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what would you change about america?
not a darn thing, love it or leave it :| 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
just about everything! :x 5%  5%  [ 7 ]
i'm not sure. :shrug: 1%  1%  [ 1 ]
return to 70% tax rate for the 1% :idea: 5%  5%  [ 8 ]
mandate universal health/dental care :idea: 12%  12%  [ 18 ]
pay at the pump no-fault car insurance :idea: 2%  2%  [ 3 ]
direct democracy [no electoral college] :idea: 8%  8%  [ 11 ]
mandate national renewable energy infrastructure :star: 9%  9%  [ 13 ]
universal education to graduate level :idea: 8%  8%  [ 11 ]
abolish right to firearms :star: 3%  3%  [ 4 ]
mandate firearms in every household :star: 1%  1%  [ 1 ]
humane prison reform, eliminate death penalty :idea: 10%  10%  [ 14 ]
universal basic income! :idea: 6%  6%  [ 9 ]
national tax on sugar in all its forms :idea: 1%  1%  [ 2 ]
national sales tax/VAT to replace income tax, with refunds for <$100k income :idea: 3%  3%  [ 4 ]
single 6-yr terms for all federal elected offices :idea: 2%  2%  [ 3 ]
bring our military home to stay! :star: 5%  5%  [ 7 ]
stiffen antitrust regs to eliminate "too big to fail" corporate entities :idea: 8%  8%  [ 12 ]
other stuff :idea: 8%  8%  [ 11 ]
where's my reformist ice cream? :chef: 5%  5%  [ 7 ]
Total votes : 146

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14 Dec 2019, 2:35 pm

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If I could, I would take California out of the Union and annex it to Mexico. As it happens, I have nothing against California, but given that California began as part of Mexico anyway, shifting it back would most definitely redistribute power more evenly across the continent in general.


California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, were ALL part of Mexico prior to the Mexican American War.



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14 Dec 2019, 3:03 pm

I'd replace all the stars on the flag with corporate icons, and change the name of the country to The Corporate States of America.


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14 Dec 2019, 3:06 pm

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Bible bashing conservative nation that is less tolerant towards people that are different.

The correct term is "Bible thumping".


In England it's actually Bible bashing. Another to add on my American English to British English thread. 8)



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14 Dec 2019, 3:23 pm

smudge wrote:
MaxE wrote:
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Bible bashing conservative nation that is less tolerant towards people that are different.

The correct term is "Bible thumping".


In England it's actually Bible bashing. Another to add on my American English to British English thread. 8)




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14 Dec 2019, 6:01 pm

i would at this point just let america fracture along its cultural fault lines. this seems to be a theme for our whole world in these times, i mean with brexit it seems Scotland will likely soon cut ties with the UK, same for N. Ireland. people don't wanna be around others different from themselves, the self-sorting started long ago and this is where it's headed, folks.



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14 Dec 2019, 6:24 pm

I would take all of your guns away, I would make all of you rappers rap about nice things, I would stop you all from shaking your asses on TV.

Can I change anything?

I would give Donald Trump Tourette's syndrome. I would make ambulances pick you up. I would make you all wear fancy dress two times a week.



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14 Dec 2019, 7:14 pm

i would put a 100% tax on ammo, and a 1% tax on all financial transactions, the proceeds of both to go towards eliminating the national debt.



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14 Dec 2019, 7:26 pm

auntblabby wrote:
i would at this point just let america fracture along its cultural fault lines. this seems to be a theme for our whole world in these times, i mean with brexit it seems Scotland will likely soon cut ties with the UK, same for N. Ireland. people don't wanna be around others different from themselves, the self-sorting started long ago and this is where it's headed, folks.



What if we couldnt be friends anymore because our states-turned-countries became enemies? :cry:


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14 Dec 2019, 7:28 pm

TheRevengeofTW1ZTY wrote:
auntblabby wrote:
i would at this point just let america fracture along its cultural fault lines. this seems to be a theme for our whole world in these times, i mean with brexit it seems Scotland will likely soon cut ties with the UK, same for N. Ireland. people don't wanna be around others different from themselves, the self-sorting started long ago and this is where it's headed, folks.



What if we couldn't be friends anymore because our states-turned-countries became enemies? :cry:

war is like that, unfortunately. :( but until that point where the barriers go up, we CAN be friends :bounce: :bounce:



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14 Dec 2019, 10:54 pm

Know what I'd really want to change? I'd boot that dictator-loving president out of the white house, patch up our relationship with our TRUE allies, and cut off all ties with countries that would seek to hurt us like Russia, China, and North Korea.


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14 Dec 2019, 10:56 pm

Iran is the last country on the list that our PTB wanna destabilize and exploit.



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16 Dec 2019, 6:59 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgnJ8GpsBG8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuSXT2UF6dY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCuLqgkZ3AM

"What Would You Change About America?"

More Real Super Normal Heroes of the World Who Use
the Human Spirit For Change, Instead of Weapons of War;
For Example, We Need More Folks With Asperger's Syndrome to
Fill "Time Covers" in Metaphor of Course as You need not Make Fame
And or Fortune to Truly Change the World at Essence of Human Spirit
of HeART that Makes A Soul Real that Lights Up like a Real Christmas Tree in Give and Share;
It was Really Amazing Yesterday; as i was relating
A Milestone of Public Dancing the Distance
of Half the Globe at the Equator Achieving
that 'Featnote' On Sunday Evening at 12,457 Miles
of Effort in 75 Months; as the Autotelic Flow Ascending
Transcending Greater Effort That Brings, Allows me the Laser Focus
Greater in Creativity and Productivity to actually Write what is coming to
be a 7.6 MiLLioN Word Longest Epic Long Form Poem; my Personal Bible; "SonG oF mY
SoUL", in 76 Months of Effort Now come 12.18.19, This Wednesday; True, Just Finished a
Subtitled Long Form Poem Bible titled "Nether Land Bible" in 42 Months at 5 MiLLioN Words;
True too; as a Young Man Caught Up to me in the Mall; He Said You May not Remember me but
i've Seen you in Other Places around the Metro Area; and i Just wanted to Shake Your Hand for You
are a Role Model of Fearless Freedom i see; So i shook His Hand and unlike Forrest Gump and His Several
Trips across the Width of the United States in Running; in turn, i proceeded to give Him a Short Fred-Talk
on the Meaning of Life;
5000 Words and Less in
A few Minutes of Course; he ended
by Saying i could be a Public Speaker; then
i related; Well in my Case Diagnosed with Asperger's
Syndrome that is not always the Case; but Yes, in the Case
of the Original "Gillberg Criteria", per Hyperlexia; i did not Speak
Verbally until age 4; And Then When i told Him i was Diagnosed with
Asperger's Syndrome; i said, Yes; You know that Gift that i find now
That is Attributed as a 'Human Super Normal Power' for making the
Cover of 'Time' For Real. True; it's no longer related to more Nefarious
Activities in the Public Eye of what has circulated in the Media Before;
Now it is Considered in the General Mainstream Media as a 'Super Normal
Power' Instead; a
Gift to Change the
World one Person one
Spirit that will Persevere and
Not Give UP; This Is What America
Needs More of Now; the Spirit of Change Who will not give up;
if one Person With Asperger's Syndrome will do what 'Greta' does;
Imagine What Will happen if Two or More Put Their Effort in too.
Here's 'A Thing', Unlike Forest Gump i didn't get so Tired i Quit;
True; Two Special Interests; Dance And Song Both in Flesh And Symbols
Is Enough For me. True; there have been so many Nay Sayers in My Life; but
i Refused to Let them Garden me Dark; i Rose in Light many Instances Out of Dark;
But It's True i Do It; Because i Just Felt Like Dancing/Singing; i Had No Idea at first that the Autotelic
Flow Meditative Movement/Free Writing/Singing Brings is the Fountain of Youth that Even Regenerates
Gray matter in the Brain; i increased my Leg Strength; 3X From 500 Pounds to 1520 Pounds 8 Reps Max
Now Still, Reaching Closer to 60 Years of age; True, 59.5 Now Rounded off to One Decimal Place at Least;
Anyway, at an Average of 166 Miles a Month in Running Continuing; And 100,000 Words Writing A Month;
i'm Only 6.5 Years Away From Circling the Distance of the Entire Globe at 66 Years Old; Yes, 24,901 Miles and
as Far as "SonG oF mY SoUL"; doing the Math of 78 Months and 7.8 Million More Words that's a 15.4 MiLLioN
Word Long Form Epic Bible Poem by then too. What i'm Saying Here is; We Need More Humans Who Do Not Believe
in 'Couch Potato Limits'; People Who Do Not Believe It When Folks Say they will Never Be Able to Communicate
but in Brief Words; They may in Deed Say More; People Who Do Not Believe in the Labels Society Assigns to them
no matter Professional or Pejorative for Real; For The Greatest Pejorative Against Any Creature that Lives
is Limiting Their Living Potential of Life Now;
As that Relates to Love of Connection to Others
And the Rest of Nature for Real; Smiles, i remember as
i pretty much have close to a Photographic Memory for Text;
Reporting to "Auntblabby" Here on the 'Wrong Planet' after what
the Attending Professionals Said Helping me through 66 Months of Shut-in
Pain and Illness of 19 Medical Disorders; including Type Two Trigeminal Neuralgia
for 66 months from Wake to Sleep, the Worst Assessed Known Human Pain; Yes as
Those Professionals from the Medical Community Gave me no Prognosis; no Chance
For Recovery before i shed all the Pain and Numb and turned it all into a Free Dance And Song;
They Called it a Miracle; i called it a Dream that Came true; Just not to have a Pain that felt like
someone drilling my Teeth in my Right Eye and Ear without Novocaine from Wake to Sleep for
66 Months; for when i posted Here for the 33 Months or So until Recovery from Pain and
Numb that was the Dentist Drill in my Eye/Ear i accommodated; as True, the first 33 Months
as a Shut-in; i could not Use my Eyes and Ears Effectively for anything; the Pain was just
too great; True, When i started Posting here on Thanks Giving Day of 2010;
Every Word Was a Mountain of Pain to Climb two inches from the
Screen without Prescription Lens; with the Brightness turned all
the way down; as Prescription Lens made the Pain that Much
Worse; And A Street Light at Night was as Bright as
the Sun to me; Pain and Numb; All Pain and Numb;
No Feeling; No Memory if i had ever Smiled in my Entire Life;
You know what else we Need IN America; We Need More People who
Are Not Afraid to Dance And Sing; And By God Yes, Smile at the Stranger on the Street;
By God We Need More Folks to Rejoice like i'm Singing in the Song Above With the Forrest
Gump Run Link; and my latest Public Dance Link for Proof of what i am Saying Here; along
with the "Let Heaven Rejoice" Song That is Real and Worth Dancing to in Smiles Making Heaven Now;
Within; More Than a Feeling; A Way of Life to Give and Share Free; True, if everyone were/wills to find Real Heaven
Within; we might Consume and Eat the Rest of the Face of Nature less; until Nature Spits our Species out like Bad Breath.
That's We Need in America;
More Heaven Now For Everyone
to not only See; But actually Feel And Do Now Together.
In that Thread in the Summer of 2013 when i recovered
on this "Wrong Planet" then i Mentioned i Leg Pressed 500 Pounds
As then that seemed like a lot to me; The Leg Press Machine has
Run out of Room For More Weights now; 1520 Pounds is not my
Human Limit now but Machine Limit; true then, i reported i Saw No
Limits on the 'Wrong Planet'; Truly it is still a self-fulfilling Prophecy as
All the evidence Clearly Still Relates;
That's We Need in America;
More Potential Fulfilled; In
All Intelligences Possible to Do Now;
Greater Works to Help Each Other Now;
if Only for the Hope that someone else might
Rise out of Real Hell on Earth Within and Find Heaven Real Within
to Give and Share Free; Just for the Agape Love that comes from Altruism Real.

i am
A Dream.
The Dream i created is Real.

That/This is the (a) Real American Dream; MaKinG Whatever Your Dream is Come True;

Not All Folks Take Advantage of It; in my small way; every Step and Word i Take; i Do in Dance And Song.

For it's True; i Do Not Require a Stitch of Cultural Clothing to Be Free and Happy as Heaven Will Rejoice for Real in/as me.


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