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Response to Imallin4Joe (Original post)

Tue Aug 25, 2020, 11:21 AM

19. No for the simple reason that people really don't want a handout they want a job


Fortunately Biden is the person who understands more than anyone that a job is more than disposable income.

Beyond that there is zero evidence that any income redistribution issues ever turns out higher voter participation in lower income voters.

For four decades WA State voters have had multiple referendums to allow an income tax for higher income, including one funded by the Gates family that would only target individuals making more than $ 1 million income a year. Not only have all of these been lost by a landslide they were defeated by large margins in poorer neighborhoods and resulted in no significant increase in lower income voter turnout.

Poor people want a life with dignity and that means a job that had purpose and pays well not a check in the mail.

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