The Argument Against Idiots: I Deserve It Bailout Plan (Dumb email special)

How to win the argument de jour with logic and facts



 


The issue:

'We Need A New Bailout Plan'

What the liberal whiners say:

'I'm against the $85 billion bailout plan for AIG and whoever else. Instead, I'm in favor of an $85 billion "we deserve it bailout plan"! It works like this. Instead of giving the money to some big, dumb corporation, WE, the taxpayers get it. Let's just say, to make the math easy, there's 200 million taxpayers. $85 billion, divided by 200 million is $425,000! My plan would send $425,000 to every taxpayer in America! Even after paying a 30% tax rate, that's STILL $297,500 for EACH taxpayer. So, a husband and wife would pocket, with MY plan, a cool $595,000! Imagine what you could do with almost $600,000 in cash from the government? Pay off that mortgage! Housing crisis solved! Buy a beautiful new American car...save GM! Pay for a great health care plan for you and your parents! Health care crisis solved! Not to mention all the new jobs created by the infusion of cash into our economy!'

'Even better! That means, $700 billion divided by 200 million, is $3,500,000 PER TAX PAYER!!!!! With that kind of money, you wouldn't even NEED to borrow money for a home, you simply pay CASH for a brand new MANSION...the boom in the construction industry alone would spark the economy!'

'Well then, why don't we just take that money offered by that top government official needs, to help him get $31 million that was trapped in Nigeria, when his client died in an auto accident there? All we have to do is send him our company's signed, stamped letterhead, along with our social security number and banking information, so they can transfer $5 million into our account to settle the transaction. That's $5 million per tax payer!'

Your winning, logical, reasoned arguments

1. Do you even OWN a CALCULATOR? 85 billion divided by 200 million is $425. Period. With that, you can buy a sandwich and a tank of gas. Second, the proposed bailout was $700 billion, not $85 billion, you couldn't even get that right.

2. OK, 700 billion divided by 200 million amounts to $3500 per tax payer. Not bad, but certainly not a fortune.

3. Now you're onto something. Give me your SS number now, and I'll send it in for you.

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Crenshaw called the military's efforts to rid their ranks of extremism, "so obviously and clearly politically motivated," as the entire premise is based on reports that some active service members and veterans participated in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol.

"Mathematically, that's not a good indication of where active duty military stand or where veterans stand more broadly," Crenshaw said of the generalization that military personnel are extremists. "And I thought we were against that kind of profiling. Right? I thought that was against the liberal values that supposedly the Left stands for."

"But, Glenn, you know very well the Left is not liberal," he added. "The Left is very anti-liberal. And I think as conservatives, we have to say that more often. They have become genuinely authoritarian. Progressivism is not in sync with liberalism. All right? There's a big difference between an Alan Dershowitz liberal and a Democrat Party progressive. They're totally different."

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Many will remember President Biden's attorney general nominee Merrick Garland as the man Republicans refused to hold a Supreme Court confirmation hearing for back in 2016. So, was Garland's AG nomination just meant to be a slap in the face to Republicans? Glenn Beck thinks there's a lot more to it.

Given how focused Democrats are on rooting out vaguely defined "right-wing extremism," Garland's work in supervising the prosecution of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing suspects gives us a hint, Glenn suggested on radio this week. He said he's "all for" stopping dangerous extremists, but couldn't help noticing how Garland isn't talking about any of the destruction that happened over the summer.

"I am all for justice. I am all for making sure we catch the bad guys, as long as the bad guys are not defined to be on only one side," Glenn said. "Merrick Garland said [Monday] that there was no comparison between what happened on January 6th and what happened over the summer. That is because the Washington elites see themselves as better than somebody who owns a taco stand. I don't. The Constitution doesn't. They are the same crime."

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