Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Oh, Well, A Few Trillion Dollars Here and a Few Billion Dollars There, and Pretty Soon, We’ll Be Talking About Real Money

Socialist Bernie Sanders proposal to expand government largesse over the next decade include:

• $15 trillion for Medicare for all.

• $1.2 trillion for Social Security.

• $1.9 trillion to rebuild roads, bridges, and airports.

• $750 billion for tuition-fee schools and more favorable financing.

• $319 billion to allow workers paid family and medical leave.

• $29 billion to bolster private pension funds.

• $5.5 billion for jobs for disadvantaged youth.

Source: Laura Meckler, Price Rag of Sanders Proposals; $18 Trillion, Wall Street Journal, September 15, 2015

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