What would you do if you were President?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by The Poultry Peanut, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    Please keep it civilized and remember that every one has their opinion [​IMG]
    OK what I would do is I would get rid of the 16th amendment, get rid of the IRS, implement the fair tax, get rid of capitol gains tax, cut the corperate tax rate, give tax cuts for the people who get debt free, buy a bunch of chickens [​IMG] cut government spending....oh I can go on and on and on but I will stop here
     
  2. ncchixlady

    ncchixlady Out Of The Brooder

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    I would stop bailing out and micro-managing everything. There is a reason banks and businesses fail and they will either 1. learn from their mistakes and be better at business because of it or 2. get out of the way for a better business to take its' place.

    I second the fair tax. We spend an inordinate amount of money funding the tax code, IRS, auditors, etc. The fair tax would work. You are taxed on what you spend and there are no loopholes.

    I would keep federal government out of everyday decisions. Let states decide... marriage, women's rights, etc... if a state wants a change, put it to a vote and majority wins.
     
  3. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First, I would impose term limits on congress AND supreme court justices. Then I would get a law passed that requires each and every justice in the land to inform jurors of their right to base their decision on not only whether a law was broke, but also on whether that said law is constitutional. Then I would work on on the fair tax, and try to make business favorable for American companies again so they do not need to move or outsource to other countries.
     
  4. ChickyLaura

    ChickyLaura The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Mar 31, 2009
    Eastern/Central PA
    I'm not very saavy with anything involving politics, BUT, what I would do is buy myself a farm/ranch with my $400,000 a year salary! LOL

    Boy, am I selfish. But think of all of the chicks that would have a home![​IMG]
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I would get a REAL dog. [​IMG]
     
  6. PQ4evr

    PQ4evr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would enforce the rights of disabled children and not let them fall through the cracks. Make the schools follow the laws put in place for these wonderful children.
     
  7. Dread Pirate Roberts

    Dread Pirate Roberts Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 20, 2009
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    I would start with universal heathcare and a package of Keebler Grasshoppers in every kitchen.
     
  8. wyliefarms

    wyliefarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would take a nap...one always thinks better after a nap:D
     
  9. wyliefarms

    wyliefarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fowlerville,MI
    Quote:But I don't like Keebler Grasshoppers, can I pick a different variety?
     
  10. lengel

    lengel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would promptly resign. That job bites. [​IMG]
     

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