Jun 18, 2018 ~ Capitalism has not always existed in the world, and it will not always exist in the world. When this country started, we were not a capitalist [nation], we did not operate on a capitalist economy
Sep 2, 2018 ~ Ocasio-Cortez's claims that unemployment is so low because 'everyone has two jobs' - It's clear she doesn't know how unemployment is calculated. But also, the number of people with multiple jobs has been going down, not up as economy has been improving.
Dec 16, 2018 ~ Stupendously Ignorant Tweet From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the $21 Trillion that the DOD wasted in 'accounting errors' could have funded 66% of Single Payer Healthcare - The DOD hasn't received $21T total over all of US History. Her ignorance knows no bounds.
Jan 7, 2019 ~ WP gave four Pinocchios to AOC's claim that 'Pentagon accounting errors' could've paid for two-thirds of Medicare-for-all. She lamented that people care more about being 'factually, and semantically correct than about being morally right'
Jan 25, 2019 ~ AOC is racking up the Pinocchios - gets 3 more from the Washington Post saying 'a vast majority of the country doesn't make a living wage', that Amazon and Walmart pay less than minimum wage, and those companies get 'wealth transfer' from the public
Feb 15, 2019 ~ Green New Deal is unaffordable but no problem says AOC, 'Government projects are often financed by a combination of taxes, deficit spending and other kinds of investments, you know, bonds' - does not understand bonds ARE deficit spending.
Feb 15, 2019 ~ Amazon chased out of NYC by AOC and other crazy dems. Would have brought 25K jobs and $10s of billions. But AOC thought they were 'giving' Amazon $3B. 'We could invest those $3 billion' on 'more teachers, subways'. No, without Amazon generating that revenue, there's no $3 billion
Feb 15, 2019 ~ JCN, Job Creators Network takes out NYC billboard - 'Amazon Pullout, 25,000 Lost NYC Jobs, $4 Billion in Lost Wages, $12 Billion in Lost Economic Activity for NY, Thanks For Nothing, AOC! #Socialism Takes Capitalism Creates - ThanksAOC.com'
Feb 15, 2019 ~ Marc Thiessen writes 'Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an economic illiterate? she did not save New York $3 billion; she cost New York $27 billion.' Mayor Bill de Blasio laments how that was going to be 'a nine-fold return on the taxes'.
Feb 15, 2019 ~ MSNBC Host Donny Deutsch thinks AOC is a disaster for dems - 'if people in the party don't start to speak up against people like AOC who ... does not know what she's talking about, they're going to hand the presidency back to Donald Trump.'
Mar 9, 2019 ~ AOC calls America 'garbage' and trashes capitalism at SXSW. 'Capitalism is an ideology of capital', 'capitalism is irredeemable', 'Where we are is not a good thing' '10 percent better than garbage shouldn't be what we settle for' 'if you don't have a job you are left to die'. No.
Mar 9, 2019 ~ AOC trashes Reagan. 'a perfect example of how special interests and the powerful have pitted white working class Americans against brown and black working Americans in order to just screw over all working class Americans is Reaganism in the '80s'.
May 14, 2019 ~ AOC says 'what we're fighting against is a logic that says it is ok to pay someone less than they need to live, and we are here to say no more.' This is essentially Marxism. Which has led to hundreds of millions dead and the worst poverty the world has ever seen.
Jun 18, 2019 ~ AOC claims Amazon 'paying people starvation wages and stripping them of the ability to access health care'. Amazon responds '@AOC is just wrong. Amazon is a leader on pay at $15 min wage + full benefits from day one. We also lobby to raise federal min wage.'
Dec 7, 2019 ~ AOC looks totally ridiculous 'waiting on the haters to apologize after we were proven right on Amazon'. She killed a HEADQUARTERS that was bringing up to 40K jobs and $30B in revenue in her district. Amazon now adds 1500 ad jobs outside her district. Was probably going to anyway.
Dec 11, 2019 ~ The Job Creators Network took out a billboard in Times Square explaining to AOC that '25,000 Lost Jobs. 1,500 gained equals 23,500 lost jobs! Yep, this STILL sucks for NY.' AOC was recently bragging that she was right to force the 25,000 job Amazon headquarters out of NYC.
Jan 22, 2020 ~ AOC 'No one ever makes a billion dollars. You take a billion dollars. You didn't make those widgets! You sat on a couch while thousands of people were paid modern day slave wages, and in some cases real modern-day slavery. You made that money off the backs of undocumented people'
Feb 6, 2020 ~ AOC discovers that it is physically impossible to lift yourself up by your bootstraps, thus disproving that age old myth. 'It's a physical impossibility to lift yourself up by a bootstrap, by your shoelaces? It's physically impossible. The whole thing is a joke.'
Feb 8, 2020 ~ AOC explains the theories of 'famed economist Milton Keens' who predicted that by 2030 GDP and technology would have advanced so much that it 'would allow for everyday people to work FIFTEEN HOURS a week.' She may have meant Milton Friedman or John Maynard Keynes?
Jul 13, 2020 ~ Crime, especially violent crime is skyrocketing in NYC since defunding the police, no bail and the anti-police political environment. AOC explains that people are so poor they have to choose between 'shoplift some bread or go hungry that night'. 0% is that. Lots of murders etc.
Jul 17, 2020 ~ Joel Fischer pokes fun at @AOC's nonsense that NYC crime increase is hungry people stealing bread to survive. 'A heartbreaking video of starving New Yorkers stealing bread from CHANEL FLAGSHIP STORE ON THE 5TH AVE.' They drive a truck into store front. Break windows. Loot.
Nov 7, 2021 ~ AOC says more govt. spending, the very thing that is causing inflation, will reduce inflation. "it’s important to understand why it’s happening: supply chain, labor, and healthcare complications. We can address these issues by investing in infrastructure, wages, healthcare."
Feb 17, 2022 ~ Violent crime is skyrocketing in Democrat run cities due to their pro criminal, anti-police policies. Just when you think @AOC couldn't look more ridiculous, she blames the crime spike on "the child-tax credit just ran out... and now people are stealing baby formula."
Sep 3, 2023 ~ AOC explains inflation: "Propaganda around inflation and cost of living is so powerful, that we forget the very basic fact that corporations set the prices for their products. If a corporation raises its prices, and then makes record profits, that's not some invisible monster. It's just a bunch of greedy shareholders."