You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade now to a modern browser in order to benefit of all our site's features: Chrome, FireFox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. [Close]

The Official Blog of Fox News Channel

"That's Socialism!" O'Reilly Takes On Professor Over Income Equality

Bill O’Reilly argued in Wednesday’s Talking Points Memo that the Obama administration is taxing the American people at record levels. He said that’s the reason why the economy is stagnant. Jeanne Zaino, an Iona College political science professor, debated O’Reilly on tonight’s Factor.

Zaino blamed political reasons for why the Census Bureau report shows record levels of taxes. To solve the problem, she said income inequality needs to end and health care costs need to be cut.

“That’s socialism!” The Factor shot back. “The ObamaCare tax is going to kick in at 8.3 percent. That’s another tax rise. The Social Security was reinstituted, that’s two more percent. They haven't cut a damn thing and you know it!”

O’Reilly continued, “Your basic thesis of income inequality is socialism. Don’t you get that? The government cannot impose income equality on a private marketplace.”

Watch the full debate above. 

Leave a Comment0

Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...

Connect with Fox News

Subscribe

Stay connected with the most-trusted name in cable news through exclusive videos, blogs, polls, contests and behind-the-scene details.

Get More Fox!

'Outnumbered' Set to Debut on Fox News Channel

They're outspoken, out of the box, outrageous and outstandingly smart! And he is outnumbered. Don't miss the premiere of a new panel show on Fox News Channel, bringing you a refreshing new twist on news. Check out all the details on "Outnumbered," debuting Monday, April 28 at noon ET!

Fox News Presents: 'My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck'

Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" will reveal who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Check out the latest installment: an inside look at Mutton Bustin!

Greta Is Wired!

GretaWire.com is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!