As far as New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is concerned, the U.S. government MUST take money away from people he doesn’t like to start “actual redistribution” to those he thinks need it.
The New Yorker was actually talking about wealth confiscation.
What could be more un-American?
The communist New Yorker actually thinks he is going to run for president on this un-American ideal, too.
De Blasio made his comments in a talk about about slavery reparations during a visit to Las Vegas last Friday.
According to the New York Post:
“There’s no question that the issue of reparations has to be taken seriously,” said de Blasio, whose Vegas area barnstorming continues today, stating a clear, public position on the topic for the first time.
“I do believe the way to do it is to form a very public commission and say, ‘What is the way to address this problem once and for all?’”
But the communist mayor went even farther than mere slave reparations and said that we should actually just be confiscating the wealth of people he doesn’t like.
The un-American New Yorker added that there needs to be a “bigger discussion about income inequality and oppression of other groups including Latinos, Native Americans, Asian and women.”
“I think we’re going to need something bigger even in a way, broader even in a way, then some of the ideas that have been put out there,” he said to the approximately 35 attendees.
“I think a program of actual redistribution which includes much heavier taxes on the wealthy,” he said.
“The ultimate resolution has to be profoundly economic,” de Blasio said.
Notice the vast audience that came to see him: “…he said to the approximately 35 attendees.”
35 people. That’s all that cared to hear what de Blasio had to say.
And I’ll bet at least 10 were his own staffers!
Sit down and shut up, Billy. No one cares about your blathering.
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