1. Abolition of property in land and application of all rents of land to public purposes.
2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.
3. Abolition of all rights of inheritance.
4. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.
5. Centralization of credit in the banks of the state, by means of a national bank with state capital and an exclusive monopoly.
6. Centralization of the means of communication and transport in the hands of the state.
7. Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the state; the bringing into cultivation of waste lands, and the improvement of the soil generally in accordance with a common plan.
8. Equal obligation of all to work. Establishment of industrial armies, especially for agriculture.
9. Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of all the distinction between town and country by a more equable distribution of the populace over the country.
10. Free education for all children in public schools. Abolition of children's factory labor in its present form. Combination of education with industrial production, etc. etc.
Extra Extra Credit:
1. Which ObamAdiministration official offered Chairman Mao as a favorite political philosopher?
2. Which ObamAdministration official self-identified as a "communist revolutionary?"
3. Which ObamAdministration official praised Britain's failed National Health?
4. What was the Kelo decision?
5. How many tax brackets do we have in the IRS code, and how are they structured?
6. What is the percentage of tax on estates in the U.S.?
7. How do we stop jobs from being "shipped overseas"?
8. What is the Federal Reserve? FHA? HUD? Fannie Mae? Freddie Mac?
9. What function is served by the FCC? What is Amtrak?
10. How many farmers work at the Department of Agriculture? Which automobile manufacturer is owned by the federal government? What is General Electric?
11. Who is the president of the AFL/CIO?
12. What are BioFuels?
13. True or False: Education would cease if the federal Department of Education was eliminated.
Explain, in 500 words or less, why "spreading the wealth around" is better for everyone. Use evidence to support your arguments.Good luck. This should be easy if you are intellectually honest.