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VOTE WITH YOUR DOLLAR

I propose that we tally up what we should pay in taxes at the end of every year and that we should be able to elect to send the money to the public program(s) of our choice. If our concern is education, then we should send some to the school our kids go to. If the concern is poverty, send some to the soup kitchen or the the rehabilitation center or the job service agency that helps those folks. If our concern is potholes ...more »

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Taxation With Representation

Federal, state and local income or sales taxes, if paid by individuals not corporations, should be directly allocated when they are paid. The burden of taxation should be redirected to corporations and lifted from individuals who pay an undue amount of taxes. Each tax form should include a last page illustrating how the previous year's taxes were spent by category and allowing the taxpayer to indicate the percentage of ...more »

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Initiative to represent the nations diverse and real concerns by location.

Many times, we are all caught up in the most publicized issues, we almost forget about the ones closest to our homes. In a speech during his campaign, Obama mentioned "As we learn that the struggles of the textile workers in Spartanburg are not so different than the plight of the dishwasher in Los Vegas...we will remember that there is something happening in America; that we are not as divided as our politics suggest." ...more »

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Internet Voting to Replace Congress for Representation

The strategy of having elected Congress members to represent constituencies was applicable when we had such a spread out citizen population and no technology to get every voice heard. We now have the technology available to truly have a government by the people. We will of course need congress-people, but their and their staff's role will be merely to sort through people-generated ideas (like this website)and to formulate, ...more »

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