Skip to comments.Clinton: $5,000 for Every U.S. Baby
Posted on 09/28/2007 10:18:24 AM PDT by GQuagmire
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that every child born in the United States should get a $5,000 "baby bond" from the government to help pay for future costs of college or buying a home. Clinton, her party's front-runner in the 2008 race, made the suggestion during a forum hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus
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So in 18 years, that will be worth about $13,000? Wow. That probably won’t cover books in 2025.
How much will $5,000 buy in 17 years? Probably won’t even cover the books you will need for 4 years of college.
Want to bet there are income limitations to getting the bond? Or that you have to forfeit the bond if you make too much money when college time comes?
So after Chelsea’s White House wedding, she will get 5 grand for the kid, lol.
This suggestion is supported by bar owners in college towns all across America.
Correct me if I am wrong.......won’t somebody have to pay for this lameass idea? Oh, yeah....you and me. What a crock of monkey crap. She was pandering to a crowd that is entrenched in an entitlement mentality.
Who suggested this, was about a year ago.
try lowering taxes Mrs Clinton. Your way means we’ll have to raise taxes to pay for it meaning parents will end up having less to give their children...
Will that include aborted babies?
Can you imagine the wall of pregnant women rushing the border for this one?
For a mere $5000 per head we will own you! The government never “gave” an American money without strings.
Yea, that’s the ticket. Give away more of taxpayers dollars money to those that probably shouldn’t be having babies to start with.
What a sneaky way to make sure every new born is entered into the nation’s database. We know who you are and what you are doing......
What good will another gubermint bond be to them? It is just like that farce of a SocSecLockBox. When it comes time to dip into the bonds, guess who has to redeem them? Yep, the taxpayers. That file draw full of those special SS bonds are nothing more than IOU’s for money that is already spent. There is no “investment” anywhere - the bonds are future claims on the taxpayer and at a rate that will astound and astonish. Our grand and great-grandchildren will have to kill us off in order to survive. These Hillary bonds are more of the same, nothing more that a Hsu ponzi scheme.
Talk about a Nanny State.
And the pot dealers.
“Take the King’s coin, do the King’s bidding.”
"We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."
"We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society.
"It's time for a new beginning, for an end to government of the few, by the few, for the few, and to replace it with shared responsibility for shared prosperity."
"We can't just let business as usual go on, and that means something has to be taken away from some people."
"We have to build a political consensus and that requires people to give up a little bit of their own turf in order to create this common ground."
"I certainly think the free market has failed."
"I think it's time to send a clear message to what has become the most profitable sector [oil] in the entire economy, that they are being watched."
"What I want to do is take those profits and apply them to alternative energy."
Karl Marx or Frederick Engels said none of these things; Hillary Clinton said them all.
The exact hour in which any social giveaway is introduced, will be the same hour that it is abused. Guaranteed.
Rush on this now...
I’m donning my flame suit and going in.
Why didn’t we think of this first. The GOP is the pro-natal party while the Dems are the abortion party yet they come up with a pro-natal policy.
But....it's for the CHILDREN!
lol! just print 5 grand and hand it to them, who cares if our $$ are worth less!
How about they just not take the $5K from us in the first place. Idiots.
She must really think Americans are stupid.
no, if this was GOP, it would be a 5grand tax credit, instead of outright handout.
“Every baby” means illegal immigrants can collect the money too.
Rarely have I seen electoral bribery taken to quite this simple and base a level. It’s almost impressive, in a twisted sort of way.
A brave soul you are.Good luck!
And that would be better
I never said he plan was perfect, far from it. Just that it was first and that irritated me.
.....and a chicken in every pot!
Off topic a bit, but has anyone noticed that when an image of Hitlery or Ubama accompany an article it almost always projects them at a sllight angle looking off into the disatance as if they are viewing their subjects.
Now, if this idea does not show Hitlery to be what she really is, there is nothing that will.
The people she's taking the $5K from aren't the people she's pandering too.
Don’t we already have a per child deduction from the income tax (the value of which depends up income and other deductions and so forth)? That allows parents to keep more of their money than otherwise would be taken (mostly wasted) by the government. Under Hilary’s plan, presumably everyone would get the “baby bond”, regardless of whether one pays income taxes. So what she is talking about is (not surprisingly) nothing more than another transfer of wealth from those pulling the wagon to those carrying it.
The people she's taking the $5K from aren't the people she's pandering to.
I sure as hell don't get it. You have to be "pur" to get it.
A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
- George Bernard Shaw
Rush says that when McGovern proposed this, he was laughed off the stage.
If Hillary gets in and you are just a working, heterosexual, white guy with no kids, you are gonna be soooo screwed.
Click this link and bring up my post#23; and yes, I misspelled dictatorship.
This is a form of what McGovern proposed at some point prior to the
1972 prez election. I think it was every man, woman and child in the US
would see a 10K deposit to his bank acct. I think it was a call to buy
votes. And we all know what Nixon did to McGovern! The most lopsided
landslide victory in US history. Wasn’t it 49-1 in terms of the state popular
vote? Or was that Reagan vs Peanutbrain in 1980?\
And now McGovern is throwing his weight behind Hilwitch!
We call that “bribing us with our own money.”
WOW! I didn't even consider that. Yup, you're right.
"Vote for me and get 5G" Could be a campaign slogan.
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