The Old Communist has a slug of old ideas from the old USSR that he thinks will work here – chief among them is to make everything free and to tax everyone at 100%.
It worked in the Union of Socialist Republics and it worked in North Korea and Venezuela. It’s bound to work in the USA.
The formula is simple, appeal to greed and the appeal of spending other people’s money on yourself.
Hugo Chavez used the plan to great effect in Venezuela where a bushel of currency won’t buy you a roll of toilet paper.
Student loans and mortgages – no problem. PAID with the government’s money. Problem: The government only acquires money from you. DO NOT read the fine print.