Rep. Ellison (D-MN): "We need to create a real crisis" on Tax 'Cut' Bill

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"Unfair and uneven distribution of how these funds are going to be distributed."
by Brian Johnson

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN said the Democrats need to "create a crisis" to force Republicans to cave on extending current tax rates.  He also wants to continue with raising the Estate Tax for 0% to 50%, and to raise taxes on those making over $200K.

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Rep. Ellison, who recently became Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus,  repeatedly speaks in terms of redistribution, to fundamentally shift income spread, and iincome disparity.  At one point he speaks of Congress "giving away" $10T in the Estate Tax.  That's the problem with Progressives (read: Marxist). To Rep. Ellison, and others like him, the money belongs to the Government and they are being nice enough to "give" us, or allow us to "keep", some of what we earn.  They also don't grasp the concept that wealth is 'created', and is not static.  To progressives, if I earn a million dollars then I have somehow made it impossible for others to get their "fair share" of the pie, so the government needs to confiscate more of what I "earned" and redistribute it to those who don't have as much.  It sounds eerily like the Karl Marx quote: "From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs."  If these "Progressives" aren't Marxists, why do they co-opt so much of what Marx said and theorized? 

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