an American soldier dies in combat, his family receives a $12,000
death gratuity from the government. This paltry sum is an embarrassment
in recognition of a life given for the benefit of the United States.
heroes need you as a volunteer. Our plan is a simple one to correct
this injustice for our heroes who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
volunteers in every state to help us.
are we going to do?
is to draft a law to present to Congress to encourage the following:
of a $250,000 death benefit to the family of any soldier killed
during service for our country.
for four years of college at any public institution for anyone
in the armed forces who served in a combat zone as well as any
children of family left behind by the death of a soldier.
differential pay for any guardsman called into active duty
to serve in a combat zone (the government would pay the difference
between guard pay and the wages earned prior to being called
How are we going to do it?
the U.S. Government is already burdened with a high deficit, a 5%
Freedom Duty should be assessed on all imports coming into the U.S.A.
to fund these benefits. The U.S.A. fights for the freedom of the
entire world and since we are the most sought after marketplace
for the world, this Duty is a small price to pay in return for the
sacrifices our men and women make to promote democracy. It's true
that a new Mercedes, Volvo or Jaguar might cost 5% more or perhaps
the Swedes, Germans or Japanese could absorb the costs. This may
also be a good incentive for people to purchase American-made products
such as Cadillac or Lincoln.
site will keep everyone informed about the progress of the freedom
heroes initiatives as well as posting a complete draft of the proposed
need your help and commitment to make this happen.
is the type of action that all Americans, Republican or Democrat,
need to support for the families who have given so much. If there
are politicians who don't support this effort, their names will
be posted and hopefully the polls will reflect their lack of compassion.
It doesn't matter what your position is regarding the validity of
war -- we simply must take care of the families of our brave soldiers.
is important that the money not go into the General Fund and at
no time can the Government allow administrative expenses to exceed
6% of money spent. Any funds not used for the above purposes will
be used to assist injured soldiers.
let us know if you have any better ideas or suggestions.