Leave it to the Dems to rev up a race war through the allegedly “racial healing” that will supposedly emerge from utterly impractical reparations.
Just how impractical are these reparations?
Well, look no further than a recent media report regarding how staggeringly impractical, not to mention immoral, the entire reparations scheme really is.
As detailed in a report by Fox News, it will take an estimated $15 trillion to close the Black-White wealth gap.
Which is perhaps why the Biden regime is robbing everyone’s savings through rampant inflation, while simultaneously propping up illegals and others with multiple billions.
Guess that’s one way to achieve “equity” … the Communist way.
On top of the utterly outlandish, completely impractical figures associated with reparations, the entire scheme also depends on robbing Americans, several of whom have ancestors that had nothing whatsoever to do with slavery.
Manhattan Institute fellow Charles Fain Lehman provides deep insight into just how flawed the entire reparations scheme truly is, breaking down the inconvenient numbers and facts that Dems love to ignore in their pro-reparations proselytizing.
As noted by Fox, Lehman’s report effectively eventually concludes that “the only plausible party from whom you can get the money for reparations is the American government and by extension, American taxpayers.”
But of course. After all, taxpayers are the only ones who produce anything of value, relative to the massive fat cats in government.
And, as Lehman points out, those fat cats aren’t very bright, considering they want to rob the very immigrants they insist need to come to the nation now, however illegal their methods may be.
“That [reparations] logic becomes much harder to sustain when you have large groups of recent immigrants who are very obviously not implicated in historical injustice and who are also themselves often systematically disadvantaged … Asking those people to take responsibility for injustices 150 years ago is not something they are necessarily willing to swallow,” Lehman added.
After all, the Dems would be robbing hardworking Cubans, many of whom are staunch Republicans following their harrowing experience with Communism.
They would also be robbing multiple other Asian and Hispanic immigrants who came here legally, oftentimes starting their own businesses.
Businesses torched during BLM protests or other race riots, in some cases.
“Many Americans today are descended from people who arrived after 1865 … This is most obviously true in the case of Asian and Hispanic Americans, the overwhelming majority of whom came to the states following liberalization [of] immigration in 1965. But it is also true for large proportions of the White population,” Lehman added in remarks to Fox News Digital.
Well, the Dems and their brainwashed supporters don’t consider rather obvious implications of that.
Instead, they would rather rant and rave and start a race war if necessary, all to maintain their power and corrupt business dealings.
They certainly won’t be paying out a dime to reparations, that’s for sure, but they’ll happily raid Americans’ accounts in order to do so.
“I think it is telling that there’s a fairly wide range of what the actual estimated value of reparations is, and these figures get pretty big, pretty quickly … The large figure, that $50 trillion figure, is something like 2 to 3 times larger than the total annual U.S. GDP,” Lehman observed.
Well, math and economics were never Democrat strong suits.
Just look at “economics major” AOC. Then again, as she graduated from an elite institution in the Northeast, it’s no surprise she doesn’t know anything about anything, aside from how to generate the most online hate.
More than one commenter also had quite a few salient points to add to Lehman’s remarks, especially when accounting for the enormous welfare programs and other policies that have been put in place over the last several decades.
“The so-called U.S. government (read: taxpayers) have already paid $22 trillion (that’s more than half the national debt) since 1967 through the war on poverty as reparations. The net result is we have 4 times as many people in the welfare state. If there was a reparations debt, it’s paid. To give this a little more perspective, the $22 trillion spent on anti-poverty programs, is three times the cost of all U.S. military wars since the U.S. revolution,” the individual remarked in disgust.
And yet they still want reparations that are three times the total U.S. GDP.
Author: Ofelia Thornton