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Department of Homeland Security

Import Tax or Tariff Schedule Change

The United States have some of the lowest tariff rates of any country in the world, and obviously so, because we have become a consumer nation and not as much of a producer nation, which is a whole other issue.

Raise the import taxes by 2%, 1% or even a fraction of a percentage, and it would be a significantly increase the revenue, and would not prevent large corporations from importing, and manufacturing items overseas.... more »



Legislative Branch

Lower the debt: get China to pay for bootlegged software

Lower the deficit by lowering the debt by repatriating some of what China is holding.

China has done little to no policing of its black market of bootlegged software - much of it from US companies. Microsoft Windows, myriad video games, bootlegged copies of CDs, etc., are rampant and easily available.

Let's persuade China to return a big chunk of our debt that they're holding in return for the value of the pirated Microsoft,... more »