HERBERT G PETERS
Andrew Jackson Democrat
Candidate for US Senate, California
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the Cost of Government
annual cost of our government:
1792: Government annual cost $.89 per person,
1900: Government annual cost $8.80 per person,
a reasonable increase.
2012: Government annual cost $7,793.33 per person,
curse of progressivism brought about the excessive cost of government.
Costs that we Can and Must Reduce
government must limit itself to the constitution, as written. This would
probably solve many if not most of our problems.
To reduce the cost
of living we must reduce the cost of government:
can and must stop policing the world, (instead of policing the world we could
have missionaries reaching out to the world teaching the gospel of Jesus
can and we must end our propensity to go to war at will, schools used to
teach that we only went to war in self defense,
can and we must end our
occupation of about 800 bases in foreign countries, and another
article pertaining to bases,
Attacks are likely blowback from our excessive occupation of bases around the
world, both of the above articles hint that foreign bases could be the cause
of terror attacks,
can and we must end all foreign aid,
can and we must end all subsidies, domestic and foreign,
can and we must terminate many federal government jobs and reduce pay
significantly for the few workers that remain employed by the federal
federal work force is compensated at a rate that is double the private sector.
We cannot afford this excessive overhead.
enumerates the powers that Congress shall have; Social
Security is not included. A Supreme Court, however - coerced by FDR approved
of Social Security in Helvering v. Davis, U.S. Supreme Court, 1937, 301 U.S. 619.
A friend at the Senior Center stated that he
would starve if it wasn’t for Social Security. How soon we forget; our people
lived in our country for 315 years without Social Security. In those early
days the “free market”
was alive and well, people knew how to earn and save.
fatal blow to the “free market” came in 1913 with the enactment of the
“Income Tax” and “The Federal Reserve System.” Our free market was derailed.
To get our country
back on track we must phase out Social Security, and other progressive
programs, repeal the “Federal Reserve System” and replace the Income Tax with
a Federal Sales Tax that applies to all documented sales, no exceptions.
rates are restored to natural law rates almost any person can save for
retirement AND beat Social Security returns.
does not enumerate power to Congress to finance or manage health care or
education or welfare.
We must phase out
all federal medical programs. In the 50’s a doctor visit was $5 with no
health insurance. In 1960 the cost for childbirth, without health insurance
was $150 for doctor and $150 for hospital.
established over 150 years before the constitution was adopted; the
constitution (as written) gives NO power to the Congress to finance or manage
The entire “Department of Education” should be repealed; and
the federal government must end all education subsidies. Its usefulness
must restore the “free market” which led us to the healthiest, most robust
economy of all time. The free market brought us from our infancy to the
greatest country of all time. But now we are dying. Rome collapsed partially from excess
are in our 59th year without a balanced budget; the last three
presidents and their deficits: Clinton $1.6 trillion, Bush $4.3 trillion and Obama projected, $9.1 trillion.
2007 and 2010
our deficits were so high that if the IRS taxed us at 100% we would still
have had a deficit.