“We must devolve power and resources back to the local level — raking back their tax money from the federal government so they can spend it on themselves. Local empowerment, and with it, deep investments…”
How does this sound as a Platform to ‘devolve power and resources’?
Eliminate Excessive Federal Taxation
Eliminate the National Debt
Eliminate Deficit Spending
Protect Fair Markets
Abide by the Constitution
Promote Civic Responsibility
Reduce Size/Scope of Federal Government
Believe in the People
Avoid the Pitfalls of Politics
Maintain Local Control and Independence
It’s the Tea Party Patriots Platform (TPPP), ca 2015. It was roundly and summarily criticized, w/o consideration, by Coastal Elites, Main-Stream Media and Obama. Many used the Liberal definition for ALL opponents: “racist.” (?)
C’mon, “…devolve power and resources back to the local level…,” has been the main plank of the Conservative Movement since Goldwater.