John Silber, Nobel Prize, Boston University Boston University discussed on Rush Limbaugh


Talkradio six eighty, WCBS the views and opinions you hear on talkradio six. Eighty WCBS are not necessarily those of the owners banishments employers and advertisers of w. CDM but they should be Audio soundbites are from Alexandria She, was on the daily show which is a a pseudo comedy show on the pseudo comedy, central, network on Thursday night And she was talking about Medicare for everybody Well everything for everybody and that she had to Nobel prize economic winners and that she had it figured out how are we gonna. Pay for everything she intends to get away now as you listen to, this and I apologize if you've heard it but the one thing you haven't heard is my take The really important thing about this to understand is, this woman has a degree in economics from Boston University Not Boston College, Boston University Boston University thirty years. Ago twenty five years ago had a great president is named John Silber and. He was fantastic and education he had done John Silber did a study of American has we're will textbooks And. He released the. Results of his study and one that I will never forget He said in one of the most common high school history textbooks The longest reference to ABRAHAM LINCOLN he can find was two paragraphs Two paragraphs in, an American history textbook for students He was sounding the alarm twenty five thirty. Years ago on what's wrong. With American, public education what students are being taught more importantly what they're not being taught Alexandra okay CEO Cortes is a graduate from Boston you she has a degree in economics, and it's clear she doesn't know. Anything and if this level this, degree of complete economic ignorance can get you, a degree in economics from a major American University then something is drastically terribly wrong. Here is the first illustration questioning even if you reverse the Republican tax? Deal that's only gonna, make up. Five percent of, what we need to pay for Medicare how do you pay for education. For everyone and, all your other ideas this is an excellent excellent question. And in fact there's a lot of. Back of the envelope stuff based on our values so for example I sat down with a. Nobel prize economist last week I can't, say that it's really weird But one of the things that we saw is if, people pay their fair share if. Corporations and the ultra wealthy for, example as Warren buffet likes to say if, he paid as much as his secretary paid fifteen percent if he paid a fifteen. Percent tax rate if corporations paid we if we reverse the tax Bill? But when raised our, corporate tax. Rate to twenty, eight percent which is not even as high as it was before if. We if we, do those two things and also close some of those. Loopholes that's two trillion dollars right there Ladies gentlemen this is this is a this is wandering aimlessly through our vocabulary In dire search of coherence this, is entirely incoherent and I call..

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