Democrats Don’t Really Care About the Little Guys and Gals

Article posted on July 22nd, 2015 by WhatAmIMissingHere

Elizabeth Warren at campaign event Nov 2 2012By James S. Robbins

Don’t listen to what they say, look at what they actually do.

It’s funny how preachy politicians and activist groups can be when it comes to pet issues like “economic justice.” Yet when it involves their private interests it turns into a case of “do as we say, not as we do.”

Case in point crusading Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, who said in her 2006 book All Your Worth that the idea that “you can make big money buying houses and flipping them quickly” is a myth.

If so, then in the 1990s Warren and her husband were myth-busters. According to a new report in National Review making hundreds of thousands of dollars buying a handful of houses at deflated prices and reselling them months or years later at a substantial markup.

Warren once said that “there is nobody in this country who got rich on his own,” and proved the point by amassing wealth based on the uninformed decisions of those who sold their homes for much less than they were worth, some of them elderly.

In another case, the same labor leadership in Los Angeles that has been pushing hard for the city to impose a $15/hour minimum wage by 2020 now is lobbying this week for an exemption from the very law they were backing   (my emphasis)

READ all of James Robbins’ comments from USA Today here.

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