We want YOU to be President

By Mac. Forstner and Avery Reynolds

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Requirements

  1. You must be a natural born citizen. You can be born in another country, but only if both of your parents were born in America.
  2. 35 years old is the minimum amount of years you need to live before taking the Presidential position in the oval office
  3. You must have lived in the United States for 14 years. This doesn't have to be consecutive.

Benefits?

Salary: $400,000 annual salary
You can basically have and unlimited staff... as long as it is okay with congress.

You get to live in the fancy White house which costs around $4 million to sustain with all of the bowling allies and movie theaters. Not to mention the $250k worth of flowers.

of course there are more perks of being president, but some of them continue on after you have left office! For example, Some of the presidents live off an allowance which gives them money to pay for things like phone bills or other recreation.

Not Just One Job, But Many.

You need to be able to fill out the following positions if you want to be President:


  • Party Leader: be able to be your political party figure head! You will be representing the entirety of what you believe in. pretty heavy stuff, but it gets better.
  • Commander-In-Chief: Be able to make the right call if you want to go to war or not. Going to war with a country is not an easy decision to make, but it can be necessary in the most desperate times.
  • Chief of State: If you thought being a Party Leader was difficult, try representing America as a whole! That's right, as President, you must represent America as a nation at public events while being the Chief of State.
  • Chief Executive: You must empower and administer the laws of the nation! while you cannot create them, you can still make sure they are justified and carried out. Pretty important stuff.
  • Chief Diplomat: This is even more stressful than being Chief of State. If you are Chief Diplomat, You must represent the United States while interacting with leaders from foreign countries. Time to be on your best behavior because this is the time to develop foreign policy.
  • Chief of Legislator: While you can't actually make laws, you can always talk with congress and promote any or all ideas that you might have to better the country!

What We Want For A Leader!

1. To be effective and determined in decision making.
2. Have the ability to make high stake issues easier, be open to ideas and solutions, etc.
3. Trust between the government and the people. (Stay honest)
4. Be able to communicate clearly with others while being inspiring.
5. Deliver a message with motivation when your country is down.

Top Issues You'll Need To Focus On.

1. Economy, trying to; make more jobs, raising or lowering taxes, etc.
2. Education, helping to decide if education should be free or not.
3. Energy and the Environment, helping to find or promote more beneficial ways to use fuel and still protect the environment.
4. Immigration, help to decide if we should welcome more immigrates or not.
5. Health Care, either making it easier to get it or a different plan.

The Ten Duel Commandments... or Powers of the President.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dS79uxNFoHw


Time to ignore the amazing song from Hamilton for now, which by the way was sung in front of President Obama https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPrAKuOBWzw


The president has 10 powers listed by the constitution. They are:


l. Be commander in chief of the Army and Navy when called into service.

2. Require the opinion of the principal officer in each executive department.

3. Have power to grand reprieves and pardons.

4. Make treaties.

5. Nominate and appoint ambassadors, judges of the Supreme Court and all other officers of the United States.

6. Fill up all vacancies during the recess of the Senate.

7. Give to Congress information of the state of the union.

8. Recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.

9. On extraordinary occasions convene both Houses, or either of them.

10. Take care that the laws be faithfully executed.


We believe that the most powerful power is to be commander-in-chief because it takes a lot of difficult planning and discussing whether or not you want to send troops over seas and away from their families.The goal is to prevent war, but when that can't be avoided, it's time to make the tough decisions.



*diplomatic, Executive,Legislative/judicial

Why would I do?

If I were president of the United States of America, then I would work my hardest to get rid of the budget deficit and debt that our country is currently under. Right now, as we speak, the amount of debt we are in is over $18 trillion. Which is a crazy big number.


I know what you are thinking: "If we are already that deep into the hole, is there any reason of trying to fix it?" The answer? YES. over 90% of our debt is to China which is a pretty big nation. If they all the sudden want to go to war with them over this debt, we would be screwed. We would have no one to borrow from and no money circulating in the States. If we decided to Fix the budget, it would positively effect programs that need it the most like natural disaster and Superfund sites, new technology to improve our way of living, making things environmentally friendly, which would all provide much needed jobs to unemployed workers. We would have to cut larger programs to get to some of that debt though. For example, reducing military spending by a lot.