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Old 11-08-2008, 11:17 AM
 
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
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If you were president of the United States for one day, what would you do??
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Old 11-08-2008, 11:27 AM
 
Location: Houston
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Try to meet as many foreign leaders as possible
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Old 11-08-2008, 11:33 AM
 
Location: ***Spokane***
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Come up with viable plan to :

Help our homeless of our country, alot being veterans, instead of millions daily to Iraq...

Place the President's plane on E-bay, too flippen big and it costs thousands of tax payers money to operate, wake up America

Obtain a smaller plane, but also with some quality features, does
he really need all the media travelling with him everytime he flys?
I understand the security, but media?

Give all Americans a one time check, then on a yearly basis.....like you receive if you live in Alaska...

Bring our active military home from war....it's overdue by a few years....

Enough for one day,
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Old 11-08-2008, 12:10 PM
 
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Make every department of the government accountable for their spending. If anyone is found with their hand is the cookie jar, go directly to jail.
Instate a Fair Tax system, thus making the IRS obsolete.
Make lawyers bringing frivolous lawsuits accountable financially.
Legalize certain recreational drugs and collect the consumption tax revenue.
Obliterate lobbyists.

That would be day one.
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Old 11-08-2008, 12:16 PM
 
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One day wouldn't do anything no matter what your plan is. It would take months to accomplish anything whatsoever.
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Old 11-08-2008, 12:31 PM
 
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my plan would be simple:

1)Abolish the Fed and the fractional reserve system for a full reserve system and nationalized currency creation under the dept of treasury; no more private banks allowed to create money. You think that's socialist? Thomas Jefferson proposed it and I'd see it through that it became a reality.

2)Abolish the IRS code and institute a consumption tax (Fair Tax).

3)Abolish the Electoral College for a true democracy. the third choice now has a chance to effect change in the name of the People, and not in the name of the Corporate lackies under the two-party system.

Three measly steps and we would be better off in a year, let alone a decade. It's a catch-22 though. I need these changes to occur before i am allowed to have sufficient political voice to become president for one day and enact said changes...
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Old 11-08-2008, 02:26 PM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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I would become a fascist and make life miserable for those who tormented me during my lifetime
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Old 11-08-2008, 02:33 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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I'd loot the treasury and sell all the furniture in the white house on E-bay and move to Sweden!
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Old 11-08-2008, 02:37 PM
 
Location: West Virginia
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STOP taking in Made in China junk! Go back to Made in America! Fire ALL those Lazy Gov employees!
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Old 11-08-2008, 02:45 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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my plan would be simple:

1)Abolish the Fed and the fractional reserve system for a full reserve system and nationalized currency creation under the dept of treasury; no more private banks allowed to create money. You think that's socialist? Thomas Jefferson proposed it and I'd see it through that it became a reality.

2)Abolish the IRS code and institute a consumption tax (Fair Tax).

3)Abolish the Electoral College for a true democracy. the third choice now has a chance to effect change in the name of the People, and not in the name of the Corporate lackies under the two-party system.

Three measly steps and we would be better off in a year, let alone a decade. It's a catch-22 though. I need these changes to occur before i am allowed to have sufficient political voice to become president for one day and enact said changes...
In one day? You'd have to speed up the political process in one day too!
Maybe you mean if you were the president for one day and you had super powers?
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