Prospective Principle Guidelines for the USA?

This is something interesting, and I wanted to gauge your response of the following 17 principle guidelines that are being bandied about right now. This is copied directly without being altered, and for now I'd like to keep the origin of the material secret until I've heard all responses.

This doesn't appear to be anything being proposed for legislation currently, but instead a list of principle guidelines being proposed by a certain affiliation of a certain Party. What do you think of them? Do you agree this would be a good direction for the US? And why? Please list your thoughts below. Thanks.

1. We support the union of all United States citizens for a greater good on the basis of the right of national and global self-determination.

2. We support equality of rights for the United States citizens in its dealings with other nations.

3. We support land and territory to feed our people and to settle our surplus population.

4. We propose that the United States shall make it its primary duty to provide a livelihood for its citizens.

5. We propose all citizens shall have equal rights and duties.

6. It must be the first duty of every citizen to perform physical or mental work. The activities of the individual must not clash with the general interest, but must proceed within the framework of the community and be for the general good.

7. We support the abolition of incomes unearned by work.

8. In view of the enormous sacrifices of life and property demanded of a nation by any war, personal enrichment from war must be regarded as a crime against the nation. We demand therefore the confiscation of all war profits.

9. We support the nationalization of all businesses which have been formed into corporations (trusts).

10. We support profit-sharing in large industrial enterprises.

11. We support the extensive development of insurance for old age.

12. We support the creation and maintenance of a healthy middle class, the immediate communalizing of big department stores, and their lease at a cheap rate to small traders, and that the utmost consideration shall be shown to all small traders in the placing of national and municipal orders.

13. We support a land reform suitable to our national requirements, the passing of a law for the expropriation of land for communal purposes without compensation; the abolition of ground rent, and the prohibition of all speculation in land.

14. The United States must consider a thorough reconstruction of our national system of education (with the aim of opening up to every able and hard-working American the possibility of higher education and of thus obtaining advancement). The curricula of all educational establishments must be brought into line with the requirements of practical life. The aim of the school must be to give the pupil, beginning with the first sign of intelligence, a grasp of the nation (through the study of civic affairs). We propose the education of gifted children of poor parents, whatever their class or occupation, at the expense of the State.

15. The nation must ensure that health standards are raised by protecting mothers and infants, by prohibiting child labor, by promoting physical strength through legislation providing for compulsory gymnastics and sports, and by the extensive support of clubs engaged in the physical training of youth.

16. We propose the Federal abolition of any militia except as implemented by Congress.

17. To put the whole of this program into effect, we support a strong central power for the United States Federal Government; and the formation of Corporations based on estate and occupation for the purpose of carrying out the general legislation passed by Congress in the United States.

[edit] it's not a right winger writing down what he/she thinks a left winger wants. This was written by someone on the left, and it's not a joke I'm playing. I seriously want to know what people think of this document, and whether or not they agree it would be an improvement. NR, you've had a lot of great insight in PMs, and maybe you'd like to share those?

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