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My program:

Get the taxes back to pre-Reagan levels.

Taxes under Reagan were 18% of GNP. It's worth noting, however, that the taxes did not cover the expenditures, resulting in "Reagan’s deficits – 4.3 percent of GDP – were the highest in US history except World War II."

So it would be fair to decide whether you want those tax rates - and that deficit, or whether a different structure would be valid. Not to put too fine a point on it, but if you wanted to pay for Reagan's deficits, the tax rates would be nearly identical to today.

By the way. Federal tax revenue as a percent of GNP under Obama: lower than under Bush II, Clinton, Bush I, and Reagan. There is a spike in expenses in '09, '10, and '11 thanks to the economic collapse in '08, but even that is beginning to come down and now stands lower than 4 of Reagan's 8 years.

Quadruple the size of the IRS.
Spend money on infra structure in this country not in Israel or Iraq or Egypt.

I'm OK with this.

This is not rocket science.

Based on how hard it is to get accomplished you'd think it is.
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