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Title: Beto O'Rourke declares 'right' to live close to work; rich should 'be forced' to live among poor
Post by: mystery-ak on September 10, 2019, 11:48:43 AM
Beto: Living close to where you work should be a right for everyone

AllahpunditPosted at 11:31 am on September 10, 2019

I think he’s reached the “Mad Libs” phase of his campaign. He’s at two to three percent in polling, his big anti-gun push after the El Paso shooting hasn’t done much for him except give him a few viral video moments, so he has nothing left to lose by indulging his most progressive instincts and hoping the base responds.



Six months ago he might have filled in the blank in “_______________ is a human right” with “education” or “health care.” Six months later, as he’s circling the drain, he needs to stand out from the pack. And so instead we get “living close-ish to your place of employment.” W-w-what?

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https://hotair.com/archives/allahpundit/2019/09/10/beto-living-close-work-right-everyone/
Title: Re: Beto: Living close to where you work should be a right for everyone
Post by: berdie on September 10, 2019, 04:46:12 PM
Well, I retired in Oct of last year.  The drive was killing me. So I called my old office and told them what Beto says.  The told me they would get right on it.  I'm so happy. wink777
Title: Beto O’Rourke claims ‘living close to work’ is a ‘right’
Post by: Right_in_Virginia on September 10, 2019, 07:02:37 PM
Beto O’Rourke claims ‘living close to work’ is a ‘right’
Fox News, Sep 10, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke now claims you have a “right” to live near your job.

“Living close to work shouldn't be a luxury for the rich,” the former Texas congressman tweeted Monday. “It's a right for everyone.”

O’Rourke didn’t explain how it’s a right – or if he considers it a constitutional or a human right. But in a video posted on Twitter, the Democrat argued that living closer to one’s work would not only “reduce our impact on climate change and greenhouse emissions” but would also “improve the quality of life” for people.

In the video, O’Rourke claimed “we force lower-income working Americans to drive one, two, three hours in either direction to get to their jobs, very often minimum wage jobs. They’re working two or three of them right now.”

“Rich people are going to have to allow -- or be forced to allow -- lower-income people to live near them,” he said.


More:  https://www.foxnews.com/politics/beto-orourke-claims-living-close-to-work-is-a-right (https://www.foxnews.com/politics/beto-orourke-claims-living-close-to-work-is-a-right)
Title: Re: Beto O’Rourke claims ‘living close to work’ is a ‘right’
Post by: skeeter on September 10, 2019, 07:15:39 PM
鼻涕 O'Rourke is like the child who shouts louder and louder in order to provoke a reaction from mom & dad.

Whatta schmutz. Maybe he should start going by בוגער O'Rourke.
Title: Re: Beto O’Rourke claims ‘living close to work’ is a ‘right’
Post by: austingirl on September 10, 2019, 07:51:59 PM
鼻涕 O'Rourke is like the child who shouts louder and louder in order to provoke a reaction from mom & dad.

Whatta schmutz. Maybe he should start going by בוגער O'Rourke.

I can't wait to see him try to make the most outrageous statement at the next debate. It should be as awesome as his skateboarding.
Title: Re: Beto O’Rourke claims ‘living close to work’ is a ‘right’
Post by: skeeter on September 10, 2019, 07:56:54 PM
I can't wait to see him try to make the most outrageous statement at the next debate. It should be as awesome as his skateboarding.

Every time Trump blows it with a tweet or the rat media manage to drive down his approvals with some BS or other one of the rat clowns currently vying for the brass ring say something g really really stupid and remind everyone why the upcoming election is so critical.
Title: Re: Beto O’Rourke claims ‘living close to work’ is a ‘right’
Post by: Right_in_Virginia on September 10, 2019, 08:01:40 PM
I can't wait to see him try to make the most outrageous statement at the next debate. It should be as awesome as his skateboarding. 

Truth @austingirl  :laugh:

(https://glibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Beto-Skateboarding.gif)
Title: Re: Beto O’Rourke claims ‘living close to work’ is a ‘right’
Post by: libertybele on September 10, 2019, 08:13:12 PM
Truth @austingirl  :laugh:

(https://glibertarians.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Beto-Skateboarding.gif)

One of my favorite videos. :yowsa:
Title: Re: Beto O’Rourke claims ‘living close to work’ is a ‘right’
Post by: Cyber Liberty on September 10, 2019, 08:15:51 PM
I wonder if this applies to people who work at dangerous chemical manufacturing facilities?  Other Rats say they have the "right" to live miles away from their work and to say otherwise is "Environmental Justice."

Rats really need to make up their minds on this.
Title: Re: Beto: Living close to where you work should be a right for everyone
Post by: jmyrlefuller on September 10, 2019, 08:45:02 PM
Yes, it's a real issue. No, I don't think that government has the solution and declaring it a "right" like the left loves to do isn't going to help much.
Title: Beto O'Rourke declares 'right' to live close to work; rich should 'be forced' to live among poor
Post by: IsailedawayfromFR on September 11, 2019, 09:21:06 AM
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Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke says it is a fundamental “right” for individuals to live near their place of employment and that wealthy Americans should “be forced” to live among the poor.

“Living close to work shouldn’t be a luxury for the rich. It’s a right for everyone,” the former Texas congressman tweeted Monday evening.

The Democrat’s tweet also included a video further explaining his position.

“Here’s the tough thing to talk about, though we must. Rich people are gonna have to allow — or be forced to allow — lower-income people to live near them, which is what we fail to do in this country right now,” Mr. O’Rourke says in the campaign clip.
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/sep/10/beto-orourke-declares-right-to-live-close-to-work-/ (https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/sep/10/beto-orourke-declares-right-to-live-close-to-work-/)
Seems BOR is attempting to become the new AOC
Title: Re: Beto O'Rourke declares 'right' to live close to work; rich should 'be forced' to live among poor
Post by: 240B on September 11, 2019, 09:38:37 AM
Democrat campaign promises, all of them, are like listening to a gaggle of children running for class president. They really do not understand how silly they sound.
Title: Re: Beto O'Rourke declares 'right' to live close to work; rich should 'be forced' to live among poor
Post by: cato potatoe on September 11, 2019, 09:49:07 AM
This guy should serve as a cautionary tale for those who consider a vote for "moderate" democrats.  Underneath the inclusive campaign rhetoric is a tyrant in waiting.
Title: Re: Beto: Living close to where you work should be a right for everyone
Post by: thackney on September 11, 2019, 04:02:06 PM
Well, I retired in Oct of last year.  The drive was killing me. So I called my old office and told them what Beto says.  The told me they would get right on it.  I'm so happy. wink777

How many miles was your drive?
Title: Re: Beto: Living close to where you work should be a right for everyone
Post by: berdie on September 11, 2019, 04:54:54 PM
How many miles was your drive?



130 miles round trip. Traffic got stupid. So that translates to 5-6 hours a day. IF...the weather was decent.
Title: Re: Beto O'Rourke declares 'right' to live close to work; rich should 'be forced' to live among poor
Post by: austingirl on September 11, 2019, 05:29:52 PM
Tune into the democommie debate tomorrow night at 7pm CST and find out what else Robert Francis has in store for us. I hope we'll have a live thread.
Title: Re: Beto O'Rourke declares 'right' to live close to work; rich should 'be forced' to live among poor
Post by: Cyber Liberty on September 11, 2019, 05:46:54 PM
Tune into the democommie debate tomorrow night at 7pm CST and find out what else Robert Francis has in store for us. I hope we'll have a live thread.

You have my request to start one.  Ping me to it and I'll sticky it! happy77
Title: Re: Beto: Living close to where you work should be a right for everyone
Post by: thackney on September 11, 2019, 07:52:42 PM


130 miles round trip. Traffic got stupid. So that translates to 5-6 hours a day. IF...the weather was decent.

That is about mine now.  Through Houston (from South to East), so at least I get some options to miss some snarls.  But my time is only 2.5~3.5 hours.
Title: Re: Beto O'Rourke declares 'right' to live close to work; rich should 'be forced' to live among poor
Post by: Fishrrman on September 11, 2019, 09:14:05 PM
cato wrote:
"This guy should serve as a cautionary tale for those who consider a vote for "moderate" democrats.  Underneath the inclusive campaign rhetoric is a tyrant in waiting."

A vote for ANY "democrat" these days at ANY level of government, is a vote for communism-in-disguise.

Please show me where I'm wrong.
Title: Re: Beto O’Rourke claims ‘living close to work’ is a ‘right’
Post by: Hoodat on September 11, 2019, 09:26:57 PM
I wonder if this applies to people who work at dangerous chemical manufacturing facilities?  Other Rats say they have the "right" to live miles away from their work and to say otherwise is "Environmental Justice."

Hey, if this becomes law, does it mean that a chemical plant will have to be built near my house?  I long for the day that a huge plant or refinery is built in Atlanta.
Title: Re: Beto O'Rourke declares 'right' to live close to work; rich should 'be forced' to live among poor
Post by: austingirl on September 11, 2019, 09:39:59 PM
You have my request to start one.  Ping me to it and I'll sticky it! happy77
@Cyber Liberty
 :thumbsup: