Elizabeth Warren Shows Her Socialist Stripes
Elizabeth Warren Shows Her Socialist Stripes
We already knew 2020 Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is a liar. We knew she claimed to be a Native American to get benefits and special treatment, and scored herself a plum teaching position at Harvard University, claiming to be a minority. Warren taught law, which boggles the mind, because the woman has no comprehension of the concept of fundamental rights.
Child care should be a fundamental right, period. I remember how hard it was to find affordable, high-quality child care for my two kids when I was a working mom – and it’s a zillion times harder today. Here’s how my #UniversalChildCare plan works. https://t.co/YAFGzqZ0hX
— Elizabeth Warren (@ewarren) February 19, 2019
No, really. A zillion.
Not only does Warren claim that health care should be government-funded, along with her fellow socialist leeches, who claim that need is a claim check on the skills, knowledge, hard work, and education of medical personnel, but now the former law professor exhibits her profound ignorance about the concept of fundamental rights by claiming that those who need it also must appropriate the efforts of child care providers.
And how does Warren plan to pay for her “child care for all” plain? By stealing from the rich, of course! Because people who have achieved a certain amount of success in life, and who may or may not have children of their own, must be forced to pay for the decisions of others who chose to breed, but can’t afford the result. And no one will pay more than 7 percent of their income for child care, no matter how many kids they have!
The Massachusetts senator’s plan, unveiled Tuesday on Medium.com, would make child care free for families with incomes below 200 percent of the poverty level, or less than $51,500 for a family of four. Other families would pay up to 7 percent of income, depending on how much they earn.
The plan wasn’t met with a whole lot of enthusiasm on Twitter, where people with a modicum of understanding about the issue took Warren to task on her ignorance.
As someone who spent almost 20 years working in child care I will tell you this is absolute bullshit. No one has a fundamental right to my time, labor, and talent. https://t.co/EHpq2vPIap
— Some chick named Heather (@hboulware) February 19, 2019
Warren is adopting the Occasional-Cortex plan of action to reach the White House: give people free shit by robbing the rich – those evil millionaires (a club to which she belongs) and billionaires whose “Scrooge McDuck diving into a pool of riches” image she works to promote to ensure that her mindless, brainless, frothing proglodyte freeloaders don’t feel too guilty about looting their fellow Americans.
So what happens when Warren has appropriated all the money from billionaires? Then the millionaires become the “rich” target. Once the millionaires have been eliminated, then those earning $500,000 and above become “the rich,” while those who spend their lives demanding a higher minimum wage and aspiring to nothing more than getting paid more than their labor is worth to their employer continue to suck dry those who have learned, achieved, and succeeded.
Until no more “rich” remain.
Then whom will Warren bleed to retain her power? Those making more than $250,000 per year? And when she’s appropriated their earnings, because they’re the only “rich” people left in the country, will she then target the next lowest demographic?
This is how socialism works, boys and girls. It bleeds dry every producer, every employer, and everyone who has the courage to work their way to the top, cutting the top until there’s equal misery for all.
People like Warren, Kamala Harris, and Bernie Sanders sit at the top of the pile of corpses their efforts create and suck the marrow out of their bones, and it all begins with redefining the concept of “fundamental rights.”
In 2016, economist Walter Williams wrote a column discussing the concept of fundamental rights, after Bernie Sanders burst onto the electoral stage like a drunken streaker at a college football game (I’ll give you a moment to bleach that image out of your brain).
In the standard historical usage of the term, a “right” is something that exists simultaneously among people. As such, a right imposes no obligation on another. For example, the right to free speech is something we all possess. My right to free speech imposes no obligation upon another except that of noninterference. Similarly, I have a right to travel freely. Again, that right imposes no obligation upon another except that of noninterference.
Contrast those rights to free speech and travel with the supposed rights to medical care and decent housing. Those supposed rights do impose obligations upon others. We see that by recognizing that there is no Santa Claus or tooth fairy. If one does not have money to pay for a medical service or decent housing and the government provides it, where do you think the government gets the money?
If you believe that doctors (and child care providers and home builders) deserve to get paid for their knowledge, their labor, and their expertise, how will the government pay them?
Well, since the government doesn’t produce anything, the only way it can pay these professionals for their work is to appropriate that money from other Americans, and the government will have to decide how much to pay these doctors, these child care providers, and these home builders, taking away their right to set the value for their own labor.
And Warren’s plan will cost roughly $70 billion per year – yet more money that will be appropriated from Americans deemed “rich” enough to afford it.
If an individual knows that some nameless, faceless government bureaucrat will determine what he earns, how much of an incentive does said individual have to achieve? If a medical student understands that government officials will decide his salary, and that salary will be the same, no matter if he graduates first in his med school class or last, do you think he’s going to expend the effort to be the best? Do you believe that doctor will give his best if he is forced to work for his brothers, with the value of his labor determined by the likes of Elizabeth Warren?
Would you trust your child to a care giver whose salary is paid for by the government, and who is accountable to the state that pays its salary rather than you, the parent? What incentive does that care giver have to perform better and provide better care for your children if her right to determine the value of her efforts and knowledge has been abrogated?
Not only does Elizabeth Warren (and other 2020 Democratic contenders) want to violate the rights of Americans to determine how much their knowledge, experience, expertise, and efforts are worth, but she wants to steal from other Americans to pay that predetermined rate – all so those who claim need can cash in that claim check at others’ expense.
Any time these socialist parasites promise free health care, free child care, free housing, or free food, one must ask who is to provide said free service, and at whose expense it is being provided.
You do not have the right to force doctors to provide treatment for you.
You do not have the right to force child care providers to care for your spawn.
You do not have the right to force builders to construct a home for you.
The only way you can do it is through violence – at the point of a government gun – and that’s what the Democrats want. That’s what their vision of a utopian society will devolve into.