The campaign ads write themselves: Elizabeth Warren has proposed not only rolling back the popular Trump tax cuts, but she wants to levy new taxes on wealth and free speech. And, of course, on guns, too!
Yes, the same Elizabeth Warren who invented an American Indian heritage to get an unfair advantage in hiring and promotion earlier in her career. The same Elizabeth Warren who falsely claimed she was fired for becoming pregnant. And now, the same Elizabeth Warren who has arguably become the front-runner among the current candidates for the Democrat nomination for the 2020 presidential race.
She’s talking about a YUGE hike in taxes on guns and ammunition. She wants to triple the tax on guns to 30% to promote “gun safety” initiatives. And she wants to quintuple the tax on ammunition to 50% for…more of the same.
And she thinks that’s a winning platform. I didn’t know recreational marijuana had become legal in Massachusetts yet.
Another Warren proposal would raise the tax on gun manufacturers from the current 10 percent “to 30 percent on guns and 50 percent on ammunition.” The proposal says the purpose is “to bring in new federal revenue that we can use for gun violence prevention and enforcement of existing gun laws.”
As she’s said before that the gun industry (along with just about every other private business in the country) makes too much money. They apparently enjoy too much free speech privileges as well.
Warren also proposes to create a corporate tax of seven percent to every dollar a company reports in profits above $100 million, and an “excessive lobbying tax” that will tax 35 percent to firms that spend $500,000 on lobbying. A 60 percent levy would apply to firms that spend above $1 million on lobbying, and 75 percent if they spend above $5 million.
No doubt her lobbying tax is aimed primarily at Wayne LaPierre and the National Rifle Association.
The bad news for Fauxcahontas? Hillary Clinton (“I can beat him again!“) has made it clear she may dust off her Mao jacket collection and seek a rematch against Trump next year. Right now, HillaryClinton2020.com sits as literally a blank slate, all ready to go.
And there’s still plenty of time for Michelle Obama to announce her candidacy given the current clown car of inept, second-tier candidates currently in the running.