Move America in a Progressive Direction
Close Guantanamo and enforce America's torture ban. Order the Joint Chiefs to draw up a 16-month withdrawal plan for U.S. troops in Iraq. Extend unemployment benefits and freeze foreclosures for 100 days. Begin moving America toward a single-payer health care system. Aggressively curb greenhouse gas emissions. Impose carbon tax on polluters. Use tax breaks and grants to insulate buildings, implement clean energy, etc. Increase gas tax and subsidize hybrid vehicles. Create 21st Century FWPA for jobs and infrastructure. End "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and let gay people serve openly in the military. End "abstinence only" sex education.