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Abortion is wrong, but govt has no role in it.
Budget & Economy|
Get rid of $5 trillion debt by selling federal assets.
Great Depression was caused by federal monetary policies.
Politicians don’t want to reduce government.
Reduce budget from $1.5 trillion to $385 billion.
5-point plan reduces govt role in crime enforcement.
Most federal law enforcement is unconstitutional.
No prison for victimless crimes nor white-collar crimes.
War on Drugs is a crusade against victimless crimes.
Truth is a casualty in the War on Drugs.
Marijuana is not unconditionally evil; allow medical use.
Teaching non-academic topics is cause of declining SATs.
Importance of education no reason for govt control.
Vouchers better than public schools; no govt is best.
Feds out of education and states out of education.
Privatize grazing lands and national parks.
Families & Children|
Enforcing “responsible entertainment” is censorship.
Less govt & lower taxes means better child raising.
“Trade aggression” meaningless, since both sides benefit.
Free trade guarantees peace better than military.
Government feeds growth of more government.
Require shorter bills so legislators actually read them.
Constitution gives people freedom FROM government.
Great Society: federal takeover of ed., welfare, crime.
Abolishing agencies only way to stop them from growing back.
Government Doesn’t Work.
Prosecute crimes, not possession of weapons.
Government can improve health care by getting out of it.
Medicare has caused higher health costs.
1992 Health Plan all about coercion, not compassion.
War destroys without resolving issues.
Wars have historically established nothing.
6-point plan to get government out of war programs.
Principles & Values|
Government means use of force instead of persuasion.
Taxes and regulations are forms of government use of force.
SSI tax has risen from 2% to 15% & will continue to rise.
One-time pay off of all people over 50, with means testing.
10% flat tax OK, if no income tax returns.
5% sales tax OK, if income tax is eliminated.
Competition makes high tech work--keep it unregulated.
Welfare & Poverty|
Community-based welfare ensured oversight & honesty.
Welfare perverts natural incentives & hence destroys lives.
8-month transition, then end all welfare checks.