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Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said on Saturday that people should be “excited” about “being automated out of work” and suggested that she supports taxing corporations at 90%.

Ocasio-Cortez made the remarks while speaking at the left-leaning South by Southwest Conference & Festival in Austin, Texas — where she also said America was in a state of “garbage” and suggested that former President Ronald Reagan was a racist.

“We should not be haunted by the specter of being automated out of work,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “We should not feel nervous about, you know, the toll booth collector not having to collect tolls anymore.”

“We should be excited by that,” Ocasio-Cortez continued. “But the reason we’re not excited by it is because we live in a society where if you don’t have a job, you are left to die, and that is at its core a problem. And so there are a lot of different solutions— a lot of different proposed, uh, ideas about how we go about that.”

Ocasio-Cortez then appeared to support Bill Gates’ idea of “taxing robots at 90 percent,” explaining: “what that means— what he’s really talking about is taxing corporations at 90 percent, um, but it’s easier to say tax a robot.”


Ocasio-Cortez’s comments about how “its a core problem” that people should have to work in order to live goes back to her far-left Green New Deal, which stated that it would provide “Economic security for all who are unable or unwilling to work.”

Her remarks that people should not be worried about losing their jobs to automation is absurd, as recent reports predict that tens of millions of Americans will be jobless in the coming decades due to automation.

Polling from Pew Research has found that approximately 85% of American “support restricting workforce automation to jobs that are dangerous or unhealthy for humans to do, including 47% who support the idea strongly.”

“Over the next 13 years, the rising tide of automation will force as many as 70 million workers in the United States to find another way to make money, a new study from the global consultancy McKinsey predicts,” The Washington Post reported. “That means nearly a third of the American workforce could face the need to pick up new skills or enter different fields in the near future, said the report’s co-author, Michael Chui, a partner at the McKinsey Global Institute who studies business and economics.”

Ocasio-Cortez, who drew big crowds, was also the subject of criticism at the event as former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz slammed her Green New Deal.

“Going back to the Green New Deal, in the Green New Deal there is a proposal that says that by 2030 every building in America is going to be transformed to clean energy,” Schultz said. “Now, that’s a well-intentioned idea but it’s never going to happen. Let’s propose things that are true, that are honest, that are sincere, and that are realistic.”

“There’s nothing free in America,” Schultz continued. “So these proposals about Medicare for all, and free college, and a government job for everybody, that is not free. So someone is going to have to pay for that and that means that taxes for everyone is going to have to go up or someone’s going to have to wave a magic wand and do something that doesn’t exist but that has to be paid for by somebody and the difficulty in trying to pay for any of that is we’re sitting with twenty-two trillion dollars of debt that has to be addressed.”

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  1. P

    March 11, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    Are we sure this thing is of human nature? She looks of animal descent.

    • Grace Joy

      March 11, 2019 at 9:19 pm

      She seems to be morphing into a werewolf: Something that lives off the blood of others.

      • FAST EDDIE

        March 12, 2019 at 11:37 am

        No morphing required. That’s who and what she is.

  2. Rick

    March 11, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    Why don’t you tax everyone at 100% and we can live in work camps and shop in work stores and our children can go to school at a work school. You wont need a car because you’ll live next to your job..

  3. Rick

    March 11, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    People are clapping after talking her garbage, WHAT CREATURES ARE THEY NOBODY CAN BE THAT STUPID..

  4. daz

    March 11, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    Welcome to the lovely world of the SOCIALIST where someone else has to pay for everything.

  5. Linda

    March 11, 2019 at 9:34 pm

    Someone is feeding her all this crap. AOC is not smart enough to promote everything by herself without a handler.

    • Jaime.

      March 11, 2019 at 11:36 pm

      Perhaps Giorgi Soros?

    • Jaime.

      March 11, 2019 at 11:40 pm

      George Soros.

      • Linda

        March 12, 2019 at 12:45 am

        Could very well be that demon.

  6. Joseph Kempski

    March 11, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    Will someone shove a knife up its ass. Cortez is an asshole


      March 12, 2019 at 11:42 am

      NO, NO don’t do that! After seeing the picture at the beginning of this article, I want he to come to my home. With those beaver teeth, she could make a lot of firewood. I can see the chip flying which I can brun also. Think I’ll start calling her BUCKY BEAVER.

  7. LST

    March 12, 2019 at 12:11 am

    Is it just me, or does that dumb bitch appear uglier and more stupid every time she is mentioned?

    • DT

      March 12, 2019 at 1:37 pm

      You are right about that!

  8. Margie

    March 12, 2019 at 1:30 am

    Start hoarding cash, guns & ammunition!

    If Democrats can’t win power at ballot box the
    Communist Adolph Hitler Democrats will use our personal data collected by internet giants against us! They will go as far as limiting our ability to get financial loans, limit
    Supplies of Guns & Ammunition in the Stores!
    They intend to control us and let nothing stop them!
    Think Democrats in control of financial banking systems
    – Maxine Waters has already threatened us with this!
    They have MSM, Newpapers, Tech Giants, Big Corporations, Wall Street, IRS, Justice Depts,
    Majority Of Supreme Court all under their thumbs!
    This is Serious , not just crazy conspiracy theories!!

  9. Crystal Bradford

    March 14, 2019 at 8:22 am

    AOC is the that she says is stupidest and most ignorant imbecile ever to be voted in. She consistently spews bullshit and lies from her socialist mouth. the remarks about Reagan infuriated me, once again she knows nothing about nothing. She is profoundly stupid about law, economics, people, history, civics, etc. Her fantasy socialism that she said is like the Scandinavian countries is even incorrect. The only ones stupider are the low IQ voters that believed her free everything bullshit and actually got her in office.

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