When a statist sees a problem, they’re stock answer is always the same: More Government.
The online ride share websites are taking a small bite out of Seattle’s taxi campanies business. The taxi companies run to City Hall to complain and try to get some of that favorable treatment larger businesses get from government. The city government obliges and limits the number of cars the ride share web companies can have on the road.
But not before our socialist city councilwoman, Ksharma Sawant, pipes up to the local media that, wait for it, The City should take over taxi services. Yes, all the drivers would be city employees and all the cars would be owned by the city.
Not even Bloomberg was that stupid.
How do we revitalize the American economy? Raise the gas tax, impose a carbon-tax scheme.
How do we renew America’s sense of patriotism? Raise the gas tax, impose a carbon-tax scheme.
How do we lower gas and energy prices? Raise the gas tax, impose a carbon-tax scheme.
So no one should be surprised that the key to driving Putin out of the Ukraine with his tail tucked between his legs is to raise the gas tax, impose a carbon-tax scheme.
Says the man who says he wants to help the middle class.
Repetition is usually a decently effective sales technique. But it doesn’t work when you’re trying to sell steak knives to a person dying of thirst.