Policy Challenge: Republicans VS Democrats VS Independents - PASS THE MIC

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    OK, elections are coming up. What policies would you like to see changed or approved after the next election.

    Please try to stay away from “slogans and sound bytes”.

    Remember, a “policy” is “comprehensive” so try to think of and answer the ramifications. You will be challenged.

    I have a really good one on trade. I work at a company where 60% of the market is overseas so I am familiar with all the export “certifications”, CIC, TUV, CE, and ISO/IEC among others, and who has to pay for all that “certification” and what it means to American trade. I’m still working on it, but will post it later.

    To all those people who think other’s “ideas” are “stupid”, here is a chance to show the world, or at least this board, just how “smart” you are.

    Please refrain from, “that’s stupid” or “dipshit”. If you don’t like an idea, explain why.

    Let’s see how well people can take being “challenged” in more ways than one.

    Pass the Mic – NEXT!
     
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    The right can't be challenged. Why? Because they have no policies. They have ideology.
     
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    I want to see a legitimate effort made to crack down on employers of illegal aliens.

    I want to be clear. Most illegal aliens come here for jobs. Jobs that we provide. They work in crazy, often illegal, conditions with no ability to get help changing their working environment due to fear they can be easily deported and replaced. This is the human rights issue of our time in the USA, and if we can crack down on employers we remove much of the incentive to cross the border. After that happens, picking out the drug runners would be easily done.

    I want to invest in Nuclear Power.

    I believe that the Earth has only finite resources for energy and that we're approaching a tipping point. If we are not using Nuclear power by the point that fossil fuels become scarce, as a race we are doomed. I want to see a massive investment in Nuclear power and the infrastructure to distribute it. I'm willing to open up drilling in all areas of the USA to help finance it. This country split the Atom, we can build clean and efficient energy too.
     
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    LOL You blew your own thread up dipshit!
     
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    What I support simply isn't going to happen since both sides have embraced so much government intervention but what I'd LIKE is a government that get's out of my living and bedroom, a government that gets out of my wallet;either through taxation or inflation; a government that does not want to "spread mockracy" or police the world, a government that does not want to force me to help others;be it down the block, in another State or overseas and basically be as neutral when it comes to the economy,social morals, social programs and foreign policy as possible but like I stated, that ain't gonna happen, a big government "R" or a big government "D" is going to man the battleship while small government,fiscal cons remain in the back of the bus; perpetually frustrated.
     
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    No, you proved my point.

    Thanks
     
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    On the illegal immigration issue: I'd like to see a crack-down on the actual companies that hire these people. Start fining them...heavily. If they are repeat offenders their business licences should be threatened. I think enforcing these simple steps will curb illegal immigration 60%-75% in 3 months.
     
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    I'd like the US military to monitor our polling places especially in the inner cities to make sure people only vote once and no boxes of ballots magically appear and to keep the New Black Panthers away from the entrances.
     
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    Yes, you are a dipshit.
     
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    I would like to see "fair" trade.

    I work at a company where 60% of it's business is overseas. To sell in Europe, you have to have all these certifications. To get these certifications, you have to be inspected. You have to pay for the inspectors and for the certification. The country you want to sell to doesn't worry about increasing it's bureaucracy because they make the people who want to sell in that country pay for the inspections and the inspectors.

    We don't have that so much because our politicians are so easily bought.

    So if I could change trade policy, I would make everyone who wants to sell here "certified". They would pay for the inspectors and the inspections. In fact, they would also have to prove they follow American "minimum" wage laws. Their workers that produce goods to be sold here must be paid "minimum wage". Then we could see "real" competition. And they couldn't pay their workers 100 bucks a month anymore.

    That policy wouldn't affect anyone who sells us "oil" because that's all they sell.

    But countries like China would be forced to compete for real. And that money they are spending to figure out how to knock our satellites out of space would dry up real quick. This would be a good way to make American business stop building up communist countries and focus on rebuilding the US.
     
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