Billionaires, Economics, Libertarians

Increasing taxes on billionaires is redistribution . . . from the useless to the necessary.

Maxim: Taxation of billionaires is redistribution . . . from the useless to the necessary.

Effect:  Catchy because it takes a common conservative trope and converts it into a progressive truth.  Continue reading “Increasing taxes on billionaires is redistribution . . . from the useless to the necessary.”

Healthcare

Medicare for All enhances the free market of medical providers by eliminating the insurance syndicates.

Maxim: Medicare for All enhances the free market of medical care.

Alternative Maxims: The free market of health insurance is contrary to the free market of medical care. Medicare for All lets medical providers compete for your care rather than health insurance companies.

Purpose: To rebut claim that Medicare for All is government run healthcare.  To give it a market-based rationale that may appeal to libertarian / small government types.  Continue reading “Medicare for All enhances the free market of medical providers by eliminating the insurance syndicates.”

Healthcare

Medicare for All is too costly only for those who think paying twice as much to an insurance company is cheaper.

Maxim:  Medicare for All is too costly only for those who think paying twice as much to an insurance company is cheaper.

Purpose:  To rebut those who claim that Medicare for All is a government “entitlement” we can’t afford by pointing out that, on net, people will save money. Continue reading “Medicare for All is too costly only for those who think paying twice as much to an insurance company is cheaper.”

Libertarians, U.S. Standing

The Marines’ creed is “no man left behind.” Republicans’ creed is “every heir for himself.”

Maxim: The Marines’ creed is “no man left behind.” Republicans’ creed is “every heir for himself.” Continue reading “The Marines’ creed is “no man left behind.” Republicans’ creed is “every heir for himself.””