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What do you think of my economic/political ideas?

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posted on Feb, 15 2016 @ 01:59 AM
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Hello Ats! A lot of you have seen me post on these forums about different things, mostly political, and I've heard from so many people. I've heard so many ideas and felt like compiling and writing down the ones I like most, the ideas I would put into place.. So, without further delay, here's a list of some of the main legislation I would introduce if I were in a position to do so.

1. Congress, Senate and judges given 3 year terms, can serve 2 terms.
2. Super pacs banned or contributions capped from any individual or entity.
3. Major overhaul of almost all 3 letter agencies, departments, etc. Including the fda, blm, irs, nsa, etc.
4. Get rid of the Patriot act and all similar legislation. Add amendments to the Constitution severely restricting the ability of anything similar being passed in the future.
5. Downsize or abolish the irs, and strip nearly all power they've been given. Introduce flat, and or a fair taxation system, in which does not favor any class of people. No loopholes, very few write offs. Get rid of or reduce some redundant and other encumbering taxes such as inheritance tax, property tax, etc.
6. Get rid of the federal reserve, and find a way to make our currency have literal worth again. Gold-backed being a consideration.
7. No more corporate subsidies, no bail outs. The restructuring of our dollar would include reform in how banks work - private banks could be allowed, but any bank with federal insurance or any other benefit would operate within strict standards, and never become too big.
8. Change the way the entire Healthcare and medicine system works. Encourage a more competitive market with access to all forms of healing. This can include many forms of alternative medicine practiced in eastern countries.
9. As a part of number 8, encourage an environment where hospitals can compete for the best care for the best prices. Reduce lawsuits where possible, solve most cases in small claims courts with maximum payouts for specific types of claims.
10. Expand the powers of the states to make their own decisions in different matters, give all land management and responsibility, as well as profits from those lands to the states. Include clauses in which allow the federal government to step in and operate and fund particular areas, such as national parks, but only at the request of the state.
11. Allow privatization of current government responsibilities where possible - such as police force, encouraging competition to be the best, yet having hired citizens in which are held responsible by local governments, and courts.
12. Pass trade laws both encouraging international trade, not raising taxes too high in most cases, yet rewarding minimum quality of life standards of the labor used to produce goods, such as reduced tariffs, or first preference.
13. Emulate and investigate practices in which kids learn the most, and enjoy learning the most. Early school and late homework has been proven faulty. Let's change it.
14. Last for tonight, but certainly not the least - make war a decision more people make. While creating term limits and reducing financial contributions may lessen unnecessary war, desired by the elite and rich... I believe a lot more representatives should be responsible for actually declaring war.

Anyways! Just wanted to share my views - what do you think? Anything to add? Anything you'd like to refute? I'd like to hear whatever anyone has to say. I hope everyone had a great weekend

-deadlyhope




posted on Feb, 15 2016 @ 03:03 AM
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a reply to: deadlyhope
Before we try to find solutions to the problems we experience in our society, maybe it's best to really identify them and try to get to the bottom of it. I heard an interesting analogy recently from an interview of either Austin-Fitts or Farrell that said that the system we're in that affects almost all the aspects of our lives- governments, law, banking & finance, education, health, food etc. is like a casino. We can't beat the system, it is rigged for us to lose. Sometimes some of us might get lucky and win the jackpot at the slot machines or win big at the blackjack table but we can never bring the house down.

Is this an accurate analogy or way off?



posted on Feb, 15 2016 @ 03:29 AM
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Privatize the police force?

Like in Robocop?



posted on Feb, 15 2016 @ 06:38 AM
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That sounds like Rand Paul to a tee,minus the private police force. All of those sound reasonable, what about a tax reform?



posted on Feb, 15 2016 @ 07:52 AM
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Here is a idea.

Make all politicians at the end of there term stand in front a jury of 12...



posted on Feb, 15 2016 @ 08:20 AM
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a reply to: avgguy

Yeah I mentioned taxes. It would either be flat or fair tax, and almost all other forms of taxes would be gotten rid of. Somewhere around 15-20 flat, or 20-25 fair would probably work. Or some combination. Of course there would be safety nets for those in poverty.



posted on Feb, 15 2016 @ 08:22 AM
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a reply to: crazyewok

This would be too convoluted in my opinion. It would require every citizen that could be called onto jury having extensive knowledge of politics, law, etc. The jury would likely have to have the experience of a politician to be qualified to judge their actions as an individual, while the government works as a bigger piece.

I do think politicians suspected of crime need to sit in front of a jury, or several, though.



posted on Feb, 15 2016 @ 08:27 AM
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a reply to: MaxTamesSiva

Somehow triple post.
edit on 15-2-2016 by deadlyhope because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 15 2016 @ 08:27 AM
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a reply to: MaxTamesSiva

Somehow triple post. .
edit on 15-2-2016 by deadlyhope because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 15 2016 @ 08:27 AM
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a reply to: MaxTamesSiva

I believe in some ways it is rigged for a person to lose. You really have to know how to play ball to get into higher places - even being a successful small business owner is a feat now days with high taxes, regulations, laws, etc... Things some bigger corporations have the benefit of simply ignoring.

On the other hand I do think intelligence and risk taking can still put a person in a good position overall. Most aren't the type to give up a comfortable enough life, so they just don't aim for more. I can say this for myself.

Psychologically, though, we turn on the TV and are told the economy is the worst ever. We get online and we find article after article that makes us think we need to be grateful for our minimum wage jobs, and praise the job creators.

Such mindsets create an environment that is not conducive to a strong middle class.



posted on Feb, 15 2016 @ 08:30 AM
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a reply to: AngelHeart

No, not like robocop. I do think the government needs to be involved in some way, but more likely state and local governments being the main entities that a police force would answer to I'm not sure how nationalizing this idea would go but I've heard very good results from some of the experimenting done.



posted on Feb, 16 2016 @ 01:40 AM
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a reply to: deadlyhope
How about a monkey wrench approach, will a boycott en masse, say non-payment of tax work? What are the pros and cons? Should we revisit Thoreau, Gandhi, King or Malcolm X? Will an Occupy Wall Street Movement template but more organized and more militant work?




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