Bernie ‘Captain Obvious’ Sanders Admits He Plans to Raise Taxes On Everyone

Bernie_Sanders_ABCDemonstrating yet again that Democrats haven’t had a new idea since Woodrow Wilson, Sen. Bernie Sanders is trotting out the class envy card.

On Sunday’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, the Democratic presidential hopeful confirmed what anyone who’s been paying attention to the Vermont socialist for say, a nano-second already knows: He’s a “redistribute the wealth” Vermont socialist.

Sanders told Stephanopoulos that he would raise taxes on all Americans to pay for the social programs he hopes to implement if elected president. The candidate said:

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“If we’re going to make public colleges and universities tuition-free as we have to do in the 21st century. Yeah, we are going to have a tax on Wall Street speculation and ask Trump and his billionaire friends to pay more taxes.

When asked how high he wanted to increase those taxes, Sanders waffled. It’s what Vermont socialists who haven’t had a new idea since Woodrow Wilson always do.

Not to worry. You get a chance to play Bernie Redistribution Roulette, too. Billionaires aren’t the only ones Sanders wants to sock it to. He also suggested that all Americans would have to pay more to the government via an increased payroll tax in order to pay for paid family and medical leave:

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“I think if you are looking about guaranteeing paid family and medical leave which every other major country has so that when a mom gives birth she doesn’t have to go back to work in two weeks or an illness in a family, dad or mom can stay home with the kids. That will require a small increase in the payroll tax.”

Sanders admitted that an increased payroll tax “would hit everybody.”

Thank you, Captain Obvious.

Let’s give Sanders some credit. At least he’s an honest socialist, unlike Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Hillary, Pelosi, and most of the rest of Team Redistibute Your Earnings.

Can you feel The Bern?

H/T: Washington Free Beacon

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  • franklinb23

    College should not be “free”. This is probably his most ridiculous idea.

    College can extend far beyond 2-4 years and exceed over $100,000. Too many go into college and waste their time as it is. It would be far worse were it on the taxpayers’ dime. Further, college is (in my opinion) already over-priced due to the demand. What would happen if this demand increased all the more? This isn’t sustainable.

    Make college accessible? Sure. Reducing student loan interest would be a good start. After all, not even bankruptcy can get one out of having to repay these loans, so the risk of default is very low.