Unified Patriots by Bob Montgomery
The United States is on the verge of becoming the first truly Marxist country in the world. Now that we have become accustomed to….Social Security, Aid For Dependent Children, Medicare, Medicaid and now the National Health system popularly known as Obamacare (did we mention Food Stamps?), EBT cards,the Federal Department of Education of the Public, shotgun-carrying IRS agents and all the rest, we are about to just start doling out the cash – no strings, no hassle, no worries.
It’s called the Universal Basic Income and it amounts to giving (as currently envisioned) approximately $10,000 per year to every breathing human being who can claim US citizenship. Some say it will replace the welfare state, others say it will take away the stress of everyday existence and allow everyday Americans to focus on being…..all that they can be – productive, law-abiding, civic-minded and all the usual platitudes.
You will be hearing a lot more about this in the coming months. Probably sooner rather than later as the usual suspects reach across the various aisles to…..do the right thing (and that phrase is key; look for it to get a lot of use). For now, take a look around and note how the notion of a Universal Basic Income is NOT being rejected out of hand by many of those you would assume are traditional American exceptionalist economists and politicians, and at the same time how it is NOT being loudly
praised and propagated at this early date by many of the usual Socialist Democrat suspects[…]