Christianity Will Not Save You From Socialism

  • Former Mayor of South Bend and Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg used the Bible as a reason to increase the minimum wage during the first primary debate. He also used the good book as a reason to justify his pro-choice position during an interview with The Breakfast Club.
  • Former Democratic President Woodrow Wilson was a highly religious man. He even said one of the main reasons we should regulate business is because “no one can worship God . . . on an empty stomach.” Of course, if you want to express your constitutional right not to worship God, you’re screwed.
  • Former President Jimmy Carter was so religious The New York Times even admitted that he was partly responsible for the rise of the religious-right.
  • Many Democratic Presidential Candidates have been highly religious — and highly socialist. These include Jesse Jackson in 1984 and 1988, Walter Mondale who ran both as Jimmy Carter’s Vice-President in 1976 and 1980 and was the nomination in 1984, and former Senator George McGovern who was the nomination in 1972 and a candidate in 1984.
  • In 2019, both Senator Sanders and Rep. Cortez argued in favor of capping interest rates. Sanders has directly used the argument that this is a good idea because most mainstream religions condemn usury.
  1. Wealth of a person would be capped at 300 times the average family fortune. Heavy taxes would also be applied to anyone who had wealth over $1 million.
  2. Annual income would be limited to $1 million a year and inheritances would be capped at $5.1 million.
  3. Every family would get a UBI — specifically, they would get a check equal to one-third of the average family income of the country at the time.
  4. Anyone over 60 could get a pension.
  5. Surplus food would be stored by government.
  6. Veterans would get healthcare benefits and a generous pension.
  7. All forms of education would be made free.
  8. All of this would be paid for by increasing taxes on the rich as well as through infrastructure spending that would raise revenue overtime.

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