"The only problem I see with your solution of minting high denomination coins is that it is wholly unnecessary. Our economy is entirely fictional, as demonstrated by the Fed creating trillions of dollars out of nothing. They did this not by printing…"
"I can think of one, though a lot of people wouldn't like it. If a gun registered to you is used in a crime, you are held liable as an accomplice. That would encourage private sellers to do at least cursory background checks. It's an easy…"
"I'm not aware of any, but the two circumstances are very similar. Only licensed dealers are required to perform background checks and register guns. That's why sales should be limited to licensed dealers, who could have some form of…"
"There actually are laws that are designed to prevent (or at least limit) wholesaling of guns by private individuals. The biggest of these is a limitation on the number of guns you can buy at once, and a waiting period between gun purchases. However…"
"National social security database, would have a record of citizens. Electronic voting, where you enter your SSN to vote (like a password), then it crosses you off and your social doesn't work any more. Could add other identity verification…"
"1) Elections don't work. Not in the way you are suggesting, anyway. Until private financing of elections is removed, the incumbent will always have a tremendous advantage. I don't think anybody is suggesting a limit of one term, but people…"
Books: Ender's Game, Sword of Truth, Wheel of Time
TV: Bones, NCIS, Suits, Leverage, The Daily Show
I served 4 years in the army, and have moved around quite a bit since getting out. Most recently I have gotten my BA and MA in Psychology, and would like to see America return to the ideal of having a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.
Issues you care about most or see as most critical to solve
Although I see several issues that need solving, the most critical in my opinion is the domination of Washington by moneyed interests. Fixing that is a requirement to fixing everything else. (Shameless plug, a blog detailing things I see that need fixing: http://neuromancer-lookingforward.blogspot.com/ )