Topic category: Elections - Politics, Polling, etc.
Breaking: Bernie Sanders and Followers Endorse Slavery
Bernie Sanders' campaign slogan reads, "A Future to Believe In".
Should Sen. Sanders become President. we now have a glimpse of what that future might entail.
Bernie's "future to believe in" has a major role for slavery.
But don't concern yourself with that because it's all for the greater good.
In an interview with FOXNews' Brett Baier, Bernie Sanders claimed, "I believe that health care is a right of all people," and when asked where that right originates, Sanders responded, "From being a human being".
Evidently, Sanders' claim strikes a chord with his followers.
In a follow-up focus group composed of Democrats, the sentiment of the group was that Sanders' belief that everyone as a right to health care demonstrated that he cares about them and understands their needs.
So, let's make this clear. Sanders believes everyone is entitled to the same health care and the reason they are so entitled is merely by virtue of the fact that they exist.
To paraphrase Sen. Sanders and his focus group admirers: "Why should wealthy people be able to obtain the best health care on the planet, just because they are rich? They are no better than the poorest person who cannot even afford health insurance."
But that means that everyone can reasonably demand health care from the health care system that includes doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse aides, health care equipment manufacturers, hospital staff, etc., etc.
Who is going to pay for this "right" to more free stuff?
Do we all have a right to demand food, just because we exist?
Do we all have a right to demand housing, just because we exist?
Do we all have a right to demand an education, just because we exist?
If you've answered "yes" to any of these questions concerning claimed "rights", then you are a big part of the problem with today's "entitlement" culture.
Because you propose to pay for your "right" to such goodies by enslaving others.
Government cannot pay for any of these "rights" because government has no money of its own.
Where does government get money to pay for anything?
Confiscation through taxation of today's fruits of others' labors and theft from present and future generations through inflation and borrowing.
In each case, working people (slaves of today and future generations) are forced to work to earn the money to fund (through taxation and inflation) the recipients (slaveowners).
If you pay at an overall tax rate of 10%, that means that 48 minutes of every 8-hour workday you are being forced to work for someone else's benefit.
No matter how you try to dress it up, that is slavery.
Has Sen. Sanders never thought about the consequences of his desire to have free health care for everyone?
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Biography - Bob Webster
Bob Webster, a 12th-generation descendent of both the Darte family (Connecticut, 1630s) and the Webster family (Massachusetts, 1630s) is a descendant of Daniel Webster's father, Revolutionary War patriot Ebenezer Webster, who served with General Washington. Bob has always had a strong interest in early American history, our Constitution, U.S. politics, and law. Politically he is a constitutional republican with objectivist and libertarian roots. He has faith in the ultimate triumph of truth and reason over deception and emotion. He is a strong believer in our Constitution as written and views the abandonment of constitutional restraint by the regressive Progressive movement as a great danger to our Republic. His favorite novel is Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand and believes it should be required reading for all high school students so they can appreciate the cost of tolerating the growth of unconstitutional crushingly powerful central government. He strongly believes, as our Constitution enshrines, that the interests of the individual should be held superior to the interests of the state.
A lifelong interest in meteorology and climatology spurred his strong interest in science. Bob earned his degree in Mathematics at Virginia Tech, graduating in 1964.