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Rep. Keith Ellison: 'Universal Basic Income...Has a Lot of Merit'

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If you as a person want control over your own life, don’t leave it up to radical Socialists who just want power over people while they watch the world burn.

Radical Leftist Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) told people attending a town hall in Minneapolis that “universal basic income is an idea that has a lot of merit.” Ellison made the claim in response to the question of what to do when jobs are displaced by advancing technologies.

Here’s the video:

 

In essence, if you lose your job because of technological progress, come to the government and we’ll take care of you. After all, the government knows what’s better for you and your family than you do.

Riiiiight. No, thank you!

Health care, airport security, voting, and social security. What do all those things have in common? They’re all run by the government, and they all suck. This is what happens when you put too much trust in the government. You get crazies like Ellison coming out and saying that they want complete control over your lives. Of course, they'll never outright say that - or maybe they might.

As far as universal basic income is concerned, if that practice is ever enacted, you can kiss what you thought was America goodbye. You’d only be able to make so much money, you’d be locked into the job that the government places you in as a result of your job displacement and THE GOVERNMENT WOULD OWN YOU!

Why else do you think they want to abolish the Second Amendment? Because if you get rid of that, then all the other dominoes begin to fall.

Oh, and by the way, you’d basically be paying yourself. You think the government would ever use anything other than taxpayer dollars to subsidize something as detrimentally radical to the U.S. as universal basic income?

Don’t be fooled by the flavor of Kool-Aid politicians give to you on any particular day. Take the things these people spew out of their sewers, do your own homework and make an educated decision.

Hey, doing that is more than you could give a politician credit for.

H/T: Grabien

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