Via Copious Dissent, we learn the reason why Democrat politicians hate honest, hard-working Americans and their values: Democrats have too much money to care.
Recently I read an article out of Washington about Millionaire Congressmen. From the article I learned that Nancy Pelosi holds stocks and property worth well into the millions. Harry Reid reported property around his hometown, as well as investments valued at several million dollars. Ted Kennedy reported four Kennedy family trust funds worth $20 million to $100 million. Mrs. Bill Clinton’s husband, Bill Clinton, made more than $10 million for giving speeches (they presumably hold joint bank accounts). Then in an effort to keep the story balanced, we hear that Mitch McConnel, the only Republican listed, had property worth between 1 and $5 million, along with retirement accounts worth close to $1 million.
I agree with his analysis of this, too:
Before I address two quick points, I must clarify that I am not against making obscene profits; we live in a free country and everyone has a right to their own pursuit of happiness. With that being said, it is pretty obnoxious that the people who want to tax the crap out of the economy, attack businesses that produce goods that people voluntarily purchase, and pretend to support the middleclass, are the ones who make the most money doing absolutely nothing.
I think the obvious solution would be some form of patriotism tax or war tax. We all know that freedom isn’t free, and neither is free speech. So why not tax people every time they say something unpatriotic in wartime? Say whatever you want, but pay for it. Questioning the President? Fork over $1,000. Saying the war in Iraq is lost? $5,000. Supporting Islamism? Sure, but pay $10,000 so we can buy some more guns to kill Islamists with.
I’m pro-tax, too, Dems, but only if the tax is narrowly tailored to helping America win this war, both at home AND abroad. And I suspect this particular tax will fall squarely on the people who deserve to pay it the most- the moonbat politicians who enable the terrorists with their defeatist remarks. Either they’ll suddenly become much more pro-American, or they’ll find themselves poor and then they’ll wind up living in pro-American neighborhoods anyway.