If you became President (leader)

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If you became President (leader)

Posted 04 November 2008 - 11:58 PM

If by some act of fate or destiny you became Leader of your country (President, whatever) what would be your first major action(s)? What is it that you would do that would make the world a better (or not) place? How would you change things?
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Re: If you became President (leader)

Posted 05 November 2008 - 12:19 AM

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Vlad ran a tight ship. Even had a healthy townsfolk during the plague.
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Posted 05 November 2008 - 12:36 AM

I would probably lead to genocide of all the stupid people. Then I will build a more Utopian society like they did in "Demolition Man". Oh yes, and I will certainly bring back Wesley Snipes career. A tremendous feat I know, but I will do it for the good of my country.

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Posted 05 November 2008 - 06:29 AM

but then there would only be 125,368 people left.

anyone who works out why that number gets a cookie.
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Posted 05 November 2008 - 06:31 AM

Turn off the internet.
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Posted 05 November 2008 - 06:55 AM

Bring back the days of the "Gladiator"
Recruit Martyr2 to help me with Genocide of all stupid people.
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Posted 05 November 2008 - 07:44 AM

Resort back to the times of "Dinosaur" the TV series, and get rid of all the "old" people. Next things would be to invest in education with focus on science, along with pumping money into a Unified world and our space programs.

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Posted 05 November 2008 - 07:50 AM

I'd take everyone's guns away, tax the hell out of the rich and give it to the poor, fill up the hospitals and run all the doctors out of the country, close all the "tax loopholes" that let small businesses hire and grow, and go to Disney land.

Oh wait............................................
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Re: If you became President (leader)

Posted 05 November 2008 - 07:52 AM

View Postno2pencil, on 5 Nov, 2008 - 02:19 AM, said:

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Vlad ran a tight ship. Even had a healthy townsfolk during the plague.



Good Old Vlad The Impaler.

I'd probably try to bring him back to life and send all the stupid people in the world to him and let him have his way with them. :snap:
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Re: If you became President (leader)

Posted 05 November 2008 - 07:54 AM

View Postskyhawk133, on 5 Nov, 2008 - 07:50 AM, said:

I'd take everyone's guns away, tax the hell out of the rich and give it to the poor, fill up the hospitals and run all the doctors out of the country, close all the "tax loopholes" that let small businesses hire and grow, and go to Disney land.

Oh wait............................................


Damn you're already married ;)
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Posted 05 November 2008 - 08:34 AM

Bringing back the days of "Gladiator...now wouldn't that be fun! Especially if we got some Russell Crow's running around in their undies ;)
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Posted 05 November 2008 - 08:58 AM

I would start by promising NEVER to lie to the people. Then admit I don't know what the hell I'm doing. - :crazy:

Honestly. I would do away with Congress. With this many people together, each having their own interest, there are to many ways to get and stay greedy. They pass bad and self serving laws by attaching them to the coat tails of good laws. I would have 3 committees. -

One to start reviewing the legal system. They would isolate the bad, hurtful laws. They would be reviewed and taken out if need be. -

One for the medical system. They would be in charge of attempting to come up with a medical plan. Reduce medical insurance to make it truely affordable. -

And I would have one committee to handle the input from the people. I would have my own website, that when the people of the land have an idea, a complaint, or suggestion, they can get it to me immediately. The CIA would be in charge of wiping out the dumb bastards that Email me and tell me how to run my country. -

I would end Welfare for these people that live off the system. I don't mind helping people, but I will not support them. If you qualify, (and you would have a tough row to hoe doing that) you get 6 months. You have that much time to get your shit together. You can re-apply ather two years -

I would welcome my enemies into my office. If they are man enough to face me, and not throw bombs, and be terrorists, they are welcome to express themselves. Maybe they have a better way to do things. -

I would start drilling for oil now. -

I would order my generals, to get it finished up, and get our troops home within 6 months. - They should be able to rebuild their own government. They built the first one and lived with it. -

Then I would blame everything on the committees for failing to solve our problems, and right before reelection, fire them all, and get three new committees to ensure my re-election.
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Re: If you became President (leader)

Posted 05 November 2008 - 09:04 AM

haha!! Great response!! Awesome ideas except for the one on drilling!!

Ya know, thats something that amazes me to no end! We still have nothing better than a combustion engine that powers our vehicles? Crazy! You would think after nearly a hundred years it would have been "upgraded" a long time ago. I understand the reason why we are not getting 200 mpg (money lost for Oil Companies) but you would think we would have something more under our hoods :)
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Re: If you became President (leader)

Posted 05 November 2008 - 09:12 AM

That's because I am not going to be the douche bag that drives this thing.

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Re: If you became President (leader)

Posted 05 November 2008 - 09:14 AM

right...

View PostJamnJava, on 5 Nov, 2008 - 07:58 AM, said:

One to start reviewing the legal system. They would isolate the bad, hurtful laws. They would be reviewed and taken out if need be. -


How would you define a bad/hurtful law?

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I would welcome my enemies into my office. If they are man enough to face me, and not throw bombs, and be terrorists, they are welcome to express themselves. Maybe they have a better way to do things. -


Much credit for this one, I've always thought we should listen more to those who disagree with us. Thats the whole point of having a democracy and a debate.

View PostJamnJava, on 5 Nov, 2008 - 07:58 AM, said:

I would order my generals, to get it finished up, and get our troops home within 6 months. - They should be able to rebuild their own government. They built the first one and lived with it. -


Just gonna pick you up on a small point her if by 'first one' you mean Saddam, he didn't get there on his own there were outside influences on his rise to power (putting it mildly). And the Taliban booted out the recognised Afghan government.

View PostJamnJava, on 5 Nov, 2008 - 07:58 AM, said:

Then I would blame everything on the committees for failing to solve our problems, and right before reelection, fire them all, and get three new committees to ensure my re-election.


This one just made me laugh, love it :)
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