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Acts to be Plainly Worded

All Acts, Bills, and Joint Resolutions passed by Congress, and all Orders and Regulations issued by the Executive Office (hereinafter, the Act), shall be written so as to be understandable by any person who shall be compelled to comply with the...
shanedk, 05.11.2011, 16:11
2 comments
24 votes Vote

Congressional Apportionment Amendment + Repeal of 17th Amendment

This two-pronged approach would fundamentally reform the election method of members of both the Senate and the House, which I believe is the root of current dysfunction in our democracy. The first prong would repeal the 17th Amendment, returning...
Jerome Garciano, 04.12.2011, 22:01
2 comments
23 votes Vote

Unexpected Vacancy Election

If a Senator or Representative dies, resigns, or is expelled from Congress, a popular election must be held within sixty days of the vacancy occurring.
TheCodeman92, 17.10.2011, 07:29
0 comments
23 votes Vote

merge socialism and capitalism.

so that the shortcomings of one is covered by the other and the benefit goes to the public and not to the power holders in any nation.
Niranjan, 19.10.2011, 18:58
13 comments
23 votes Vote

Marriage Protection Amendment

Only a union between one man and one woman shall be recognized as Marriage in the United States.
Zachary, 25.01.2012, 04:36
4 comments
22 votes Vote

Verification that Congressmen have read all Bills

On every Bill written by Congress, each member must swear to have read and agree with every word written. No more weaseling.
edward Machnik, 12.12.2011, 00:59
4 comments
21 votes Vote

Revision of the 2nd Amendment

It seems to me that the problem with the 2nd amendment is that it is grammatically vague and, therefore, open to two very different interpretations. The limits and freedoms around "bearing arms" needs to clarified.
luvmusic, 01.10.2011, 01:54
12 comments
21 votes Vote

Compulsory Voting

In order to abolish the electoral college, compulsory voting must be enacted so that the lesser populated states do not gain precedence over the greater populated ones. It would also create a government that more closely follows the will of the...
TheCodeman92, 17.10.2011, 07:33
2 comments
21 votes Vote

Pay Congress Minimum Wage

The Founding Fathers wanted Congress to be Citizen representatives; not lifelong Politicians. They were to sacrifice their time to do the work of the People. It is now an industry in itself with over 200 Committees and countless staff. Time...
edward Machnik, 10.12.2011, 21:52
7 comments
20 votes Vote

Limit Compensation for the services of the Senator

Proposed Amendment to the Constitution of the United States –Limit Compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives. The states may enact laws limiting the compensation for the services of their Senators and Representatives,...
Jim, 17.10.2011, 21:15
0 comments
20 votes Vote

Federal employee income

All federal employees' salary must be less than or equal to the American median income.
lhkennedy, 24.10.2011, 05:37
3 comments
19 votes Vote

Hold Elections on First Weekend of November

Elections for President, Vice President, Senators and Representatives shall in each state be held on the Saturday and Sunday next following the first Monday in the month of November of the year in which they are to be elected. This will...
Alan Kovacs, 15.10.2011, 01:30
1 comment
18 votes Vote

Legislative Review

No legislative proposal, save a motion of adjournment, may be voted upon prior to a thirty day period of review and comment of the final bill language.
Paul, 02.10.2011, 11:49
0 comments
18 votes Vote

Congressional Reform Act

1. Term Limits. - 12 years only, one of the possible options below. A. Two Six-year Senate terms B. Six Two-year House terms C. One Six-year Senate term and three Two-Year House terms 2. No Tenure / No Pension. A...
SiftingWheat, 05.12.2011, 00:03
5 comments
18 votes Vote

Ban Abortions

Overrule the Supreme Court in the flawed decision in Roe v Wade. Abortion can not be found in the Constitution; but in the minds of liberal justices legislating from the bench. Abortion is morally wrong. It can not be defended on moral grounds,...
Edward Machnik, 10.12.2011, 21:09
5 comments
16 votes Vote

Mandatory School Vouchers

Each public school district in the United States upon request by parents or legal guardians of a child student shall issue a monetary voucher to the parent or guardian in an amount equal to the average cost of public school students in its...
Rogers Littlejohn, 07.10.2011, 04:40
1 comment
16 votes Vote

Explicit Right to Privacy

All citizens have a right to privacy in their homes. No citizen shall have their habits, movements, purchases, or associations actively tracked or recorded by the government without probable cause and a judicially sanctioned warrant.
nathanfh, 11.01.2012, 07:39
4 comments
15 votes Vote

Forfeit 4th Ammendment Rights for LLC, publicly traded companies, and 501(c) groups.

1)Congress shall have the power to revoke all 4th Amendment rights of LLC's, publicly traded companies, 501(c) groups, and other non-individual entities for the sole purpose of informing the American public of the financial transactions of these...
transparentsam, 20.10.2011, 06:00
1 comment
15 votes Vote

Let taxpayers choose where their money will go.

"The Petition of TAX Choices will make our government more transparent and effective. Our government will let taxpayers choose where their money will go, by setting up accounts for different government departments. For example, there will be...
ediblescape, 26.10.2011, 08:32
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15 votes Vote

End Corporate Corruption

1. No country compares to America’s corporations and competiveness. But our Founding Fathers and best Presidents like Lincoln and Eisenhower were concerned about the power of corporations getting out of hand. An unnerving concern: unlimited...
Christopher Pursley, 26.10.2011, 08:59
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15 votes Vote

Proposed 28th amendment to the United States Constitution

"Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators and/or Representatives; and, Congress shall make no law that applies to the Senators and/or Representatives that does not...
lonniecarrier, 05.09.2012, 01:26
1 comment
14 votes Vote

Have 1 House of Rep to 30000 people

When our republic started a typical house member represented 30000 people. Lets go back to that. Change the system so that house of reps don't have to go to Washington and can simply electronically vote on bills. Have a system like wikipedia that...
chrisrob1111, 27.10.2011, 07:09
3 comments
13 votes Vote

Invalidation of ecclesiastical legal authority

1)Religious ceremonies shall not be recognized by a court of law in the United States of America. 2)No government shall delegate the ability to create legal contracts to any religious group. 3)Congress shall make no law dictating religious...
fixmarriage, 20.10.2011, 06:14
1 comment
13 votes Vote

End Federal Taxation of Citizens, States Fund Federal Government

* Repeal the 16th Amendment and eliminate all federal powers of direct taxation, with the the federal government instead to be funded by the 50 state treasuries. * Under this structure the 50 states would be responsible for collecting all taxes...
Brian, 06.02.2012, 17:38
1 comment
12 votes Vote

Presidential Appointments

Section 1: The President has the power to appoint whomever he/she chooses to any cabinet and governmental position without the need for Congressional approval. Section 2: The Senate may remove any cabinet or governmental appointee if 75% or more...
luvmusic, 01.10.2011, 02:05
3 comments
11 votes Vote

Runoff Elections

If any candidate in any election recieves less than fifty percent of the popular vote, a runoff election must be held within thirty days of the initial election between the top two vote-getting candidates.
Cody A. Reynolds, 17.10.2011, 07:27
1 comment
11 votes Vote

Allow Citizens to view or approve Congressional Earmarks

Congressional Earmarks should be publicly approved or be able to view who proposed the Earmark and what the set Earmark detailed.
Joe, 20.10.2011, 00:07
3 comments
11 votes Vote

Congressmen must send their own children to war

When voting to engage the nation in war, members of Congress must agree to send their own children to combat zones.
Alice Lindley, 23.10.2011, 03:01
2 comments
11 votes Vote

Constitutional Amendments via National Vote with 70% in favor

Allow voters to vote up or down changes to the US constitution with a 70% vote in favor of it. Also require 15% of number of voters to sign a petition to bring it to voters.
chrisrob1111, 27.10.2011, 07:14
1 comment
11 votes Vote

Voting systems to promote real choice

The plurality system inevitably leads to a two-party duopoly; that's called Duverger's law. Just as a commercial monopoly leads to higher prices and poorer service, this duopoly brings more corruption and less responsiveness. There are several...
Jameson Quinn, 17.11.2011, 16:05
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