Economic Prosperity Will End Calls for Socialism

Newly elected Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants a number of laws changed that will ultimately redistribute income away from people who earned it and toward people who haven’t earned it.  She says it is simply unfair that some people have so much and other have so little.  Ocasio-Cortez is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), whose ancestor was the Socialist Party of America.. The DSA has some very specific goals.  They want to end private ownership of a number of industries, especially those industries whose products are viewed as “necessities.” In addition, the DSA wants to “democratize” private businesses in order to force owners to give workers control of the business. Ocasio-Cortez has suggested that the highest marginal tax rate should be increased from the current 37% to 70%.  She says that the government can use those extra tax dollars to pay for healthcare and higher education for all...(Read Full Article)
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