The Democrats will lead America into Britain's disastrous post-WWII economy

On Wednesday, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that, to protest economic insecurity, Americans should refuse to return to work. This sounds merely stupid, but there's a sinister end goal here. We're already seeing that high unemployment benefits are creating a disincentive for low-income earners to return to work. This is a step on a path to soft socialism, which I've seen in action and know to be disastrous. In the very early 1980s, when England was still a soft-socialist country, I lived there as a student.  One of my English friends had worked at the local zoo the summer before college, cleaning up after elephants.  It was an unpleasant experience.  His twin sister spent the summer at home, watching soaps on television and — and this is the crucial part — collecting dole money. At the end of the summer, after taxes, the sister had more money than my friend did.  He learned a valuable lesson.  He never...(Read Full Post)
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