America is Electing Socialists and Trump Should Listen

America is Electing Socialists and Trump Should Listen

America is Electing Socialists and Trump Should Listen

In an amazing show of stupidity American voters have elected Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Alexandria endorses a Federal Jobs Guarantee that would create a minimum $15 wage (pegged to inflation), full healthcare, and paid child and sick leave for all. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants to spend on everything, take away America’s Guns.

Personally I think anyone that calls themselves a socialist is a traitor and should be arrested, HOWEVER, her election was founded on a couple of good policies, policies Trump should be considering.

Here’s my Pros and Cons of her Platform

Smart Policies

Improved and Expanded Medicare for All is the ethical, logical, and affordable path to ensuring no person goes without dignified healthcare. Medicare for All will reduce the existing costs of healthcare (and make Medicare cheaper, too!) by allowing all people in the US to buy into a universal healthcare system.

Not bad, I would go further and want to remove the insurance companies from the healthcare loop, America should be invested in Health and Education of Americans and less involved in the Middle East, Foreign Aid and wasteful Social Programs.

Mandate Universal and Improved Background Checks for Firearm Purchases
The federal background check system has a dangerous loophole: felons, domestic abusers, and the seriously mentally ill can buy guns off of the internet or at gun shows without going through a background check. These cases are not rare: 1 in 5 gun owners obtained their most recent gun without a background check. And unsurprisingly, those barred from buying guns gravitate towards a “private sale”—another dangerous loophole in the background check system where firearm offenders are overwhelmingly likely to obtain weapons.

Yep, no argument there.

It is time to reform our criminal justice system to be safer for everyone. Alexandria believes in ending mass incarceration and the war on drugs, and closing the school-to-prison pipeline.

America has some of the world’s worst prisons, they are powering the rising crime rate and are an expensive blight on the nation, release all the Marijuana Prisoners and stop treating your prisoners like animals, society will pay for this one.

Roughly every 100 years, the United States expands its public education system to match its increasingly advanced economy. It’s now time to expand our national education system to include tuition-free public college and trade school.

If you cannot educate your people, what future do you have, make education free.

But here are some of her statements that just make you cringe and wonder how such a moron could be elected, how stupid are the voters and WTF is the future of America.

Alexandria endorses a Federal Jobs Guarantee, because anyone who is willing and able to work shouldn’t struggle to find employment.

A Federal Jobs Guarantee would create a baseline quality for employments that guarantees a minimum $15 wage (pegged to inflation), full healthcare, and paid child and sick leave for all. This proposal would dramatically upgrade the quality of employment in the United States, by providing training and experience to workers while bringing much-needed public services to our communities in areas such as parks service, childcare and environmental conservation.

It killed Australia, it would kill the USA.

It’s time to abolish ICE, clear the path to citizenship, and protect the rights of families to remain together.

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency was created in 2003, in the same suite of post-9/11 legislation as the Patriot Act and the Iraq War. It’s founding was part of an unchecked expansion of executive powers that led to the widespread erosion of Americans’ civil rights. Unlike prior immigration enforcement under the INS, ICE operates outside the scope of the Department of Justice and is unaccountable to our nation’s standards of due process.

Americans’ civil rights, what? What Americans’ civil rights do illegal aliens have?

Systemic risk in our banking system leads to the concentration of wealth and power into fewer and fewer hands and also leads to increased risk that individuals will lose their savings due to the irresponsible decisions of bank management. We should restore Glass-Steagall to make sure our banks can’t gamble with our money.

Spoken with the elegance of the illiterate.

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Shayne Heffernan Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.

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