Information, Knowledge, Opportunity
Defenders of the American Democratic Republic. Supporters of a limited Federal government focused on defending the Republic, ensuring a strong economy, and protecting life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Advocates of information-based legislation. Adversaries of the political duopoly.
THE INFOCRAT PLATFORM
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
FEDERAL DEBT AND TAXATION
Income tax and Corporate tax to remain at levels set per the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
When federal spending exceeds tax revenue, the top 1% income earners are taxed an additional amount to make up the difference.
When tax revenue exceeds federal spending, the top 1% income earners receive a tax refund.
Members of the House of Representatives, Senators, and the President will be equal to the average earned income of the constituents they represent.
All federal government pension plans to be converted to individual retirement plans.
The federal government should never be allowed to force the consumption of a good or service, including health care.
Pharmaceuticals manufactured by American companies should not be sold to any other country for a price less than the price which it is sold in the United States.
Any medical device manufactured by American companies should not be sold to any other country for a price less than the price which it is sold in the United States.
All individuals and families should have the option to enroll in Medicare for a premium cost not to exceeded 10% of their annual gross salary with a maximum deductible out-of-pocket max of 5% of their annual gross salary.
If an individual chooses not to purchase health care insurance, payroll garnishing up to 25% should be allowed to collect debts owed.
Immigrant Fostering Program
The number of immigrants allowed into the U.S.A. will be determined, largely in part, by the number of American families willing to take them in.
American families will volunteer to open their homes to an immigrant, or possibly the whole immigrant family.
Social workers will assist with the matching of American families to immigrant families.
The government will still have the responsibility of prescreening to identify those with a criminal past.
Immigrant foster families will provide food, clothing, a room or two in their home, and they will help the immigrants find employment.
82% of weapons involved in mass shootings over the last decade were purchased legally. 18% of the weapons were purchased illegally.
The U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center released a report on Mass Attacks in Public Spaces: 64% percent of the attackers experienced mental health symptoms prior to their attack.
The information is irrefutable; the problem lies with legal access to guns by persons who are mentally ill.
Background checks for criminal and violent offenses as well as checks for past mental-health issues must be required for all firearms purchases.
FEDERAL TERM LIMITS
House of Representatives to be limited to four two-year terms.
Senators to be limited to two four-year terms.
President to continue to be limited to two four-year terms.