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New Budget to Bring a New Era to Alabama

by: patrickfitzgerald2013

Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 20:24:17 PM CST


This summer, I had the honor and privilege to attend Boy's State, put on by the American Legion. While I was there, I successfully ran for Governor. Right after my race, Judge Pete Johnson handed me a "Governor's Challenge". This year, the challenge was to rescue the struggling Alabamian economy and fix the structural deficit in 48 hours, while passing the plan through the AL House and Senate.

Now that the state is already buzzing about bills that could hit the floor in Montgomery in this coming session, I am anxious and excited to send our plan to leaders in Montgomery.  I know that this is a very ambitious plan with some populistic/progressive highlights to it, but it passed under a Governor that posts on LIA, despite having a heavy Republican electorate (over 2/3). 

Soon and very soon, the leaders of Alabama's today will have to answer the same questions that the leaders of Alabama's tomorrow (75th Boys State Delegates). "Will we divide our state's citizens socially first? or will we decide to unite them economically first?" "Will we be contempt with ranking 49th in everything other than football, obesity, and childhood illiteracy, thus spriniging 'Thank God for Mississippi'? or will we work together to bring so much good change and progress for ALL Alabamians that when all is said and done, that motto will be transformed to 'Thank God for California, New York, Texas, and Ohio' for being such great sports when they come in second behind Alabama.

 

Here is the link to the plan my cabinet and I passed:

 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KaivDq5902cIzCSqzM3wZ9_c8iplMOnIUR_hX4HNiuE/edit

 

 

Please let me know what you think. Maybe all of it can't pass in Montgomery, but any of it passing would be a win for my generation and a win for the brotherhood of the 75th AL Boys State. 

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Hi Patrick (4.00 / 1)

I just attempted to look at the document and was prompted that it no longer existed.

Do I need a program to view it? 



"This is not a Republican or a Democratic issue. This is about the whole system being against us." - an Occupy protester at Obama's Des Moines office.

Same thing happened to me! (0.00 / 0)
I can usually view Google Docs.  Maybe there's a problem with the link?

"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness."  - John Kenneth Galbraith




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