Posted 11 years ago on Oct. 31, 2011, 2:38 p.m. EST by fwankie123
from Immokalee, FL
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Get the Fair Elections Now Act passed into law.
Require new FCC regulations granting 100% FREE air time to all federal candidates who obtain sufficient petition signatures and/or votes to get on the ballot and participate in the primaries and/or electoral process.
End the "revolving door" of politicians and their staffs from ever becoming becoming lobbyists and prohibit all federal public employees, officers, officials from ever being employed by any corporation, individual or business that they specifically regulated while in office.
Break up the biggest banks. Reenact Glass-Steagall. Abolish credit default swaps. Derivatives must be traded on transparent exchanges. Tax all financial transactions at 1% (raise $400 billion a year).
End the wars. Reduce the military budget by half ($275 billion).
Medicare For All. Allow Medicare to purchase drugs directly. Give MEDPAC more authority to drive down medical costs.
Create a fair and progressive federal tax code with a top rate of 70%. Eliminate corporate loopholes, unfair tax breaks, exemptions and deductions, subsidies and end all tax havens.
New Works Progress Administration (WPA) and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) to create millions of jobs rebuilding America.