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How can the government of the United States improve the country?

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posted on Apr, 27 2010 @ 10:26 PM
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"This should be the right board for this thread. If it is the wrong place, please move it to the right place."

There are many users who are posting various issues of the United States many current problems. From crime, to illegal immigrants, etc. But all we do is complain and type what ever comes to mind. Pretty much it doesn't fix the problem. So, I am asking people who think they know what the country can to turn it around from destruction. Please let's keep it civil and respect everyone's comment. There are many issues facing our county as we're voicing our opinions. Let's have some fun shall we?




posted on Apr, 27 2010 @ 10:43 PM
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well I would take the time to find my list,
provided it would do some good and be heard
by the right people in government.

I see ur from Sacramento, that kind of eliminates
you being Nancy Pelosi or Hilary Clinton. So I'm
guessing Maria Shriver Kennedy Schwarzenegger.

And if so, what good would it do now since
the damage has already been done???
Nothing done now will stop the economic
collapse. So really it's a waste of time to
re-hash. No offense ma'am.



posted on Apr, 27 2010 @ 10:43 PM
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There was a similiar thread here: www.abovetopsecret.com...

started earlier this month, but still plenty of room for more ideas.

As I stated earlier in that post, I agree with that expression:
"If you're not a part of the solution, you are part of the problem"

[edit on 27-4-2010 by manta78]



posted on Apr, 27 2010 @ 10:51 PM
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1) Hold new elections
2) Eliminate Electoral College
3) Stop the Propaganda campaigns
4) Spend less than 1 trillion $ a year
5) Shut down almost all Departments
6) Leave citizens the hell alone - unless the citizens request help.

This is my short list, I am sure I can conjure much more.
This should do for now.



posted on Apr, 27 2010 @ 10:58 PM
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Because of the patriot act we lost our privacy. Once "THEY" figure out someone is not a threat. They should stop monitoring them. They don't need to monitor people because they are on conspiracy sites, or because they joke around that they are majic.

They need to stop treating people like they are a experiments and not human. Am I just paranoid? Probably . hehe
www.youtube.com...

They watch because they are scared that if someone says the wrong thing on here, it would start a world war or something. I don't think so...

They wait for secret agents to let out information. Mistaking normal people for agents. I'm just paranoid. lol

www.youtube.com...



posted on Apr, 27 2010 @ 11:03 PM
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I've seen short lists, so I'll give mine is the same fashion.

1) Remove all military members form foreign soil, bring them home. Improve personnel tech rather than ultra-expensive tech. Bulk up the US Navy and Marine Corps.

2) Eliminate Social Security in a staged fashion. I can go into more detail if anyone wants to know.

3) Eliminate the Federal Income tax

4) Re-balance trade relations and remove prerequisites to our purchases. Reassess tariffs to a more equal footing.

5) Remove numberous Federal Agencies (ATF, IRS, FBI, etc) and Depts (Education, Energy, etc).

6) Restore the Senate to election by State Legislature (repeal the 17th Amendment)

7) Create (what I call) the Ellis Island Initiative to allow more people legally into this country. Allow a 1 year grace period for any illegals in this country to become resident aliens if in good legal standing. Any found to be criminal or are caught after the 1 year period will be sent to a random selection of other nations (not the one they came from).

Something rather inconvenient to them, like Guam (come on, Guam has to be good for something right?)

8) Decriminalize drugs and treat it as the health care issue it is rather than a criminal one.

9) De-Privatize prisons.

10) Decriminalize prostitution (state issue really), but I still agree.

These would help a great deal in my estimation.

Peace
KJ



posted on Apr, 27 2010 @ 11:08 PM
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How can the government of the United States improve the country?


Easy- by LEAVING. Leave the cash and possessions, and get out. *cocks shotgun* Unless Joe politician would like some birdshot in a VERY uncomfortable place...



posted on Apr, 27 2010 @ 11:11 PM
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Originally posted by KrazyJethro


2) Eliminate Social Security in a staged fashion. I can go into more detail if anyone wants to know.


I bet they will grandfather in those who are on it now. And end it. I feel they will do this soon.

There is going to be allot of homeless people that will die on the streets without S.S.I.


[edit on 27-4-2010 by Theone2000]



posted on Apr, 27 2010 @ 11:20 PM
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Three words!

RESOURCE BASED ECONOMY

"A Resource-Based Economy is a system in which all goods and services are available without the use of money, credits, barter or any other system of debt or servitude. All resources become the common heritage of all of the inhabitants, not just a select few. The premise upon which this system is based is that the Earth is abundant with plentiful resource; our practice of rationing resources through monetary methods is irrelevant and counter productive to our survival.

Modern society has access to highly advanced technology and can make available food, clothing, housing and medical care; update our educational system; and develop a limitless supply of renewable, non-contaminating energy. By supplying an efficiently designed economy, everyone can enjoy a very high standard of living with all of the amenities of a high technological society"

- The Venus Project; www.thevenusproject.com...

The activist arm; thezeitgeistmovement.com...

The main goal of this group is to provide information in the hope that people will become inspired and take it upon themselves to investigate further; A Resource-Based Economy is the system that governs life on earth. The monitory system is false and does not coexist symbiotically with life.
Please join, invite friends and share your thoughts and experience along the way. We are all part in the realization of this vision to find lasting peace on earth.

"As one, we can make this project happen. We have the power to decide if this is the future that humanity actually deserves, and in doing so may act with foresight to re-align our current crash-course"

- Sign the partition. www.thepetitionsite.com...

"We never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete”

- Buckminster Fuller


thevenusproject.com...



posted on Apr, 27 2010 @ 11:44 PM
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Ok, here's my Christmas wish list

I want America's Freedoms and Constitution back
I want corruption out of DC
I want representatives who vote for their constituents
I want a Supreme Court who rules according to constitution and not
party affiliation
I want a Gov system of checks and balances
I want future Presidential signing statements outlawed
I want deem and pass declared illegal
I want GW Bush's 9/11 pardon repealed
I want free elections not rigged by a machine, do it by paper
I want an unimpeded investigation of 9/11
I want lobbyist banned from any contact with gov reps
I want campaign finance reform, only $1,000 per person max
I want the Patriot Act repealed
I want our troops in Afgh and Iraq back home
I want MIL Black Ops budget cut by 1/2 and given to common sense
healthcare program and Social Security
I want Social Security Benefits restored
I want Israeli citizens out of US gov policy
I want the Fed Reserve Abolished
I want to revert back to the gold standard
I want the printing of money halted only to what gold we have
I want a balanced budget
I want the CIA abolished
I want the NSA scaled down by 50%
I want all MIL bases in foreign lands shut down if their gov doesn't
want us there
I want us to stop being the world's police man
I want transparency in Gov
I want Obamacare repealed
I want Foreign Policy respectful of soverign nations rights to govern
themselves
I want total Nuclear disarmament
I want bankers and Wall Street held accountable for criminal
misconduct
I want to repeal the NAFTA Treaty
I want to wean America off crude oil
I want America at Peace

this is the short list.

make it a law that if u r an American Company that
you have to make your product here. Else move
your .quarters to another country.

Eliminate the tax loophole for corporations that
allow them to file their taxes in a foreign country
when they have a profit yet file in America when
they have a loss to get more tax credits. That
is illegal in my book.

More jobs would be available if illegals weren't here.
Fix that problem and some of the jobs come back.

We need to focus on making the US an Industrial
Nation again. Where products are made here.
Majority of textiles have been shipped overseas.
Put an import cap on the amount of specific goods
imported.

America has become a 3rd world country due to
this industrial outsourcing.

take away half of that huge military budget and use it
to make loans to American Citizens (no interest) to
make products here in the US. Notice i said American
Citizens only.

Really enforce the laws already in place for illegals.
make it a primary directive for Homeland Sec instead of
monitoring 2 goat herders in Afgh.

Is this too much Santa?
Can u get all this on ur sleigh ???



posted on Apr, 28 2010 @ 01:03 AM
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Hmmm.... how could the soviets have improved Stalin Government ?
How could the Germans or Jews have improved Hitlers Government ?

I would love for my state to Succeed.... withdraw from the broken compact of the several states, for obvious blatant disregard to the bill of rights, states rights, and a thousand other reasons.

Succeed that is a way to fix it, but people are too uneducated & too dependant.



posted on Apr, 28 2010 @ 01:06 AM
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The best way for the government to inprove the country would be to drop dead.



posted on Apr, 28 2010 @ 08:23 AM
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Well, SINCE YOU ASKED.



From this thread-A little discussion about Revolution and the Declaration of Independance



Originally posted by endisnighe

Next I would like to give you my list of grievances.



A list of grievances-They; reference to the US Federal Government and the Banking/Corporate/Elite control infrastructure of varying governments and countries

They have abandoned the Constitutional rule of law-

• The congress has written and are writing legislation that supersedes and abrogates the Constitution
• They have instituted agencies that are unconstitutional in nature
• They have courts that regularly write new law by decree alone
• The executive branch regularly writes legislation and decrees
• The executive branch writes unconstitutional law
• They have instituted statutes that willfully and surreptitiously evade the true meaning of the Constitution

They have instituted a taxation system that is unfair and spurious in nature-

• Sales taxes that are unfair and detrimental to specific groups of people and products
• Income taxes that were instituted as a temporary measure have become permanent
• Income taxes that are detrimental to the majority of people and that are not instituted in a fair and reasonable nature
• Socialist taxes have been instituted to control the very lives they were instituted to “supposedly” help and have willfully spent these funds for whatever they chose
• Taxes across the board have come to a point that if you add them all up, for the average American household, would be an effective tax rate of 50%-75%
• They have instituted a debt that can only be said to enslave every man, woman and child in perpetuity
• They have disallowed our rights of trial by jury, for the income tax system

They have created a standing army that the likes of which, mankind has never seen-

• This army which is supposed to be for the protection of the US, in fact has become a global police force for the main purpose of enforcing EMPIRE
• This army has become so all encompassing of the world, that its very existence has eliminated our very sovereignty as a nation and the sovereignty of other nations
• This standing army was never meant to exist in the Constitutional mandate of the United States of America
• This army could be considered the control apparatus extension, of an elite class of people, to institute the very tyranny that our forefathers warned us of

They have instituted a fiat money supply and a Private Banking system that is unconstitutional in nature

• The Federal Reserve was instituted illegally
• The removal of gold and silver as the base for our money was instituted illegally
• The control of our money by an illegal institution has brought us to our very knees
• The control of the fiat money has been used to control and destroy sovereign nations around the world
• The institution of this system has in effect, eliminated the basic governance by “we the people”

They have placed treaties and organizations above and beyond our own governance

• We are supposed to be a sovereign country
• They have put the betterment of other peoples and countries above our own welfare
• They are attempting to institute a larger global governance above the Constitutional mandated system that MILLIONS have fought and died for
• They have instituted economic treaties to the detriment of our own people
• They have signed treaties that are in direct violation of our own Constitution
• They have initiated treaties that will eliminate our sovereignty to the furtherance of a Global Governing body
• They have joined an organization, that regularly has invaded and intervenes in the sovereignty of foreign nations
• They have signed foreign treaties with foreign countries, that have intertwined us in a battle that has existed for 1000’s of years and does not look like it will ever be solved

They have instituted measures to control and spy on everyone unconstitutionally

• They have instituted measures to divide the people
• They have instituted measures to restrict rights
• They have instituted measures to spy on citizens and people around the world
• They have instituted measures to be able to imprison anyone that goes against their measures of control
• They have committed acts of aggression against people and governments throughout the world, both to institute their ideals on and for their own purposes

They have by manipulation of courts and legislation, allowed a hegemony of elite people and organizations to be above the law

• They have instituted laws and procedures that they themselves do not have to follow
• They have turned blind eyes toward corruption in their very ranks
• They have allowed usurpation of rights and duties that they themselves are required to maintain
• They have willfully neglected to enforce laws, that would have negated the very tyranny that is rampant in this day and age


Now the solutions.

From this thread-If the Conservative Movement succeeds then What? My response!

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posted on Apr, 28 2010 @ 08:24 AM
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Originally posted by endisnighe
Alright, at this time I have pretty much eliminated several points and expanded explanations of others. Here is my latest form. This is a work in progress. I feel I need to set down what I stand for and put my thoughts in order. Thanks again everyone for your help. I will respond to each and everyone of you when I get a chance.



  1. Reinstate the Constitution; any and all statutes that restrict or go against the given rights of the States or the Citizens are removed. This to be fazed in as fast as possible. Presidential Orders that do not have Constitutional backing to be removed. Any and all following ideas refer back to THIS ONE, if there are any discrepancies. Items such as the War on Drugs, licensing for beauticians, or alternative medicine are direct causal problems due to this. There are already protections from injury due to being injured. As I said, all following and questions refer back to this one.

  2. Banking System-Federal Reserve to be abolished. Congress will be required to follow the Constitutional requirements to return to a commodity based monetary system. Be it Gold/Silver, or another conglomerate of commodities such as oil, corn etc. Nationalizing banks is an argument fought over many times in our past and I am sure into the future. I feel that something needs to regulate the out of control loss of value of our money. This may be repaired by reinstituting a commodity backed monetary system. Also a possible restricting of usury rates can be investigated. All assets of the Federal Reserve and any and all banks and individuals that have stolen money from the American People (e.g. Paulson with his sale of GS stock at a value of $300 million) to be used to pay off as much of the debt as possible. All of this to be determined by a trial of all involved in the fleecing of the American People. Barter and the like in no way will be infringed upon.

  3. Institute and keep the regulations required to maintain the functionality of our stock market. I believe a time based regulation is required here. Economists need to hash out controls, that in no way are a detriment to a free market but are necessary to stop manipulations in said market. No mass manipulation of stocks, like the Goldman Sachs computer software allowed even near the stock market.

  4. Instant removal of all Federal Agencies that are null and void in a Constitutional Government. Example Given-IRS, with the Fair Tax to be instated; ATF-all three things that are legal, why do we need an agency to enforce it? All contracts that exist right now, between the Fed and Private Corps to be reassessed and open bidding will be reinstituted. No favoritism allowed. Any contracts that are for things that are required for the Federal Government to do, will be dismissed, if it is the job of the government-do it.

  5. Removal of all our troops from all foreign soil except where they want us to stay. If they want us to stay, they will pay us 75% of all operational costs. This to be phased out over a 5 year period. We will set up a strategic plan for the defense of our country. Bases that are necessary to remain open for our defense. State Militias and National Guards are sufficient for our protection in country, but a necessary defensive posture in strategic locations around the world is still a viable necessisity. A necessary, non interference and retaliation for attacks Treaty will be written and signed by our country. Any and all countries wanting to join can. Our involvement in the UN will fall back to just a member nation, we will slowly completely pull out. Any involvement in any multi-national governing body is un-Constitutional. Any treaties that are now in effect that have ANY limitations on the American People, are henceforth abolished.

  6. All illegal immigrants will be given a 6 month window to sell all assets they do not want to take with them; they will be required to return to their own nation of origin. They will be allowed to hold their current positions, as long as that window remains open. We will pass a law that will give a fine of .5% of value of the business for hiring an illegal after this time. Also for each illegal hired, the corporate owner and board will be given a 60 day minimum sentence. For each additional offense, the punishment will be tripled. The illegal immigrants that are sent back to their nations of origin will be allowed to immediately request return and citizenship status, if they have never broken any laws except for illegal entry and have employment availability upon their return. All future immigration will be only allowed as our ability to absorb them. Exemptions such as for marriage, political refugees, and other such legitimate reasons on a per case basis. The ability to absorb, referring to unemployment statistics and other factors. Limited visas and the like need to be assessed and any nation where terrorist organizations exist, no visas are allowed to be given.

  7. All economic treaties, such as NAFTA that are, in direct violation or detriment to our countries sovereignty and economic well being, are hereby null and void. Regulations that are placed on our businesses that do not include safety or toxicity concerns need to be removed so that we can compete in the global economy. If these are not removed, than a tariff system necessary to make up for these detriments to our competitiveness needs to be installed. I feel just the removal of the regulations would free us up to become the masters of our own domain again.

  8. Energy exploration will be allowed unabated but all energy profits originally going to the Fed, will go to the people instead. Unabated in no way means unsafely or allowing rampant pollution. All avenues of alternative energy will be explored.

  9. All secrets not directly necessary for the absolute safety of the nation will be released immediately. Total transparency will be required and any and all attempts to circumnavigate this will end in jail time and expulsion from the country. FINAL.

  10. Corporate laws and regulations will be completely reassessed. And ALL CORPORATE LAWS PERTAINING TO CITIZEN'S WILL BE REMOVED! Removal of all Corporate Personhood. Corporations are not people; they will not be given the same rights as people. This is in reference to organizations that are allowed to lobby our government. Also with this removal, land cannot be owned by a corporation. This has to be researched and all necessary adjustments necessary made.

  11. Complete idiocy like the Monsanto’s killer gene GMO's, fluoride in our water, and other totally blatant idiocy will be outlawed. All the crazy agricultural regulations will be reassessed. Any and all collusion that caused these insufferable detriments to us shall be investigated and prosecuted to the fullest extent of our Constitution.

  12. Term limits, balanced budget, lobbyists, P.A.C. removal and OTHER control measures will be installed to stop the out of control career politicians (criminals).

  13. The Original 13th Amendment will be researched and if found to be thrown out illegally, it will be reinstated. This is in regards to the holding of Titles of Nobility and the holding of dual citizenship. Anyone with dual citizenship shall not be allowed to hold ANY office in our country.

  14. Any and all future laws will be required to be; posted on line 7 days prior to any vote. required to be in final form and will be required to written in common sense and common law verbiage, No pork will be allowed to be attached to any bill, constitutional justification necessary , no justification-no law, there is a limit to the length of a bill of 250 pages, if at anytime it becomes necessary to exceed this limit, the display period will be extended another 7 days for each and every additional 50 pages.

  15. A Fair Tax will be the only allowed form of tax to be implemented EVER. A use tax, per se, something that is applied for all purchases. Their will not and cannot be a luxury or sin type tax to be installed. It will only be allowed to be across the board rates. Allowance for removal of products is a possibility, like food, clothing or possibly rental of basic living quarters. All transactions other than this need to be enforced, including such items as the transfer of stocks and the like. What I am getting at here is a consumption tax. Something that cannot be avoided by the ELITE of our country. The more you spend, the more you pay. I suggest the removal of the food and such for the benefit of the poorer of us. Their purchases are more in line with their sustenance.

  16. All yearly property taxes will be eliminated. When you purchase your item, you own it! The government is not allowed to continually tax you forever on something. See Fair Tax proposal. This is in regards to the Allodial Title. This is not a State issue, any detriment to completely owning property hence having to pay future taxes on said property, is a detriment to our rights of ownership. Allodium Title-"land which is absolute property of the owner, real estate held in absolute independence, without being subject to any rent, service, or acknowledgement to a superior. It is thus opposed to feud." No more illegal use of Eminent Domain to take private land, if the land is needed for the use of the government that is allowed, no more better tax base bull.

  17. The current income tax amendment will be repealed.

  18. All federal licensing, regulations, permitting will be abolished if not directly related to interstate commerce.

  19. Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and other social systems will need to become opt in/opt out. A necessary transition phase needs to be instated to remove the PONZEII scheme from our necks. This right here will be the most important, behind reinstating the Constitution, for our survival as a nation.

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Originally posted by endisnighe
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20. Our current NATION’s debt will be removed as quickly as humanly possible. I feel everyone currently involved in government should be assessed a 95% tax rate on all current assets and future earnings until this debt is paid off. Other asset seizure should be implemented on companies involved in the Military Industrial Complex including all of the main stockholders and corporate officers.

21. A fourth branch of government needs to be introduced. The sole purpose of this fourth branch of government is to be the watchdog of the other three. If any member of any of the other three branches breaks any of the laws of the Constitution, this third branch will instruct a Federal Court to begin immediate proceedings of trial. Examples of violations-a holder of an office breaking their oath of office or a branch of federal government seizing property illegally. This branch will have the full authority to request investigation of any member of the government including the President. This kind of brings us to a quandary of its enforcement strength. Some kinks would need to be worked out. I know the Constitution has in it this provision, but we can see it has failed us. Choosing this fourth branch’s members should be in no way involved with anything that can be manipulated. Also it should not do any of the investigation or judgment, which should be left to the existing court system. It would need to only have appointment authority to start the proceedings against the individual or individuals. This branch could be the location of the start of the Petition for Grievances component. A member on ATS has some brilliant ideas behind this.



Well, now that I filled your thread, what do you think?



posted on Apr, 28 2010 @ 06:12 PM
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Originally posted by Romantic_Rebel
"snip... Let's have some fun shall we?


Immediately rescind all congressional benefits and salaries.

Immediately institute the Restore America Plan, BUT leave the Bill of Rights intact.

If our leaders are unwilling to continue in public service without salary and benefits, fine. Go home and fork yourself for a change!




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