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(1,798 posts)
Fri Dec 18, 2020, 02:01 AM Dec 2020

Name somethings that you want Biden to do?

Name somethings that you want Biden to do?
1. Raise SSI/SSD by about 500 bucks per month. The old and disabled are suffering and need more.
2. Raise the minimum wage to $15 bucks per hour
3. Rebuild the unions and fight to rebuild the middle class. The rich are taking it all and robbing the workers of any chance at upward mobility. Use anti-trust and all the tools in the book if needed.
4. Full college debt forgiveness and free 4 year public university education.
5. A public housing program for all homeless people. Sick of seeing my brothers and sisters suffer in the cold.
6. A full blown jobs program like fdr done to get people back to work and to rebuild our country.

You know things that matter. What is your list?

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Name somethings that you want Biden to do? (Original Post) Matthew28 Dec 2020 OP
Appoint an independent thinking Attorney General Funtatlaguy Dec 2020 #1
+1000 That was the thought that immediately popped into my head. alwaysinasnit Dec 2020 #8
You are obviously quite intelligent. Funtatlaguy Dec 2020 #10
If that is so, then I am definitely in good company. alwaysinasnit Dec 2020 #11
Ok, you two, get a room...oh, wait. Funtatlaguy Dec 2020 #12
haha. Thanks for the chuckles. alwaysinasnit Dec 2020 #13
Public option Freddie Dec 2020 #2
Accountability. Making sure the authoritarians and sociopaths pay flamingdem Dec 2020 #3
Recreate the Civilian Conservation Corps Cicada Dec 2020 #4
Job One Needs to be Immediately Removing as many of these late Still Sensible Dec 2020 #5
Health care public option. Under The Radar Dec 2020 #6
Muzzle Mitch and charge a buck a shot to squirt him with vinegar and tomato juice. Hermit-The-Prog Dec 2020 #7
Pass the Equality Act FreeState Dec 2020 #9
Day one padah513 Dec 2020 #14
In addition to all the above, a national mask wearing reward program.... KY_EnviroGuy Dec 2020 #15
Fairness Doctrine TheBlackAdder Dec 2020 #16
Biden is already doing the somethings I want him to do. betsuni Dec 2020 #17
Don't pretend like Trump BE THE whistler162 Dec 2020 #18
Dump bowls of mashed potatoes on Trump's head JHB Dec 2020 #19
Close down any remaining "caged children" centers. Golden Raisin Dec 2020 #20


(9,330 posts)
2. Public option
Fri Dec 18, 2020, 02:15 AM
Dec 2020

Reasonably priced with very little out-of-pocket, and find a way to greatly reduce or eliminate the OOPs of all ACA plans. That is the secret to making it “affordable.” Solution - tax the rich.


(39,378 posts)
3. Accountability. Making sure the authoritarians and sociopaths pay
Fri Dec 18, 2020, 02:19 AM
Dec 2020

He doesn't have to be the one doing this on a daily basis but he must make it happen. We can't sweep the last four years under the rug.


(4,533 posts)
4. Recreate the Civilian Conservation Corps
Fri Dec 18, 2020, 02:26 AM
Dec 2020

My dad’s family was dirt poor in rural Alabama in 1935 so at 14 he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps. It helped save a generation of young people who otherwise would not have learned basic work skills. He told me that they went to Nevada and planted a million trees. We need to save the environment, many young people today have trouble getting a job.

Under The Radar

(3,410 posts)
6. Health care public option.
Fri Dec 18, 2020, 02:35 AM
Dec 2020

$10,000 out of pocket expense, $13,000 in premiums and they only pay for half of the prescriptions that I require. That is with the ACA now.
This year without any insurance, I only paid $1,100 in doctor visits and blood work, then my prescriptions cost $120 a month paying cash.
The only risk is a hospitalization, but I am broke with or without insurance with that Scenario


(10,613 posts)
9. Pass the Equality Act
Fri Dec 18, 2020, 02:56 AM
Dec 2020

Pass the Equality Act
Pass an national women’s healthcare act ensuring abortion remains legal
Tax the rich
Medicare for all (no matter what we call it)
Protect social security
Invest in native communities and ensure they have the access to resources they deserve

Pipe dreams:
Tax religions
Free college for all
35 hour work week
Month paid vacation for all full time workers


(14,523 posts)
15. In addition to all the above, a national mask wearing reward program....
Fri Dec 18, 2020, 04:52 AM
Dec 2020

Five buck food coupon each time you're witnessed wearing a mask in public by a store employee or public official.
(I know, too complex to execute but I though it was cool)

Seriously and in addition to all the above........

* Publicly recognize all our front line medical workers and other key personnel in the battle with covid. Fund mental health care, vacation time and/or bonuses for those people.
* Publicly honor those who have died from COVID-19 and most especially medical workers and first responders.
* Work hard to reduce economic inequality and start by raising taxes on the ultra-wealthy and corporations.
* Restore food support for all those who are in food poverty, especially children.
* Restore rational rules on treatment of migrants, immigrants and refugees and punish and/or fire all those responsible for immigrant abuse during tRump years. Work hard on immigration reform.
* Rebuild the EPA to its former glory and enforce clean air and clean water rules and laws.
* Rebuild the Chemical Safety Board and OSHA to their former funding and glory.
* Fund the rebuilding of infrastructure, particularly bridges, roads and public schools.
* Refocus funding of public education to support only public schools so our teachers no longer have to buy books and supplies out of pocket.
* De-militarize and reform city, state and federal police forces and force them out of politics.

'Nuf sed for now.........


(37,181 posts)
19. Dump bowls of mashed potatoes on Trump's head
Fri Dec 18, 2020, 07:53 AM
Dec 2020

Oh! You mean Joe! Nevermind.

I was thinking Champ and Major. Joe's got to be presidential, but the First Pooches can be more mischievous.

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