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2007 Civitas National Budget VOTE

Discussion in 'Model Parliament' started by downtown, Sep 13, 2007.

  1. downtown

    downtown Crafternoon Delight

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    Military- 20 Billion
    Education and Science -17 Billion
    Finance and Business- 19 billion
    Interior-20 Billion
    Justice- 5 Billion
    Foreign/State Department- 5 Billion
    Environment - 3 billions
    Prime Ministers Office, Parliament, Supreme Court, Govt. Buildings, Civil Service, etc - 1 billion
    Money allocated for grants to states-20 Billion
    Surplus - 10 billion
    Total Estimated budget = 120 Billion

    This number comes from:

    A National 15 Cents/Liter Fuel Tax
    10% Corperate Profits Tax
    A Progressive national income tax system, ranging from 0%(under 5,000), to 40% (over 2 million)

    If you have questions, check out the discussion thread. If this doesn't pass...we can't really spend any money (and no oppositional candidate has proposed an alternate budget)

    I vote AYE
     
  2. Red Door

    Red Door Man of Mayhem

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    I vote YEA.
     
  3. Splime

    Splime Regular Lurker

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    I vote yes. It looks good to start us off.
     
  4. LucyDuke

    LucyDuke staring at the clock

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    I didn't like it. This convinced me.

    YEA.
     
  5. Japanrocks12

    Japanrocks12 tired of being a man

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    I didn't like the priority order of military and education. I believe they need to be switched... so I guess I'll vote nay.
     
  6. downtown

    downtown Crafternoon Delight

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    We do not have a military AT ALL at the moment...just so you know.
     
  7. CCA

    CCA Emperor

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    Nay

    Our country has no military.

    Our country needs no military, only the will of the people shall maintain our sovereignty
     
  8. downtown

    downtown Crafternoon Delight

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    does the will of the people stop bullets, or act as a national guard? I'm not advocating creating a force that will allow to engage in foriegn conflict. I'm saying we need one so we can build bridges, act as riot police, and keep ourselves from being taken over.
     
  9. LightFang

    LightFang "I'm the hero!"

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    Yea because of downtown's explanation of the system. As I have said before, I was iffy at first, but downy sold me on the explanation.
     
  10. mangxema

    mangxema I

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    Yes........
     
  11. Japanrocks12

    Japanrocks12 tired of being a man

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    yeah.. I agree that it's a priority, but I don't necessarily agree that we should go from no military to a huge one at the expense of people more suited to labor.. which is why I'm putting military up there, but I still think education should be first.
     
  12. dimaliok

    dimaliok GayLORD

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    Yea

    BTW heres a tally

    yes:7
    no:2
     
  13. Love

    Love Deity

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    WHy NOt VOte YEs?
     
  14. Hackapell

    Hackapell Rhetorician

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    I vote YEA.
     
  15. Algeroth

    Algeroth 8 and 1/2

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    I say Yea.
     
  16. downtown

    downtown Crafternoon Delight

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    As for 3:17 EST

    Yea :10
    nay :2
     
  17. The Ninja

    The Ninja Secretary of Defense

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    I vote YES.

    The Ninja :ninja:
     
  18. Smidgey

    Smidgey Warlord

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    No........
     
  19. The Yankee

    The Yankee The New Yawker Retired Moderator

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    I vote YEA.
     
  20. Ball Lightning

    Ball Lightning www.sporedum.net

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