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Allow State Choice. Every State shall have the right to exit from its present Constitutional subjugation to Federal legislation, regulation, executive order and court oversight, and to remain subject to taxation only for the purpose of supporting defense.

Institute State Nullification. Every State shall have the right to nullify any Federal legislation, regulation, executive order and court order.

Eliminate the IRS. The Federal government shall have no direct taxation authority over any person.  Federal government revenue shall be received only from State governments.

Limit Federal Expenditure. No government authority shall exist for combined Federal, State and local government spending, including both discretionary and legislatively mandated, to exceed a Constitutionally prescribed proportion of national income. The Federal government shall have no authority to provide funds to any State or local government contingent on prescribed legislation, regulation or administrative policy.

Protect Bodily Autonomy. No government authority shall exist to regulate personal control of an individual’s body. No government shall have the authority to impose a penalty of death, criminalize the use of drugs or other substances, inhibit access to abortion prior to viability, draft into military service or coerce vaccination or medical treatment.

Preserve Corporate Autonomy. No government authority shall exist to regulate in any way incorporated, associated or affiliated people.  There shall be no corporate bailouts, protection from court ordered liability for libel, regulation of employment practices, corporate taxation or coercion to engage in or to refrain from censorship of any privately controlled mode of communication.

End Mandatory Investment. No government authority shall exist to impose on private persons any obligation to enter into a financial arrangement, savings or social security program or insurance scheme.  Any person previously enrolled shall be provided an equitable and irrevocably permanent option to exit such program.

End Public Education. Public funding of primary and secondary education shall be attached to each child, in full measure per pupil equal to the funding of public schools.  Public schools will be allowed to phase-out under competitive pressures. Public funding of higher education, including student loans shall be eliminated.

End the Federal Reserve System. The balance sheet of the Fed shall be transferred to the Treasury which shall have no discretionary authority to bailout banks or other corporations. Financial institution regulations shall be made optional and competitive among government agencies. Discretionary monetary policy shall be replaced by a constant growth rate rule for money supply.

Privatize Police Accountability. The Federal doctrine of qualified immunity shall be eliminated, and no other restriction shall be placed on the people’s right to seek redress in court or through a duly appointed private oversight board.  Law enforcement officers shall be personally bonded by non-government insurance.  Federal law enforcement shall be eliminated.  No warrant shall have the authority to breach a private residence. No private asset shall be seized without a court order upon due process for showing debt.

End Discretionary Military Interventionism. No government authority shall exist to impose force on persons inside or outside the Nation without court order, declaration of war or urgent national defense. No authority shall exist for the government to declare war or to enter into any military alliance, mutual defense agreement or treaty obligating the use of force, without Federal legislative approval, Federal executive approval and assent by two-thirds of the States.  No such approval or assent shall be valid for longer than one year.

Impose Term Limits. No Federal elected representative or government official appointed by a representative shall remain in any office longer than twelve years.

Paid for by Mike ter Maat for President

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