Galvanize America

Restore the American Dream for all Americans; Save and Strengthen our Democracy.

Goals: American Dream


Devoted to six essential policies or actions that will restore hope in our economy for us and our children.


1. Implement a National Wage Increase 
(http://www.galvanizeamerica.com/#section-59aef70971f40) including the establishment of a living wage that is indexed to inflation, and wage bonuses paid by employers to ensure that virtually all  working  Americans making less than $200,000/yr. will receive a much needed boost in income after 40 years of wage stagnation.  
2. Make permanent the portions of the recently passed tax bill that directly benefit middle and lower income Americans, but repeal or modify the numerous "tax scam" sections of the bill that grant unfair tax loopholes to corporations and major tax cuts to the very wealthy, and if unchanged will drive up the national debt and take money out of the pockets of working people in the long run.    
3.  Save the Social Security system and increase Social Security retirement benefits.  This is not difficult if we have government that actually cares about people and will implement fair S.S. taxes on the wealthy.
4.  Assure affordable, quality healthcare for all Americans by halting Republican efforts to degrade our healthcare system, stabilizing Affordable Care Act exchanges, implementing commonsense, "no-brainer" actions to reduce prescription drug and other medical costs, and exploring long-term changes to the American healthcare system that will compassionately, and effectively serve all of our people at lower costs.  
5.  Significantly reduce the cost of tuition at public colleges, universities and technical schools, and alleviate the burden of student loan debt currently suffered by millions of Americans.   
6. Pass comprehensive immigration reform which includes a reasonable path to citizenship for longer term, "good citizen" undocumented immigrants, and bases future immigration numbers on the rate of quality jobs available to Americans in our economy.

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Goals:  American Dream

Goals: Strengthen Democracy


Laws and directed efforts to protect and strengthen democracy and freedom in our country. You will recognize the first five as "Trump Laws" made necessary by abuses of his administration, and the final four as fundamental changes to our system that help ensure equal rights and representation of all citizens, and policies based on the common good.

1. Require by law candidates for President, U.S. Congress, and  federal judgeships to publicly release their tax returns for the prior seven years.
2.  Require that the President place all business holdings in a true, legally defined blind trust while serving.
3.  Implement and strictly enforce appropriate nepotism laws in all segments of government including the Presidential administration and cabinet.
4.  Establish an independent Ethics Department which operates in all branches and departments of the federal government and has the power to unilaterally stop illicit practices, reprimand, force restitution, and criminally indict in serious cases.    
5.  Enact legislation (rather than relying on traditional norms) limiting and requiring transparency in communication between the Justice Dept. and the Executive Branch.  
6. Pass "voting rights" legislation at the federal level ensuring unfettered, and timely access to voting for all Americans.  
7.  Prohibit by federal law discernible gerrymandering for any federal or state office.
8.  Fight the rampant hyprocracy, chronic lying, and general moral rot that has infected the Executive and a large segment of the Legislative Branches of our government in Washington in recent times.  
9.  Pass campaign finance reform to negate the corrosive affect of big money in our politics, and restore government "of the people, by the people, for the people" once again.
Goals:  Strengthen Democracy

Fight for the Middle Class


A National Wage Increase

A National Wage Increase

American employees, when adjusted for inflation, have not received a significant pay raise in the last 30+ years. Do not think that this is due to some difficult, economic circumstance afflicting the country that requires a sacrifice of its workers. Quite the contrary.......

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Bought with Blood and Sacrifice

Bought with Blood and Sacrifice

We now know that the middle class is our heritage but not a birthright. It must be fought for by each generation. But Americans of today are as worthy as any that came before them. Time to fight for the middle class and the American Dream once again!

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The Great Republican Social Security Farce

The Great Republican Social Security Farce

There is absolutely no reason why social security retirement benefits cannot be immediately increased for our elderly, and be completely paid for. What it takes is politicians who care more about our people and country than they do about their petty politics and big money donors. Take a stand on behalf of our current and future retirees now!

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A dark haze has descended upon America's working and middle classes due to a destructive combination of economic and political factors. For the last several decades, Americans have experienced stagnation in their wages and a decline in their standard of living.......

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Ever since my earliest memories I have had a deep and abiding love for all things outdoors. I can remember being barely older than a toddler, waiting anxiously for one of my brothers to return from their latest.......

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Richard Mauro, Founder and Director of Galvanize America, Kentucky, USA

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