Time for socialism to be the talking point again

It’s getting close to our next presidential election, and once again the GOP is clearing its throat to go full blast accusing Democrats of being socialists. That hoary accusation is their original sin of government — doing things that the voters want. Things like establishing a self-paid retirement system for working people called social security. […]

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Monthly Democratic Politics Lunch

Republicans are going to call any plans and programs a Democrat proposes “socialist” because that’s simply their new dirty word. Last cycle it was “liberal.” How do we deal with this and what are some of the proposals that may be most susceptible to this charge? We’ll discuss this at our monthly lunch at the […]

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Wealth Tax?

Adapted from The Arizona Legislative Alert UUJAZ / VUU, July 18, 2019. What is a Wealth Tax? A wealth tax is simply a tax on your accumulated assets – the net value of your house (appraised value minus what you owe), the net value of other property including a farm or business, the net value of your […]

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