With $ 25 billion, we could vaccinate the ENTIRE world.
The last thing we need right now is more defense spending. It’s time to cut our bloated military budget and reinvest that money.https://t.co/rcnuYt085W
— Pramila Jayapal (@PramilaJayapal) July 24, 2021
How do you feed your family, how do you pay to see a doctor, when you’re spending, 40, 50, 60% of your income on housing? You don’t! With the passage of this historic budget reconciliation bill, we can build the affordable housing that our country desperately needs.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) July 23, 2021
Folks, we’ve seen this all before.
Republicans in Congress blow up the debt under a Republican president. And as soon as a Democrat enters the White House, they magically become spending hawks so they can hobble any proposed spending for Democrats’ programs.
Don’t fall for it. pic.twitter.com/NHyXubqzRa
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) July 22, 2021
How can Senate Republicans threaten not to raise debt ceiling (the amount government can borrow) for Biden’s proposed spending on families when they raised it to pay for the former guy’s tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporations?
Because that’s who they are.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) July 21, 2021
Now imagine that billionaire is a parent getting $ 500/mo for two kids too, because of their annual taxable income of $ 1. With an annual inflation rate of 3%, that’s like a sales tax of $ 294k on their $ 10 million in spending. Their buying power goes down more than the CTC helps.
— Scott Santens 🧢🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) July 19, 2021
“To help pay for the spending these provisions would collapse dozens of tax benefits aimed at energy companies — especially oil & gas firms — into three categories focused on renewable energy sources and energy efficiency.” #EndFossilFuelSubsidieshttps://t.co/Fi7CLpgQlj
— Our Revolution (@OurRevolution) July 14, 2021