This about sums up the rank and malodorous hypocrisy of Freshman Economics as it is now taught in the reeking cesspits of Leftism that are the vast majority of what are called colleges and universities in America.
Then, this is what had to happen since we allowed these institutions to degenerate to the point that they effectively and tacitly, though rarely overtly, run all professorial candidates and all course syllabi through their departments of Intersectionality, Gender, and Racial Justice for preapproval.
Americans don’t want everything for free; we just want to be free – free from governmental tyranny, free from the oikophobic oppression of the #CancelCulture, and free from the real, existential threat posed by the violent rabble of #BlackLivesMatter and their enablers and fellow travelers, #Antifa. Democrats and other non-Americans seem to have opposing desires.
Yes, their sort seems to have diametrically opposed desires. They seem to want anything that they want to have to be free. This is a false belief. Democrats and other non-Americans existing within our nation’s borders won’t settle for getting whatever they want for free. Free isn’t good enough for them; they want Americans to pay for it all.
Always remember that nothing that that sort ever gets is enough unless they’re getting it harms and/or disadvantages Americans. It’s not about rising themselves up; it’s about tearing Americans down.
Face it; that is every Democrat politician and media sort of any note. They’re desperate to keep America’s economy on Lock-Down until such time as they can find a vaccine for President Trump, the American people, and most of the White Race, at least those within our borders.
The Dems came to terms with COVID-19 a while ago. It’s President Trump and the pandemic of American patriotism and excellence that elected him that has them all worked up.
Americans are slashing their spending, hoarding cash and shrinking their credit card debt as they fear their jobs could disappear during the coronavirus pandemic. US credit card debt suddenly reversed course in March and fell by the largest percentage in more than 30 years. At the same time, savings rates climbed to levels unseen since Ronald Reagan was in the White House.
Yeah, CNN has a problem with people saving money instead of staying and/or going deeper into debt. After all, they describing increasing one’s savings as “hoarding cash.” They see not spending money that you don’t have and planning to rely more upon yourself during a crisis as threatening behaviors.
Then, I suppose this is to be expected. CNN was, is, and always will be CNN, a leftist mouthpiece and part of the propaganda corps of the Democrat party. As such, their is no part of their ideology that isn’t threatened by people behaving in a responsible manner, especially involving their money.
It’s more than a bit funny that the mad socialist, Bernie Sanders is, himself, feeling the “Bern.” Then, Socialism is great fuel and hypocrisy and equally good accelerant. Bernie’s self-immolation was almost guaranteed. 😉
What’s happened is that Bernie’s campaign staff – which unionized – is in extended arguments with their “management” over the pay and benefits that his campaign’s field staffers get. The staffers have complained that their salaries of $36,000 annually ends up being less than $15.00 / hour when the numbers of hours a week they work on average are factored in.
A letter that the campaign’s union planned to send to Sanders’ campaign manager Faiz Shakir which read in part that workers “cannot be expected to build the largest grassroots organizing program in American history while making poverty wages. Given our campaign’s commitment to fighting for a living wage of at least $15.00 an hour, we believe it is only fair that the campaign would carry through this commitment to its own field team.”
The letter states that field organizers are working at least 60 hours a week, which lowers the average per hour pay to $13 an hour.
“Many field staffers are barely managing to survive financially, which is severely impacting our team’s productivity and morale. Some field organizers have already left the campaign as a result,” the letter said.
Even a proposal from the campaign director, Faiz Shakir that recommended raising their salaries to $42,000 per annum was rejected, largely because the proposal didn’t also include Bernie paying for 100% of the staffers’ healthcare costs.
Yep. Ol’ Bernie really should have known that, if he’s going to run on forcing higher wages for low-end personnel and free healthcare for all, he was going to have to fut the bill for them same for the partisans actually working for him.
Oh! And just to add more fuel to his own pyre, Bernie’s response to this rebellion as of July 19, 2019 was to reduce staff hours to ensure everyone makes $15 an hour.