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Ocasio-Cortez Says Middle Class Doesn’t Exist. The Numbers Tell a Very Different Story.

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Democratic Party candidate — and outspoken socialist — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been quoted as stating that the middle class in America no longer exists. This comment is, of course, utter foolishness as the numbers clearly indicate.

In fact, middle class incomes are continuing to rise, reaching the highest level ever, despite Ocasio-Cortez’s claim.

The median income for a household in the U.S. reached $61,732 in 2017, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released Wednesday. The level, up 1.8 percent from the prior year, marks the third consecutive annual increase.

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Breaking through the $61,000 mark is notable since it indicates the middle class is earning more than it did in 1999, reported The Washington Post. However, the Census Bureau heeds warning that the data point is not statistically significant.

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The Census Bureau released its report only weeks after Ocasio-Cortez announced in August that she doesn’t believe the American middle class even exists.

“Politically, this upper middle class is probably more moderate,” Ocasio-Cortez said on the podcast “Pod Save America.” “But that upper middle class doesn’t exist anymore in America.”

The comment came as Ocasio-Cortez was responding to a question regarding rank-and-file Democrats’ hesitance to embrace socialism. Claiming that the Democratic establishment was stuck in “’90s politics,” she asserted that the middle class hasn’t existed since then.

The truth of the matter is, with more conservative policies being implemented through the Trump administration, the country’s economy is beginning to right itself, proving that those principles are rock solid truth.

Let’s hope that this success continues to increase and flow through every demographic in this great country of ours.

Source: Daily Caller

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‘Pennsylvania Trial Court Rules’ Election ‘Was Likely Unconstitutional In PA’ & Gives ‘Legislators Power to Choose Electors’

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John Salvatore

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You can read the full court order at this link. If you know how to read legal documents, it’s definitely worth checking out. All in all, it looks like team Trump scored a major victory in Pennsylvania on Friday. YUGE! LOOK: https://twitter.com/Barnes_Law/status/1332530731231236097?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1332530731231236097%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F11%2Fbreaking-huge-judge-mccullough-rules-2020-pa-election-likely-unconstitutional-gives-state-legislators-power-choose-electors%2F https://twitter.com/ChuckCallesto/status/1332539464288268288?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1332539464288268288%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F11%2Fbreaking-huge-judge-mccullough-rules-2020-pa-election-likely-unconstitutional-gives-state-legislators-power-choose-electors%2F https://twitter.com/rose_unplugged/status/1332539045889462275?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1332539045889462275%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F11%2Fbreaking-huge-judge-mccullough-rules-2020-pa-election-likely-unconstitutional-gives-state-legislators-power-choose-electors%2F From The Daily Wire: Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine claimed Thursday that state residents might have to get used to wearing masks for another year. Despite promising results for COVID-19 vaccines from pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna, Levine cited the need to ration them in three phases as a reason for extended preventative measures, according to Penn Live. Levine said, “We anticipate we’re going to be rolling this out through the winter and then into the spring and into the summer. It could take a significant amount of time to immunize everyone in Pennsylvania. I anticipate we’re going to be wearing masks well into 2021, maybe to the end of 2021.”

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Not A Joke: AOC, Fauci, & Andrew Cuomo Nominated for ‘Person of the Year’ By TIME

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You’d think this would be an article posted by The Babylon Bee. After all, it literally makes zero sense to have AOC, Fauci, and Cuomo nominated for “person of the year.” It’s almost blasphemous, at this point. All three liberal radicals have done nothing to help their state or country – and that’s the way they like it. From New York Post: Dr. Anthony Fauci and the essential workers who have labored throughout the coronavirus pandemic are tied neck-and-neck as key nominees for Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year” award, a list on which New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have also landed. The annual poll opened on Wednesday and pulls from reader vote submissions, as individuals are required to vote “yes” or “no” when asked whether or not a specific nominee should be chosen as the overall award winner. […] Other nominees include artists Cardi B, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and one-time presidential candidate, rapper Kanye West. Georgia politico Stacey Abrams, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr’s names similarly got a nod, as well as American NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, the NBA’s Lebron James and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Is this real life? Would any of these people earn your vote?

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