(@zauberer44)

Making Data More Accessible

Real Time Federal Spending

Provide Updates to USASpending.gov to include other metrics similar to SEC filings for businesses. Cash Flow statements, income and balance sheets, and a covenant agreement showing specifically how our debt load will not impede our ability to manage and operate the day to day operations of our country. It should also include projected expenditures referenced to line items in the budget. Every manner of chart, graph, ...more »

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(@sobi54)

Do-It-Yourself Government

Ten Percent to Federal Government, State, Church. No income Tax--Only Sales Tax

That adds up to 30%. That's a pretty hefty bite. If God is happy with 10%, who is the Federal Government to demand more? So: Repeal 16th Amendment: Taxing income is bad business, permits deductive manipulation for those who can afford it, demands excessive record keeping, created the demon institution known as I.R.S., and provides avenues for cheaters. Move to Sales Tax. New Amendment: Federal Government may apply ...more »

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(@bwthomas)

Strategic Planning and Budgeting

Tax inert wealth

We know that trickle-down economics doesn't work. The truth is that the more money you put in the hands of the middle & lower classes, the more money you are circulating through your economy. People that are salaried at the mean & below spend the majority of the money they make, which in turn improves the economy, and essentially trickles up into the coffers of corporations and eventually, those with the largest investment ...more »

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(@jsnow0)

Legal & Policy Challenges

Increase capital gains tax, lower income tax on highest brackets.

http://www.forbes.com/2009/01/29/irs-high-income-personal-finance-taxes_0129_wealthy_americans.html "WASHINGTON, D.C.--The 400 highest-earning taxpayers in the U.S. reported a record $105 billion in total adjusted gross income in 2006, but they paid just $18 billion in tax, new Internal Revenue Service figures show. That works out to an average federal income tax bite of 17%--the lowest rate paid by the richest 400 during ...more »

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