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Ocasio-Cortez Couldn’t Tell Tapper How to Pay for $40 Trillion Platform

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 17, 2018 at 2:00pm 9/17/2018 at 2:00pm
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CNN State of the Union host Jake Tapper, one of the last reliable MSM reporters, got socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez all tongue-tied when he asked her plain and simple how she would pay for her $40 trillion platform. From Mediaite:

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Venezuelan Journalist Calls Out Jim Carrey’s “Say ‘Yes’ to Socialism” Schtick

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 4:00pm 9/16/2018 at 4:00pm
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Actor Jim Carrey appeared on Bill Maher’s show last week and sang the praises of socialism; at one point he stated, “We have to say yes to socialism — to the word and everything.”

Venezuelan journalist Laureano Márquez was appalled and wrote a searing response in which he noted that Venezuela’s on-going...

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Elizabeth Warren wants to weaponize and federalize corporations for social justice activism

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 11:00am 8/16/2018 at 11:00am
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren hates capitalism and has never made an effort to hide it. Now she’s taken that hatred a step further and introduced a bill (pdf.) that would literally nationalize all the things. The government must step in and tell CEOs how to run their companies.

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Pawn Stars Creator on Why Capitalism Beats Socialism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 1:00pm 8/7/2018 at 1:00pm
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Pawn Stars is one of the most successful shows on television right now and the creator, Rick Harrison, was the featured guest on Life, Liberty and Levin this weekend.

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Analysis: Bernie’s “Medicare for All” would cost $32.6 Trillion

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 8:00pm 7/30/2018 at 8:00pm

A study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University predicted that Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” plan will cost $32.6 trillion over ten years.

One more thing — this is a “conservative” estimate, which means the cost could be a lot higher.

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Establishment Democrats Already Tired of Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 9:00am 7/18/2018 at 9:00am
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory over Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), the head of the House Democratic Caucus, propelled her into the national spotlight. She seems to think she’s the new face of the party, which has led her to attack those within the Democrat Party.

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Democratic Socialist Star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Worried About November Counter-Revolution

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 7/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez caused one of the biggest upsets a few weeks ago when she defeated incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in the primary.

Everything seemed fine and dandy, but now Ocasio-Cortez has accused the veteran politician of mounting a third party challenge.

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Socialist Students at U. Texas San Antonio Try to Cancel Jordan Peterson Event

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 11:00am 7/3/2018 at 11:00am
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University of Toronto psychology professor Jordan Peterson has become a new favorite target of the left on American college campuses. Peterson defies the progressive narrative on gender, and other issues. For this, he is declared anti-LGBT.

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Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Defeats Rep. Joe Crowley in Primary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 7:00am 6/27/2018 at 7:00am
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Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), the number 4 Democrat in the House and a name that’s popped up for Speaker, has lost the primary to newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a far-left progressive, who organized for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during his presidential run.

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Colombia Rejects Socialism and Elects a Conservative President

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 9:00am 6/20/2018 at 9:00am
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The nation of Colombia just elected conservative candidate Ivan Duque as its new president. We always try to be careful with terms like conservative and liberal when it comes to world news because they have very different meanings in other countries. However, most media outlets are describing Duque as...

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Human Rights Prof at U. Pittsburgh Thinks Venezuelans Are Better Off Under Socialism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 18, 2018 at 10:00am 6/18/2018 at 10:00am
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I fail to see how people who are starving and waiting in line for toilet paper are somehow better off.

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Human rights prof says Venezuelans ‘better off’ under socialism

A law professor who specializes in human rights claims that Venezuelans are “better off” because of Hugo Chávez and are currently enjoying...

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Professor’s New Book Advocates for ‘Marxist and Socialist Ideas’ in Education

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 1, 2018 at 8:00am 6/1/2018 at 8:00am

The left isn’t trying to hide this anymore. This is where they want to take America.

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Prof writes book calling for ‘Marxist Education’ in K-12

A University of Washington-Bothell professor who trains aspiring K-12 teachers is publishing a book that advocates for “Marxist and socialist ideas” in education.

A Marxist Education: Learning...

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Sanders Introduces Legislation To Deprive States Of Right To Pass Right-to-work Laws

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 2:00pm 5/13/2018 at 2:00pm
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As Democrats audition for their hoped for role as the new Congressional majority, the flow of progressive ideas just keeps coming.  So far, they promise to raise taxes, to manifest from thin air “free” college and “free” healthcare, and to be legislative busybodies who monitor our speech, thoughts, and...

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Socialist Students at Syracuse U. to Attend ‘Socialism 2018’ Conference

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 4, 2018 at 10:44am 5/4/2018 at 10:44am

The conference is being held in Chicago because of course it is.

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Syracuse group preps for national ‘Socialism 2018’ conference

Members of a socialist student group at Syracuse University are anxiously anticipating this summer’s annual national socialism conference, “Socialism 2018.”

The four-day conference, running from July 5-8 in Chicago, was formed to...

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Democratic Socialist Students at College in New York Want to Abolish ROTC

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 10:00am 4/24/2018 at 10:00am
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Who is making a bigger contribution to society, socialist students or members of ROTC?

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NY Socialist Students Want To Abolish ROTC

The City College of New York’s Young Democratic Socialists of America chapter wants the school’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) kicked off campus, according to a Monday report.

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Finland ends its experiment with “Universal Basic Income”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 9:00am 4/24/2018 at 9:00am
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall our report on Stockton, California, and its experiment with “universal basic income”.

The city’s 27-year old mayor is planning to launch this program, where its citizens are paid simply for being citizens. Sometime in August 2018, at least 100 people of varying income levels getting $500 a...

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Democratic Socialists at Stony Brook U. Demand Campus Police Disarm

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11:30am 4/7/2018 at 11:30am
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This is so dumb. If there was an attack on the school, who would defend the students?

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Democratic Socialist Students Demand Campus Police Disarm

Democratic socialist students at a New York university are demanding that campus police disarm, according to a Thursday report.

Stony Brook University’s Young Democratic Socialists of America...

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