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Does anyone think our Government needs reform?

If you think our government should be reformed what programs or what would you differently?

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:35 PM on Oct. 17, 2008 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (17)
  • I feel the government needs a total overhaul! One thing I would like to see changed is income tax, I feel the income tax should be abolished. If everyone was able to keep every dime, nickel and penny they earn and the only taxes were on things you purchase, each individual could more easily afford necessities, and could simply budget what they buy and therefore what they're paying out taxes for. The government gets a whole chunk of our money just because we work, we deserve to get everything we earn, and to be able to decide how we spend that money.

    Answer by dedicatedrider at 4:39 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • and how would we pay for such things as the military? taht comes from our tax payer's money.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:41 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • There are other things that could be taxed other than our income.

    Answer by dedicatedrider at 4:44 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • I think we need a whole new congress! They were such floundering fools during this bailout mess! And all the "sweeteners" and "lobbying" should be illegal! Our congress is for sale to the highest bidder!

    Answer by heathermarie32 at 4:47 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • I definitely agree with you there heathermarie32!

    Answer by dedicatedrider at 4:48 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • What other things could you tax besides income??? Who would pay for road work? Our education system? Our military? Think about that one. Our education system needs to be reformed.

    Answer by feesharose at 4:53 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • No it's absolutely perfect just the way it is, please govern us more and impose more laws on all of us free Americans.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:58 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • Maybe you should have asked whether anyone DOESN'T think it needs reform.

    Answer by PamJM at 5:01 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • Reformed? It needs to razed.

    Answer by Momtocccd at 5:02 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • how about drop the electorial college and the popular vote decides the president. after that lets start with the pay of people in government and then move on to welfare reform and the stupid idea that the government should bail out other governments and businesses.

    Answer by Lyndall at 5:10 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

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