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The math on reparations: total cost of $51 trillion and a tripling of the national debt

Brett Arends
The math on reparations: total cost of $51 trillion and a tripling of the national debt

Not only are we talking about universal health care and a “Green New Deal,” we’re also now talking about paying reparations. Democrats raised the idea on Capitol Hill last week, as part of their plan to blow the 2020 presidential elections. The immediate idea is to pay reparations to today’s African-Americans for the economic losses from slavery.