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Some legal incentive

I think enough is enough should be American’s slogan to get our elected national politicians to do their job along with the president.

Two laws need to be passed:

Law #1: To help keep the government from shutting down, the salaries of all the national politicians and the president would stop. This would include the staff. If the government is partially or completely shut down the law would go into effect and last until the government is back working again. Also, no back pay would be allowed.

Law #2: If a war or police action is enacted by Congress and/or the president, the “draft” would automatically be started. That would mean all Americans would participate in the war, not just the few. If we had a law like this, I don’t believe we would be in a 17-year war or other conflict that was not needed.

We get these laws passed by asking candidates for national offices to pledge that they help get these two laws passed. If they don’t make that pledge, we don’t vote for them. If they don’t attempt to get these laws passed we vote them out the next time they run.

It may take time, but these laws are extremely important to all Americans.

George H. Rice


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