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NateH said:
Rab said:

She triggers the establishment republicans and democrats no end, she will be big maybe even president one day as today's young emerge into politics   

Oh please. You sound like someone who hasn't followed politics very long. There's always these flavor of the months, like Jon Ossoff and Rob Miller. The list is endless. She'll be forgotten the second the Democratic primary kicks into gear and everyone starts focusing on that, then of course in 2020 it will be all Trump vs. whoever.

I think she will be different, I personally can only see her getting stronger as the more socialist/equality leaning youth of the US emerge to be voters 



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GOWTLOZ said:
Rab said:

She triggers the establishment republicans and democrats no end, she will be big maybe even president one day as today's young emerge into politics   

Yeah by taxing the rich 70%. No I don't think so. If she does get elected and follows through with her demands, the US economy will be in shambles.

Only if they earn over 10M a year - and considering most executives get less money and get the rest in stock options, this won't hit many people apart from celebrities.



Rab said:
think-man said:
I don't know who this person is xD

She triggers the establishment republicans and democrats no end, she will be big maybe even president one day as today's young emerge into politics   

No. She's an idiot and her far left ideas aren't popular enough around the country.

She doesn't trigger republicans, they focus on her because she's an idiot. I mean the dems attacked Trump for his lack of experience and understanding of politics. Meanwhile the dems appear to love a person that's came in seemingly oblivious to government and economics.



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Bofferbrauer2 said:
GOWTLOZ said:

Yeah by taxing the rich 70%. No I don't think so. If she does get elected and follows through with her demands, the US economy will be in shambles.

Only if they earn over 10M a year - and considering most executives get less money and get the rest in stock options, this won't hit many people apart from celebrities.

The real problem is they wouldn't just heavily tax people who make over 10 million.

When that doesn't generate the revenue they need to fund more entitlements, everybody gets taxed more.



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Rab said:
jason1637 said:

I think relying on the government is very dangerous. It only takes one ruler to mess everything up. Also i dont believe the bs about how everything is better in Nordic countries. Everything costs more.

Except in Health Care, Education, Medicines, Social Services like childcare, more paid leave, better infrastructure, and income equality

It does cost more for the Rich in tax, but the Rich do also benefit living in a more equal society as the people around them generally have what they need, improving overall happiness and their own safety      

Your argument is also why I don't support left wing ideologies in the US.

Our government is incredibly inefficient with the money it receives from tax payers to fund entitlements. The solution is never get better at spending, its simply higher taxes. Why would I support that?



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