|The Goals||PERSPECTIVES HOME|
Voters are often so confused by what their party is selling, they vote for people who do them more harm than good. So, we thought we'd compile a list of objectives we expect a good government to strive to achieve. Use it to rate your leaders and your future leaders.
We want . . .
- A government that promotes peace, instead of war.
- A government that makes policies beneficial to all, instead of just a few already rich elite.
- A government that works to protect its citizens by promoting safer and healthier workplaces, a living wage, and accountability from CEOs who use their companies for greedy and nefarious purposes.
- A government that is open to scrutiny and expects its actions to be monitored by its citizens.
- A government that assists the needy, without question, at home and abroad.
- A government that wants a cleaner environment, promotes renewable and efficient energy sources, and punishes companies that pollute the environment.
- A government that reduces spending on programs to kill people (defense) and increases spending on programs to save people's lives (social programs).
- A government of representatives that vote for their constituent's needs first.
- A government and its representatives who uphold the rule of law, and strive to protect our Constitution and our Bill of Rights.
- A president who is democratically elected by the majority of Americans.
It's really not too much to ask for, so ask for it. Expect your representatives to live by it. If they don't, throw them out of office.
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This list was originally created before the 2002 mid-term elections.
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