posted on May, 13 2008 @ 08:28 PM
If you were running for President of the United States in 2008 against the current candidates, what would your platform be?
What would you do about the issues today?
What would you do about the economic crisis? How would you stabilize and eventually reverse the situation?
What would you do about the federal reserve?
What would you do to bring the value of the dollar up to its former glory?
What would you do about NAFTA?
How would you handle trade with countries? Would you continue free trade?
What would you cut / increase spending on? How exactly would you balance the budget?
What would you do to limit govt. ? (be specific and realistic... limit congress and senate terms for example)
What would you do about federal bureaucracies? (FDA, FTC etc.)
What legislation/laws would you create, repeal or modify?
What would you do about other govt branches? Example, would you allow president to appoint supreme court justices? Or would you leave it as is?
What would you do about Iraq? Would you leave? Would you stay? If so, under what conditions and circumstances?
What would you handle the war on terror? Provide reasons and specifics.
What would you do about Iran?
What would you do about China?
What would you do about bringing the military "back to shape"?
What would you do about the NSA, CIA and other military related agencies? Get rid of them? Limit their power? Be specific?
What would you do about the borders? Fence them? Build a wall? Guard them?
What would you do about immigration? Would you restrict immigration? Expand it?
What would you do about the "war on drugs?"
What would you do about the "war on poverty?"
What is your stance on gay rights, abortion, stem cell research etc? Allow, not allow?
What would you do about Global Warming and other environmental issues (pollution, garbage etc)? Agree with GW or not and what you generally do about
Would you allow drilling for oil and other resources in ANWAR (sp?) and off-shore coastal drilling? Would you continue to allow the govt. to subsidize
ethanol and other alternative fuels?
What would you do about the "food crisis"? (rising food costs etc, Example, would you continue exporting food to other countries?)
What would you do about Social security? Keep it or get rid of it?
What would you do about education? Keep financing it or use it somewhere else?
Feel free to include other topics I have missed. (mark them off so we know whats been added)
What would you do about health care? Adopt a national health care system or allow the current system to continue?
As you can see, many of these questions are broad and open. I left them this way because I am curious to see what some of the people are looking for
in a president. I know some of these questions don't apply to the president (or have any power over), but what would you encourage other politicians
Most of all, BE SPECIFIC. Please provide a brief idea on what YOU would do. Lastly, please offer a reason why you would do the things you would do.