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Wed May 28, 2014, 05:30 PM

62. No one in my life has ever asked this in a public forum! Hmm...If women were having their way...

I envision the following, which I believe they would make totally doable.

Domestic spending policy would reprioritize toward

1. single payer health care, including payments for abortion
2. re-tooling fossil fuel transportation industry toward green energy, with all the attendant tax incentives
3. All fracking on American soil stops
4. use existing dept. of motor vehicles facilities to monitor and license gun ownership and gun ownership insurance, with proper state authorities providing thorough background checks for every purchase and fees paid for every transfer; gun ownership would be allowed by membership in a state militia; thus, the 2nd amendment would be revised; no guns ownership would be allowed in homes that have people under 21 living in them;
5. Wall St. multinational, publicly held companies that have foreign labor forces would be required to pay 25% of all profits toward a national labor and education escrow account, to be spent on adult education programs to build skills and business within the USA, increase university school of education budgets to train field professionals; those that refuse lose their American-based corporate charters and must negotiate trade deals as foreign companies now do;
6. All American corporations and foreign corporations with American holdings will be given 30 days to pay up their back taxes on offshore accounts or be fined 25% of their profits in perpetuity, or lose their American charter status
7. All corporate farmland would be returned for homesteading to any persons wanting to own farmland
8. All GMO food would be labeled; CEO's of companies that fail to do so face jail time;
9. Media will be held accountable for lies; fact-checking is mandatory; The Fairness Doctrine is established by constitutional amendment
10. All denominations of all religions pay taxes
11. Child care, publicly paid for, will be available in all states.
12. All taxpayers will receive a tax credit for all greening and energy revamping of their primary and secondary homes in perpetuity. All rentors will receive tax credits for the same within a ten year window.

Governance:


1. All branches of federal and state government would be 51% women in perpetuity in proportion to their population numbers, by constitutional amendment
2. all lobbying would be disallowed by constitutional amendment; with stiff jail time for under-the-table pay-to-play and kickback deals; all states must undergo independent audits to be reported to citizens of each state during election years;
3. mandatory voting by constitutional amendment, per the Australian system;
4. all campaigns would be limited to three months, all candidates receiving the same federal funds to run;
5. Voting age would be lowered to age 16.
6. The budget would be balanced by constitutional amendment;
7. Mandatory minimum living wage would be in place by constitutional amendment;
8. All male and female 18 - 21 year-olds would be required to choose to (and show proof that they)
a) attend college full time, or
b) do community service for one year, or
c) go through military basic training and serve in the military for one year.
9. Glass-Steagall would become a constitutional amendment;
10. Environmental cleanup corporations would receive tax incentives.

You probably think I've gone crazy but I've got a thousand other ideas besides these.

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