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Fixing healthcare,welfare,medicaid,social security,terrorism,medicare,economy,education,etc

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posted on Jul, 9 2012 @ 10:13 AM
The same issues have been around for numerous decades with both parties in full control. Time to try something new. Perhaps Washington isn't making the best decision for the tax payers because that is not who they are worried about pleasing.

We need to give Washington incentives to fix our problems. Washington gets your tax dollars no matter what , so their only motivation and incentive is to please the lobbyist and special interests groups for their Money. In just about every issue that the tax payer is unhappy with (healthcare,welfare,medicaid,social security,terrorism,medicare,economy,education,etc) there is a large lobbyist on the receiving end of our tax dollars.

1. First thing that needs to be done is to wake up all the sheeples that believe on the lesser evil (Democrats and Republicans).

2. Once everyone realizes that our gov't is for hire (to the highest bidders, typically lobbyist and special interests groups) then we can focus on the REAL problem (corruption in Washington) and not the symptoms (healthcare,welfare,medicaid,social security,terrorism,medicare,economy,etc ).

The problem is that our Politicians are blinded by monetary influences and are REQUIRED to accept the money in order to survive. The decision made in Washington are not made with the intention of fixing the problems for the tax payers, rather with the intention of making more money for the lobbyist and the special interest groups. That is why the tax payers always gets the bills and the lobbyist always wins because they use our money to buy their products and services.

3. Fix the problem:

a. Both Republicans and Democrats MUST demand that the GOP and the DNC stop talking about the symptoms and stop trying to fix the symptoms: (healthcare,welfare,medicaid,social security,terrorism,medicare,economy,etc).

Both parties have had full control of congress and the presidency and none of those problems that have existed for numerous decades have been addressed.

b. Both Republicans and Democrats MUST demand that the GOP and the DNC work together to address the real problem. I can't think of a better issue for the GOP and the DNC to work together on than stopping the amount of monetary influences being thrown at Washington officials.

To get it started here are some possible things that might help minimize the monetary influences in Washington:

1. Use tax payers money to give bonuses for every member in congress that is involved with the legislation that solves or gets one of the following issues under control (healthcare,immigration,welfare,medicaid,social security,terrorism,medicare,economy,debt,education,etc)

2. Use tax payers money to give bonuses for every member in congress that is involved with the legislation that reduces tax payers money.

3. Make it illegal and enforce the law for insider trading in Washington.

4. Term limits for congress.

5. only tax payers money can be used to campaign and run for elections.

6. Only gov't run media sources (tv,radio,internet) can be used to publish the candidates views. Each candidate will have their own webpage and given equal time to state their views and opinions on radio and tv.

7. Candidates can not solicite advertising, nor be guest speakers on any of the MSM sources unless all of them get equal and time equal questions.

8. The #1 issue to be addressed in washington will be determined by e voting versus monetary influences with auditing capabilities. Mobile and Public voting stations can be setup at gov't facilities: schools,libraries,police stations,internet,etc..

9. Weekly/ monthly address by the president and congress on update on the the #1 issue.

10. Bonuses based on the publics approval on how well Washington is doing.

11. All gov't officials meeting with private contracters must be open and televised.

12. All gov't officials and immediate family must not own any stocks while serving or after serving. Tax payers will pick up the compensation and pay front a hefty salary.

13. All gov't officials must use the services they legislate: healthcare,education,etc.

posted on Jul, 9 2012 @ 11:06 AM
I understand where you're coming from, but what you're advocating is basically fixing the engines on the Titanic.

It's too late, in my opinion. The time to change directions has come and gone. We've already struck the iceberg.

posted on Jul, 9 2012 @ 02:37 PM
reply to post by FissionSurplus

Its definitely to late for this upcoming election, but as long as people wake up its never to late and I'm not much for giving up or losing hope. Although , I agree the chances of the sheeples waking up is slim, but over time who knows?

The bottom line is those issues will never be fixed because we are treating the symptoms and not the problem.

edit on 9-7-2012 by interupt42 because: (no reason given)

posted on Jul, 9 2012 @ 02:45 PM
There is no single right answer to any of those problems. Solutions come with positives and negatives. Each person has different opinions on the issues and are influenced by many different factors.

posted on Jul, 9 2012 @ 02:49 PM
reply to post by interupt42

Use tax payers money to give bonuses

Most of them are already rich. Do they really need a BONUS to do the job we elected them for?

I agree with what your saying needs fixing, but the biggest question is if Americans are ready to make sacrifices to ween themselves off government dependency.

posted on Jul, 9 2012 @ 03:41 PM
reply to post by jam321

I agree that they are all millionaires. However, I have met lots of millionaires and never found one that didn't like more money.

You bring up a great point about society being able to take care of themselves without government dependence.

However, we got to start fixing the core of this country that is rotten.

I started this thread because of a comment and a question posted on another thread which basically said " Its easy to point out the issues but what are the solutions".

IMO we can't fix anything as long as our decision makers are following the money from lobbyist and special interests groups.

posted on Jul, 9 2012 @ 08:44 PM
reply to post by jjkenobi

true , but right now the only motivation for Washington is to please the lobbyist and special interest groups in order to acquire the millions it takes to stay in power , run elections, monetary perks, and insider trading tips.

What is the downfall for lobbyist , special interests groups and politicians when they use our money to buy the lobbyist products and services. The more money our gov't wastes the more money goes to buy product and services from the lobbyist. The more money we give to our gov't and the more we depend on them the more power they have. Its a Win Win for both gov't and special interests groups to waste our money. Whats the downfall we switch from a democrat controlled administration to a republican controlled administration? Like , they haven't thought of that and covered the party switch by giving billions to both sides.

How would the lobbyist and special interest groups benefit, if tomorrow we stopped wasting money that goes towards their products and services?

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