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Response to Imallin4Joe (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 09:22 AM

11. To sell this to the voters

You have to tell them that the Treasury needs $180 Billion a month for 150 million Americans. That's $2.16 Trillion a year. The whole Federal budget was $4.79 Trillion in 2020. Whatever the USA was up to, we could now only afford a little over half of it due to this program. I suppose we could always try to invade and enslave China for free, but I don't give that much chance of success. Even dismantling the whole Defense Department wouldn't come close to paying for it, although we would get a nice thank you note from Putin. I just don't see how we can afford to do this on a universal basis. Proven need is one thing. Universal distribution is another.

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