[Ed. – Just which demographic does he think this will resonate with? It’s like Democrats are competing to out-moron each other.]
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Monday unveiled an expansive program aimed at helping veterans.
The plan focuses on ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, creating a “state-of-the-art” Veterans Affairs health care system, ensuring that veterans receive equal treatment regardless of gender or sexual orientation and helping veterans once they return from service.
One of the funding mechanisms in O’Rourke’s plan is a “war tax” that households without military members would have to pay.
The money would go into a trust fund for veterans created at the beginning of each future war.
Households making less than $30,000 per year would pay $25; those making less than $40,000 would pay $57…