Political Manifesto Essay

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Matthew Johnson
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Political Manifesto
"Our vision is simple. We want an America that gives all Americans the chance to live out their dreams and achieve their God-given potential. We want an America that is still the world's strongest force for peace and freedom. And we want an America that is coming together around our enduring values, instead of drifting apart.". (DNC)
This is the modern Democratic national committee platform. The democratic party has changed vastly since its creation over 2 centuries ago. In its early stages of life the democratic party's beliefs were much different than they are today,with the ebb and flow of time they have ...view middle of the document...

Climate change or global warming has been on the precipice of environmental argument. Republicans while understanding that global warming exists. They want refutable evidence that humans are the direct result of global warming and are not willing to relay a tax on carbon that could help reduce emissions because it could hurt us economically. While democrats feel that global warming is a threat to national security. They also feel it is our job to control emissions around the world. Fossil fuels such as coal and oil have been apart of the development and growth of America as a whole allowing us to further ourselves in many aspects such as agricultural growth or the industrial revolution. studies in the recent years have revealed a toxic truth that fossil fuels indefinitely harm the environment. We have been using fossil fuels for such a long period of time that after learning the truth people seem to have a cognitive dissonance to such truth. Democrats on the issue of energy policy understand that fossil fuels at this point in time are necessary. But in coming years they are keen on the United States to adopt a independence from foreign fossil fuels through implementation of clean energy through new technology such as wind farms, hydroelectric dams, or natural gas.
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In 1992, we promised to cut the deficit in half over four years. We did. Our 1993 economic plan cut spending by over a quarter trillion dollars in five years. The only deficit left today is interest payments on the debt run up over the 12 Republican years before fiscal responsibility returned to the White House." Democrats believe in Economic responsibility through a balanced budget, something that this year we don't have. Without a properly balanced budget to guide spending. The government will surely increase in deficit spending. It is a fact that democratic presidents in the past have done a better job at increasing economic prosperity in this country. Such as what Bill Clinton and congress did in the 1993 economic plan. Democrats tend to focus on the working middle class, they implement legislation that reflects this such as increasing the minimum wage, cutting taxes for middle class working families and increasing taxes on the wealthiest five percent.(uknown)
Recently President Obama and the 111th congress passed the American recovery and reinvestment act benefiting over 12 million Americans in a plethora of ways.
"The Democratic Party is committed to ensuring that Americans have access to affordable, high-quality health care." (DNC)
Healthcare is a hot button issue. the argument continues to rage on to this day. Republicans are keen on keeping government to a minimum and pushed for privatization of healthcare stating that this would in turn create more competition thus lowering the cost of health insurance. The downside to this is that with the privatization of healthcare companies are able to discriminate people with preexisting conditions. Where money...

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