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If you Ran for President..

What would be 3 things on your platform you would do for this country to make things better?

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ImKristen

Asked by ImKristen at 11:10 AM on Jan. 31, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • My 3 things would be:

    Stop all PA,except for those that REALLY need it the most
    Bring home the troops,lower the military budget,and use it to improve our educational system
    Lock up all criminals for life!Commit the crime,do permanent time!
    ImKristen

    Comment by ImKristen (original poster) at 11:12 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Get sustainable.
    Get educated.
    Get to work.
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 11:15 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • 1. Raise the minimum wage so that people who are on PA can actually live without the assistance.
    2. Rehabilitate drug addicts instead of locking them up.
    3. Lower taxes
    Fallaya

    Answer by Fallaya at 11:20 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Make growing hemp legal in the US (our economy would boom)
    Majorly reduce payroll to all politicians
    fix the healthcare problem & not the way Obama is "trying" to.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 11:23 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • bump for now, like to read the answers. agree with them too!
    boobarandbell

    Answer by boobarandbell at 11:42 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • I wouldn't want to do it. I wouldn't want to be the one to clean up after Obama's spending spree.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:51 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • There would be no such thing as earmarks or sweetheart deals.
    The salary for all reps would be dropped to the salary of an E5 in the military and froze, and all compensation (meals, travel) would be stopped.
    The VA system would be dismantled and completely redone in a way to better provide quality care to our country's veterans.

    ImKristen how would you go about reducing the DOD budget? And when you say bring the troops home are you purposing we close all bases around the world or just ending the wars?
    BlueCollarMama

    Answer by BlueCollarMama at 11:53 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • BlueCollar:
    The DOD budget is already going to be reduced...so,keepit at a level to keep us secure,just not as big a snow.And just end the wars!We can't close all bases...we would have WW3,4,5,etc!LOL
    ImKristen

    Comment by ImKristen (original poster) at 12:16 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Immediate government pay freeze
    Immediate government expense purging
    Immediate performance review for all government agencies

    Course, that whole not being a Christian thing would keep me out of office anyway, so it will never happen.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 12:54 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • After a pause while everyone says, "God forbid!", I would do the following:

    1. Shut the borders immediately, with the exception of American citizens abroad needing to get home.
    2. Freeze all government spending, immediately.
    3. Cut all foreign aid, immediately; we need to get our own financial house in order before we try to help others.
    tinamatt

    Answer by tinamatt at 12:55 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

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