For Two-Cents More: Would Elizabeth Warren’s Tax on the Wealthy Work?

Did Thursday night’s debate among the ten leading Democratic contenders for the Presidency result in any dramatic gains or losses for those who would lead the nation in 2020?  And would Elizabeth Warren’s two cent tax fund an array of social programs?   Warren proposes to fund Medicare for All, Universal Child Care, Free College Tuition, Cancellation of Student Debt and a host of other social programs through taxation of the wealthiest  Americans.  Warren says that all that can be paid for just by putting a two cent tax on every dollar of personal income over 50-million.  Would it work? That’s what On-Target’s Larry  Sparano and Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York would like to find out:

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2nd Dem Debate: Does Biden Have Enough Fire?

The second portion of the latest Democratic Presidential debate, broadcast Wednesday night, focused much more on the economy and health care – -both seen as main issues for voters heading into the 2020 election.  Biden basically held his ground, following the savage attacks from rivals that diminished him in the last round of debates. But the question now is –which candidate has sufficient fire win young voters and others, and to  take on Trump.  Filmmaker and social critic Michael Moore says it’s not Biden.  Following an interview with Moore, On-Target’s Larry Sparano chimes in, with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York:

Has Kamala Harris KO’d Biden?

It was her shining moment,  and it made Joe Biden look weak and apologetic for his past cooperation with segregationists in the 60’s and 70’s.  But was her dipiction of his ‘sins of the past’ enough to knock him out of what so far has been his strong position to take him all the way to the Democratic nomination for President?   On-Target’s Larry Sparano has some thoughts on that.  Here he is in conversation with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York:

 

Warren Takes Center Stage in First Debate

Ten of the 20 main(?) Democratic presidential candidates squared off on national TV Wednesday night.  Although President Trump said the were all “boring” there were some good take-aways from the debate. And many observers say that Elizabeth Warren’s performance increased her stature and strenghtened her chances of making it to the nomination. Here’s On-Target’s Larry  Sparano talking about the campaign season’s first formal engagement with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York: