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Zach Baker

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  • commented on What is the direction that the Party is going/wants to go? 2018-02-04 13:23:51 -0500
    I agree. Some of the party planks are quite vague, and could be fleshed out better. I understand that there are people with many different views in the party that may make nailing down some policies difficult, but it is also going to be difficult to grow without some more concrete positions.

  • answered 2018-02-04 13:15:18 -0500
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity

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  • commented on Dues or no dues, that is the question... 2016-03-16 15:54:53 -0400
    I agree with the dues payment, but I would also recommend making dues tiered. Making the dues system reflect what a person is able to afford is a common practice that I have seen in other dues paying organizations. While $25 may not seem like much some, for college students or lower income people, it is. Just a thought.

  • posted about Volunteer on Facebook 2016-02-23 21:56:09 -0500
    I signed up to volunteer for Modern Whig Action. Join me!

  • commented on Necessary Amendments to the Constitution? My Daily Read 2/23/2016 2016-02-23 21:49:36 -0500
    I definitely think there needs to be an amendment limiting term limits for Congress. As for the three presented in this article, I like all of them, but I think getting ratified, the go from hard, harder, hardest. The judicial appointment one isn’t so bad, but the “Natural Born Citizen” and ERA amendments would be difficult to pass, at least at the moment.

  • commented on Bernie Sanders and taxing our way to social medicine... 2016-02-23 15:57:30 -0500
    I don’t believe higher taxes de-incentivizes work. There have been higher taxes in the past, and it didn’t make people less inclined to work. See the 1950’s and the Eisenhower administration: Just my two cents.

  • signed Petition 2016-02-03 17:07:41 -0500


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  • answered 2016-02-03 16:59:52 -0500
    Q: How often do you vote?
    A: Every election, every year.

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  • posted about Donate on Facebook 2016-02-03 14:16:12 -0500
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