hooligan: What is the plan to pay for the plan? If you want all of those grand social programs these two elements are essential: an educated and skilled workforce and a constantly strong economy. No tax revenue, no free health care, etc. The economy has ups and downs and the US isn't exactly stellar in how it has been educating its kids. Among industrialized nations we're about middle of the pack in education rankings. That simply will not do. So, again, and it's an easy question, what is the plan?