3 results for tag: Bernie Sanders


Bernie Sanders Can’t Promise A $15 Minimum Wage Increase Without Cutting Hours and Jobs

Bernie Sanders announced he’s cutting his staffers’ hours so they can “effectively” be paid the $15-minimum wage he’s been promising for the rest of the country if elected president. It just comes to show how not only hypocritical he is but also his championed policy doesn’t even work for his own staff. Fox News has the story: The Washington Post first reported last Thursday that Sanders' field staffers were upset that Sanders championed a $15 minimum wage on the campaign trail, and made headlines for railing against major corporations who pay "starvation wages" -- even as his own employees made "poverty wages." In response, Sanders ...

“Free” Always Comes With Strings Attached

Bernie Sanders’ delusions run deep. He argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. Fox News has the details on Sanders’ CNN appearance: "Look, what we have to understand, for example... the United States is the only major country on Earth not to guarantee health care to all people as a right," Sanders explained. "In many countries in Europe, Germany for one, you go to college and the cost of college is zero. I think in Finland they actually pay you to go to college. In most countries around the world the level of income and wealth inequality, which in the United States today is worse than at ...

If Social Security Becomes Insolvent, What Does That Mean for Medicare-for-All?

According to a new report, Social Security will be insolvent and unable to pay the full value of promised benefits to recipients by 2035 and it will exceed its income by 2020.  About 67 million people are currently recipients; however, if nothing changes, the program will have to impose cuts of 20 percent to all beneficiaries. For many who rely solely on Social Security, that’s significant. Even Medicare will be unable to cover the full cost of benefits for those who qualify. Meanwhile, 2020 contenders like Bernie Sanders are proposing Medicare-for-All to be the savior of healthcare.  What Bernie Sanders doesn’t understand is his pipe dream ...