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Every member of congress shall have served a minimum of 2 years of active service in the military prior to being elected to office.

Our congress is to eager to allow our young people to go to other spots in the world and fight in wars which have no purpose to this nations security. If every member of congress is required to serve at least 2 years of active military service...
retiredntired2, 18.01.2012, 05:57
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Limit the pay of representatives, audit them annually.

Discourage career politicians by limiting the annual income of a congressmen to around $25,000-$30,000. They will be audited annually.
sirhotalot, 30.03.2012, 19:23
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End the industrial prison complex

1) End all 'three strike' laws and prevent anything similar from ever being used in the future. 2) End compulsory sentencing. 3) End the monopoly on bar associations to practice law or be judges. 4) End prison labor, except for on complex...
sirhotalot, 30.03.2012, 23:59
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Set Term Limits and New Guidelines for Congress

I propose to set term limits for congress, as a whole, to ensure that corruption and self preservation can no longer plauge our elected officials. We need our elected officials to truly act on the behalf of their constituents and this can be done...
Kenneth Bennett, 16.06.2012, 14:22
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An Amendment changing the process for the ratification of future Amendments

All future Amendments to this Constitution, upon having been passed by the Congress, with a simple majority vote in the House of Representatives and in the Senate, shall be ratified by means of a direct popular referendum, to be held on the...
Clayton Mortl, 19.01.2016, 18:24
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Transform the political conversation and establish an ongoing, inclusive "We the People"

The Wise Democracy Amendment: (See www.WiseDemocracy.org) Section 1—The Wisdom Council Process: There shall be an ongoing series of National Citizens Wisdom Councils, at least three per year. Each Wisdom Council is composed of twelve...
Jim Rough, 25.09.2011, 23:36
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New legislation by National Popular Vote

I would like to start with the words of one of this country’s great Republicans. And now a few words from President Abraham Lincoln: “… that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under...
Herb Davis, 22.10.2011, 19:55
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Change Congress procedures for voting on laws

Allow laws that have a signed petition from 30% of the chamber's elected officials to require that these laws be brought up for debate and a vote Right now political parties and committee's in Congress have so much power. Its basically a pay to...
chrisrob1111, 27.10.2011, 07:20
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Congressional Staff Salary

All congressional staffers should be paid from campaign contributions. The Constitution does not provide for the payment of unelected staffers!!!!!
mcmaced, 12.12.2011, 01:26
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Eliminate Government Secrecy

The Supreme Court and Federal Reserve shall be meet in Public. Congress and its committees shall meet in Public.
edward Machnik, 12.12.2011, 02:41
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Approval of Supreme Court Justices

Vacancies on the Supreme court shall be nominated by the President but ratified by the States in Constitutional Convention.
edward machnik, 18.12.2011, 22:30
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Congressional Terms of Service

The number of terms served by Representatives and Senators shall not be limited. The Representatives and Senators shall be only limited to two consequetive terms of office. The length of terms shall remain at two years for Representatives and...
edward machnik, 31.12.2011, 16:26
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Control Size of Government

No Federal Agency or appointments to special services shall exist within the several States that defy the powers laid out in the Constitution unless certified by the Supreme Court by unanimous vote.
edward machnik, 31.12.2011, 16:34
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Constitutional Amendment Requiring 2 Year Budgets

All budgets disposed by Congress shall be for a period to coinside with the Term of Office of United States Representatives. The 2-year budget can not be ammeded under any circumstances unless authorized by 2/3 of the States meeting in...
mcmaced, 07.01.2012, 12:37
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Congressional Accountability to the People

1. Public Financing of Congressional Campaigns 2. Term limits- perhaps 24 years for Senators, 16 for Representatives 3. Salary tied to rate of inflation 4. No lobbying 2 years before or 10 years after serving in Congress 5. No gifts of...
MarinaMoonlight, 21.01.2012, 17:56
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Require two-thirds vote on Supreme-Court Justices

Require that Supreme-Court Justices, including the Chief Justice be confirmed by a two-thirds vote of the Senate, not a simple majority. Of the current Supreme-Court justices, three failed to get a two-thirds confirmation vote. Shown with the...
DrZev, 06.03.2012, 02:37
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Restrict over seas military bases to times of war

Over seas military bases may only exist in times of war, with a proper declaration of war declared against the country where the base will exist.
sirhotalot, 30.03.2012, 23:46
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Legalize all drugs and prostitution

Every adult has the right to put into his body what he wants, or to do to his body what he wants. A person owns himself, and has the right to his own body. It has been demonstrated throughout the world that drugs, when available without government...
sirhotalot, 31.03.2012, 00:03
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A Federal and State government ban on government spying

The government has no right to spy on its citizens in any way shape or form. The FBI and CIA need to be disbanded, and government spying needs to be made unconstitutional.
sirhotalot, 31.03.2012, 00:33
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strip the power of taxation from Federal Governmen

Remove the power of forced taxation from the Federal Government. Instead the Federal Government must ask states to provide funding.
Robert, 30.04.2012, 03:59
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Abolish public sector pensions

Only 20% of private sector jobs receive pensions. The rest fund their own retirement accounts with some help from their employers. Pensions for public sector jobs are paid by YOU the taxpayer. It is time for that to stop. Let public sector...
edward machnik, 26.05.2012, 04:33
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Reform the Senate

The size of the senate will increase to five per state, elected to five year terms with one from each state renewed annually. The senators will be elected by a joint session of all publicly elected members of state legislature. Senators will be...
Arthur Mendelson, 13.06.2012, 17:51
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Congressional terms of office

The term of office for the House of Representatives shall hereby be set at four years, to run concurrently with the term of office of the President. (This amendment would go a long ways toward assuring that the Presidency and the House were...
stefan_stackhouse, 18.06.2012, 15:17
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Constitutional Spending

1. No Bill of Attainder will be passed except for the specific purposes authorized by the Articles of the Constituion. 2. No Amendments to the Constitution will be allowed to change these specific purposes. 3. Current unConstitutional...
Edward machnik, 18.11.2012, 20:32
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Congressional Spending Limits as Percentage of GDP

Congress may not spend more than 10% of GDP annually.
Brent, 13.12.2012, 22:54
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Set Congress Medical Benefits to those of Veterans

Members and former members of congress shall be limited to those medical institutions and benefits available to and provided to all veterans of the US armed forces.
vertago1, 07.01.2013, 17:52
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Every natural born person shall have a fundamental right to self-defense, which shall not be denied or abridged under the laws of the United States or of the States.

SLKendall, 20.01.2013, 00:50
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Specifically Enumerate Powers of Congress

The Constitution has been subject to abuse of government power through expansionist interpretation of the language describing powers delegated to the Congress. This language should be modified to specifically enumerate the powers of Congress to...
Lisa, 17.02.2013, 14:38
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One 6 year term for President

Currently any 1st term President spends not more than 18 months actually working on the country. He has his honeymoon, 1st 100 days, then halfway through year two starts working for re-election. Let's eliminate that need and give a President 6...
Christopher McDaniel, 21.03.2013, 15:05
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Supreme Court Should Avoid Conflicts of Interests

Unlike the lower courts, Supreme Court judges do not have to recuse themselves from cases where there is a conflict of interest. This has weakened the credibility of the courts as justice's Scalia's personal relationship with Dick Cheney and...
fabianmockian, 12.01.2012, 14:13
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