Daily Archives: November 14, 2018

The Future of the Democrat Party

Al Loco: How incompetent is she? Let us count the ways!

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Economic Genius

 

Dana Loesch: Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is a Gift to the GOP

 

 

 

“$40 TRILLION is a Lot of Money…” Even CNN Can’t Accept Ocasio-Cortez’s Socialist B.S.

 

 

One of these videos says O-C has a degree in economics; another says she has a degree in international relations. According to her bio at Wikipedia, “She graduated cum laude from Boston University’s College of Arts and Sciences in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and international relations.” At Boston University, “cum laude” means she graduated with a B+ average overall. Her course load likely included 12 courses each in economics and international relations, plus two writing courses, as well as two courses each from the natural sciences, the humanities, and math & computer science area. That course load fills up the usual four courses per semester over four years college experience. I’m guessing she tested out of the language proficiency requirement, because her mother was born in Puerto Rico and likely raised her to be bilingual.

The fourth video cites this article which is 22 pages long, double spaced, and free to download.

The Costs of a National Single-Payer Healthcare System by Charles Blahous

Abstract: The leading current bill to establish single-payer health insurance, the Medicare for All Act (M4A), would, under conservative estimates, increase federal budget commitments by approximately $32.6 trillion during its first 10 years of full implementation (2022–2031), assuming enactment in 2018. This projected increase in federal healthcare commitments would equal approximately 10.7 percent of GDP in 2022, rising to nearly 12.7 percent of GDP in 2031 and further thereafter. Doubling all currently projected federal individual and corporate income tax collections would be insufficient to finance the added federal costs of the plan. It is likely that the actual cost of M4A would be substantially greater than these estimates, which assume significant administrative and drug cost savings under the plan, and also assume that healthcare providers operating under M4A will be reimbursed at rates more than 40 percent lower than those currently paid by private health insurance

The third video also references this article from the National Examiner:

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has terrible ideas on healthcare by Sally Pipes

“Single-payer has been miserably failing in both the United Kingdom and Canada. When the British National Health Service turned 70 this month, it was marked (as it has been for decades) by doctor shortages, waiting lists, and hours long delays in emergency rooms. The system now has fewer doctors, nurses, and hospital beds than almost any other country in the western world on a per-capita basis. … Canada has the same problems.

“These calamities aren’t surprising. They are endemic to socialized medicine, which replaces the genius of the decentralized free market with the whims of a handful bureaucrats and central planners. Since healthcare is “free,” demand explodes and the only way for governments to control costs is by underpaying doctors and rationing care. That means that care is rationed, increasing wait times, and governments are forced to raise extra revenue to pay for added healthcare costs.

“The conclusion is clear: Socialized medicine means poor care for everyone. It would be a huge mistake to bring it here.”

One other point … the article specifically mentions “underpaying doctors” but does not follow with what should be the obvious next step problem. I.e., fewer top quality people becoming doctors.

It takes four years to get a pre-med B.S., then four more years for medical school. The average medical student graduates with a debt of over $170,000. [https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2014/11/2-6-million-cost-becoming-doctor-worth.html]

Specialties require an internship, usually one year, and a residency, which can be three or more years, during which the pay is nowhere near commensurate with what they can now earn once they’re fully qualified in a specialty. One final-year radiology resident calculated that her choice of a medical career had cost her over $2.6 million in lost wages, benefits, and added educational costs.

WHY would anyone do that only to become a slave to federal bureaucrats who decide what can and cannot be done for patients, require mountains of paperwork, and pay crap wages? Those who have a real calling to be doctors. The rest would go into more lucrative professions where their big brains and willingness to work long hours would pay off bigly.

This is why countries like the UK and Canada, which have had single-payer (government-run) healthcare systems for decades, provide such rotten service. Yeah, the care is “free” … but the costs are exorbitant.

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About All We Have Left

Now that the democrats have stolen back the House they will put their master plan into effect.They will try to encumber the president with endless subpoenas and prattling about nothing in particular.We will end up gaining one seat in the Senate,when it should have been 4-5 seats if not for rampant criminality by the still-minority party.If the democrats cannot steal the presidency in 2020,the only thing republicans can do is keep nominating decent judges,thanks to Harry Reid’s short sighted bullying tactics.
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Judiciary Committee processes Trump nominees over Democrats’ objections

Senators returned to Washington Tuesday and immediately picked up where they left off — processing President Trump’s judicial nominees, over the objections of Democrats.

The Judiciary Committee held a hearing for Paul B. Matey, nominated to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and for four district court picks.

Mr. Matey’s nomination is particularly controversial because it marks another round in the fight over Senate traditions and courtesies and their abuse in the era of Mr. Trump.
Mr. Matey is slated to fill a seat on the appeals court that’s traditionally ascribed to New Jersey. But that state’s senators, both Democrats, object to the president’s pick, and have withheld their “blue slips” to signify their opposition.

“To say that my objections to this judge is just because they’re conservative is just not fair,” Sen. Cory Booker said, arguing he wasn’t properly consulted on Mr. Matey’s nomination. “Nobody has asked me what my objections might be.”
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/nov/13/judiciary-committee-continues-processing-donald-tr/

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New Bigot Recognition Technology

From the Babylon Bee:
Facebook Unveils New Bigot Recognition Technology

The new tech automatically detects people who are likely to be prejudiced, backward cretins and flags them for removal from the social network.

“We’re looking for key indicators of bigotry, like being white, believing in God, and holding any political position to the right of Stalin,” Mark Zuckerberg said at the event. “Our algorithm has been trained to flag and remove offensive people who aren’t welcome on our platform: straight, cisgendered males, conservative people, and of course, Christians.”
https://babylonbee.com/news/facebook-unveils-new-bigot-recognition-technology

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A Genuine Cookie Monster

Woman who ordered more than $1,600 worth of treats from her daughter’s Girl Scout troop is arrested after ‘she refused to pay the bill and kept them for herself’

•Noel Hines from Ohio allegedly stole a ‘large order of Girl Scout cookies’ in March that was intended for a local North College Hill troop
•Hines, 31, never returned the cookies or paid for the $1,600 order
•Multiple’ attempts were made to contact Hines about the cookies, but authorities were left with no choice but to file theft charges against the woman

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Crooks,Communists,Democrats

Crooks and Communists Fight to Lead House Democratic Caucus

This is the new Democrat House.

With Rep. Sanchez out, the Vice-Chair of the Democratic Caucus has become a two person race between Rep. Barbara Lee, an admirer of Fidel Castro, and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, who was paid $1.65 million by a law firm for which he worked, even while holding public office, allegedly without any clear sign of ever working on a case. Once in the House, Rep. Jeffries had vowed to tackle Republican corruption.

It’s a tough choice.

Rep. Barbara Lee is a radical leftist who praised Castro for having, “led a revolution in Cuba that led social improvements for his people.”
According to Jeffries, he received $1.52 million from a personal injury firm from the $25 million judgement for Eugene Sims, an armed criminal shot during a struggle over a gun with a police officer.

The race between Rep. Lee and Rep. Jeffries will divide the Congressional Black Caucus between its older hidebound members and a new generation of smoother activists. Either way though the position will belong to the Progressive Caucus: Lee, Jeffries and Sanchez are all members of the radical lefty club.

But some members are more radical than others.
The new Democrat House will be divided between corrupt crooks and crooked Communists. The nearly $1 billion that bought them the House in the midterms will be used to steal trillions at taxpayer expense.

Edwin Edwards had famously run against a neo-Nazi on the slogan, “Vote For the Crook. It’s Important.” The Democrats may have lost their chance to vote for the crook. They’re stuck with the Communist.
https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/271908/crooks-and-communists-fight-lead-house-democratic-daniel-greenfield

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They Wanted It…They Got It

She’ll likely spend the next 30 years as a representative;if we have a representative government left by then.
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Ocasio-Cortez Ticks Off Democrats With Her First Action In D.C. – Protesting Nancy Pelosi

Ocasio-Cortez joined a group of young activists called the “Sunrise Movement” in staging a sit-in protest outside the Capitol Hill office of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the House Minority Leader and, come January, the likely Speaker of the House — and Ocasio-Cortez’s new boss.

Ocasio-Cortez addressed the protesters, who were holding signs asking for a “Green New Deal” from Democrats in charge, and demanding “Green Jobs for All,” shook hands, and gave high-fives to the 50 or so protesters who blocked the entrance to Pelosi’s office.
https://www.dailywire.com/news/38317/uh-oh-alexandria-ocasio-cortezs-first-appearance-emily-zanotti

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Crime Pays

If you’re a race-hustling,corrupt to the core black democrat.
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Maxine Waters’s Daughter Will Pocket More Than $200K For Campaign Operation
Karen Waters paid $108K for slate mailers during midterms, owed another $94K

<> on June 11, 2017 in West Hollywood, California.


As of the end of the 2016 election cycle, Karen and her firm Progressive Connections had been paid more than $600,000 in campaign funds from the committee for the running the slate mailers since 2006, the Washington Free Beacon previously reported.

Karen received another $108,862 in payments from her mother’s campaign committee during the 2018 election cycle, FEC filings show
Gavin Newsom, who was elected governor of California, gave the Waters campaign $27,000 from his own campaign to appear on the slate mailer while Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s campaign added $27,000 in slate mailer payments
Sen. Kamala Harris has also dished out $63,000 to twice appear on the mailers. Harris first made a payment to Waters’s committee in 2010 as she was a San Francisco district attorney and running for attorney general in California.
Complaints have been filed against Waters for the practice, who appears to be the only federal level politician to run such an operation from their campaign committee.

Waters’s campaign treasurer did not respond to a request for comment on the payments by press time.
https://freebeacon.com/politics/maxine-waterss-daughter-will-pocket-200k-campaign-operation/

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They’re Going for More

SINCE ELECTION DAY: Democrats Pick Off Over a Dozen GOP House Seats and 2 Senate Seats… And They’re Going for More

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THE SAD THING IS THERE’S NOT A DAMN THING WE CAN DO TO STOP IT
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Democrats had a decent haul on election night but since Election Day the Democrats have had a spectacular run.
In the US Senate Democrats picked up two seats since Election Day.

** In Montana Senator Jon Tester — who was behind on election day — had a huge haul overnight and won by 5 points.
** In Arizona Taliban-supporting Marxist Kyrsten Sinema was declared the winner a week after votes were cast after being behind on election night
** In Florida Democrats have discovered a secret stash of 83,000 votes since election day! Senator Bill Nelson is now surprisingly only 12,000 votes down here.
Democrats have performed even better in the US House. Since election day Democrats have added close to 17 seats from Republicans who were winning on Election Day.
https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/11/since-election-day-democrats-pick-off-over-a-dozen-gop-house-seats-and-2-senate-seats-and-theyre-going-for-more/

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A Little Help From Their Friends

The democrats have relied on activist judges for decades to get what they can’t get through legislation. Now they’re becoming not only allies,but co-conspirators in the hijacking of the very principles our country was founded on.
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Two Obama-appointed judges ruled in favor of Stacey Abrams on Tuesday in her attempt to steal the Georgia governor’s race.

This is today’s Democrat Party.
Anything to win — no matter what.
US District Judge Amy Totenberg ruled late Monday that Georgia must not certify the election results before Friday at 5 pm, which falls before the November 20 deadline set by state law.

Totenberg also ordered the secretary of state’s office to establish a hotline or website where voters can check whether their provisional ballots were counted.

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/11/two-radical-obama-appointed-judges-rule-in-favor-of-stacey-abrams-in-her-attempt-to-steal-election/

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