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On Friday, Donald Trump Jr. took a moment out of his day to shred Economics Guru™ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) for her ridiculous claim that New York could somehow invest the $3 billion Amazon would have gotten as a tax break for building in Long Island City, located in Ocasio-Cortez’s 14th District of New York.

Trump Jr. tweeted, “Will someone please explain to me how it is possible for NYC to SPEND a $3 Billion tax break on anything? This is insanity.”

Trump Jr. was responding to the idiotic claim from Ocasio-Cortez that New York had given away $3 billion by letting Amazon come to New York, and thus could use that money to hire teachers and fix the subway. She said:

You know, I think it’s really important that we understand that we need to invest in our economy, but we need to invest in our people, and to give away $3 billion to a company that has a history of worker exploitation that’s paying below what the cost of New York City is not acceptable for us.

We need to have good jobs, and they need to come to the table as in — you know, any company that wants to come to New York needs to come to the table as an equal partner, and you look at how Google came to New York; it was not nearly as controversial as this, and I think it’s because of, they were willing to work with local communities.

She continued:

What’s great is that our economy, our local economy, is already growing. So I firmly believe that if we want to take that $3 billion dollars that we were willing to give to Amazon and invest it in our local community, we can do that. We can make those jobs. We can make 25,000 jobs. But we don’t have to give away and allow our subway system to crumble so that Amazon essentially owns a part of New York City.

We can create 25,000 jobs with Mom-and-Pops; we can create 25,ooo jobs with companies that are willing to come to the table, but we should not be giving away our infrastructure, our subway system, our schools, our teachers’ salaries, our firefighters’ budgets, to a company that has not shown good faith to New Yorkers. And we can ask for more because we deserve more.

What Ocasio-Cortez apparently doesn’t or won’t understand is that there is no $3 billion out there that New York could spend; it was simply $3 billion in unpaid taxes from which Amazon would have benefited by staying in New York.

On Friday, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough also ripped Ocasio-Cortez, stating:

What’s shocking to me is once again she shows how little she understands not just economics but even unemployment. She’s the one who said the reason unemployment is so low is because a lot of people have two jobs. She needs to learn basic things about what it is to be a representative … Just because she has a progressive agenda, which some people like, does not mean she has the city’s best interest. She showed me she only cares about herself and not about her colleagues … and not about the people she represents because those people would be getting jobs themselves.

Video of Ocasio-Cortez pontificating below:

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27 Comments

27 Comments

  1. Ed

    February 16, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    What’s that hip phrase nowadays? “I can’t even …”

    Well, I can’t and why the MSM keeps writing about this person, “I can’t even,” either.

    I think she and “Beto” would make a lovely couple.

    • Ernesto Garcia

      February 16, 2019 at 11:04 pm

      Why bother with the “dingbat” whose only qualification is her ability to sway her hips with MS-13.

  2. AlexM

    February 16, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    What’s even worse is that Cortez believes her own drivel!

    • Michael

      February 17, 2019 at 2:31 am

      What’s even worse than that is that there are actually other people that believe her shit! That’s how she got elected in the first place. Scary.

      • joe rutigliano

        February 17, 2019 at 10:26 am

        I AGREE ..THAT’S THE SCARY PART..PEOPLE AND OTHER POLITICIANS BELIEVE HER SHIT..

  3. Orville Nuttbeam

    February 16, 2019 at 8:14 pm

    Good Lord! She’s as smart as bag of rocks! Good luck New York! You voted her in so live with it! lol

  4. Mark

    February 16, 2019 at 8:34 pm

    I almost felt sorry for her a couple stories ago when people were picking on her but now it is even hard to come up with a comment. Listen Alexandria. New York was not giving away 3 billion dollars. They were bringing a company in to give 25000 jobs to people in your district and others and not taxing them 3 billion dollars. You know Alexandria like when you go to a store and they give you something for free. That means that you do not have to pay for it. Giving a company a tax break Alexandria means that the company does not have to pay 3 billion dollars in Taxes. Quit being a dumbass. Better yet keep being a dumbass and help the GOP.MAGA

    • Carol

      February 16, 2019 at 9:28 pm

      Well said Mark. Thank you. Oh Alexandria, they teach you all this in school. Were you to busy running the halls you forgot to go to class?

    • Ken Easterling

      February 17, 2019 at 7:02 am

      Mark, I was about to post the same as your post. AOC doesn’t understand the basics of economics. I wonder if she actually studied economics. I doubt it.

  5. Sharonk

    February 16, 2019 at 8:39 pm

    I used to think that people like myself who had a high school diploma and little else were at the low end of the totem pole because we didn’t have a college degree. If she is an example of what a college degree gets you, I am happy to say that I am glad I stopped when I did. My economics teacher in high school could have educated this young woman better and for probably less money than the professors earned while teaching her as little as she came out of the university with!

  6. ImJustAvg

    February 16, 2019 at 8:42 pm

    Interesting that AOC has a degree in ECONOMICS from Boston University! And doesn’t understand about tax breaks and tax incentives???? How did she get through college and get a degree????
    The Mayor of New York is crediting AOC with losing the Amazon Headquarters deal! But don’t lose heart New Yorkers, you can still order products from Amazon!

  7. Debbie White

    February 16, 2019 at 9:34 pm

    What I find hard to believe is what type of people even voted her in. What does that say about the voters that voted for her. Shaking my head. We are sure heading in a bad directions with all these Democrats.

  8. Gordon

    February 16, 2019 at 10:23 pm

    Altered Occasioal-Cortex strikes again !

    • Margie

      February 16, 2019 at 10:44 pm

      I thought she was dumb also until I googled
      Democrat Scocialist and read on their website how they have a list of Hitler playbook tactics to bring attention to their movement. They actually have a list of antics to use and one of them is to say or do outrageous things so
      Media will get people talking about them. I encourage everyone to go to their website and read the ruling membership requirements, who can serve on leadership roles & their list of things to do to get attention.
      They even talk about how Medicare for All is Scheme to financially ruin America.
      Completely nauseating!!

      They are following the exact path Hitler used to gain control! Very Scary for America, they must be eliminated now!!

  9. Ray

    February 16, 2019 at 10:40 pm

    The scary part is this dumb ass will probably get re-elected. The people that voted for her are dumber than she is.

  10. Ginny

    February 16, 2019 at 10:49 pm

    Google Democrat Scocialist and read their website.
    They encourage their people to use these tactics to draw attention to their movement. They encourage people to act out & even Tell Lies. It’s a real eye opener read!!!
    Scary how they are so organized and using the exact playbook tactics Hitler used to get control.
    They do want to destroy America Financially so we are forced into socialism!! Scary !!!!!!

    Hope Republicans are reading their website!!

  11. jackcandobutwont

    February 16, 2019 at 11:05 pm

    Hopefully this willl be the beginning of the end for cortez!!

  12. LST

    February 16, 2019 at 11:49 pm

    That bitch is so stupid, she wipes her nose after she shits. She takes a leak, and she believes it’s lemonade.

  13. madge

    February 17, 2019 at 1:41 am

    Didn’t she earn am economics degree at Boston U.? Haven’t heard a peep from them on their star student who climbed to the heights of the US Congress. Mmmm think they’d be proud of one of their own who did so well!!!!!

    • Margie

      February 17, 2019 at 2:22 am

      This woman is Dangerous to America!!
      Read the Constitution & Bylaws Of Democrat Socialist!
      These people want to Financially Break American
      Companies and they want to control all the money so we are forced to live on whatever crumbs of welfare they give us.
      Why has George Soros been allowed to stay in America &
      Why has his efforts to make America a Socialist Country been allowed to get this far???
      The Washington Egotistic Elitist hold all the money so
      3/4 must really want control over all of us.
      Vote Rinos Out & Vote Straight Republican in 2020 or our lives will be changed forever!!
      Everyone should be scared of this movement!

  14. Dangerous

    February 17, 2019 at 2:26 am

    Go to Democrat Socialist Website, Read their
    Constituents & Bylaws! What racist bigots!
    This should scare every American!
    This woman is dangerous to America.

  15. WEF

    February 17, 2019 at 6:13 am

    Keep talking you dumb bag of rocks. You are the best advertisement against Progressives.

  16. MaryAnn Anthony

    February 17, 2019 at 8:10 am

    Can’t she be removed for being so dangerous to our country. As soon as she opened her mouth after she was elected I knew she was a dummy. Come on people open your eyes.

  17. Linda

    February 17, 2019 at 9:33 am

    She needs to go back to high school and try to stay awake this time. She might as well take the people who voted for her too.

  18. Mike Hansen

    February 17, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Good Lord!!!! Is she REALLY that stupid????? LOL. You couldn’t make it up!!! She goes around talking like she knows what she is talking about, but every time she opens her pie-hole she just confirms to the people just how STUPID she really is!!!! I do feel sorry for the 14th District of NYC. How they must be hanging their heads in shame every time she speaks!!!!

  19. Mike E

    February 17, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    My suggestion is that she enforce her Green Deal in her district first.

    That means confiscate every car that uses gas, ban the sale of milk and meat in every store, restrict heating fuel in the winter, and start tearing down the buildings to rebuild them with their energy efficient replacements.
    The Bronx is going to LOVE doing this !!

  20. Boyd

    February 19, 2019 at 8:11 am

    I work for Amazon and we are not being exploited! Remember the cry “minimum wage of $15 an hour”? Well, that is exactly what Amazon did, and they give raises (albeit small, but more than a lot of people) every six months, wage adjustments for night shifts (I work that), holiday pay, even if you don’t work that day (who does that?), opportunity to get insurance as soon as you walk in, Personal Time Off, Vacation, all built in when you first walk in the door! I have not been “exploited” like this, ever! I always had to wait for at least one year before I can get insurance, vacation or any other benefit! Not here! Can you imagine New York workers who have never had a decent job like this to get one and have all the benefits after signing the papers? I’m sure they are pissed right now!

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