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Clueless Ocasio-Cortez doesn't understand Dem corporatist strategy
American Thinker ^ | 11/14/18 | Thomas Lifson

Posted on 11/14/2018 7:22:51 AM PST by Pining_4_TX

It is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s glory and burden that she actually believes all the slogans that progressives mouth. She hasn’t yet realized that the Democratic Party coalition has a senior partner, of the ultra-wealthy corporate elite that provides campaign funding and institutional support, and a junior partner, the poor and minorities, the electoral cannon fodder who provide votes and (lately) mobs, and get freebies from the government in return. The junior partners get noisy public support (aka, “lip service”) from the Dem politicians, but the senior partners get the goodies – the regulations, subsidies, and tax breaks – mostly in private.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: amazon; corruption; cronyism; newyork
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Our new masters... Bezos, the Democrats, and their useful idiots, the mob.
1 posted on 11/14/2018 7:22:51 AM PST by Pining_4_TX
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To: Pining_4_TX

Look, half the American population has below-average IQs. This 50% deserves to be in Congress also and Alexandria fits the bill perfectly.


2 posted on 11/14/2018 7:27:27 AM PST by House Atreides (BOYCOTT the NFL, its products and players 100% - PERMANENTLY)
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To: Pining_4_TX

But she has a degree in economics and has met with a Nobel economist!


3 posted on 11/14/2018 7:28:43 AM PST by rey
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To: Pining_4_TX

4 posted on 11/14/2018 7:29:42 AM PST by Slyfox (Not my circus, not my monkeys)
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To: House Atreides

They will either pull her into line or it will be a lot of fun.


5 posted on 11/14/2018 7:31:21 AM PST by bigbob (Trust Trump. Trust the Plan.)
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To: Pining_4_TX
The idea that [Amazon] will receive hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks at a time when our subway is crumbling and our communities need MORE investment, not less, is extremely concerning to residents here.

Can she really be that dumb? Good grief, she's an econ major from Boston University yet appears to have the economic IQ of a bag of hammers. If I were BU, I'd revoke her degree, as she clearly does not understand economics.

6 posted on 11/14/2018 7:31:22 AM PST by econjack
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To: Pining_4_TX
It makes absolutely no economic sense to locate a corporate headquarters for a company with huge warehousing and footprint requirements near the of the most expensive cities in America-- Alexandria, Virginia and Brooklyn, New York. However, it makes perfect sense if you are looking for corporate welfare and influence peddling.

It may be past time to call in Mr. Clayton and Mr. Sherman.

7 posted on 11/14/2018 7:31:56 AM PST by Vigilanteman (The politicized state destroys all aspects of civil society, human kindness and private charity.)
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To: Pining_4_TX

“Our new masters... Bezos...”

He’s positioning his HA and people near DC and K Street for just that reason. He’s a serpent, and no patriot.


8 posted on 11/14/2018 7:32:56 AM PST by polymuser (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged today. - Chesterton)
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To: Slyfox

Wow, that’s going to give me nightmares.


9 posted on 11/14/2018 7:33:02 AM PST by Pining_4_TX (..Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you.. Joshua 1:9)
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To: House Atreides

My favorite quote of hers: “If you can’t afford something just pay for it so you can have it” Awesome advice! All this time I could have had a private jet and a 100 room mansion. All I had to do is pay for it and I can have it.


10 posted on 11/14/2018 7:34:24 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda
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She hasn’t yet realized that the Democratic Party coalition has a senior partner, of the ultra-wealthy corporate elite that provides campaign funding and institutional support,

KEY POINT, right there.

11 posted on 11/14/2018 7:36:56 AM PST by PGR88
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To: Pining_4_TX

She just hasn’t been paid yet. Once she gets her first “go along” check, she’ll re-focus to pushing her unicorn world on the rest of us for our own good.


12 posted on 11/14/2018 7:41:26 AM PST by TADSLOS (There’s No Way that EVERYBODY was Kung Fu Fighting.)
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Boston University should disband their economics department. She’s regurgitating what she learned there!


13 posted on 11/14/2018 7:42:02 AM PST by dowcaet
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To: Pining_4_TX

Butt, butt, butt........Just pay for it. How hard is that? So, I heard something yesterday about the new amazon hq in that the jobs it would bring would be around $100k+. And this mensa candidate and her new constituents are bitching about tax breaks for bezos. Some of those jobs could go to the locals don’t ya think? Fidiots. So, NYC or Alexandria Va.


14 posted on 11/14/2018 7:47:25 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH? #My2nd)
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Her ignorance is a reflection on the teachers and all the garbage they put into her head. As you may recall the old saying “Garbage in, garbage out” What else was there to be expected?


15 posted on 11/14/2018 7:47:36 AM PST by saintgermaine (saintgermaine the time traveller)
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To: Pining_4_TX

She’s an Idyat and is in way over her head


16 posted on 11/14/2018 7:48:37 AM PST by butlerweave
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But once you get past the shock of it all, she’s entertaining.


17 posted on 11/14/2018 7:49:54 AM PST by Jaded (Pope Francis? Not really a fan... miss the last guy who recognized how Islam spread... the sword.ag)
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To: Pining_4_TX

1. She disrespects Amazon by questioning the huge government subsidies.
2. The Washington Post turns on her like a pack of rabid wolves.
3. Entertainment for us.


18 posted on 11/14/2018 7:54:15 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Leave the job, leave the clearance. It should be the same rule for the Swamp as for everyone else.)
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To: bigbob

I would hope BEFORE the new Congress is sworn in that the Republicans rant loud and clear about a new member who is crying the blues about not being able to afford an apartment in DC on a congressional annual salary of $174,000. Make the PEOPLE understand just what a phony person they elected to serve them in the House of Representatives who ran on FREE EVERYTHING and NOW would like to have people help her out.

Do it OUTSIDE a session as I’m sure they aren’t allowed to attack another member on the floor of the House but a big loud noise needs to be made about it!

She must have family and apparently they aren’t willing to help her as they probably don’t believe the nonsense she spouts and if true, they’re smarter than the thing they raised!

Better bring a warm sleeping bag as you may have to sleep in the park...


19 posted on 11/14/2018 7:59:37 AM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Pining_4_TX

Also she’s demanding free electoral college for all.


20 posted on 11/14/2018 8:03:02 AM PST by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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