jobs to foreign workers.
“Middle-class Americans have fared worse in many ways than their counterparts in economically advanced countries in Western Europe in recent decades”
The United States had fewer middle-income earners and more at the extremes than any of 11 Western European countries in a Pew Research Center report.