posted on Jun, 21 2011 @ 09:15 AM
Taxing legalized drugs would bring in a little more income and less would be spent on the failed war against drugs. Would this answer all our
problems? Not even close.
1. Military spending needs to be reined in bigtime. Geo-strategic goals re-evaluated and many oversea bases shut down.
2. Certain social programs need re-evaluated
3. Greater taxation for the top 2-3% of the income earners. These are the ones with vast wealth. Taxing those in lower brackets can hurt economic
growth, but the top 2% have much more than they will ever re-invest.
4. BALANCE THE BUDGET!!! I cannot stress this enough. The US cannot maintain massive deficit budgets in todays economic climate. I would suggest a
strategy to balance the budget within the next 5 years. Fiscal responsibility seems to be a thing of the past. Why?
I could go on, but i believe those are the main points that must be addressed. The US economy is much too big to be facing the issues they are now.
Taxing weed aint gonna cut it. I also think it would be terribly irresponsible to legalize such things are coc aine, heroin, oxy's, and the