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08/20/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/20/2020 11:51

Joe Biden’s Democrat Party: All Out On Police, All In On Socialism

The Facts:

AS THE DEMOCRAT NATIONAL CONVENTION DRAWS TO A CLOSE, THIS WEEK'S PROGRAMMING, AND THE DEMOCRAT PARTY PLATFORM HAVE MADE IT ABUNDANTLY CLEAR THAT DEMOCRATS ARE THE PARTY OF RADICAL SOCIALISTS

  • On August 18, 2020, the Democrat party adopted their 2020 Democrat Platform, which has been called 'the most progressive document to come out of a major national party in US history.'
    • The platform 'draws heavily ' from Democrat Presidential Candidate Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders' Unity Task Force.
  • The platform is riddled with radical policies cementing the Socialist takeover of the Democrat Party:
    • The platform calls for reversing President Trump's Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts.
    • The platform reads it is proud to welcome advocates for a government takeover of health care by supporting Medicare for All.
    • The platform embraces radical gun control including banning the sale of guns and ammunition online, and banning the sale of assault weapons.
    • The platform calls for returning to the flawed Iranian Nuclear Deal.
    • The platform calls for reversing President Trump's Cuba policy which has put pressure on the Cuban regime.

DNC PROGRAMMING THROUGHOUT THE WEEK WAS RIDDLED WITH RADICAL POLICIES AND THEMES, INCLUDING INDIVIDUALS CALLING FOR THE ABOLISHMENT OF BORDERS, THE POLICE, ICE, AND THE DESTRUCTION OF CAPITALISM

  • Anti-Semite Radical Linda Sarsour spoke during the virtual Democratic National Convention saying the Democrat Party 'is absolutely our party.'
  • During one panel, a DNC panelist emphasized the party's radical stance saying 'we're talking about abolishing the police, we're talking about abolishing ICE, we're talking about abolishing prisons.'
  • While speaking during the virtual Democratic National Convention, socialist Bernie Sanders bragged that his 'radical' ideas are now 'mainstream' in Biden's Democrat Party.
  • A DNC panelist called for using the Green New Deal to further the 'destruction' of capitalism.
  • A Pastor at the virtual Democratic National Convention said America 'may well go to hell< /a>' if we don't have open borders.
  • During the playing of the National Anthem, the DNC encouraged individuals to kneel.
  • During the virtual DNC, Squad member Democrat Rep. Ayanna Pressley applauded rioters in Portland for 'rising up ' and pushing 'divestment.'

DEMOCRAT PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE JOE BIDEN HAS THROWN HIS SUPPORT BEHIND THE MOST RADICAL POLICIES EVER PROPOSED BY A MAJOR POLITICAL PARTY

  • Democrat Presidential Nominee Joe Biden has pledged to be the most 'progressive of any Democrat running,' and has turned to Bernie Sanders to develop his radical policy stances.
  • Following socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders' endorsement, Biden moved immediately to establish a task force with the Sanders campaign and work on issues central to Sanders' socialist supporters.
  • On April 13, 2020, Biden and Bernie Sanders announced six policy working groups focused on health care, education, the economy, criminal justice, immigration and climate change.
  • Biden, known for his past instances of plagiarism, has gone as far as copying Sanders' campaign messaging word for word in his unity task force release.
  • Amid calls from Democrats to defund the police, Joe Biden said that he 'absolute ly' supports redirecting police funding.
  • Joe Biden's $2 trillion climate plan aims to achieve net-zero emissions by imposing 'aggressive' regulations on energy producers, construction companies and auto manufacturers.
    • Joe Biden has said there would be no place for fossil fuels, including coal and fracking, in his administration saying 'we would make sure it's eliminated.'
    • Biden has made it clear that he would not issue new fracking permits for federal lands or waters.
  • Joe Biden's tax plan would shrink U.S. GDP, kill more than 500,000 jobs, and reduce after-tax income by around 2.6% across all income groups.
    • Biden has proposed a number of tax hikes but perhaps the most damaging is his plan to raise the corporate tax rate to 28%.
    • That would make the United States' corporate tax rate higher than the average among OECD countries and put our rate well above Canada (15%), the United Kingdom (20%) and China (25%).
  • Just six of Biden's spending proposals have a total cost of more than $6.3 trillion, dwarfing any potential revenue from his proposed tax hikes:

JOE BIDEN'S VP PICK, KAMALA HARRIS, IS THE MOST LIBERAL MEMBER OF THE SENATE, AND HER RHETORIC, AND POLICIES HAVE MADE IT CLEAR SHE IS IN LOCKSTEP WITH FAR-LEFT RADICALS

  • Both Harris and Biden have backed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez's $93 trillion Green New Deal, a proposal described as a 'wishlist to fix what they perceive as all that ails society.'
    • Harris backed Biden in 2015 when he was tapped by President Obama to 'spearh ead' the lobbying effort on the Iran Nuclear Deal, saying it was 'our best option.'
    • Biden has already shifted his education plan to include a $600 billion 'College for All' proposal Harris backed in 2017.
    • Both Harris and Biden have vowed to raise income taxes by an average of $1,400.
  • In 2019, Harris was ranked the most liberal of all her Senate colleagues, meaning she was even further left than self-described Democratic Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).
  • On the campaign trail, Harris said, 'we should have that conversa tion' on allowing the Boston Marathon Bomber to vote from prison.
    • CNN anchors were 'stunned' that Democrats were okay with terrorist voting saying 'these people are way out there.'
  • Harris once joked about killing President Donald Trump.
  • Harris repeatedlyignored the costs of her big government proposals in favor of pushing radical proposals with little basis in reality.
  • Harris said, it was 'fantastic' Ocasio Cortez proposed a 70% tax rate.
  • Harris not only co-sponsored Ocasio-Cortez's $93 trillion Green New Deal but was the first Democrat primary candidate to endorse the plan on a debate stage.
  • Harris was among the first prominent Democrats to sign on to Bernie Sanders' government takeover of health care that would outlaw private insurance and kick nearly 180 million Americans off their insurance plans.
  • Kamala Harris pushed for a repeal of the criminal statute that makes illegal border crossings a criminal offense.
    • H arris: 'We're not going to treat people who are undocumented [and] cross the borders as criminals.'
    • Jeh Johnson, who ran the Department of Homeland Security under President Obama, said that it is unwise to repeal the criminal statute, and it would increase illegal immigration from '100,000 apprehensions a month' to 'multiples of that.'
  • In February 2019, as illegal border crossings spiked to more than 66,000, an 11 year high, Harris dismissed security concerns as a 'distraction from the real issues.'
  • Harris has said that the U.S. needs to critically re-examine the role of ICE and 'probably think about starting from sc ratch.'
  • As District Attorney, Harris sided with then-Mayor Gavin Newsom 'in a political fig ht over' the decision to make San Francisco's a sanctuary city.
  • Like Biden, Harris has vowed to repeal President Trump's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and raise taxes on Americans by an average of $1,200.

RADICAL SOCIALIST BERNIE SANDERS HEADLINED THE CONVENTION; SANDERS HAS CALLED FOR TRILLIONS IN NEW TAXES, AND A GOVERNMENT TAKE OVER OF HEALTHCARE

  • Sanders is a self-avowed 's ocialist' who has openly said 'everybody knows that I am a socialist.'
  • Sanders has had repeated and close interactions with socialist dictators:
    • Sanders refused to recognize Juan Guaido as the legitimate interim President of Venezuela and has refused to call former President Nicholas Maduro a dictator.
    • Sanders vacationed in Cuba and has praised the Cuban revolution saying he was excited to watch Dictator Fidel Castro 'rising up against the ugly rich people.'
    • Sanders honeymooned in the USSR, and praised the Socialist country and the Soviet system repeatedly.
    • On April 10, 2019, Sanders introduced his plan for a government takeover of health care in the United States.
    • Under his plan, it would generally be 'unlawful' for private health insurers to sell health insurance to Americans.
      • Sanders indicated that his single-payer system would 'get rid' of drug companies.
      • When asked about insurance companies after the implementation of his single-payer plan, Sanders claimed that these insurance companies would exist for people who want 'nose jobs.'
    • On June 12th, 2019, Sanders argued on that Americans 'would b e delighted' to pay higher taxes for his government takeover of healthcare.
    • The Kaiser Family Foundation found that 60 percent of Americans opposed a government
  • Sanders has proposed various tax increases to pay for his proposals:
    • Sanders proposed raising personal income tax rates to as high as 52 percent.
    • Sanders proposed raising taxes on anyone making over $29,000 to fund his government takeover of healthcare.
    • Sanders proposed a 10 percent surtax on billionaires in addition to raising their income taxes.
    • To fund a government takeover of health care, Sanders proposed a 7.5 percent payroll tax increase.
    • In an accompanying white paper released with his single-payer legislation, Sanders proposed $16.19 trillion in tax increases. '
    • In addition to raising income taxes, Sanders proposed a 'wealth tax'
    • Both Biden and Sanders are pledging to enact the radical Green New Deal, a 'progress ive wish list to fix what they perceive as all that ails society.'
      • The combined components of the Green New deal will cost as much as $93 trillion, according to a study co-authored by Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office.
  • Sanders supports radical immigration policies:
    • Sanders has supported giving government healthcare to illegal immigrants
    • Sanders has called for the restructuring of ICE and has highlighted his voting against the creation of the Department of Homeland Security and ICE in 2002
    • Sanders supported legislation that would prevent law enforcement from arresting illegal criminals
    • Sanders has 'wholeheartedly' rejected cracking down on sanctuary cities and voted againstlegislation that would hold sanctuary jurisdictions accountable for defying federal law.
  • Democrat Presidential Nominee Joe Biden has pledged to be the most 'progressive of any Democrat running,' and has turned to Bernie Sanders to develop his radical policy stances.
  • Following socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders' endorsement, Biden moved immediately to establi sh a task force with the Sanders campaign and work on issues central to Sanders' socialist supporters.
    • On April 13, 2020, Biden and Bernie Sanders announced six policy working groups focused on health care, education, the economy, criminal justice, immigration and climate change.
  • Biden, known for his past instances of plagiarism, has gone as far as copying Sanders' campaign messaging word for word in his unity task force release.

THE DNC CONVENTION ALSO FEATURED RADICAL SOCIALIST ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ WHO OPENLY SUPPORTS DECRIMINALIZING ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND DISBANDING ICE, AND IS THE CREATOR OF THE $93 TRILLION 'PROGRESSIVE WISH LIST' GREEN NEW DEAL

  • After Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez defeated a senior ranking incumbent Democrat in a primary, she has been hailed as 'the future' of the Democratic Party by DNC Chair Tom Perez.
  • Before joining Congress, Ocasio-Cortez was a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), a group that believes in the 'abolition of capitalism' and 'that the government should 'democratize' private businesses - i.e., force owners to give workers control of them.'
  • Ocasio-Cortez, and others, have stressed that Joe Biden will be a vehicle for the U.S. to adopt her far-left ideas.
    • She has said her 'legislative strategy,' to pass her far left agenda is to elect Joe Biden.
    • She has said she will use her position on Joe Biden's Unity Task Force to push radical climate policies 'as much as possible.'
  • Ocasio-Cortez' brain child, the radical Green New Deal, is a 'progr essive wish list to fix what they perceive as all that ails society.'
    • The combined components of the Green New deal will cost as much as $93 trillion, according to a study co-authored by Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office.
    • The AFL-CIO, the National Arm for U.S. Labor Unions, offered a 'critical' assessment of the Green New Deal saying that the deal presents 'threats to our members' jobs and their families' standard of living.'
  • Ocasio-Cortez wants to abolish ICE and that 'we cannot go on,' thinking illegal immigration is 'wrong.'
    • Ocasio-Cortez has repeatedly renewed this call to abolish DHS, ICE, and Customs and Border Patrol.
    • Ocasio-Cortez has said illegal immigrants detained by ICE 'have not committed a crime.'
  • Ocasio-Cortez proposed a 70% tax rate which Vice Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris called 'fantastic.'
  • Ocasio-Cortez openly politicized the impeachment of President Trump calling it an opportunity to prevent a 'disastrous' election outcome and as a tool to pursue her Green New Deal.
    • Ocasio-Cortez also admitted she is for impeachment because she dislikes the President's policies.
  • Ocasio-Cortez has openly called President Trump's supporters racist.
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