“Many of you are well enough off that…the tax cuts may have helped you. We’re saying that for America to get back on track, we’re probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We’re going to take things away from you on the behalf of the common good.”
-Excerpt from a speech at a Democratic fundraiser, June 28, 2004 in San Francisco.
"The other day the oil companies recorded the highest profits in the history of the world. I want to take those profits. And I want to put them into a strategic energy fund that will begin to fund alternative smart energy, alternatives and technologies that will begin to actually move us toward the direction of independence.”
-Democratic National Committee’s winter meeting, February 2007.
"I prefer a 'we're all in it together' society. I believe our government can once again work for all Americans. It can promote the great American tradition of opportunity for all and special privileges for none.
"There is no greater force for economic growth than free markets. But markets work best with rules that promote our values, protect our workers and give all people a chance to succeed. Fairness doesn't just happen. It requires the right government policies."
"I think there are a number of mechanisms" that are possible, including "going after people's wages, automatic enrollment."
Wow!! Is it any wonder author P.J. O'Rourke referred to Hillary as "Hugo Chavez in a pantsuit"?