July 27, 2022 at 2:44 am #231737
Bernie Sanders blasted Democrats’ watered-down drug pricing plan.
“The American people want Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices like the Veteran Affairs does. The VA has been doing that for decades. The prices they pay are about half as much as Medicare. This thing will only apply to a certain number of drugs,” Sanders continued, noting that parts of the proposal would not take effect until 2026.
“So it’s a weak proposal. Is it better than nothing? I suppose,” he added of Democrats’ plan. “Pharma is spending millions to defeat a very modest drug pricing bill,”August 5, 2022 at 10:23 pm #231999
Another victory for the rich peoples supported by Democrats leadersAugust 5, 2022 at 10:36 pm #232000
The Democrats leaders pulling benefits from the workers to benefit the rich. It looks that Donald Trump was not the only problemAugust 5, 2022 at 11:14 pm #232001
Democrats failed promises. We are going to see them seating on the other side of the fenceAugust 7, 2022 at 3:20 am #232019
Bernie Sanders said: A so called inflation reduction act. It is just another bill to benefits the rich, the clauses that in some way benefited the workers were removed to please the Sinema, Manchin and the investor behind them. Those are the president and the Vice PresidentAugust 11, 2022 at 9:03 am #232112
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is being hailed as a life-saver for the planet and Biden’s presidency.
All smoke and mirrors.
Jean Su of the Center for Biological Diversity explains.
“This was a backdoor take-it-or-leave-it deal between a coal baron and Democratic leaders in which any opposition from lawmakers or frontline communities was quashed,” Su said. “It was an inherently unjust process, a deal which sacrifices so many communities and doesn’t get us anywhere near where we need to go, yet is being presented as a savior legislation.”
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The best clauses from that bill were removed to please sinema and manchin to motivate them to approve it and it will not affect their financiers They can fool the foolsAugust 13, 2022 at 8:56 am #232163
Biden backed down to Sinema
Sinema single-handedly thwarted her party’s longtime goal of raising taxes on wealthy investors.
She received nearly $1 million over the past year from private equity professionals, hedge fund managers and venture capitalists whose taxes would have increased under the plan.
For years, Democrats have promised to raise taxes on such investors, who pay a significantly lower rate on their earnings than ordinary workers. But just as they closed in on that goal last week, Sinema forced a series of changes to her party’s $740 billion election-year spending package, eliminating a proposed “carried interest” tax increase on private equity earnings while securing a $35 billion exemption that will spare much of the industry from a separate tax increase other huge corporations now have to pay.August 13, 2022 at 6:32 pm #232178
The capitalists cheating others. The US Congress is a social club of rich peoples
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