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If you were made "King" (or Queen) of America, what are the top 20 things you would do?

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posted on May, 20 2011 @ 07:28 PM
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What if you got a phone call from "them" and you were told that you would be the "King" (or Queen) of America for the next 48 hours and you could change 20 things. What would you do? How would you fix America?

Here's my 20 things....


1) Tell the UN they have 60 days to pack their stuff and get out of America. If they fail to comply they will be removed by force.

2) Repeal the 17th amendment. State legislatures should elect US Senators as intended by the Founders, not the people. Taking the power to elect away from the state legislatures destroyed individual state sovereignty and made the state governments irrelevant (thank's Woodrow Wilson)

3) End Social Security for people 45 and younger, give them their money back and tell them to plan for their own retirement, and if they plan poorly then too bad. Everyone 46 and older would still be eligible for Social Security. Over time those people will eventually die and there would be no more Social Security. If individual states want to have their own form of Social Security then fine, it is their right under the 10th amendment.

4) I would do the same thing with Medicare that I did with Social Security.

5) End the Department of Education. Education should be handled at the state level.

6) End the Federal Reserve and turn the responsibility of printing money back over to the Treasury Department.

7) End the IRS. Abolish the Federal Income Tax, and replace it with a flat tax of 15% on all goods purchased. Rich people by more expensive things, so they would pay more taxes. Poor people buy less expensive things, so they would pay less taxes. Regardless, everyone would pay only 15%.

8) If you are here illegally you have 30 days to turn yourself in to be deported. If you are captured after the 30 days you are going to prison. period.

9) I would overturn Roe Vs. Wade. Women would then be taught the importance of condoms, birth control, and abstinence. Why not Men you ask? Because Women are responsible for their bodies. If you get pregnant by accident then suck it up and deal with the consequences of your irresponsible actions. Murdering innocent life is not the answer.

10) No more bailouts for anyone or any company, no matter the industry or how big that company is. This is America, and in America if you take a risk and fail, or if you have poor management and fail, then too bad. Get out of the way so another company can take your place.

11) The second amendment is your concealed weapons permit.

12) I would abolish the EPA. If an individual state wants to have an environmental protection agency then so be it, but having one at the Federal level is unconstitutional (Article 1, section 8)

13) I would abolish any and all Federal agencies and/or programs that are not mentioned in the enumerated powers in Article 1, section 8 of the constitution, with the exception of the FAA. There is no way our Founders could have envisioned airplanes and the important role aviation plays in our society. If individual states want to continue said agencies or programs then feel free, it is their 10th amendment right to do so.

14) I would overturn the dishonorable discharge Specialist Michael New received for refusing to wear the UN uniform. he would be reinstated to an honorable status and receive all back pay and benefits due him. (Don't know who he is? Google him)

15) I would impose term limits on all members of Congress.

16) I would pass a law stating that any and all labor unions have no political relationships, and they are no longer allowed to campaign for any political candidate, no matter the candidates party. The only concern a labor union should have is for the relationship between their members and the employer(s) of said members. period.

17) End capital gains taxes

18) End the "Death tax"

19) End the Electoral College

20) Arrest Al Gore for orchestrating the biggest scam in the history of the world (Man Made Global Warming) Al Gore makes Bernie Madoff look like a petty thief.


Then I would sit back for a while until the results were in from my actions. When unemployment is at an all time low, the Federal deficit and National debt are both gone, kids are more educated, and can think for themselves, and our economy is stronger than ever I would then step down and allow the Country to hold an election for US Congress and President, and then watch the American people and newly elected politicians completely screw it all up again.
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posted on May, 20 2011 @ 07:43 PM
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1
restore the first amendment by banishing all free speech zones

2
excuse ourselves from all international bodies

3
restore the us constitution and end the patriot act and prosecute those responsible for it in any way

4
prosecute war criminals
kissinger, bush sr & jr, rove, cheney, oliver north, bill & hillary clinton, alberto gonzalas, janet reno, eric holder, john holdren, john yoo, and anyone else i left out who has added to the destruction of our founding documents

5
cut all foreign aid 100%

6
suspend all pay of federal and state employees

7
abolish the federal reserve

8
go back to the gold standard

9
end all official alliances and exit all treaties

10
round up and deport all illegal persons

11
establish term limits across the board for all government officials

12
end all wars of aggression and intervention across the globe

13
re investigate 9-11

14
open any and all ufo files and any known images and or videos

15
disband homeland security

16
close down haarp 100%

17
end the cia and a standing army

18
dismantle all our nuke stockpile to ten weapons only we only need this many

19
prosecute the cfr for subverting the constitution and people of the us

20
allow all citizens the right to vote no matter what



posted on May, 20 2011 @ 07:43 PM
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1. Stop all payments to foreign countries.
2. Bring all troops home.
3. Bring all manufacturing home and raise the minimum wage,
4. Create incentives for energy.
5. Create incentives for innovation.
6. Create incentives and repayment-for-work plans for education.
7. Make sure every person in the country had a baseline level of food, clothing, shelter, healthcare, and education.
8. Negotiate debt repayment plans, probably based on trade.
9. Put term limits on Congress effective immediately and make it easier to hold a referendum to fire crooks who do not live up to their published platforms.
10. Outlaw lobbyists, PACs, and campaign contributions by businesses. Limit electioneering time.
11. Stop the war on drugs.
12. Enforce immigration policies.
13. Enforce monopoly laws, particularly in banking and media as well as telecomm providers.
14. Do away with income tax and beef up social security.
15. Implement a flat sales/consumption tax.
16. Kill the Fed.
17. Encourage volunteerism.
18. Do away with religious tax exemptions.
19. Limit the federal government's powers to border enforcement, military, and intelligence organizations..
20. Cut military spending in half.

Guess I'd be tired after all this.I'm sure I've forgotten something.

edit on 5/20/2011 by ~Lucidity because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 20 2011 @ 07:52 PM
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Push the Big Red Button and get some marshmallows.



posted on May, 20 2011 @ 07:52 PM
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instead of encouraging volunteer--- I would replace with banish electoral college, make EVERY vote count.

I agree with the rest.



posted on May, 20 2011 @ 07:52 PM
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The country would be back in shape in a week! S+F for you wise king



posted on May, 20 2011 @ 07:55 PM
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edit on 20-5-2011 by Rockdisjoint because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 20 2011 @ 08:03 PM
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Repeat the OP's top 20.

and

1. Ban bicycle pants.
2. Make that fist bump-thing with the splayed hands illegal.
3. Make ninja throwing stars. . . manditory.
4. Apologize to the Queen of England and hope she takes us back.



posted on May, 20 2011 @ 08:06 PM
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Originally posted by OptimusSubprime
What would you do?



First thing I'd do is fake a new birth certificate.
Not at ATS readers are Americans, even if Americans seem to forget that at times.



posted on May, 20 2011 @ 08:14 PM
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1 Arrest George Bush and any admin member or secret club members
2Arrrest and disband DC lobby firms.
3Arrest ANY fed reserve or IMF officials
4Lock up Barry till he come across with 2 forms of legal ID
5Throw away the keys
6Bring our troops home an d secure the borders
7Make Ron Paul tour schools across the country, as well as perform constitutional testing for new congress members.
8Restore the gold standard.
9dismantle public schools and provide teaching materials for those interested.(leave it up to the locals)
10Legalize marijuana and promote industrial advancement
11Rescend all hunting/fishing licensing fees/requirements
12Abolish the irs
13Withdraw from the UN
14Restore the Constitution
15Reform the FBI to police the politicians
16Establish a voting system coordinated with SSN, making every vote count
17Retract the 450,000+ federal jobs Barry created since taking office
18Promote self reliance as a country
19Get rid of corporations running the prison system
20Thank God
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posted on May, 20 2011 @ 08:24 PM
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Originally posted by OptimusSubprime
9) I would overturn Roe Vs. Wade. Women would then be taught the importance of condoms, birth control, and abstinence. Why not Men you ask? Because Women are responsible for their bodies. If you get pregnant by accident then suck it up and deal with the consequences of your irresponsible actions. Murdering innocent life is not the answer.


I would NOT vote for you and I would not want you to be king, you like taxes and government, but you hate women?


If a female wants to have sex with 500 short hairy guys and happens to get pregnant by one of them then that fetus is there by consent, but as soon as she withdraws this consent, and force or threat of force is used against her in order to prevent her exercise of free choice to expel the "intruder" (the fetus), then she effectively becomes a slave. Not a slave to the fetus though, but a slave to YOU (the state), because YOU are preventing her right to exercise her free will regarding her own body.

Ron Paul is pro-life, but he understands this.
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posted on May, 20 2011 @ 08:53 PM
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1. Abolish the Fed, assess the gold reserves we actually have and institute a gold standard.
2. Dissolve Congress and the House (with a lifetime ban on rehires), suspend all federal judges and send them to constitutional civics classes.
3. Kill all corporate subsidies.
4. Repeal Obamacare, return Medicare and Social Security to the failsafe status they were intended to be.
5. Pull troops out of Middle East.
6. End all "Democracy Building" foreign payments. Institute a "Humanitarian Need" standard for all future donations.
7. Enact new laws that severely limit corporate funding to government officials. Also laws to prevent agencies from hiring employees of corporations that they oversee.
8. Ensure all future government servants are informed of the mandatory death penalty for corruption.
9. Hire new senators and representatives with term limits, Reinstate the judges that passed the class.
10. Resign.



posted on May, 20 2011 @ 09:58 PM
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These are some very good points, however...

I think you guys are so used to getting screwed over the years that you forgot some of the most important ones:

-Disallow banks from charging "service fees" instead of giving us interest on OUR money that they are using to turn huge profits off of the struggling sections of the population

-Shut down any insurance company that refuses to give money when it is needed instead of letting them demand that every single "client" of theirs have to go to court and pay a lawyer to end up getting a fraction of what they're "paying into".

-Divert the military and FDA from being publicly owned corporations whose primary interest is to turn a profit over providing the basic protection that the citizens require.

-Disallow media corporations from sponsoring election campaigns. Actually, disallow any corporation whos annual revenue exceeds $150,000. Obama and Layton proved that private sponsorship via small-town campaigns and online social media are amplesources of funding for election campaigns, and if we cut out the large corporations completely... let's just say we'd have a lot less "wars" and "poverty".

And on a more personal opinion of mine:

-Kill parliamentary buildings that employ thousands of people to make conclusions for us that we can all seem to come to by ourselves... online... for free.

-Stop pretending it takes this long to count votes for federal elections when every other developed country in the world manages to pull it off in less than 48 hours for a fraction of the "costs".
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posted on May, 20 2011 @ 10:05 PM
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Excellent additions. Insurance company lobbyists are the WORST. That's why I'd ban them ALL. And banks charging us for them making billions off our money...the world sure is upside down on that one, eh? And agreed about the regulatory agencies too. Profit models just don't work for things like this, especially if you want to keep corruption and greed out of the picture.



posted on May, 20 2011 @ 10:28 PM
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i would pull a Michael Corleone on every one.


TPTB, oil, pharma, monsato, wallstreet, banks, mexico, saudi arabia, the fed, canada, soros, environmentalists, islamic terrorists, idiots, and twitter for more ideas.




scare the piss out of everyone. then get on with life.

fear is a very motivating tool. don't like it? tough! it's for your own good.

i'd make stalin and mao look like barney.

i am taking donations for my 2012 run.





posted on May, 20 2011 @ 11:00 PM
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1. Return all troops and American Agents from around the world, closing all military bases. Only declare war when we are attacked by a country, not a group inside that country.

2. Cut foreign aid, zero money from the taxpayer goes to any country but the US.

3. Reform immigration policy. I would not round up illegals and deport them. I would open the border, but make them get proper paperwork. They would NOT become citizens, would NOT be able to receive any sort of social services, but they would be allowed to work, albeit under the same laws as a citizen. Meaning, they have to pay taxes, and have to earn minimum wage, but they can't collect on any services until they become citizens. Any company that hires someone without working papers would be shut down, seized by the government, and sold to the public.

4. Legalize all drugs, put the money from the "war on drugs" into abuse prevention programs, and a REAL "Truth" campaign that actually talks about the REAL effects of drugs. Not the brainwashing "truth" commercials we see now. Penalties for operating a vehicle, or otherwise doing criminal activity with drugs would be severely worse. Hemp would be legalized because of this, and would quickly start being used for fuel, paper, building materials, plastics, etc. Not by government mandate, but by the market deciding.

5. No company's highest paid person can earn more than 20x the lowest earning wage. Personally owned businesses would be exempt.

6. Nationalize health and dental care. Hospitals would be owned and operated by the government, Health care would still have to be paid for by the patient, but there would be NO price gouging like we see in the current system. Private practices will remain private. Drug companies would no longer be able to price gouge either. Open up the ability for health care workers to suggest holistic and alternative therapies.

7. Unemployment compensation will continue, although in a different way. People on unemployment must work a given amount of hours for a government agency, doing whatever task the person is fit for. Unemployment will not depend on your wages, instead would be a base rate for everybody based on cost of living in that area.

8. All laws must be against crimes with victims. There must be a complaining victim, who can prove (or the state can prove) that harm was done against. Police that violate the rights of citizens will be immediately fired from the department, and will not be able to work in any police department in the country. Stiff prison sentences will be imposed for police that use excessive force. Cases will be heard in a special Police court that is made up of 20 citizens from the area. They will decide if the officer was using excessive force.

9. Disband the TSA, NSA, and CIA. FBI will remain, but simply in an INVESTIGATION capacity, not hired government thugs. Local police departments will be responsible for everything else.

I'm sure there's more I can't think of now, so I'll post back later



posted on May, 21 2011 @ 02:07 AM
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1. Take the federal budget 13.5 trillion
2. Take the US population 308,745,538
3. Divide 1 by 2
4. Take the $43,725.32 per person
5. divide by 52 weeks
6. Take the $840.87
7. Ask citizens to choose cash, check, or charge
8. Pay each citizen their weekly portion in the maner asked
9. conduct stealth missions to local news stations
10. Walk on set live during to local broadcast
11. Report numbers on massive surge in consumer spending
12. Allow local reporter to ask three single part questions.
13. Meet someone for dinner.
14. The next day inform all federal employees that their portion of the $840.87 per person per week budget is being automatically diverted to the department of government that they so proudly serve.
15. Tell any department that is upset because they won't have enough money "tough noogies"
16. Throw a party each time a department like social security or medicade goes banrupt and falls into recievership being auctioned off. After all, every senior is recieving 3,363.48 dollars a month now.
17. Go skiing with the olympic team in training
18. Go to Japan for some Sake' (bring geiger-counter)
19. Pardon self and every non-violent pot offender in the U.S.
20. Go right up to the boarder of Mexico and smoke some grass.


David Grouchy



posted on May, 21 2011 @ 02:32 AM
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Well...I wouldn't do much except encourage all the states to consider a regional secession from the U.S.
Being a west coaster...my primary objective would be independence from D.C. and the Fed..
Don't care what the states choose to do from that point on. My personal interest would lie with the northwestern region of Cascadia.

Hopefully secession advocates aren't still regarded as being serious by federal agencies.

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posted on May, 21 2011 @ 02:33 AM
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Hang 19 politicians, bank execs, and corporate government owners. Then have Stephen Hawking slapped for that "there is no heaven" thing because it was stupid.
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posted on May, 21 2011 @ 03:43 AM
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Originally posted by My.mind.is.mine
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Hang 19 politicians, bank execs, and corporate government owners. Then have Stephen Hawking slapped for that "there is no heaven" thing because it was stupid.



IQ of over 200 = stupid?

Cool story.

Not ad hominem at all.

Triumphantly religious folk always come up with the cutest polarized "arguments".




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