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    Should we pay people who are unwilling to work? AOC thinks so.

    As part of her New Green Deal, AOC wants to pay people for fogging a mirror. Can't you just feel the meteoric rise to the middle and call to greatness and prosperity?

    "Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and Ed Markey (D., Mass.) introduced a Green New Deal bill Thursday that, in addition to transitioning the U.S. entirely to renewable energy in ten years, promises to provide “economic security for those unable or unwilling to work.”

    Since arriving in Washington in January, Ocasio-Cortez has prioritized the implementation of a Green New Deal and, in her frequent media appearances, has emphasized its potential as a means to pursue “economic justice” while drastically reducing carbon emissions over the next decade.

    In drafting the proposal, Ocasio-Cortez and her fellow progressive lawmakers appear to have envisioned that the trillions of dollars in new government spending it would require would be financed entirely on credit.

    “How will you pay for it,” reads a frequently-asked-questions document that accompanied the bill.“The Federal Reserve can extend credit to power these projects and investments and new public banks can be created to extend credit. There is also space for the government to take an equity stake in projects to get a return on investment.”
    With the exception of the brief mention of a “carbon tax,” which the FAQ document claims “misses the point,” there is no mention of any additional taxes to cover the cost of spending.

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    In addition to providing “economic security for those unable or unwilling to work,” the plan also promises to create “millions of good, high-wage jobs” for willing Americans. Many of those new federal employees would presumably assist in the 14 major clean-energy-infrastructure projects the plan calls for.

    In defending the breadth and scope of the proposal, which also includes 15 “social and economic justice and security” requirements, Ocasio-Cortez has likened it to the mobilization effort that preceded World War II, and conceded that it qualifies as a “moonshot” idea."



    Kennedy's moonshot was a call to greatness and pushing the boundaries of human achievement. AOC's "moonshot" is a call to suck on the government teat and have us become a socialist mecca.

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    Re: Should we pay people who are unwilling to work? AOC thinks so.

    Just a freshman congressperson showing they don’t deserve a seat at the adults table. Her New Greed Deal is going no place it will be used as a bludgeon by both sides, but never get implemented.

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    Re: Should we pay people who are unwilling to work? AOC thinks so.

    Quote Originally Posted by Acadia View Post
    As part of her New Green Deal, AOC wants to pay people for fogging a mirror. Can't you just feel the meteoric rise to the middle and call to greatness and prosperity?

    "Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and Ed Markey (D., Mass.) introduced a Green New Deal bill Thursday that, in addition to transitioning the U.S. entirely to renewable energy in ten years, promises to provide “economic security for those unable or unwilling to work.”

    Since arriving in Washington in January, Ocasio-Cortez has prioritized the implementation of a Green New Deal and, in her frequent media appearances, has emphasized its potential as a means to pursue “economic justice” while drastically reducing carbon emissions over the next decade.

    In drafting the proposal, Ocasio-Cortez and her fellow progressive lawmakers appear to have envisioned that the trillions of dollars in new government spending it would require would be financed entirely on credit.

    “How will you pay for it,” reads a frequently-asked-questions document that accompanied the bill.“The Federal Reserve can extend credit to power these projects and investments and new public banks can be created to extend credit. There is also space for the government to take an equity stake in projects to get a return on investment.”
    With the exception of the brief mention of a “carbon tax,” which the FAQ document claims “misses the point,” there is no mention of any additional taxes to cover the cost of spending.

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    In addition to providing “economic security for those unable or unwilling to work,” the plan also promises to create “millions of good, high-wage jobs” for willing Americans. Many of those new federal employees would presumably assist in the 14 major clean-energy-infrastructure projects the plan calls for.

    In defending the breadth and scope of the proposal, which also includes 15 “social and economic justice and security” requirements, Ocasio-Cortez has likened it to the mobilization effort that preceded World War II, and conceded that it qualifies as a “moonshot” idea."



    Kennedy's moonshot was a call to greatness and pushing the boundaries of human achievement. AOC's "moonshot" is a call to suck on the government teat and have us become a socialist mecca.
    I did not read your post but I did want to point out that one of the primary laws of Zen is "NO WORK.....THEN NO EATS!".
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    Re: Should we pay people who are unwilling to work? AOC thinks so.

    Quote Originally Posted by Acadia View Post
    Should we pay people who are unwilling to work?.
    We are all conscripted into a capitalist system by birth here in the USA. This represents a hardship to many who may well be very good in a traditional hunter gatherer roll.

    You may well see them as able to work yet their born talents may be at odds with the system we have making it a hardship you just don't understand.

    Lot's to this and it's multi dimensional but long story short, those that are lucky enough to thrive in a capitalistic based system have an obligation to support those that the system has marginalized or created a hardship for.

    You think through a very narrow perspective. A form of brainwashing which is natural to humans. You need to try to enlighten your thoughts.
    The more I get to know people the more I realize why Noah only let animals on the boat.

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    Re: Should we pay people who are unwilling to work? AOC thinks so.

    Quote Originally Posted by Chillfolks View Post
    Just a freshman congressperson showing they don’t deserve a seat at the adults table. Her New Greed Deal is going no place it will be used as a bludgeon by both sides, but never get implemented.
    very scary women to the wingnuts. fascinating.
    The more I get to know people the more I realize why Noah only let animals on the boat.

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    Re: Should we pay people who are unwilling to work? AOC thinks so.

    Quote Originally Posted by noonereal View Post
    We are all conscripted into a capitalist system by birth here in the USA. This represents a hardship to many who may well be very good in a traditional hunter gatherer roll.

    You may well see them as able to work yet their born talents may be at odds with the system we have making it a hardship you just don't understand.

    Lot's to this and it's multi dimensional but long story short, those that are lucky enough to thrive in a capitalistic based system have an obligation to support those that the system has marginalized or created a hardship for.

    You think through a very narrow perspective. A form of brainwashing which is natural to humans. You need to try to enlighten your thoughts.
    I think from a perspective that "work" is called "work" for a reason. You're just making an excuse for being lazy. You think everyone wants to get their ass out of bed and go deal with humanity or load garbage into a truck 5 days a week?
    If your "hunters" are so inclined, they can gather for themselves instead of holding their hands out.

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    Re: Should we pay people who are unwilling to work? AOC thinks so.

    Quote Originally Posted by Acadia View Post
    I think from a perspective that "work" is called "work" for a reason. You're just making an excuse for being lazy. You think everyone wants to get their ass out of bed and go deal with humanity or load garbage into a truck 5 days a week?
    Everything is a matter of degree.

    Some can get up while hating there jobs, others simply can't get up at all.

    If your "hunters" are so inclined, they can gather for themselves instead of holding their hands out.
    This is simply untrue. We put them in prison when we catch them.
    The more I get to know people the more I realize why Noah only let animals on the boat.

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    Re: Should we pay people who are unwilling to work? AOC thinks so.

    ANOTHER AOC thread!

    There is dangerous levels of AOC on the forum, if we do not turn back now and stop posting so many, it could create a tear in the space-time continuum.

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    Re: Should we pay people who are unwilling to work? AOC thinks so.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    ANOTHER AOC thread!

    There is dangerous levels of AOC on the forum, if we do not turn back now and stop posting so many, it could create a tear in the space-time continuum.
    state TV and AM radio must have her on heavy rotation. that's usually the case when right wingers start eight hundred threads about something.

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    Re: Should we pay people who are unwilling to work? AOC thinks so.

    Quote Originally Posted by Chillfolks View Post
    Just a freshman congressperson showing they don’t deserve a seat at the adults table. Her New Greed Deal is going no place it will be used as a bludgeon by both sides, but never get implemented.
    There are 2020 candidates who support it. How scary is that?

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