Received in my e-mail today with some revisions by me: 20 Rock-Hard Proposals for the New Congress 1. Repeal ObamaCare . . . Now! 2. Keep all the about-to-expire Bush Tax Cuts. 3. Implement an immediate 15 percent across-the-board spending cut. 4. Implement an immediate government hiring freeze and cut all wages by 15 percent, including Congress. 5. Implement the following test on all legislation: 1. Is it CONSTITUTIONAL? 2. If it’s Constitutional, do we NEED it? 3. If it’s Constitutional and we need it, can we AFFORD IT? 4. Is it best left to the STATES to implement? 6. Audit the Federal Reserve. 7. Stop the bailout of union and government pensions and end tax-payer funded retirement programs for all government employees. 8. Keep the Internet from being regulated by bureaucrats. 9. Test all future and present judges on the content of the Constitution and publish the results online. 10. Pass the following law: “Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators and/or Representatives; and, Congress shall make no law that applies to the Senators and/or Representatives that does not apply equally to the citizens of the United States.” 11. Other than their salaries which must be approved by a majority of voters, Congress will vote itself no benefits that are not also extended to all citizens of the land. 12. Block the implementation of Sharia law in the United States. 13. Protect Our Second Amendment Rights. 14. Amend the Constitution to grant citizenship to only naturalized citizens and persons born who have one or two parents who are legal citixzens. Support State anti-illegal immigration legislation. 15. Other than provision for immediate necessary humanitarian assistance, pass laws providing no government assistance of any kind to illegals and apply harsh penalities to those who knowlingly employ, house, transport, or provide aid and comfort to those who are in the country illegally. 16. Abolish the Department of Education. 17. Return all Federal lands to the states. 18. Implement an across the board flat tax system, end the income tax, and abolish the IRS. 19. Work for the privatization of Social Security. 20. Abide by the legal strictures outlined in the Tenth Amendment. Discuss any or all of the above and add your suggestions for what needs to be done after the initial list is accomplished.