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{ I am unhappy with the current look of this page, I find the points made worthy of consideration and presentation, but the page/content itself feels overly "wordy". When time presents I intend to edit and reduce to a bullet point format in order to try and reduce by half the current word count.} 

Please consider reforms listed as being intended to be implemented not only nationally, but for our purposes on an international basis where applicable.

The list of reforms we have published here are the result of work product completed over 15 years ago. Records indicate March, 1992.

                                                 Stage One
1.) Require that large Mega-news media corporations are broken up.
Reason: Non- biased news media entities are literally critical to the healthy function of a democratic society. Providing accurate information, being constantly vigilant against processes that can degrade our freedoms, continuing to dig for greater truth and understanding is a sacred duty of these organizations. ( I have always been troubled by mega- news/media providers controlled or owned by billionaires or large media corporations.. To me, they demonstrate far to often a lack of being in touch with the needs of mainstreet & our global society.) Look at our world today--You can't really say it represents a result of a properly informed or educated population, or responsible effective governance based upon same.

Do we really think this in an end all solution..No it's not, It's meant primarily to get your attention, the problem is more complicated than this solution indicates. The answer may also require that we also move more in the direction of requiring news organizations over a certain size to be non-profit in structure. 

Throughout history it has been understood, and too often acted upon by the sickest members of our society that the ability to control the media, allows you to control the intellectual processes/opinions/awareness's of the masses, these types of personalities and organizations provide an almost continuous set of examples of this type of media abuse. Because reasonable people can disagree, as well as the above mentioned abuses most can see without difficulty, we will state several times throughout this "reform" topic, about our opinion that the Fairness Doctrine should be reinstated...It would be a straight forward way to put a reasonable check on major media sources being turned into unchecked propaganda machines. There is no perfect solution to this problem but clearly, "if possible?" under who's standards??, breaking up these large propaganda machines would make it more difficult for these troubled types of people to send out their propaganda to large portions of our population in easily co-ordinated efforts. Breaking these large media corporations up into smaller entities would also remove much of the monetary rewards/incentive that can be an enticement, for some, who may be in need of greater respect for the public service aspect of the news media process. Operating these media entities is a public service and should be approached as such. When it becomes too much? about profit the product and process can suffer. We also need to enact  "truth in news" provisions, best managed through consumer advocacy groups, similar in size and scope to the Better Business Bureau, and backed with civil litigation tools available for the worst cases. Additionally when you have a failure of process, where governments for the people, by the people, switch their apparent focus towards a corporate vs a citizens/societies best interest through co-opting courts etc... You end up having these types of reforms needed and discussed.(We don't want government sponsored truth police). Having a consumer advocacy group properly empowered civilly for the most egregious of instances could be a key component. This should also have a focus extended towards editorial content providers.(As far as the editorial content issue goes...this is meant to be primarily aimed at the professional pundit, or industry employed content provider. [Again, included mostly to get your attention] 

{Please note: 6/20/10 That since our first touching upon this issue years ago, we are seeing a growing number of processes, similar to those we have proposed coming into being.}

It is in this area that a return to the "Fairness Doctrine" would be a helpful tool to in trying to restore an improved balance to this part of the editorial process.(Really, it may be all that is needed to restore balance to the process.) Letters to the editor ect..pretty much hands off, no real change in standards required here.) Varied opinions always tend to improve the process, however, consistently, in a material fashion, misstating facts upon which opinions are formed does not. In the U.S. as well as in many other nations, minority groups have formed their own media watch dog organizations, why not have another dedicated to truth and the presentation of information in a manner as devoid of propagandist aspects as possible?

(Example:) This citizen group or organization could present "awards" posting annually or quarterly lists of media/news organizations determined to have published the greatest quantity of intellectually unsound product, as well as "awards" for those who have provided the highest caliber of work.. So that citizens can quickly see, and better evaluate what is being put in front of them and by whom. 

An additional reality can perhaps be focused through the following. It has been said that in order for fascism to take hold in a society, a culture of ignorance must be created, or exist. In the U.S. we see repeatedly reports on the failure of our educational systems..A well educated, socially aware editorial staff, allowed to do their jobs by their employers.."key point" is another critical component to a free and healthy media news/information source. In the U.S I suspect that crucial social awarness have been lost, critical thinking suppressed, with multiple flawed, intellectually unsound pieces being foisted upon the public. I am not talking about pieces that reflect differing opinions, I'm talking about the massive quantity of intellectual garbage that the public is being overwhelmed with, work product that would not have made it past, even the most basic philosophy 101 class in Jr. College. As I have said before there is no perfect solution, what we can do is make it harder for anyone to gain an unhealthy control over these processes, and then pass themselves off as a valid source of information. Again, just the reintroduction of the Fairness Doctrine would eliminate most of the potential for abuse that we have seen recently. Because of systemic failures within the effected food industries we have had to enact truth in advertisement and labeling to keep from being regularly put into the position of putting things into our mouths when we have no reasonable expectation of what quality it is. How can we be less vigilant when it comes to what we put in our minds? Does this mean we believe that the Fairness Doctrine should be reinstated? If nothing else better can be expected for quick implementation, then yes, it's not perfect, but it is far better than nothing. Clearly it's removal hastened the corporate medias ability to pander to our lowest common denominator, with their infotainment, greatly accelerating the dumbing down process. (The internet must be protected as a vibrant source of support, criticism or analysis. Fair Use standards must be clearly defined, and reasonable use permits must be allowed, so that those interested in providing support, criticism, or analysis can do so reasonably without having their freedom to express themselves unduly restricted. With far greater leeway, and consideration given to those entities that operate in an attempt to serve the public interest, and do not operate for commercial purposes, or gain. Solutions to the Fair Use issue appears straight forward, as long as those wishing to make use of it's provisions are willing to take steps that recognize and respect, and are designed to protect the interests of the copyright holder/publisher/content creator. The current "Fair Use" situation is becoming unworkable, and dangerous to both the unwary lay person and the society they are working in good faith to serve.) 

2.) Oil companies nationalized.
Reason: The oil companies have demonstrated that they have the ability to continually capitalize on the failures/weaknesses of our current political structure through what really amounts to a process of both legal and illegal bribery. These organization have repeatedly demonstrated that their pursuit of their corporate goals take precedence over the well being of not only the citizens of the United States, but the citizens of the global community as well. These companies have worked to halt/slow the development/implementation of many cleaner, environmentally friendly technologies. These efforts over the past 30 years could very easily be seen to be a leading cause of an oncoming global environmental collapse. Furthermore we have seen recently that under current circumstances the process of speculation in these resources can lead to dire economic upheavals that are devastating to the overwhelming majority of humanity. Human society, as a measurable majority, has for decades seen no benefit from the massive profits these corporations have been allowed to pillage from us due to their overwhelming control of the process. What we have seen is our freedoms slowly destroyed as these companies continue to flex their growing political might through our corrupt political system. As we have seen a continual failure of oversight of our financial institutions, we see similar failure here.  Management/control of critical resources that have the ability through mismanagement, to negatively impact humanity on such a massive scale cannot be allowed to exist without being directly answerable to the people they serve, with any "profits" also being directed for the benefit of the people. The economic resources these organizations command must be seized and immediately put to use for the creation of healthier infrastructural needs. 
(This was not a part of our 1992 reform package, but clearly it is an action that must be taken if the people want to reclaim their birthright of recognized freedoms and civil rights. As well as taking a positive direct action to improve the functioning of the democratic principles in regards to the U.S. Republic.)
3.) Election/campaign finance reform: Elections to be made publicly funded events. Minimum of four candidates per contested position required. Failure to place 4 candidates from different parties on the ballot shall require position to remain vacant. Election funding/spending limits set that cannot be surpassed, and shall in all matters be equal. Media access costs to be strictly regulated for purposes of equal access and non-favoritism. Only top 4 candidates from different parties to be eligible to receive public funding in the general election. More than four parties may of course run, but they will need to be privately funded, and under no circumstance shall the funds they raise or expend be allowed to exceed those limits set for the publicly funded candidates.  All loop holes related to this issue shall be vigorously eliminated. Top four primary contests shall also be publicly funded. Qualifications for this funding shall be based upon voter registration listed party affiliations. Again, other parties may of course participate, they will need to be privately funded. Same rules will apply to spending limits for privately funded campaigns in the primaries as those in effect for the general elections.
Reason: Healthy, honest democratic processes cannot survive as a "free range entity" in any society in which a particular economic model has been allowed to gain an unhealthy level of control over the political process. In the U.S. that currently means the capitalistic model. . Common sense, as well as past history has shown us that capitalistic based organizations will always seek to gain advantage through the political process, using their economic power in an unhealthy fashion. The forces of competition for survival and self interest demands this under current rules of engagement that have been allowed to be tolerated due to the successful dumbing down of human society. Political processes must be enacted that recognize, and protect the democratic process of choice/reason from undue influence that will always manifest given enough time, regardless of the dominant economic model in place at the time.
(I have been asked my opinion on the current trend of U.S. courts ruling that "in general, as constructed so far", and this is a quick summary...that "attempts to create a model for publicly funded elections are unconstitutional as the funding restrictions involved constituted a violation of free speech" While I do not necessarily disagree with this argument as it has been applied to date in what apparently have been poorly constructed publicly funded election models, I find this in no way provided the grounds to dismiss the need for such an evolution..The effort just needs to be created/regulated in such a way that no sane person would have reasonable grounds to proclaim that a candidates free speech rights had been violated--I believe you will find that those that would object to this approach are the same folks that have made it necessary..IE-large corporate interests.)I wanted to add that I have had a chance to look at the publicly funded elections provisions recently overturned in Arizona...In this overturned law/Act/attempted regulation, what it unfortunately looks like to me, is that our courts are clearly pandering to corporate lobbying efforts, rather than trying to protect free-speech in the U.S....The overturned law in question appears to have not done anything to limit free speech, but in fact was trying to do what we seek, guarantee free speech for processes and candidates that do not have the same access to funds as the more well financed/corporate campaigns. It sought to level the playing fields, and thus strengthen the democratic process, make it about the strength of an idea or concept. troubling..troubling... (7/10/11)
4.) Balanced budget protocols stringently implemented.
Due to conditions created by the Bush administration this may no longer be safe to implement as a stage one process, it may require that this be implemented in conjunction with later stage proposals.
Reason: Our political leaders have demonstrated to an overwhelming and consistent degree that under existing rules of operation they are incompetent to a terminally unsupportable degree when it comes to budgets, and areas of fiscal oversight that directly impact the citizens of the United States. One of the historic stop gaps when conditions get as bad as they are now is a taxpayer revolt. Current rules of operation have allowed massive malfeasance to continually occur without the majority of the taxpayers/citizens being able to quickly track and effectively respond to the abuse/failure of process. This has allowed disaster after disaster to occur with the full extent of the damage only being able to be discovered by the effected citizens when it is too late to do anything to correct the situation. A balanced budget process, when linked to our other reform proposals would quickly eliminate the large scale size of the failures and also provide a process to lower the high rate of the individual failure events. 
5.) All Federal income taxes eliminated, replaced in favor of a national sales tax.
Please note: It is at this time the opinion of The Sunrise Foundation that the Bush Tax cuts have been unprecedented in their contribution to the growing disparities between the haves and have nots, as well as being contributory to the ongoing assault against our middle class. We take this into consideration in our reform proposals. Also a sales tax is only unfair if it is created in a way to be so.
Reason: With intent or without intent, bureaucracies/governments will always,given time, grow into entities, that will, without management and oversight, assisted with strict regulations geared to the protections of our freedoms and privacies, become abusive to those same freedoms and
privacies expected and valued by the citizens of a free society. The Federal Income Tax, has allowed a monster of an abusive organization to come into existence, the IRS. It has become, even with new laws on the books helping to protect taxpayers from most of the abuses experienced through the mid 90's and beyond, a entity that is a power unto itself. However strongly chained one generation of citizens may be able to restrict it's harmful and abusive potential, these potentials continue to exist as long as it does. The only sure way to eliminate the potential for abuse, inappropriate invasions of privacies, the constant fear that such an organization promotes through it's mere existence, is to eliminate it completely. As long as our system has at it's funding core a system of taxation, as a free people, we must demand that this process of taxation be as non-threatening and as non-invasive as we can create. A national sales/consumption tax is the simplest and the most effective way to go. Create it in a way so as to strongly protect the lives of those making due with lower incomes. We apologize for not being able to eliminate the accounting requirements of the effected business owners, but we consider this to be a small price to bear in order to eliminate/greatly down size an organization, the IRS, that has no business being allowed to exist in a free society. By taking this action we remove at least 90% of the potential victims of abuse from being in reach of this organization, vastly negating it's negative impact on our society. Our research to date has indicated that the first modern/recent organization to organize and promote this type of solution, in the last approx. 50 years, was in fact the Church of Scientology,(This is not an endorsement, just a statement of what our research has revealed to us, to date,)-they, the Scientologists, rightly recognized the need to eliminate the potentials for, as well as the actual, abuse/abuses that the current system represented. As far as we can tell, our efforts came next in the early to mid 1990's, with much of those that followed apparently adopting much of our tech-no speak, and phraseologies. The possibility for this to have been the result of a convergent multi origination evolutionary process is also possible, it would be interesting to look into all origins more when time allows.
(We want to add that it appears, in our opinion, that much of the very recent fair tax, and sale tax, [circa 2008], presentations look like an effort to sell something to the U.S. citizen that would have potentially allowed the "fat cats" of the capitalistic system to make a clean escape with any ill gotten gains recently pilfered out of the U.S. and global economies, at the expense of the U.S. and global citizens. The Sunrise Foundation is working to stop such efforts.){We also We believe that in order to repair the damage caused by Bush Jr's tax cuts that it would be fair to rescind those tax cuts for the wealthy, also if the national tax plan that we would like to see came into being tomorrow, that having in place a continued temporary income tax for the wealthy would make sense until the strength of our middle class has been restored to it's needed numbers and vigor, and strong continued growth curve, any cancellation of such a tax should also be delayed until we have provided our at risk citizens a stable funding base for needed entitlement programs, and we are able to give our nations disabled or ill, resources upon which they can actually support themselves at above poverty levels, with real and effective health care.}
6.) Create Bureau of Special Projects and Resource Management.
(The B.S.P. & R.M.)
The purpose of this new cabinet level organization will be to monitor and track the existence, creation, distribution of all national and international resource related issues, be they human, animal, natural, or manufactured. The B.S.P. organization will also be responsible for individual management coordination of all domestic projects, that shall be managed under regional sub offices, that will come into existence as the reforms The Sunrise Foundation recommend are implemented. The B.S.P. will also be responsible for providing the means for international cooperation and coordination as similar programs come on line globally with our international neighbors.
Reason: We believe that the healthy evolution/progress of human society will be best served by working to create/allow what we believe to be a much needed evolution/change in our national/international economic processes. This includes how we manage the reality of modern currency. We are working to help bring about what can be seen as perhaps being a system within a system. 1 part being a free market, capitalistic society, governed under the principals of a democratic constitutional republic, the second part being governed and operated under the auspices of the governments of the international community, recognizing the realities possible under the Sunrise Foundations definition of "Realistic Monetarism". This second part would require the creation of an organization like the B.S.P & R.M  to see that resources, both human and natural, and the projects they create are distributed equally across the globe. ( We recommend a formula based upon a recognized base value that is the product of population size as well as the land area/natural resources of the nation to which resources are being allocated.There should also be included in this formula a process that rewards those societies that have "in a progressive fashion" put into place policies that achieve first a zero population growth rate followed by a process of population reduction. ) A target global population of 6 billion looks like a number that could be sustained with very attractive standards of living being achievable and sustainable. However if we lose control of a collapsing earth environment the actual sustainable human population could actually drop well below 6 billion before environmental stability was re-established..that is if it can be, and we can avoid an extinction event. It is also important to consider individual economic zone..economies..I.E. stimulas able to be absorbed, sustainable growth rates, ect..Based upon GNP %, ect.. Under processes of "Realistic Monetarism", for purpose of discussion, one method that "created funds" could be specifically targeted would be through a process of establishing industrial/economic codes & zones. Funds could be released and managed through the specific ability to target specific geographic areas as well as specific "job/industry" classifications. Excess funds/currency could be extinguished through specially targeted taxes applied through the same targeting process.
7.) Require by law that four times per year,(once per quarter), the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Comptroller of the Currency shall, during prime time, address the nation via television, covering all topics related to the discharge of their duties, and the current state of economic affairs. It may also be appropriate to have some time set aside so that questions may be presented from the audience/viewers.
Reason: Knowledge will set you free. We live in a world that is needlessly barbaric.. Harmful to an extent and in degrees that is not physically needed..I.E. Self inflicted!! Why? How? Because we have as an overwhelming majority of our population forgotten, given up, been distracted away from, a working knowledge of critical truths behind our currency control systems. We have surrendered perhaps even forgotten 90% ?? of the joy and potential that the gift of human existence should represent, we have done so while we have allowed small groups of people to turn the human condition into that which is comparable or reserved for uncared for animals. The above mentioned step/s would be a much needed aspect of the re-education effort that must be undertaken if humanity is to regain it's heritage/birthright and overcome the staggering difficulties with which we are now faced. (Update- 1/14/12) We began dissemination of these proposals,(#7), a couple/few years ago..Since then, recently...The Federal Reserve has begun to implement stages of these recommendations as well as the frequency of same.
8.) Pass the required laws so that when government spending is desired to exceed the funds taken in through processes of taxation, that a full budgetary disclosure is to be made to the public. This will be required to lay out in detail how each dollar is to be spent. Each party represented in the congress, will be allowed to put forth their deficit spending proposal. It will be accepted that the executive branch's desires shall be represented in the proposal put forth by the party to which they belong. Finally, in a national process similar to that seen in state wide ballot measure elections, a national election will be held. The proposal that receives the most votes will be the proposal/budget addition that is put into place. A none of the above choice is also to be offered. No "deficit" spending may be allowed to occur without voter approval.
Reason: Control of this process must be returned to the people. The past failures especially those seen recently drive home the necessity of this at this time. Also current technology has finally reached the point that such a process could be implemented in a cost effective manner. A critical portion of this process as well as in the reform process referred to in our seventh reform item, would be the inclusion of comprehensive reports on resource availability and sustainability. An impact statement. This report shall include the impact in the effected areas of focus for not just our nation but on the international community as well. Upon the creation of the B.S.P & R.M. it would be the holder of this cabinet level position that would provide this portion of the report and be included in the quarterly reports mentioned under reform number 7. It is also clear that in areas of "deficit" spending that significant portions would need to be regulated through international treaty.

9.) We also believe that an important reform would be in the area of how we grant tax exempt status to various organizations. Organizations that discriminate, be they a church, or a social organization should be stripped of any tax exempt status they may possess. These discriminatory organizations should be precluded by law from being granted tax exempt status if they are found to discriminate against protected classifications at either the local, state, or federal level.
Reason: While we have a shared history that has shown us repeatedly the importance of free speech, free association, and has demonstrated many times how in difficult times our faith in these principals has helped to restore needed balances to our society. We are under no moral obligation to be forced to provide financial support that originates either directly or indirectly from the tax funds of the general populace to organizations that fail to adhere to more enlightened philosophies that recognize the importance of non-hate based processes that work to eliminate the harmful societal effects of discriminatory, exclusionary values/thought programming. 

                                                      Stage 2

What has taken place within, and without the U.S. from time to time. we see movements/organizations being brought into existence by those that considered themselves to be the "elites"??of the human species. One of which adhered to a particularly sick philosophy that became more prominent in the U.S. over a hundred years ago, this disturbing view point pretty much stated that "peasants" non-elites were too stupid to be educated to the level required to handle the decisions that a "free" society, would require. That making this effort would be just too complicated for the "little people." What circumstantial evidence indicates is that a "process/processes?, may then have been established, by these same "people"? specifically intended,or which has had the unintentional effect of making this viewpoint a reality. What is the circumstantial evidence? Simply the current state of affairs..evironmental, social, political..etc.far too many extremely unhealthy processes now exist in our society that eliminate not only the effectiveness of well thought reform efforts, but their discussion, or even their maintenance when implemented.

 (What's the status? Is there an ongoing effort/conspiracy?) At this point the size and complexity of our society makes it hard to say. These people over time have been linked to other groups that still exist, and have concerned many for decades. So are these people/organizations still active/making a negative impact on our lives? )

This is a question that we believe should at least be thought about.  If only for people to expand their historical knowledge base of what has gone before, and as to the negative, what do these processes look like. I have said it before and I'll say it again---In order to stay grounded it helps to remember the quote of Napoleon..."Never atribute to malice that which can be explained through incompetence"

What we do know is that we have finally reached a point, due to the numbers of our population that have succumbed to (a/this)? process?, allowing themselves to become "Jerry Springerized" to the extent that the movie "Idiocracy" has become a shockingly real parody of our society. We see a growing number of editorials, that pose the question, "have we finally become too stupid, as a society, to function/survive/govern ourselves?"

It is natural for people to band together for mutual support, we have been doing so from the time our ancestors huddled around campfires while wolves howled in the night. In modern society this process continues...It is the duty and responsibility of the people to "remain eternally vigilant against the stealthy encroachment" on our collective freedoms, intellectual and otherwise.

Again, just one purpose of this website, perhaps needed, perhaps not, is to aid in the preservation of independent thought outside of the collective. Just one additional place that a person can find information? a protected flame? In a world that produces some pretty gusty winds.

When a society has reached the point that it has been successfully conditioned to look only inward rather than outward as well, where it shows signs of questioning less, demanding less, and accepting daily an ever shrinking definition of the potentials of their human experience/life it has reached the point that maintaining a free, enlightened society will be a functional impossibility. This society will no longer have the "strength" to lift the required "weight", nor will they even consider the question of, is there a "weight" that should be lifted. It is the opinion of this writer, that based upon all available evidence, when you look upon the above mentioned condition as a disease, The Republican party is rotten with it, looks almost like it's terminal. Just look at McCains pick for V.P. . The Democratic party is very badly infected as well, but recovery may still be possible, some small signs are showing that the infection may not occupy the majority of the host at this time. Way too early to make an accurate determination, have to wait until after the election.

(8/4/10, I said awhile ago that if we were still stumbling around "real and comprehensive economic/environmental reform implementations two years into President Obama"s administration..that we would be in serious trouble. Some steps have been taken..not near enough..not going to point fingers, plenty of responsibility to go around..while "rate of decent" has been slightly "decreased" impact is still not "survivable?" at this time.

Upcoming election cycle will provide important data concerning future of US, global community, role of national major media sources..are people paying attention?? Are they tracking the important issues..ect..

Update: 11/23/10, November 2010 election results and polling data provide grim indicators... can things improve over course of next couple of years? It's not impossible...Just unlikely, and processes of decay and destabilization will continue if not checked.

On to Stage Two.

                                                    Stage Two

The first stage of our reform process is geared towards creating dialog, and
raising awareness levels concerning the control functions present in our
global currencies. This will we hope help raise philosophically the actual
potentials for change that are present in our global economic structures,
and how making the changes now, that we have discussed, may very well 
make the difference in our success or failure as a species on this planet.
There are people that fear globalization, they hold this word out as some
kind of boogy man seeking to destroy us all. Let's grow up just a bit.
Globalization is a fact of life, it's here, it's growing, it is the future. The only
question is in what shape, in what capacities will it solidify/emerge into our 
daily consciousness, or lives. How this reality arrives, how it impacts us, our
freedoms, the quality of our lives, is the next thing that people should be
talking about and influencing now. Global governments, the collective "we"
where applicable, have really made a mess of things here on planet earth.
It will only be through working together as a global team, towards a common
good that we will overcome the problems that we now face. We need to
be rational, calm, and be open to the best ideas and arguments. Failed
processes need to be identified, and intellectually honest, non-hypocritical
corrective dialog engaged.
A.) Recently a number of discussions have taken place over should the world adopt a single currency? We believe this to be the correct direction our  currencies should go. What we have stated is that rather than go directly to a single currency we need to simply physically link our individual currencies through international treaty so that they function as if they were a single currency. This approach is emotionally more easy to accept. Cultural variety, when base line recognition of human rights are recognized and   enforced, Is a source of strength that should be respected and valued for the positive that it is.
Reason: The current currency control situation makes it very difficult to put in place a global resource distribution process that is as equitable as it needs to be. The current structure is difficult to maintain and lacks the stability required for accurate tracking and measurement. Furthermore the current situation clouds the needed perception of "do we have the sustainable resources to do what is needed" and in fact helps keep us locked into a destructive perception of reality, "do we have enough money". As if money continued to be a physical resources like a bushel of corn, or a gallon of milk. By switching over to a strict currency linkage such as we recommend, we would create the tool needed to implement globally the process under our definition of "Realistic Monetarism".  In Europe there has been some problems the European nations have had with their conversion to the Euro.. Some have been related to the fact that while a common currency has been created, the management/control sytems between the various countries do not have the same capabilities as we have here in the U.S. between our states. Seems to me that this is an oversight that should be corrected so that European nations are better able to defend their economies from similar failure events in the future. Also the Obama administration has recently been suggesting that the U.S. pass/adopt what is being called "The Volker Rule or proposal", I agree that this should be done, I don't think it should be called the Volker rule ect.. as it is designed to pretty much restore financial regulations that were abolished in aprox 1999-- which overwhelmingly helped contribute to the global financial meltdown we have been working through.
B.) Fully discretionary spending only allowed on national revenues derived directly from funds collected from annual national processes of taxation. Allotted spending in traditionally (deficit related categories)would now be required to be made under categories that are humanitarian, ecosystem support and restoration ect. Within these categories, which would be further defined under international treaty, a nation would have the use of their own discretion, but all processess under these guidlines would be monitored through continuous international process.

This page is under construction, hope to have it finished soon.
Our process will be to list the various reforms in loose stage groupings for visualization purposes. Stage one, stage two, etc..
We will also be adding to the reforms we list, a general explanation for the reasons we believe they are needed.
Update: 9/9/08 The original author of the information that we are attempting to transfer to this site, is a current victim of a vigilante process of assault through the co-option of corrupt aspects of their local government and/or community processes, and what looks like "could be" criminal community elements. This has negatively impacted the author and has thus created delays in getting this information to you in a timely manner. We believe that we will be able to complete this page soon, with the authors help.
Corrupt: A definition... Any process that serves to suppress truth, either through the support of avoid-ant protocols or the establishment of processes legal or otherwise that extract such a high price from the person or group attempting to speak truth that such an effort cannot be made/sustained or could be expected to lead to that person or groups financial ruin, incarceration, ect...
Criminal: A definition.... Any person/group or organization that supports directly or indirectly those processes of truth suppression mentioned above, ect..

So that every person may be free and reach their fullest desired potential.