Which is exactly why the government is so totally incompetent at what it does. We can’t get rid of the incompetent employees.
Matt makes some good points.
Rick Fischer
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I was proposing an amendment where the people can vote for a different system every 4 years rather than a President, how is it:

Preamble:

The Office of the President is integral to many functions of the federal government, particularly: coercion of taxes, conscription of troops, judges and federal agencies, so without one, or with a chance of rebellion against the options given to the people, they will need other options that can maintain national security.

Article I

Candidates for the Office of the President by nomination by a major party or petition shall appear on the ballots of those qualified to vote for an electoral distribution in the electoral college for the benefit of the Candidate in his or her campaign for the Presidency along with what else is required by Article II and III of this Article of Amendment.

Article II

Section 1

What is implied to be enacted by Article II and III of this Article of Amendment shall be enacted if and only if the sum of the votes for these options is greater than the sum of the votes for candidates.

Section 2

The option implied by the sections following this section to where it reads “Article III” shall be enacted if and only if, having been pursuant to the above section, this option gets more votes than the following option.

Section 3

The option to have Congress commission several people to come up with a computerized test for those with no criminal convictions for the purpose of finding ones with the skills and character necessary to be President of the United States shall appear on the same ballot as the candidates above.

Section 4

The test shall include their memorized (unaided) knowledge of the Constitution, and the ability to win and interact with other test-takers to win conventional warfare, counterterrorism, counter-biological warfare, counter-financial warfare and counter-cyber warfare simulations. Those who succeed shall have one chosen by members of Congress solely on the basis of their ability to act on the debate stage and debate better than all of the other contestants to be President of the United States.

Article III

Section 1

The option implied by the sections following this section to where it reads “Article IV” shall be enacted if and only if, having been pursuant to the above section, this option gets more votes than the previous option.

Section 2

The option to suspend all powers, obligations and agencies of the federal government except for those in the next section shall appear on the same ballot as the candidates.

Section 3

The Senate shall continue to exist with one from each state chosen by eligible citizens and one from each state chosen by the state legislature.

Voter rolls and voting procedure shall be maintained, the necessary funding for this shall be from each state government in proportion to their share of citizens.

Communication with other countries shall be maintained.

An army, navy and air force may be maintained or created with majority consent in the Senate, voluntary funding by state governments and citizens, and citizens willing to serve.

Counter-biological and counter-financial warfare divisions may be maintained or created with ⅗ majority consent in the Senate, voluntary funding by state governments and citizens, and citizens willing to serve.

Counterterrorism and counter-cyber warfare divisions may be maintained or created with ⅔ majority consent in the Senate, voluntary funding by state governments and citizens, and citizens willing to serve.

The Senate shall have the exclusive power to make and enforce treaties with ⅔ consent and voluntary funding by citizens or state governments.

The Senate shall have the exclusive power to declare war with ¾ consent and voluntary funding by citizens or state governments.

Section 4

Such a suspension shall only be for a term of four years, but can be sustained with a consecutive vote for this option for four years.

Article IV

Upon ratification Congress shall enforce this with relevant legislation.

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