Higher taxes correlate to an increased standard of living.
Increase Corporate taxes and mandate that companies must employ a certain number of Americans to do business in America(contradictory to GAT)
Document on taxation Tax income by source
Quotes Taken from a Document on Taxation( Adler, para 2 and 3)
Government services and the high taxes that go with them are popular when the distribution of income is relatively equal.
It should come as no surprise that the years of the country's greatest prosperity for the middle class coincided with the highest tax rates. Since Ronald Reagan held the presidency, inequality has increased markedly, and today the highest marginal tax rate is only 35 percent.
NATO and the United State’s role
Troop commitments NATO
NATO troop levels have grown by about one-third – from about 30,000 to 41,000 in July 2010.(The Cost of War, 13)
Withdrawal from the war
How to start
Mainly U.S. funded
U.S. military superiority
Scrap R&D projects or split costs with other nations
Split costs with NATO members engaging in counterterror
Reducing personnel costs
Balancing the top heavy armed forces
# of Armed forces
cut 5% of the top brass()
cut of one General-200,000 dollars saving
Cost per troop
CHART Apache Tomahawk
Deployed Troops(Cost of War, 12)
You wouldn’t light money on fire would you?
Then why blow it up?
Proposition for Funding
Audit programs for redundancy
Cut redundant programs and redistribute funds accordingly
Increase the age required to qualify for benefits
Reduce payments to those currently employed
Scale social Security to income(like income tax)
Asset based checked yearly by the IRS
Mandate employers to include benefits reducing the number of jobless individuals who depend on welfare
Reduce unemployment benefits spending to stimulate job creation increase
Require unionization for all employees in certain industries