These two debates, in which the candidates fell over themselves offering free stuff, had one clear winner: President Donald Trump.
A staggering 28 percent of free blacks in the Crescent City owned slaves.
What is the price tag for “free” college and the elimination of college debt?
Two years after the first black president departed office, the 2020 Democratic candidates fall over themselves promising to combat “white privilege” and to address “systemic” or “institutional” or “structural” racism against blacks.
Does a government-mandated minimum wage help or hurt the very workers and job seekers that Ocasio-Cortez wants to help?
“I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents.”
Apart from the fact that the Schumer-Trump proposal is double the Obama price tag, the answer is: very little.
After all the studies and the near-unanimous opinion of economists — and even after the negative real-world effect of the minimum wage — it still remains popular.