US Constitution Versus The Valentine Constitution

The Valentine Constitution copies 90% of our original constitution but
adds provisions to solve modern problems not covered by our 235 year old constitution.

The US Constitution

Versus

The Valentine Constitution

CORRUPTION, LOBBYING and ELECTIONS

Allows multinational conglomerates to own our press and control our politicians and our economy.
Eliminates control of the media, our politicians and our economy by a few elites.

Allows big money donors to finance political campaigns in return for favorable legislation.
Has a neutral body provide all election forums so politicians are beholden to us rather than big money.

Allows a few party elites and a few primary states to dictate which candidates we get to vote for.
Prohibits party control over ballot access, debates, primaries, caucuses and elections.

Allows super-delegates and electoral college elites to override the democratic vote.
Eliminates super delegates and the electoral college, and truly represents each state’s vote.

Allows polling, handicapping and winner projections which dissuade and penalize voters.
Prohibits polling, handicapping and winner projections which dissuade and penalize voters.

Allows gerrymandering of election districts enabling 88% of 2-party candidates to be re-elected.
Prohibits gerrymandering, and establishes 12-year term limits to diminish cronyism.

Allows elected officials to use government resources for campaigning.
Prohibits elected officials to use government resources for campaigning.

Allows a 2-year election cycle making campaigning the full time job and governing the part time job.
Provides for a 5-month election cycle and eliminates paying back special interests.

TERM LIMITS

Allows 2-year terms that put our elected officials in constant campaign and pay back mode.
Establishes 4-year term limits for representatives and assemblymen.

Allows unlimited terms of office producing complacency, cronyism, stalemates and career politicians.
Limits total terms to 12 years eliminating complacency, cronyism, stalemates and career politicians.

VACANCIES and APPOINTMENTS

Allows long vacancies in Our Supreme Court and departments which have important work to do.
Limits Senate confirmation to 30-days and Citizens voting after 3 are rejected.

BILLS

Allows parliamentary rules which stalemate our government and corrupt every bill.
Prohibits seniority, committees, caucuses, filibusters and other politicized rules.

Allows unrelated amendments to be added to bills producing pay-back corruption and excesses.
Prohibits “riders” unrelated to a bill; requires a separate vote on all amendments to a bill.

Allows politicians to miss and not record votes leaving constituencies in the dark on issues effecting them.
Requires that all politicians participate in and record all votes.

OVERLAP and INEFFICIENCY

Allows numerous overlapping layers of government at the federal, state, county and city level.
Eliminates city and county governments and divides all powers between the Federal and State governments.

Allows our government to hinder Citizens it should be helping.
Provides government help Citizens through their single account containing all their records.

Allows unaccountability, contradiction, inconvenience and disorganization in government.
Creates an efficient, helpful government easily locating the responsible department or employee.

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS

Allows inept or crooked contractors to be rehired, and fails to rehire the best.
Provides a rating system for government services and contractors so we end up with the best.

Allows tolls to inhibit job search and travel, and create a rich-poor division.
Abolishes all tolls. creates electric solar panel covered roads with high speed intercity lanes.

COURTS

Requires expensive attorneys, time consuming procedures, and perplexing legalities.
Provides free initial review of any case by 3 expert judges who may suggest settlements.

Allows too many complicated courts, rules, jurisdictions and standings.
Allows all jurisdictions and standings; assigns expert judges to consider all issues together.

Allows Citizens to be disenfranchised, bewildered and oppressed by their own justice system.
Invites Citizens to an explanation and understanding of their legal position and their laws.

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Fails to provide any checks and balances in law enforcement.
Provides hard crime, soft crime and State Guard units with check and balance functions.

Fails to protect peaceable assemblers or property owners from the few bad apples.
Embeds State Guard members with protestors and in front of properties to foil the few bad apples.

Requires the jailing of the mother or father in a domestic dispute.
Assigns misdemeanor response to Social Peacekeeper experts armed with help programs.

Allows jailing to cause financial burden, missed work, even divorce, homelessness and orphaning.
Replaces jailing in non violent crimes with helping Citizens to get their lives in order.

Allows law enforcement to be corrupt, and have too many agencies and costly overlaps.
Establishes one law enforcement agency with one chain of command and Citizen oversight.

Allows the jailing of Citizens uninformed of warrants issued for tickets, tolls or appearances.
Each Citizen must be notified in their single records account of any warrants or fines etc.

DEBT

Allows heavy debt ($25 trillion,) and future obligations ($100 trillion).
Requires balanced budgets, pay-as-we-go accounting with no future obligations or liabilities.

Allows the value of money and the money supply to exceed the true value of our economy.
Prohibits the printing of money beyond its true value including quantitative easing.

Allows our credit rating as a nation to drop from AAA to A.
Requires AAA credit ratings for all Federal and State governments and departments.

TAXES

Allows 30 different types of taxes, income, property, estate, and corrupt subsidies.
Replaces all taxes with a single 5% tax on the buyer and seller in all transactions. all pay.

Allows taxes to cause undue stress and aggravation at home and at work.
Deducts 5% tax from every transaction; nothing else need be done; no other taxes to pay.

Allows tax compliance to stifle commerce and productivity, and cost small business its profits.
Requires no tax compliance whatsoever; frees business folks up to make money and create jobs.

Allows tax dollars to go unaccounted for.
A transparent portion of every tax dollar is credited to the specific budgetary line item.

Allows the government to purchase $1,000 hammers and loose $2.1 trillion from defense budget.
Transparently credits each budget’s line items; viewable by Citizens at all times.

BANKING and INVESTMENT

Allows 4 monopoly banks to run 80% of our banking.
Establishes a single public utility bank with a single account for all of each Citizen’s finances.

Allows cash to fund and facilitate criminal activities.
Abolishes cash making criminal unable to transact business.

Allows banks to leverage your $3,000 in savings at 1% into $100,000 in loans at 5%.
Prohibits “spread leveraging” and allocates the taxes, savings and insurance pool to all.

Allows Wall Street to use the full faith and credit of the US created by taxpayers and savers.
Establishes equal access to capital resource pools generated by taxpayers, savers, borrowers, etc.

Allowed Wall Street to become a gambling casino with banking and investment company monopolies as the house.
Prohibits all derivatives, high speed trading and monopolies worldwide.

Allowed the Big has Failed Collapse of 2007 and the Great Depression of 1929.
Returns Wall Street to fundamentals, dividends, long-term investing in stability, innovation.

Allows our politicians to bail out the billionaires who caused the financial crisis.
Eliminates the need for bail outs by prohibiting the activities which caused the collapse.

JOBS and MONOPOLIES

Allowed outsourcing of jobs: apparel:72%, furniture:46%, electronics:42%, auto:41%.
Requires that 75% of products sold in America be made in America.

Allows subsidies to corporations in the form of welfare to qualifying minimum wage employees.
Increases the minimum wage to $20 per hour by 2020 avoiding the need for welfare.

Allows Wall Street CEOs to make 500 times what their employees make.
Caps CEO pay at 100 times the lowest paid employee’s salary.

Allows one sided trade deals to outsource our jobs and pad offshore bank accounts.
Requires a trade surplus with all nations, if only 51%; outlaws 90% of outsourcing.

OUR INTERNET ECONOMY

Allows companies to control access, market share and market exposure.
Eliminates monopoly control; provides a single, free sales portal with search filter control.

Allows engines to frustrate search with rankings and filters based on advertising profits.
Makes advertising opt IN; removes profit motivated search rankings; allows search filter control.

Allows companies to share our information.
Makes info sharing opt IN; makes advertising opt IN.

Allows middlemen and gatekeepers to control our capitalist internet marketplace.
Eliminates gatekeepers and middlemen; the transaction tax covers payment service charges.

Allows product to be stolen from copyright content producers by companies and consumers.
Provides free content to all, and royalties to copyright content producers out of current fees.

Allows Citizens to be charged 4 times: for the product, access, distribution fees, and advertising.
Reduces access fees; eliminates distribution fees; advertising and info sharing are opt IN.

Allows 4 delivery systems (fiber optic, cable, broadcast, satellite) when one would do.
Separates delivery by type for a cheaper, faster, safer system.

ENERGY

Allowed oil, coal, gas and nuclear fuels to pollute us to the brink of extinction.
Prohibits oil, gas, coal and nuclear fuels; creates a driverless-car, solar-road grid by 2020.

Allows nuclear weapons and bomb building by notorious madmen to threaten our survival.
Eliminates nuclear weaponry and the nuclear energy that provides bomb making material.

Fails to protect us from nuclear meltdowns like Fukujima and Turkey Point, FL.
Prohibits nuclear fuels.

WATER

Allows our population to outgrow our disappearing water and food supply.
Limits populations to a sustainable size.

Allows foreign companies to steal our fresh water from our Great Lakes, rivers and springs.
Prohibits the exportation of our water; requires our fresh water be reserved for our Citizens.

Allows Wall Street agribusiness to use our fresh water to reap huge profits from exported food.
Prohibits the exportation of food; requires our food be reserved for our Citizens.

Allows foreign ownership of huge irrigated farms that export their harvests (our water) home.
Prohibits the exportation of food; requires our food be reserved for our Citizens.

FOOD

Allows pollutants and synthetic fertilizers to kill the insects/bees we need to grow crops.
Prohibits pollinator-killing fertilizers; returns agriculture to sustainable organic farming.

Allows monoculture farming to kill the bees we need to pollinate/grow crops.
Prohibits monoculture farming.

Allows our food to be contaminated with artificial, cancer causing fertilizers.
Prohibits people-killing toxins eliminating the pain, disruption and the health care costs.

Allows our fisheries to be decimated by algae from nitrogen used to enhance crop yields.
Prohibits fish-killing nitrogen, returns blocked rivers and streams to their natural flows.

Allows pesticides, antibiotics, growth hormones and resulting health problems.
Prohibits pesticides, antibiotics and growth hormones, and saves us the health costs.

Allows slaughterhouse terror, feedlot poisoning, and cage-raised poultry.
Requires humane treatment of animals. prohibits terror, toxins and cage raising.

Allows agribusiness subsidies to artificially deflate the cost of commercial food.
Prohibits subsidies in favor of only one tax, an all-pay 5% tax on all transactions.

Allows mono species agriculture risking potato-famine like funguses.
Mandates crop and breed diversity to avoid potato-famine like catastrophes.

Allow the single use and dumping of packaging and useful materials into the waste stream.
Requires all packaging and packing material be reusable and non toxic.

Establishes a 3 mile international water limit and allows foreign companies to exploit its resources.
Extends our international water limit to 1,000 miles and prohibits foreign exploitation.

RIGHTS

Fails to provide equal rights and equal pay for women.
Includes an equal rights and equal pay provision for women.

Fails to grant equal rights to LGBTs.
Includes an equal rights provision for LGBTs.

Allows paparazzi to endanger public safety and discourage the excellence that leads to fame.
Prohibits photographing or taping without the subject’s consent.

Allows free speech to protect strip club prostitution, pornography and bloody dismemberment.
Prohibits genitalia exposure, and any and all forms of sex for pay or prostitution.

Allows doctors and hospitals to profit by keeping alive those God would have taken.
Allows a person control over their own body including the right to die.

Fails to protect children from abandonment by their biological parents.
Protects children from being separated from competent biological parents.

Allows children to be sold to the highest bidder.
Prohibits surrogate child bearing, and sperm and egg donation.

Fails to provide newborns and children with adequate care, or maternity or paternity leave.
Provides unemployment-like maternity and paternity leave.

SCHOOLS

Allows public schools to fail and private prisons to succeed.
Pre-empts $45,000/year/inmate and the costs of crimes to victims and taxpayers.

Fails to develop children’s gifts and aptitudes and creates a dearth of engineers and programmers.
Develops students’ gifts and natural abilities for success in the marketplace.

Fails to provide discipline, chores, apprenticeships, mentorships or real-world skills.
Provides children with discipline, chores, apprenticeships, mentorships and real-world skills.

Fails to provide children with meaningful communication skills or camaraderie.
Provides daily relationship class for students and guests; requires students give presentations.

Allows bullying, cliques, alienation and a negative learning environment.
Confronts bullying, debunks cliques, and establishes a loving school environment.

Fails to teach parenting on any level, or to provide parent-child communication.
Teaches parenting class requiring the participation of one parent one time per semester.

Fails to protect children traveling to and from school and criminalizes students.
Prohibits police in schools and protects children in their community at all times.

Fails to provide health, nutrition or exercise, and incurs the resulting health care costs.
Provides a strong foundation in health, nutrition and exercise avoiding health care costs.

Allows children to be poisoned with sugar, syrups, fertilizers, growth hormones and antibiotics.
Provides 3 organic, sugar and toxin-free meals per day and saves health care costs.

Turns our children into health welfare recipients and future pharmaceutical customers.
Prevents the need for health care and most pharmaceuticals.

Allows bad teachers to keep their jobs at the expense of America’s children.
Enables teachers, parents and student s to vote out any teacher or school employee.

Allows ineffective bureaucrats to be more important than their child-students.
Focuses the education system on our child-students and reduces the education bureaucracy.

HEALTH and WELFARE

Allows an expensive and broken Medicare and Medicaid and VA health care system.
Emphasizes health and prevention of illness to save Citizens money, time and pain.

Allows an excess of prescription drugs, many incorrectly prescribed.
Establishes standards for medicine and prevents the need for most drugs.

Allows unemployment to be doled out when and where jobs are available.
Prohibits unemployment to be doled out when and where jobs are available.

Allows welfare and unemployment to be spent on alcohol and frivolities rather than the basics.
Requires welfare monies and unemployment be spent only on the basics and not on frivolities.

Allows fraud and the abuse of well intentioned programs.
Eliminates fraud and abuse with ratings apps, whistle blower protection, and smart guidelines.

Fails to require the repayment of welfare/unemployment/crime costs in good times.
Unemployment, welfare and incarceration expenses must be repaid to help others in need.

Makes government workers struggle under irrationality, inefficiency and fraud.
Establishes organization, efficiency and common sense and encourages helpfulness.

ENGLISH and CULTURE

Allows racism and discrimination against English speaking Americans.
Requires fluent English to be spoken in all places of business and government.

Allows discrimination against hiring or doing business with English speaking Americans.
Prohibits denial of employment based on an inability to speak a language other than English.

Precludes assimilation, sharing of innovations; allows communication-based errors in domino effect.
Requires English fluency for Citizenship to allow assimilation and innovation, and avoid errors.

Fails to allow the preservation of our American culture.
Protects the American culture and our values against homogenization or co-opting.