“The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.” - Thomas Jefferson

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Abraham Lincoln’s 10 You Cannots

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- “You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.”
– “You cannot help small men by tearing down big men.”
– “You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.”
– “You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.”
– “You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich.”
– “You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income.”
– “You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.”
– “You cannot establish security on borrowed money.”
– “You cannot build character and courage by taking away men’s initiative and independence.”
– “You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.”

Government Assistance

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Any charity or government assistance that does not help me become independent of that assistance harms me more than helps me.

Religion

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Religions that teach peace and love must be encouraged. Religions that teach murder and hatred must be stopped. This can only be accomplished from within.

Alcohol, drug, and tobacco abuse are the…

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Alcohol, drug, and tobacco abuse are the number one problem in American today.

The simplest solution to our drug epidemic: remove the profit motive. Designated areas shall be created to permit the unlimited consumption of all recreational drugs which shall be provided free of charge. Anyone caught using drugs outside of said designated area shall automatically be imprisoned for 1 year and forfeit all accumulated public benefits. Any drug user can freely enter a designated area when they and their families sign a full liability release even up to and including death. Any user who wants to stop and seeks a normal life again will automatically be given a free year of rehabilitation. Once.

No law shall be passed by any governmental…

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No law shall be passed by any governmental authority that will not fit on one side of one 8-1/2 x 11” piece of paper in normal 12 point New Roman type with 1” margins. Further, every person who votes on this law must sign a public document stating that they have read and understand said document before voting on same and said vote shall be a matter of public record.

Justice System

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Change the law so that anyone who commits a crime and pleads guilty immediately is given 1/3 of the maximum sentence. Anyone who goes through the system and is found guilty is given 3 times the maximum sentence.

Any attorney, politician, doctor or public servant who commits a crime shall be given only one second chance. Any such person who commits a second crime shall be jailed for 1 year and forfeit all accumulated public benefits and never be permitted to practice said career again. No presidential pardons.

Voting

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Every eligible voter must vote in person with proper identification without exception.

Universal Foolproof Identity Documents

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Universal foolproof identity documents with iris scan/DNA/fingerprints shall be required of everyone that lives or visits these United States. Anyone guilty of even attempting to forge an IDoc automatically receives 1 year in jail and forfeiture of all accumulated public benefits.

No Taxation Without Representation

No Taxation Without Representation

No taxation without representation AND no representation without taxation. Everyone is taxed 10% at the Federal level and 5% and the City/State level. All unnecessary or marginal government expenses shall be eliminated.