The Pelosi Principle

 

Suppose the federal government confiscated 90 percent of the income of every private sector worker who earned more than the poverty level.

 

Then suppose the government used some of that confiscated money to pay government workers and the rest to provide benefits to people who do not work or earn less than the poverty level.

 

Would that be a transfer of wealth?

 

How would House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi answer that question?

 

She essentially argues that any diminution in the amount of money the government takes from Tom to give to Harry is in fact, a transfer of wealth from Harry to Tom.

 

The Pelosi Principle is this: If the government lets you keep your property, it is depriving someone else of it.

 

"The Republican bill is one of the largest transfers of wealth from working families to the richest people in our country — Robin Hood in reverse," Pelosi said at her press briefing last Thursday. (cnsnews.com)

 

After reading this several times, I was unable to process the stupidity of this kind of thinking. 

People like this are protected from being institutionalized by their political clout and their billions in wealth that they obviously deprive from someone else, by their way of thinking. 

 

I need help with this one.

 

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Comments (7)

  1. willsblog

    The whole point of Socialism is to legalize theft.

    March 16, 2017
    1. GovMisdirection

      I wonder. Reasoning like a socialist puke, can a master actually steal from his slave?

      March 16, 2017
      1. willsblog

        Hmmmmm, that’s a great question! I wonder if other Socialist Pukes care to answer that question?

        March 17, 2017
  2. cusijaimeflores

    Samuel!

    March 16, 2017
    1. GovMisdirection


      Samuel?

      March 16, 2017
  3. EyeVey

    Pelosi is seriously off her rocker. I truly believe she’s not all there.

    March 17, 2017
  4. cusijaimeflores

    Say what?

    March 22, 2017