thelibra for President
, hereby declare that I am running for the office of President of The United States and are running for the Reform party.
In short, my platform is simple:
I am an American seeking solid and viable long-term reforms in: national security, dealing with terrorism, resolving the Iraq situation, education,
environment, energy, social security, health care, balanced budget, and the national debt.
I will elaborate upon these various points but here is an outline of my key platform stances: (please excuse any format problems)
1. National Security / Terrorism
i. Define “Terrorist”
ii. Public Disclosure of Anti-Terrorism Tactics
iii. Public Disclosure of Domestic Surveillance
iv. Standardize Processing for Terrorists
v. Investigate and Alleviate Causes of Terrorism
b. National Security
i. No foreign outsourcing for domestic security.
ii. Domestic Emergency Preparedness Operations
iii. Increased resilliancy for post-disasters and post-attacks
iv. Improve Seaports, Airports, and Border Security.
v. Reassess Domestic Surveillance and Public Disclosure
vi. End-Life-Event Prevention Program (meteors, supervolcanos, etc)
vii. No border walls, but sensor fields and rapid response instead.
2. Resolving the Iraq Situation
a. Creation of Blue Zones – Safe, Self-Sufficient Arcologies
b. Reduction of Forces to Blue Zones
c. State-of-the Art Security, Infrastructure, Water, Power, Police, Firefighters, Education, and Hospitals.
d. Shiite/Sunni Cultural Collaboration Projects
e. Train Iraqis to Expand Blue Zones in Size and Number
f. Innundate with anti-terrorism counter-culture.
g. Open talks with Iran, treat in same manner as N. Korea (phased).
h. Iraqi awareness of Iran’s influence.
i. Establish alliance presence within Iraq (like with Japan, etc).
j. Open more diplomatic channels with Iraq.
3. The 3 E’s: Education, Environment, and Energy...
i. Completely overhaul NCLB based on Educator Suggestions
ii. New Pilot Program Schools
iii. Professional Pro-Education Counter-Culture
iv. Special Needs Education Research
v. Parenting Workshops
i. Establishment of CO2 Emissions Standards
ii. Updating the EPA’s List of Toxic Substances to match CN and UK
iii. Update of New Car and Jet Emissions Standards
iv. National Mass-Transit System and City Incentive Program
v. Gas and Electricity Tax relative to reasonable conservation.
vi. Improvement and Expansion of Recycling Programs
vii. Trees Program, Green Roof Incentives, Parks Programs
viii. Domestic Food Incentives (to reduce transport costs).
i. No new coal plants, begin phase out of natural gas.
ii. Replacement of existing coal plants, starting with the worst.
iii. Alternate Auto and Jet Fuels Contests and implementation.
iv. Oil-Alternative Contest and development
v. Gasoline / Electricity Tax < reasonable conservation
vi. Conservation Awareness and Training Programs
vii. Alternate Electricity Source Research Priority
viii. Establishment of Energy Sciences Court (Judicial Branch)
4. Social Security and Health Care
a. Social Security
i. Establishment of choice to “Opt Out” of SS & applicable tax.
· Require proof of investment to opt out.
· Pre-Tax dollars used on Opt-Out, similar to FLEX plan.
ii. Re-vamping of existing social security program
· Handled as a national retirement pool.
· Principle is hands-off, added proportionally by subscribers.
· Interest doled out among subscribers.
iii. Law to Prevent “Dipping” into SS Principle ever again.
b. Health Care
i. Audit of Costs to Materials (no more $100 aspirin).
ii. Public Health and Preventative Medicine Centers
iii. First Aid and Lifesaving required courses in school.
iv. Audit of Cost to Insurers (no more 10x costs to insured patients)
v. Audit of Insurer Payouts (no more chintzing the bill)
vi. Nationwide pre-tax FLEX plan, with rollover, earning interest.
vii. Hands-off Law for preventing “dipping” into FLEX plan dollars.
5. Balanced Budget and National Debt
a. Return to a Balanced Budget
i. “No Dipping” laws for direct taxpayer benefits (like SS & HC)
ii. Limiting “World Police” actions to pursuit of specific criminals.
iii. Peacetime Army produces goods and services to offset own costs.
iv. 10% of Budget to go towards Savings and Investment.
b. Reducing the Debt
i. 20% of the Budget will go towards paying off the National Debt.
ii. Enact legislation to prevent future debt, except in cases of:
· Opportunities for better economic growth
· Wartime spending
I have many views on many subjects, and any and all questions will be answered as best I can. Stay tuned also for the
website as well, which will soon go into operation.
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primaries or general election
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I will participate in every debate and avail myself to questions from the general population
If selected in a primary election, I will accept the nomination to run for my party for The President of The United States and select a capable
running mate for my Vice President
I understand that if I fail to live up to the higher standards described herein, I may voluntarily or forcibly be required to end my candidacy or
Presidency if elected.