The United States isn’t broke. There’s lots of money out there. The problem is that private individuals are holding on to it. If the government would just confiscate all that personal wealth, we’d be back on the road to prosperity. Heck, we could probably even have yet another “recovery summer.”

That’s the mentality of people like U.S. Representative Keith Ellison – a cash grabbing tax-and-spend liberal who represents Minnesota’s 5th district.

“The bottom line is we’re not broke,” Ellison told a gathering of Minnesota Democrats. “There’s plenty of money, it’s just the government doesn’t have it. The government has a right, the government and the people of the United States have a right to run the programs of the United States. Health, welfare, housing – all these things.”

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