Bernie Sanders and the Democrats claim Robin Hood stole from the rich to give to the poor when the truth is he attacked government to give stolen money back to the people.
I’ve seen a lot of articles that describe President Obama’s call for “a $175 billion tax cut for the middle class, faster and cheaper broadband internet, a week of paid sick leave, discounted mortgages paid for by raising taxes on the rich and inheritances” as Robin Hood economic policy. Politico
Sam Cooke’s well-known classic song “Wonderful World” contains these lines: Don’t know much about history Don’t know much biology Don’t know much about a science book Don’t know much about the French I took I don’t know what knowledge President Obama has of biology (his support of homosexual marriage makes
Obamanomics has been described as Robin Hood economics, taking from the rich to give to the poor. Actually, Robin Hood took back from the king (and in some traditions of the story from corrupt clergymen) what had been taken from the people by the government. In terms of popular culture’s
The Occupiers are calling for a Robin Hood Tax “on high-finance transactions and currency trades by banks and institutions.” Those proposing the tax — Bill Gates is one of them — want the collected fees to help the poor. Even the Vatican has gotten behind the new scheme. The church