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« Reply #300 on: May 13, 2011, 08:41:16 pm »
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So, now that you're saying what would happen with these scenarios, can you give us any advice about what to do?
Advice?  Take a moment to be serious.  What do you think should be done to drop unemployment?

My entire reason for entering this thread was to ask about where the money was coming from.  Do you guys have a surplus or will taxes have to be raised or programs cut to fund that bill?  Does the Midwest even have a budget?


Woah. Now hold on lil doggie. We don't play that way here in th MW.

Let's sell Montana to Canada.
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« Reply #301 on: May 13, 2011, 09:23:23 pm »
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So, now that you're saying what would happen with these scenarios, can you give us any advice about what to do?
Advice?  Take a moment to be serious.  What do you think should be done to drop unemployment?

My entire reason for entering this thread was to ask about where the money was coming from.  Do you guys have a surplus or will taxes have to be raised or programs cut to fund that bill?  Does the Midwest even have a budget?


Woah. Now hold on lil doggie. We don't play that way here in th MW.

Let's sell Montana to Canada.
How about Wyoming instead? There are no citizens there.
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« Reply #302 on: May 13, 2011, 10:47:26 pm »
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The solution is simple, pass a bill that prohibits Atlasian Government officials from setting foot in the Midwest. Yelnoc will not be able to complete his unemployment report, and the Midwestern people will be content with bread and circuses. May that cause a civil war? Possibly, but who knows, that may be cool.
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« Reply #303 on: May 14, 2011, 10:06:01 am »
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Fine, we will raise taxes by 3-5%, depending on income
What was your previous tax structure?
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« Reply #304 on: May 14, 2011, 05:38:33 pm »
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6% for people, 8% for businesses. We will raise business by 4%
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« Reply #305 on: May 14, 2011, 05:48:50 pm »
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The midwest has flat taxes?  So much for progressivism Tongue

Midwest Revenue
Personal Income Tax 6%
Business Income Tax 12%

So great, now the region will collect more revenue.  That's also more money coming out of mid-westerners' pockets.  And this is to pay for the $120,000,000 in handouts?  You might want to look into how much money those taxes will actually raise and what obligations need to be paid.

As of now, I don't see any real reason for Midwest unemployment to decrease.
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« Reply #306 on: May 14, 2011, 05:56:13 pm »
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We Hates Furigners Act

If any foreigner (non Midwest citizen) is found in the government buildings, meaning the Midwest Universal Alțing, and it's Proposal Introducing Thread, a government subsidized angry mob will string him up at the nearest bonzi tree.

Damn furingers!

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« Reply #307 on: May 14, 2011, 06:32:05 pm »
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The 'This is the Midwest' Act

Reality should stay out of the Midwest. It does not belong here. Go scare them foreigners.


I have zero knowledge of MW legislative procedure, but can't we attach this as an amendment to the WHF Act?
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« Reply #308 on: May 14, 2011, 09:15:25 pm »
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We Hates Furigners Act

If any foreigner (non Midwest citizen) is found in the government buildings, meaning the Midwest Universal Alțing, and it's Proposal Introducing Thread, a government subsidized angry mob will string him up at the nearest bonzi tree.

Damn furingers!

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« Reply #309 on: May 15, 2011, 08:04:23 am »
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The midwest has flat taxes?  So much for progressivism Tongue

Midwest Revenue
Personal Income Tax 6%
Business Income Tax 12%

So great, now the region will collect more revenue.  That's also more money coming out of mid-westerners' pockets.  And this is to pay for the $120,000,000 in handouts?  You might want to look into how much money those taxes will actually raise and what obligations need to be paid.

As of now, I don't see any real reason for Midwest unemployment to decrease.
Fine
raise the rich's taxes by 6% to 14%
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« Reply #310 on: May 15, 2011, 08:04:51 am »
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By rich I mean over 300,000$
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« Reply #311 on: May 15, 2011, 08:30:08 am »
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I have zero knowledge of MW legislative procedure, but can't we attach this as an amendment to the WHF Act?

Sure we can.
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« Reply #312 on: May 15, 2011, 11:03:05 am »
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Midwest Revenue
Upper Personal Income Tax (over $300,000): 14%
Lower Personal Income Tax (under $300,000): 6%
Business Income Tax: 12%

That's fine and dandy but it doesn't really answer anything.
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« Reply #313 on: May 15, 2011, 11:04:43 am »
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*SCANNING*

VIRUS FOUND: SoIA_Yelnoc.exe

*REMOVING*
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« Reply #314 on: May 15, 2011, 12:42:01 pm »
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Official Job Act
The Midwest shall be building dams, natural habitat areas, and  giving more power to the Midwest (I.E.: TVA of the Midwest), and at least 40% of Midwestern crops sold must be made from the Midwest, hereby creating thousands (or more) of new jobs in the Midwest.
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« Reply #315 on: May 16, 2011, 08:47:46 am »
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We Hates Furigners Act

If any foreigner (non Midwest citizen) is found in the government buildings, meaning the Midwest Universal Alțing, and it's Proposal Introducing Thread, a government subsidized angry mob will string him up at the nearest bonzi tree.

Damn furingers!

x Kalwejt

Nonono, don't sign that.  That is much to violent of a removal method for the Midwest.  We have the Broom of Justice(tm).
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« Reply #316 on: May 17, 2011, 03:31:11 pm »
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Official Job Act
The Midwest shall be building dams, natural habitat areas, and  giving more power to the Midwest (I.E.: TVA of the Midwest), and at least 40% of Midwestern crops sold must be made from the Midwest, hereby creating thousands (or more) of new jobs in the Midwest.
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« Reply #317 on: May 17, 2011, 08:21:04 pm »
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Official Job Act
The Midwest shall be building dams, natural habitat areas, and  giving more power to the Midwest (I.E.: TVA of the Midwest), and at least 40% of Midwestern crops sold must be made from the Midwest, hereby creating thousands (or more) of new jobs in the Midwest.

Sure, why not?

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« Reply #318 on: May 24, 2011, 03:03:17 pm »
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Official Job Act
The Midwest shall be building dams, natural habitat areas, and  giving more power to the Midwest (I.E.: TVA of the Midwest), and at least 40% of Midwestern crops sold must be made from the Midwest, hereby creating thousands (or more) of new jobs in the Midwest.

Sure, why not?

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Yep.

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« Reply #319 on: June 03, 2011, 05:18:41 pm »
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Amendments to the Offical Job Act
Resolved The Offical Job Act is amended by inserting the following clauses:
-All construction under this act shall use clean energy techniques, and all resulting buildings constructed shall be equipped to be run from alternative, clean energy.
-All work sites shall be required to be as environmentally friendly as possible.
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« Reply #320 on: June 03, 2011, 05:40:22 pm »
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Amendments to the Offical Job Act
Resolved The Offical Job Act is amended by inserting the following clauses:
-All construction under this act shall use clean energy techniques, and all resulting buildings constructed shall be equipped to be run from alternative, clean energy.
-All work sites shall be required to be as environmentally friendly as possible.

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« Reply #321 on: June 03, 2011, 07:13:11 pm »
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« Reply #322 on: June 04, 2011, 11:24:47 pm »
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Regional Appreciation of Islam Day

It is recognized by the Midwest Universal Alțing that the Islamic culture has made an indelible mark and contribution to our region, and thus, in warmest regards, we establish a "Regional Appreciation of Islam Day" to be honored annually on the date of the Islamic New Year.

In recognition of the said day, the Midwest government shall publish informational pamphlets, and produce programing, to better acquaint Midwesterners with the Islamic people, history, and culture, in an effrot to bring better understanding and unity to our region.
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« Reply #323 on: June 04, 2011, 11:28:20 pm »
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Regional Appreciation of Islam Day

It is recognized by the Midwest Universal Alțing that the Islamic culture has made an indelible mark and contribution to our region, and thus, in warmest regards, we establish a "Regional Appreciation of Islam Day" to be honored annually on the date of the Islamic New Year.

In recognition of the said day, the Midwest government shall publish informational pamphlets, and produce programing, to better acquaint Midwesterners with the Islamic people, history, and culture, in an effrot to bring better understanding and unity to our region.

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« Reply #324 on: June 05, 2011, 06:24:44 am »
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Regional Appreciation of Islam Day

It is recognized by the Midwest Universal Alțing that the Islamic culture has made an indelible mark and contribution to our region, and thus, in warmest regards, we establish a "Regional Appreciation of Islam Day" to be honored annually on the date of the Islamic New Year.

In recognition of the said day, the Midwest government shall publish informational pamphlets, and produce programing, to better acquaint Midwesterners with the Islamic people, history, and culture, in an effrot to bring better understanding and unity to our region.

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