The Primary Beliefs Of The Republican
The primary beliefs of the republican party are revolved around an idea that within a society, each individual is responsible for his or her own ideas. They believe the government should operate at the state and community level, and the federal level should only interfere when the society cannot function at the state or local levels. I believe that my political views and opinions best fall under the Republican party.
The republican party believes that the best form of government for the people is the one closet to the people in which government doest interfere unless absolutely needed. They prefer that the responsibility rests in the states and local government, not at the federal level. I believe this is the most suitable situation in which the United States should be operated. When nearly all the power is given to the leaders at the federal level, some people like myself believe they have too much power. So when the power is dived into sub-levels like state and local governments, things will be operate more smoothly. States differ from one another and have different sets of laws, if all the states abide by the federal level, things may not alway function properly. This is why I believe the best role a government can play is when it gives the power to the state and local levels and federal government will only interfere when absolutely necessary.
The republican party believes that tax reduction is needed as long as it is drawn out the proper way. The Trump administration issued an outline that will lay out the Republican Tax Plan. It reveals it will lower the rates for individuals, increase the standard deduction, eliminate the state and local tax deduction, create a new tax rate for “pass-through” businesses, and lower the corporate rate while eliminating some tax breaks. I agree with most parts of Trumps Tax plan in lowering taxes but one thing I do believe is the tax burden should fall on the rich and not the poor. It makes the most sense because if they are bringing in a much greater income that the regular working man, they should pay more amount of money for the tax. The poor should not compensate for the wealthier man.
Climate change is another big issue today in America. The Republican party believe that climate change doesn’t exist and is “fake science”. I actually strongly disagree with their belief in this topic. It is evident everywhere in the world today. The ice bergs are melting and rising the sea levels. There were a series of catastrophic hurricanes this past month. Today is October 12th and it’s 70 degrees. Earth is definitely warming and if we don’t do something about it, we will see immense changes in our geography. In order to prevent this from happening some steps to be taken could be limit carbon emissions worldwide and have tougher fuel efficiency for standard cars. Steps like this need to be taken in order to prevent the warming of our earth.
Another matter discussed in the United States is the immigration reform and the laws that go with it. The republican party believes these laws should be tightened and if citizens don’t enter our country legally they should not be welcome in our country. I agree with their opinion on this issue. If people go through the proper immigration process and enter the country legally I do not have anything wrong with that. The problem is when they attempt to enter illegally. This is a huge problem because this can encourage other people to follow their path to the US and can cause chaos. I do not believe the best way to solve this problem is to “Build the Wall” but I think the borders need to be more secured because if not it will endanger the life of Americans and be a huge safety concern.
Gay Marriage is a topic on the rise in the United States and there are two different opinions on the matter. Republicans believe marriage should be between a man and a woman the way our founding fathers have set up for us. I do believe marriage should be a bond between a man and a woman but I’m not anti-gay marriage. If a man wants to marry another man so be it. It shouldn’t effect people the way it does today.
Another topic that is debated to this very day and some consider still going on is the War of Terror. The war of Terror by definition is “the ongoing campaign by the United States and some of its allies to counter international terrorism; also called war on terrorism". This started on September 11th, 2001 when terrorist organizations attacked the United States by driving planes into the Twin Towers resulting in the deaths of thousands of Americans and leaving more wounded. The republican party believes that the United States defense needs to be strengthened and actually spends $598 billion about 52% of the US discretionary budget. The republican president at the time George W. Bush declared a worldwide “war of terror” and invaded Afghanistan in 2001. Having a family member who passed away in the attacks on September 11th, I obviously wanted someone to be held responsible for the attack on our nation. But even if that wasn’t the case I would 100% agree with President George Bush decision. If the United States had sat back, done nothing, and let this attack just go by, the United States would look weak, scared, and vulnerable for an attack to happen like this again. President Bush had to invade the middle east and find the group responsible for the attack. Al-Qaeda was found responsible and on May 2, 2011 their leader Osama Bin-Laden was killed by the hands of the United States Navy SEALs.
After discussing the following subjects. I believe my interests fall best under the Republican party. The primary beliefs of the republican party are revolved around an idea that within a society, each individual is responsible for his or her own ideas. They believe the government should operate at the state and community level, and the federal level should only interfere when the society cannot function at the state or local levels.