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On 12/10/2018 at 3:24 PM, Hestia11 said:

Liberal leaders in the Senate and House slam Conservatives by asking if getting more money to the farmers in the Heartland is "superfluous?" Liberal governors and Representatives use the words to rally their party in the Midwest.

The Libertarians respond for the Republicans, in a more... non aggressive tone with a form of "Says the party all about agriculture and the environment." to rally supporters in the most libertarian and Republican areas.

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23 hours ago, Kingthero said:

Event 3 Results: Without additional support, the bill fails to be even re-read in the Senate or House.

 

Liberals will use this as a tactic to gain votes in the next election.

23 hours ago, Kingthero said:

Event 2 Continued: The Mexican Government will allow U.S. companies to employ foreign labor on foreign soil and pay U.S. taxes as long as the companies take 20% of the profit gained from the foreign labor, numerate it and present it to the Mexican Infrastructure Board, and work with the Mexican Government to grow communities around such industries. Brazil's deal is the same except its requiring instead of the 20% to infrastructure, a direct 10% to the Government of Brazil.

 

Event 3 Results: The space labs are under construction, and will be completed by the next Presidential term.

We believe that Event 2 is adequate and will present it for an official signing.

Event 3: Perfect.

23 hours ago, Kingthero said:

Event 2 Results: This was already worked out in the in-between of posts.

 

Event 4 Results: There is estimated to be little accomplished by trying to push an agenda through these groups, and efforts to grow support were pretty much in vain.

 

Event 5 Results: We have successfully scrambled the Russian offensive, and are on the way to reclaim all of the Ottoman's lands.

 

Event 6 Continued: The Russians agree to end the war just how it started: Ottomans reclaim all of their land occupied by the Russians. The Chinese will follow whatever the Russians do. (Accept, negotiate further, etc.)

5: We will continue to work until the Russians end the war.

6: We will talk to our remaining allies to see if they have anything to present of note. 

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On 12/11/2018 at 9:26 PM, Kingthero said:

Year 1967

  

Midterms

 

National Strength: We rank 1st in the list of the top 10 countries: United States, Russia, Germany, China, Great Britain, France, Sweden, Mexico, Austria, Spain.

Military Strength: Our professional army is 100,000 men and 75 ships, with a reserve army of 120,000 men solely for defense. We have naval bases in Hawaii, Cuba, Panama, St. Pierre and Miquelon, American Polynesia, and Japan.

Foreign Affairs: Russia and China have a super alliance, same with League of Nations and American Alliances. For reference, Russian borders are pre-our timeline-WW1 Russian borders plus Eastern Turkey, Iraq, Kuwait, and Western Iran, and Chinese expand all the way to border Russia through owning East Iran.

Military: Our military is completely occupied. Our whole military is focused on the Ottoman war, with mere token forces on our Pacific bases.

Economy: The economy has stagnated.

Trade: Trade has been stabilized at a positive rate.

Budget: Our budget is currently balanced, with no debt. Our budget consists of the income of 40% taxes 50% tariff , and 10% overseas territories/canals, and the expenditure of 60% military 15% gov. upkeep 20% infrastructure and 5% surplus growth. (SD: 25).

Social Harmony: The country is united against a possible threat.

Immigration: Immigration levels slowly go back to normal due to the imminent end of the war.

Mood of the people: People have become more optimistic about an American victory overseas.

Party Power: Socialist enthusiasm has dropped tremendously, while the two main parties grow steadily. However, with the Liberals taking a more heavy-spending approach, the Libertarians have a chance to finally separate Conservative and Liberal Libertarians if successful in the upcoming campaign.

President Popularity: The President is popular with an approval rating of 61%.

 

Congress

Liberals 38/104 Senate 37% US Rep

Conservatives 41/104 Senate 32% US Rep

Socialists 10/104 Senate 15% US Rep

Libertarians 15/104 Senate 16% US Rep

 

Trade Events

 

Status: Trade has become stabilized with our allies, especially our Asian allies. Virtually no trade with Russia and China. Stagnant trade with the American continents that are not our immediate allies. Virtually no trade with African countries not close to Europe. Trade with Japan and allied Asian remnants has grown to an equal rate as our European trade due to secured connections.

 

Event 3 Results: Without additional support, the bill fails to be even re-read in the Senate or House.

 

Economic Events

 

Status: The economy begins to stagnate due to the hope of the war's end.

 

Event 2 Continued: The Mexican Government will allow U.S. companies to employ foreign labor on foreign soil and pay U.S. taxes as long as the companies take 20% of the profit gained from the foreign labor, numerate it and present it to the Mexican Infrastructure Board, and work with the Mexican Government to grow communities around such industries. Brazil's deal is the same except its requiring instead of the 20% to infrastructure, a direct 10% to the Government of Brazil.

 

Event 3 Results: The space labs are under construction, and will be completed by the next Presidential term.

 

War Events

 

Status: 100,000 in Ottoman defense, 0 in Germany/Scandinavia in terms of American involvement.

 

Ottoman defense: In summary, we have just been gradually pushing into eastern anatolia.

 

Event 2 Results: This was already worked out in the in-between of posts.

 

Event 4 Results: There is estimated to be little accomplished by trying to push an agenda through these groups, and efforts to grow support were pretty much in vain.

 

Event 5 Results: We have successfully scrambled the Russian offensive, and are on the way to reclaim all of the Ottoman's lands.

 

Event 6 Continued: The Russians agree to end the war just how it started: Ottomans reclaim all of their land occupied by the Russians. The Chinese will follow whatever the Russians do. (Accept, negotiate further, etc.)

 

@Hestia11

Party Power: How and why?

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5 hours ago, MBDemSoc said:

Party Power: How and why?

Very unlucky hit with the odds (mainly due to electoral enthusiasm)

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10 hours ago, Kingthero said:

Very unlucky hit with the odds (mainly due to electoral enthusiasm)

OOC: Ah ok.

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Year 1968

 

Trade Events

 

Status: Trade has become stabilized with our allies, especially our Asian allies. Virtually no trade with Russia and China. Stagnant trade with the American continents that are not our immediate allies. Virtually no trade with African countries not close to Europe. Trade with Japan and allied Asian remnants has grown to an equal rate as our European trade due to secured connections.

 

Economic Events

 

Status: The economy begins to stagnate due to the hope of the war's end.

 

Event 2 Results: The effort is endorsed by the President, and businesses and Congress begin to work on the legislation behind the scenes.

 

War Events

 

Status: War over! All troops go home!

 

Casualties: 75,000 Americans, 20,000 Europeans, 130,000 Ottomans, 5,000 Chinese, 140,000 Russians

 

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We will be going on a holiday break, and will come back sometime within two weeks after Christmas. We only have ~50 years left!

 

We will be going back to the old format too, as the war is over.

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3 hours ago, Reagan04 said:

@Kingthero So what was the skinny of the war?

I completely ignored the peace treaty;

 

Allies agreed to the Russo-Ottoman proposal, and it was set in motion that the ottomans regained all their lost territory, Russians pulled back, etc etc. China still has all its land, Russia still has the rest of its land, but with the Ottomans restored to its glory those two powers no longer have a direct access to Africa. As we have yet to hit decolonization, we will see how this unfolds.

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On 12/18/2018 at 2:47 PM, Kingthero said:

Event 2 Results: The effort is endorsed by the President, and businesses and Congress begin to work on the legislation behind the scenes.

 

The President cannot wait to await it's signature.

 

23 hours ago, Kingthero said:

 Allies agreed to the Russo-Ottoman proposal, and it was set in motion that the ottomans regained all their lost territory, Russians pulled back, etc etc. China still has all its land, Russia still has the rest of its land, but with the Ottomans restored to its glory those two powers no longer have a direct access to Africa. As we have yet to hit decolonization, we will see how this unfolds.

We are glad that Europe and Africa are now free from the Eurasian menace.

The President prepares for another election campaign with hope and a message for the future. Infrastructure will be at the top of her agenda.

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2 minutes ago, Hestia11 said:

We are glad that Europe and Africa are now free from the Eurasian menace.

OOC: That sounds (almost certainly unintentionally) like a line the Ministries of Truth and Love would churn out in the novel "1984," as "Eurasia," as a bloc nation was one of the two touted and eternal enemies of the Anglo-Western focus nation Oceania (where Big Brother and his Inner Party ruled), and, indeed, Europe and Africa were battlegrounds between them. :P

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1 hour ago, Patine said:

OOC: That sounds (almost certainly unintentionally) like a line the Ministries of Truth and Love would churn out in the novel "1984," as "Eurasia," as a bloc nation was one of the two touted and eternal enemies of the Anglo-Western focus nation Oceania (where Big Brother and his Inner Party ruled), and, indeed, Europe and Africa were battlegrounds between them. :P

Unintentional yes. But yeah, I see where you get that. :P

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Interest Teaser... whats to come?

 

1. Global Decolonization.

 

2. Wave of Social Progressivism (kinda like the U.S. 60s/70s).

 

3. Rise of Technology.

 

4. Possible Electoral Compression? (Parties did a good job at avoiding this, but typically this means that there will become very distinct Liberal/Conservative States, with a decline of third parties [unless things are continuously avoided]. 

 

5. Possible European Conflict? (Realize that somehow monarchs still are mainstream in Europe).

 

TBD: ~Late December/Early January

 

 

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8 hours ago, Kingthero said:

Interest Teaser... whats to come?

 

1. Global Decolonization.

 

2. Wave of Social Progressivism (kinda like the U.S. 60s/70s).

 

3. Rise of Technology.

 

4. Possible Electoral Compression? (Parties did a good job at avoiding this, but typically this means that there will become very distinct Liberal/Conservative States, with a decline of third parties [unless things are continuously avoided]. 

 

5. Possible European Conflict? (Realize that somehow monarchs still are mainstream in Europe).

 

TBD: ~Late December/Early January

 

 

Nice.

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2 hours ago, Kingthero said:

I miss the Progress Party :P

😄

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State of the Union for Election of 1968
 

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National Strength: We rank 1st in the list of the top 10 countries: United States, Russia, Germany, China, Great Britain, France, Sweden, Mexico, Austria, Spain.

Military Strength: Our professional army is 100,000 men and 75 ships, with a reserve army of 120,000 men solely for defense. We have naval bases in Hawaii, Cuba, Panama, St. Pierre and Miquelon, American Polynesia, and Japan.

Foreign Affairs: Russia and China have a super alliance, same with League of Nations and American Alliances. For reference, Russian borders are pre-our timeline-WW1 Russian borders, and Chinese expand all the way to border Russia through owning all of Iran. (Russia ceded western Iran to China due to being now cut off by the Ottomans.

Military: Our military is currently demobilizing. Some men are returning home, while others remain at bases in Europe.

Economy: The economy has stagnated, but has kept steady while demobilization is occurring.

Trade: Trade has been stabilized at a positive rate, with potential opportunities opening with the Russians.

Budget: Our budget is currently balanced, with no debt. Our budget consists of the income of 40% taxes 50% tariff , and 10% overseas territories/canals, and the expenditure of 55% military 15% gov. upkeep 20% infrastructure and 10% surplus growth. (SD: 35).

Social Harmony: The country is very united, even though there is no sense of threat.

Immigration: Immigration levels have declined back to the average rate.

Mood of the people: People have become content with the status of the country, though with little excitement.

Party Power: With the success of the war, the Liberals have gotten a lot of supporters. However, the Socialists have stumped their decline, while the Conservatives remain stagnant and the Libertarians no longer have a drastic surge of new members.

President Popularity: The President is immensely popular with an approval rating of 77%, and only a disapproval rating of 17%!

____________________________________________

Name and office:

Age:

Party:

Resident state: 

VP nominee: 

Key Issue to Defend in Theoretical Debate:

Platform (see State of the Union):

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On 12/30/2018 at 4:38 PM, Kingthero said:
State of the Union for Election of 1968
 

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National Strength: We rank 1st in the list of the top 10 countries: United States, Russia, Germany, China, Great Britain, France, Sweden, Mexico, Austria, Spain.

Military Strength: Our professional army is 100,000 men and 75 ships, with a reserve army of 120,000 men solely for defense. We have naval bases in Hawaii, Cuba, Panama, St. Pierre and Miquelon, American Polynesia, and Japan.

Foreign Affairs: Russia and China have a super alliance, same with League of Nations and American Alliances. For reference, Russian borders are pre-our timeline-WW1 Russian borders, and Chinese expand all the way to border Russia through owning all of Iran. (Russia ceded western Iran to China due to being now cut off by the Ottomans.

Military: Our military is currently demobilizing. Some men are returning home, while others remain at bases in Europe.

Economy: The economy has stagnated, but has kept steady while demobilization is occurring.

Trade: Trade has been stabilized at a positive rate, with potential opportunities opening with the Russians.

Budget: Our budget is currently balanced, with no debt. Our budget consists of the income of 40% taxes 50% tariff , and 10% overseas territories/canals, and the expenditure of 55% military 15% gov. upkeep 20% infrastructure and 10% surplus growth. (SD: 35).

Social Harmony: The country is very united, even though there is no sense of threat.

Immigration: Immigration levels have declined back to the average rate.

Mood of the people: People have become content with the status of the country, though with little excitement.

Party Power: With the success of the war, the Liberals have gotten a lot of supporters. However, the Socialists have stumped their decline, while the Conservatives remain stagnant and the Libertarians no longer have a drastic surge of new members.

President Popularity: The President is immensely popular with an approval rating of 77%, and only a disapproval rating of 17%!

____________________________________________

Name and office:

Age:

Party:

Resident state: 

VP nominee: 

Key Issue to Defend in Theoretical Debate:

Platform (see State of the Union):

Name and office: Ethan McIntyre, United States Senator from Minnesota.

 Race and gender, if other than white male: White Male.

Party: Socialist Labor Party.

Resident state: Minnesota.

Platform (see State of the Union): 

National Strength: Try to maintain the current ranking.

Military Strength: Reduce troop and ship limits to pre Russo-Ottoman war levels. Maintain naval bases in Hawaii, Cuba, Panama, St. Pierre and Miquelon, American Polynesia and Japan if those territories consent to them being maintained, withdraw from them if consent is not given. 

Foreign Affairs: Enact a policy of strict neutrality only engage in warfare if we are attacked or for humanitarian reasons (Or in exceptional circumstances). The Socialist Labor Party pledges to support democracy, self-determination, free trade, and principles of non-aggression in American post-Russo-Ottoman war foreign policy. Continue to support the League of Nations' development. Continue sanctions on China.  Encourage our allies which still have colonies to decolonise as peacefully and quickly as possible. Help rebuild the Ottoman Empire's economy and any other nations economies that will need it. 

Military: Have the military and navy perform training exercises to be prepared for any other possible attacks or potential humanitarian intervention. Continue the gradual process of bringing the arms industry into public ownership via purchase. 

 

 

 

 

Economy: Create a National Education Service to ensure education is free at the point of use from cradle to grave, this will be funded in a similar way to the proposed NHS and NCS. Separate commercial and investment banking. Create a Green New Deal by investing in energy and resource efficiency, as well as reusable energies and microgeneration, redevelop infrastructure into low-carbon infrastructure, put taxes on the profits of fossil fuel companies and put the proceeds towards investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency, introduce financial incentives for green investment and reduced energy usage, including low interest rates for green investment, regulation of international finance, including capital controls, and increased scrutiny of financial derivatives, curbing corporate tax evasion through compulsory financial reporting and by clamping down on tax havens.

Trade: Create free trade deals with nations if they agree to strict protections for workers and the natural resources of the nations involved. Renationalize the shipping industry. Continue investment into technologies which will help trade in the future such as minesweeping and mine detection technologies as well as into computer science. Begin to develop trade blocs with our allies which will be free trade areas with common external tariffs and allow for the freedom of movement of capital, labour, enterprise and services (Post-war). Actively encourage workers to form trade unions and workers co-operatives.

Budget: A deficit is fine. Focus on how the government can make people's lives better. Start bringing military spending down as the war is over and redirect the funds into infrastructure and other government sectors.

Social Harmony: No comment.

Immigration: All immigrants are welcome as long as they have not committed serious crimes.

Mood of the people: No Comment. 

Popularity of the Incumbent: No comment.   

Party Power: Campaign vigorously against the Liberal, Libertarian and Conservative Parties in both the Presidential Race and Congressional Races.

Extra Policy: Repeal the NAVA 1953 as it is unconstitutional.

 

Key Issue to Defend in Theoretical Debate: Economic Policies.

 

VP nominee: Geoffrey McGregor (SD).

 

The focus of this platform is making sure education is treated as a human right, and stimulating the now stagnant economy.

The party still advocates for the economic policies presented in previous party platforms.

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Name and office: Pres. Jacqueline Thorne (L-TX)

Age: 49

Party: Liberal

Resident state: Texas 

VP nominee: Vice Pres. Harry Erring (L-MI)

Key Issue to Defend in Theoretical Debate: Railroads linking agricultural communities (re-proposition)

Platform (see State of the Union):

National Strength: We are very excited that we have risen to number 1 in the rankings for the first time in a long time, and we celebrate it as a major foreign policy achievement, together with the brokering of peace in Europe led by this administration. 

Military Strength: We can afford to slightly tick back our numbers in the military, but we can't take our foot entirely off the gas here, in case China decides to move while we're recuperating from war with Russia. 

Foreign Affairs: We celebrate the ending of the war as a major foreign policy success for this administration and the United States as a whole. It's undeniable that we had a major effect on the end of the war, and under our leadership, we successfully ended it. We can make overtures to Russia to end their alliance with the Chinese, saying that it has only gained them bloodshed. If we can get them to at least be neutral it would benefit us greatly. Our next steps are to isolate China on the global stage. 

Military: Like I said, we can afford to step back a little bit, but not entirely let off the gas. We can start allowing some to decommission troops. 

Economy: The first is to build a series of high-capacity rail lines running throughout the Midwest, linking them to California and New York, creating thousands of jobs in every place along the way. This would be primarily to help the agricultural community ship their goods faster to the coasts to take advantage of the Asian market opening up. We will attack the pushes by the Socialists to make this a broad-agreement type bill and the Conservatives for shooting down something that would help trade and farming communities in the Midwest. We think this is a winner in the Heartland and will push it as hard as possible. We will frame Russia opening up and their defeat as a possible way to allow American products to be shipped into Russia (if we can get them out of their Russo-Chinese alliance). We will use our popularity in the country to push for Senate and House victories for Liberal candidates overall.

Trade: The ag community stands to benefit by the opening of trade in Asia. We will push for Russia's markets to open up to American goods to ship in there. If China wishes to stop their encroachment on foreign land, perhaps we would see an opening there as well, benefitting trade in the US largely.

Budget: We are glad we've made it out of war with 0 debt.

Social Harmony: We are glad the American people are united, and we celebrate our victory over the Russians.

Immigration: We will welcome them gladly. 

Mood of the people: We understand their excitement and share in it.

Party Power: We present ourselves as a center option to the leftist Socialists and the rightist Conservatives (and the far-right Libertarians). The Liberal party has been good mediators and finders of common ground in Congress, even voting with BOTH the Conservatives and Socialists on measures. We will use this to our advantage. We have shown that we are the party of compromise and of good government. We have worked to provide broad consensus on issues, and we will continue to do that.

President Popularity: There is nothing we can do but sing the praises of the President to boost Liberal numbers nationwide. It is the largest approval for a Liberal President we've seen, and we have to bask in it for a little, right? 

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5 hours ago, Hestia11 said:

Name and office: Pres. Jacqueline Thorne (L-TX)

Age: 49

Party: Liberal

Resident state: Texas 

VP nominee: Vice Pres. Harry Erring (L-MI)

Key Issue to Defend in Theoretical Debate: Railroads linking agricultural communities (re-proposition)

Platform (see State of the Union):

National Strength: We are very excited that we have risen to number 1 in the rankings for the first time in a long time, and we celebrate it as a major foreign policy achievement, together with the brokering of peace in Europe led by this administration. 

Military Strength: We can afford to slightly tick back our numbers in the military, but we can't take our foot entirely off the gas here, in case China decides to move while we're recuperating from war with Russia. 

Foreign Affairs: We celebrate the ending of the war as a major foreign policy success for this administration and the United States as a whole. It's undeniable that we had a major effect on the end of the war, and under our leadership, we successfully ended it. We can make overtures to Russia to end their alliance with the Chinese, saying that it has only gained them bloodshed. If we can get them to at least be neutral it would benefit us greatly. Our next steps are to isolate China on the global stage. 

Military: Like I said, we can afford to step back a little bit, but not entirely let off the gas. We can start allowing some to decommission troops. 

Economy: The first is to build a series of high-capacity rail lines running throughout the Midwest, linking them to California and New York, creating thousands of jobs in every place along the way. This would be primarily to help the agricultural community ship their goods faster to the coasts to take advantage of the Asian market opening up. We will attack the pushes by the Socialists to make this a broad-agreement type bill and the Conservatives for shooting down something that would help trade and farming communities in the Midwest. We think this is a winner in the Heartland and will push it as hard as possible. We will frame Russia opening up and their defeat as a possible way to allow American products to be shipped into Russia (if we can get them out of their Russo-Chinese alliance). We will use our popularity in the country to push for Senate and House victories for Liberal candidates overall.

Trade: The ag community stands to benefit by the opening of trade in Asia. We will push for Russia's markets to open up to American goods to ship in there. If China wishes to stop their encroachment on foreign land, perhaps we would see an opening there as well, benefitting trade in the US largely.

Budget: We are glad we've made it out of war with 0 debt.

Social Harmony: We are glad the American people are united, and we celebrate our victory over the Russians.

Immigration: We will welcome them gladly. 

Mood of the people: We understand their excitement and share in it.

Party Power: We present ourselves as a center option to the leftist Socialists and the rightist Conservatives (and the far-right Libertarians). The Liberal party has been good mediators and finders of common ground in Congress, even voting with BOTH the Conservatives and Socialists on measures. We will use this to our advantage. We have shown that we are the party of compromise and of good government. We have worked to provide broad consensus on issues, and we will continue to do that.

President Popularity: There is nothing we can do but sing the praises of the President to boost Liberal numbers nationwide. It is the largest approval for a Liberal President we've seen, and we have to bask in it for a little, right? 

"Liberals hold a large plurality on the committee that decided the amendments to the rail line bill so it is far more likely that a Liberal suggested the amendment that made the rail line bill fail, also take note that we supported the bill in committee while it had no amendments and also had it as a part of our platform at the last general election, it is the President's own fault for stacking the committee with Liberals instead of making them more proportional with number of seats the parties had/have in the house which she should have done to attract more multipartisan support for the bill than it did get" - Soc Lab Spokesperson.

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This will be my first try.

 

Secretary of State and former Senator Charles Winchester(L-NY) will endorse President Thorne but will not support Erring as VP.

 

 

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On 12/30/2018 at 11:38 AM, Kingthero said:
State of the Union for Election of 1968
 

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National Strength: We rank 1st in the list of the top 10 countries: United States, Russia, Germany, China, Great Britain, France, Sweden, Mexico, Austria, Spain.

Military Strength: Our professional army is 100,000 men and 75 ships, with a reserve army of 120,000 men solely for defense. We have naval bases in Hawaii, Cuba, Panama, St. Pierre and Miquelon, American Polynesia, and Japan.

Foreign Affairs: Russia and China have a super alliance, same with League of Nations and American Alliances. For reference, Russian borders are pre-our timeline-WW1 Russian borders, and Chinese expand all the way to border Russia through owning all of Iran. (Russia ceded western Iran to China due to being now cut off by the Ottomans.

Military: Our military is currently demobilizing. Some men are returning home, while others remain at bases in Europe.

Economy: The economy has stagnated, but has kept steady while demobilization is occurring.

Trade: Trade has been stabilized at a positive rate, with potential opportunities opening with the Russians.

Budget: Our budget is currently balanced, with no debt. Our budget consists of the income of 40% taxes 50% tariff , and 10% overseas territories/canals, and the expenditure of 55% military 15% gov. upkeep 20% infrastructure and 10% surplus growth. (SD: 35).

Social Harmony: The country is very united, even though there is no sense of threat.

Immigration: Immigration levels have declined back to the average rate.

Mood of the people: People have become content with the status of the country, though with little excitement.

Party Power: With the success of the war, the Liberals have gotten a lot of supporters. However, the Socialists have stumped their decline, while the Conservatives remain stagnant and the Libertarians no longer have a drastic surge of new members.

President Popularity: The President is immensely popular with an approval rating of 77%, and only a disapproval rating of 17%!

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Name and office:

Age:

Party:

Resident state: 

VP nominee: 

Key Issue to Defend in Theoretical Debate:

Platform (see State of the Union):

 

Sen. Ben Larson [Black Male]

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Conservative

Maryland

Gov. Larry Silverstream (C-AZ) [White Male]

Post-War Economic Growth Policies

Military Affairs: The nation is tired of all things Military. I support the gradual de-escalation of forces as we offer large withdraws whence we had deployed our troops. We should dismantle costly weapons and cut our military budget. That being said, we must still keep a presence in Europe, the Conservatives do support Overseas Military bases and expect that Europe should welcome them as we just saved them from Russian domination.

Economy: Now that the war is over, a Housing shortage is likely. We will once against introduce measures as our party did decades ago to deregulate logging and housing and allow for an economic boom to keep up with the returning servicemen. It is imperative that government does not get in the way of this post-bellum surge as it did last time with our war with Japan. The Liberals and Socialists have a proven record of poor post-war government and we implore the American people to ensure that Post-War American moves on properly into a peacetime that is as prosperous as we allow it to be. It's time for a change to focus on the economy and American Society, we're ready to make that change. 

Trade: Coming out of war we've made ourselves some strong allies. Trade outreach with them is an essentiality to our retaining of superpower status. Now an economic struggle begins, we should work on jamming American economic might aggressively into every sector of the world, including Russia and the Far East. We can't let up on relentlessly pursuing American Excellence.

Budget: We plan on cuts across the board, this includes in expenditure and revenue, always keeping us in the black. As we are no longer in wartime, it's time for a smaller and more efficient government, the government which governs best is that which governs least. We've had enough heavy handedness, let's let the good times roll and get out of the way of the average American for once.

Social Harmony: We are glad to be united around the American sense of culture and values. Again, this election should be about scaling back government intervention and enjoying growth and our spot as a victor. 

Immigration: This is fine, we remain vigilant on who we accept into the nation and always will.

Mood: How can there be excitement with faceless bureaucracy running the show, we just want a government that harkens back to our roots, out of the way, keeping and living within its means, and letting the nation do what it does best, run itself.

Party Power: Our strategy is simple, we're going to talk about the issue that face a nation after war. We're going to hammer on economic growth and how we need a change in leadership to reflect the change in governing strategies necessary for a proper transition into a peacetime of economic and cultural growth. We should be defending what America does best, our values and our individualistic spirit.

President: We thank the President for her wartime leadership, but it now comes the time for a change, and she simply isn't the best one to be leading us forward.

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