Sanders's crazy scheme to flip American housing upside-down

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), self-avowed democratic socialist, just released his Housing for All (H4A) initiative as part of his 2020 presidential campaign. According to Sanders, "[i]n the richest country in the history of the world, every American must have a safe, decent, accessible, and affordable home as a fundamental right.  We need a homes guarantee." Based on his statement, it seems as though Sanders's belief is that affordable housing is a basic right that should be provided by government.  The U.S. Constitution, however, clearly defines Americans' natural rights, and affordable housing is certainly not one of them. If housing is established as a right guaranteed by government, what else could be redefined as a right government must provide? Why not clothing?  Perhaps travel, food, entertainment, or even internet access?  The list could go on forever.  For all we know, politicians in 2050...(Read Full Post)
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