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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needs a lesson in economics

So it appears that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez really needs to learn the ABC’s of Economics 101 before espousing her outrageous opinions about billionaires. I find it hard to accept that AOC, 29, who graduated from Boston University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and studies in Economics, believes she has the economic solutions for America. She said that “a system that allows billionaires to exist” is immoral. So what should we do with them? She later said, “I don’t think that necessarily means that all billionaires are immoral,” citing Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, and their philanthropy. Which is one of my points. We all start with nothing, but a very few create billions by building vast c ...