Farid Khavari For Governor of Florida/NO-PARTY


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Farid Khavari on the issues for Governor of Florida
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Farid Khavari For Governor of Florida/NO-PARTY

  1. 1. THE HIGHLANDS TEA PARTY Sebring, Florida http://thehighlandsteaparty.com/
  2. 2. Farid Khavari for Governor of Florida Party Affiliation NONE http://www.khavariforgovernor.com/about/
  3. 3. Farid Khavari
  4. 4. About Farid Khavari <ul><li>He is not a politician, but an Economist (PhD) and also an accomplished author with internationally distributed books on economic, political, environmental and energy topics.  “When the house is on fire, you don’t call in the plumber you call the firefighter, when the economy is tanking, you don’t call in a politician, you call in an economist”, states Dr. Khavari . </li></ul>
  5. 5. About Farid Khavari <ul><li>Born in Yazd, Iran, Farid grew up in India, where his parents helped establish Baha’i communities. His father was instrumental in purchasing the property of the Lotus Temple, which is seen as India’s second great splendor after the Taj Mahal. </li></ul><ul><li>He returned to Yazd in 1952 to complete his studies before travelling north to the village of Liavole Oliya as an educator. He taught 60 students of all different ages how to read and write, and even helped the villagers build a school, maintain proper sanitation and secure clean water. </li></ul>
  6. 6. About Farid Khavari <ul><li>Farid is dedicated to promoting Iranian-American participation in civic life. “I want the path of the Iranian Americans to be open and prosperous. The children of Persia were born with 2,500 years of culture and history which far outdate the current realities of the Middle East. Our community is a team, and it is important that we move forward. We must strive to participate in American civic life and show our compatriots the truth about Iranians – we are a peaceful and intelligent people who work hard for a more prosperous America.” </li></ul>
  7. 7. About Farid Khavari <ul><li>Khavari’s message is simple, “The state of the economy is not a liberal or conservative issue, it’s not a black or white, male or female problem. It’s an American problem. And I have an American solution.” </li></ul><ul><li>Farid lives in Miami with his wife, Janilla, who is from Shiraz. They have a son, Armin, who attends Florida International University in Miami, and a daughter, Bianca, who attends the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. </li></ul>
  8. 8. HOUSING <ul><li>The Khavari Economic Plan will promote home-ownership in Florida by: </li></ul><ul><li>Making it easy for all Florida families to own their homes. </li></ul><ul><li>Cutting the interest expense of home ownership by at least 70% with 2%, 15 year mortgages. </li></ul><ul><li>Lowering property taxes and eventually eliminating them altogether. </li></ul><ul><li>Allowing those in economic hardship to refinance with special terms. </li></ul>
  9. 9. HEALTH CARE <ul><li>Promoting Healthy Families and Preventing Medicaid Fraud </li></ul><ul><li>The Plan will drastically reduce the cost of healthcare by promoting the creation of “Homogenous Multi-specialty Clinics (HMSCs), and thus make insurance affordable for every Floridian </li></ul>
  10. 10. HEALTH CARE <ul><li>Promoting Healthy Families and Preventing Medicaid Fraud </li></ul><ul><li>I am committed to expanding health care access and coverage by working with healthcare providers in local communities. This starts with our not for profit community hospitals and health centers being better supported so that they can continue to expand and fulfill the vital role they play in our towns and cities. </li></ul>
  11. 11. HEALTH CARE <ul><li>In Florida, The Khavari Economic Plan will achieve five main goals: </li></ul><ul><li>Drastically cut the cost of the health care delivery system  by providing incentives to build new clinics or  modifying  existing ones  that reflect the new Homogeneous Multi-Specialty Clinics (HMSC) system. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide cutting edge services to all Floridians regardless of their type of insurance. </li></ul><ul><li>Create new jobs in primary as well secondary sectors of the economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Make the clinics profitable. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the cost of insurance for all Floridians . </li></ul>
  12. 12. ECONOMY <ul><li>The Plan will strengthen Florida’s economy and encourage people to own their own businesses by providing low cost financing through a state-owned bank. Furthermore, increasing small business ownership will result in creating more private sector jobs </li></ul><ul><li>The era of the commercial banking system is over because of: </li></ul><ul><li>Their exploitive and speculative activities having reached intolerable limits . </li></ul><ul><li>The fact that they allowed the destruction of the peoples creditworthiness; consequently they can no longer create jobs or lend money under present circumstances. </li></ul>
  13. 13. ECONOMY <ul><li>In contrast, the Khavari Economic Plan, proposes a state run bank that will: </li></ul><ul><li>Lack the shortcomings of the commercial banking system by employing transparent oversight by the public. </li></ul><ul><li>Become the engine to drive an economic miracle in the State of Florida, bringing general prosperity and economic security for all Floridians. </li></ul><ul><li>Create jobs in giant numbers that are simply impossible under the present commercial banking system. </li></ul><ul><li>Cut costs in half or more by providing low interest financing to Floridian homeowners and businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>Use profits to benefit students seeking higher educations . </li></ul>
  14. 14. ECONOMY <ul><li>Take care of veterans and elderly by making health care affordable. </li></ul><ul><li>Secure attractive salaries for teachers and educators. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce property taxes, eventually eliminating them altogether. </li></ul><ul><li>We will put the power of modern banking to work for the people of Florida, not for Wall Street. </li></ul>
  15. 15. EDUCATION <ul><li>The Khavari Economic Plan for  </li></ul><ul><li>education consists of : </li></ul><ul><li>Investing in students and teachers (educators) is the best investment for the future of our state. </li></ul><ul><li>All qualified educators having secure jobs that are well compensated. </li></ul><ul><li>Free higher education for the students in Florida. </li></ul><ul><li>Financial incentives for teachers to pursue continued education. </li></ul><ul><li>These goals will be achieved through the gradual reduction of the cost of tuition by lowering the interest rate to 2% on student loans, and ultimately making them free!  It will be achieved using the profits generated from the Bank of the State of Florida. </li></ul>
  16. 16. ENERGY <ul><li>Solar energy is the most prudent and logical industry to be developed in Florida. </li></ul><ul><li>The Sun is the God-given gift to the Floridians, why aren’t we maximizing its potential?  The solar industry must build both active and passive solar systems for two reasons: </li></ul><ul><li>To create jobs throughout the state and generating income for the people </li></ul><ul><li>To reduce the cost of living by cutting the cost of energy, enhancing the quality of life and protecting the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>To make Florida the epicenter of solar technology development and manufacturing  in the world. </li></ul>
  17. 17. RETIREES <ul><li>Make retirement a true “Golden Age ” </li></ul><ul><li>Right now, retirees have to worry about living at the margin, paying property taxes, the rising cost of healthcare, and shrinking portfolio due to irresponsible fund managers. With the Khavari Economic Plan, these worries will be gone. A true and secured wealth be created for all retirees. </li></ul>
  18. 18. VETERANS <ul><li>Create a stronger safety net to care for and support our veterans, disabled, abused and people in crisis. </li></ul><ul><li>A fair share of the profits of the state-owned bank will be used for this purpose. </li></ul>
  19. 19. ENVIRONMENT <ul><li>Shift our way of thinking and policy making to reward people and business for doing positive activities rather than for exploiting people, natural resources and the environment . </li></ul><ul><li>This approach will be strongly reflected in every aspect of the policy devised by the state. Companies with ethical behaviors will be promoted by easing the credit procedures. . </li></ul>
  20. 20. NO SPIN DISCLAIMER <ul><li>There has been no “SPIN” put on this information by the creator or any member of the Tea Party. </li></ul><ul><li>All information is obtained from the web site “ON THE ISSUES” at issues2000.org and from the Candidates own web sites. </li></ul>