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Zilatal
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Founded: Jan 02, 2010
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Could your citizen run for office in Zilatal?

Postby Zilatal » Sun Aug 15, 2010 6:29 pm

Your citizen has come to Zilatal to run for political office. Could s/he win an election?

List of political offices to choose from
President
District president (like a U.S. governor)
District representative (like a U.S. congressman or senator)
Federal department member (such as the Department of the Environment, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Defense, and so forth)

Form
Name:
Age:
Political position s/he is seeking:
Religion:
Education:
Ideology:
Appearance:
Stance on...
Capitalism:
Communism:
Welfare:
Environmental regulation:
Public education:
Taxes:
LGBT rights:
Foreign policy:
Military:
Conscription:
Secularism:

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Saurisia
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Posts: 7693
Founded: Aug 11, 2009
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Postby Saurisia » Sun Aug 15, 2010 6:43 pm

List of political offices to choose from
District representative (like a U.S. congressman or senator)

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Name: Charlene Warner
Age: 38
Political position s/he is seeking: Libertarian
Religion: Evangelical Christianity
Education: Graduated Valedictorian from High School, then graduated top of her class in College
Ideology: Libertarian
Appearance: Grey colored Struthiomimus with yellow eyes, thin and highly attractive appearance, likes to wear business suit with skirt (she commonly dressed in either red or green suits)

Stance on...
Capitalism: A good system
Communism: Terrible
Welfare: A waste, considering the people could simply work on their own initiative
Environmental regulation: Some Regulation's necessary, though too much is really restricting
Public education: A good thing, necessary for a modern society
Taxes: Only light taxes, too much is tyranny
LGBT rights: Is confused by the concepts of LGBT rights
Foreign policy: Negotiations are somewhat necessary, but so are aggressive stances
Military: Necessary for self-defense, and to a lesser extent, for aggressive moves against dictatorships
Conscription: As long as the people are behind the nation all the way, Conscription's not needed, as recruits will just volunteer, however, in some national emergencies, it's necessary to an extent
Secularism: A partly Secular government is good, though it's not wise to separate God from state (especially in a Religious majority country), and does not understand the concept of an Atheist majority nation
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Maryginia
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Founded: Jan 19, 2010
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Postby Maryginia » Sun Aug 15, 2010 6:57 pm

Name:che longhorns
Age:28
Political position s/he is seeking:governer
Religion:saliva gods
Education:is needed
Ideology:states rights
Appearance:
Stance on...
Capitalism:good
Communism:can be good if mixed with something else
Welfare:good but should be regulated
Environmental regulation:to a point good
Public education:good
Taxes:needed
LGBT rights:needed
Foreign policy:good
Military:very good
Conscription: bad
Secularism:in government good
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Spartinth
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Posts: 785
Founded: Mar 30, 2010
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Postby Spartinth » Sun Aug 15, 2010 7:22 pm

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Name: Charles Louis

Age: 52

Political position s/he is seeking: District President

Religion: Spartinthian Mythology

Education: Bachelors degree in Political Science

Ideology: Libertarian

Appearance:Image



Stance on...

Capitalism: its ok

Communism: evil

Welfare: only to be given to the few who actually need it

Environmental regulation: ok

Public education: a very important thing

Taxes: should be higher for the rich and lower for the poor

LGBT rights: They deserve none

Foreign policy: great

Military: great

Conscription: good

Secularism: no
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Zilatal
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Founded: Jan 02, 2010
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Postby Zilatal » Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:42 pm

Saurisia wrote:List of political offices to choose from
District representative (like a U.S. congressman or senator)

Form
Name: Charlene Warner
Age: 38
Political position s/he is seeking: Libertarian
Religion: Evangelical Christianity
Education: Graduated Valedictorian from High School, then graduated top of her class in College
Ideology: Libertarian
Appearance: Grey colored Struthiomimus with yellow eyes, thin and highly attractive appearance, likes to wear business suit with skirt (she commonly dressed in either red or green suits)

Stance on...
Capitalism: A good system
Communism: Terrible
Welfare: A waste, considering the people could simply work on their own initiative
Environmental regulation: Some Regulation's necessary, though too much is really restricting
Public education: A good thing, necessary for a modern society
Taxes: Only light taxes, too much is tyranny
LGBT rights: Is confused by the concepts of LGBT rights
Foreign policy: Negotiations are somewhat necessary, but so are aggressive stances
Military: Necessary for self-defense, and to a lesser extent, for aggressive moves against dictatorships
Conscription: As long as the people are behind the nation all the way, Conscription's not needed, as recruits will just volunteer, however, in some national emergencies, it's necessary to an extent
Secularism: A partly Secular government is good, though it's not wise to separate God from state (especially in a Religious majority country), and does not understand the concept of an Atheist majority nation


Being a dinosaur, Charlene Warner explodes onto Zilatal's political scene with the ferocity of a meat-hungry velociraptor. Her main opponent, incumbent Jose Frasca, is quick to point out the potential disadvantages of her being a dinosaur. "She is a dinosaur. With all due respect, how can we expect her to understand the way Zilatal works? When her kind went extinct, humans didn't even exist. We now live in a world that is interconnected by computers, driven by automobiles, and ravaged by tanks and jet airplanes. It just isn't feasible for a dinosaur to rule a nation like ours in a time like ours." But Warner is quick to fire back, saying, "Saurisia is not like pre-historic Earth in any way, shape, or form. Rep. Frasca clearly does not understand just how advanced we are; we're perfectly capable of understanding life in a country like Zilatal." As election day nears nad the polls tighten, Frasca and Warner debate live on ZPN (Zilatal Political News). They share a surprising number of views, but when talk turns to religion, Frasca smells blood and lunges at the opportunity. "What one believes is God's will should never have a place in politics. There are people in the world who think that God wants mass genocide. Even as a catholic, I believe that religion should never be the cause behind any law in Zilatal." The result of the debate causes some wariness of Warner, and in the election Frasca wins with 41% of the vote, Warner 36%, and other candidates 23%. Despite her defeat, Warner would have a remarkable career as a public speaker and commentator in Zilatal.
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Jinavia
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Posts: 69
Founded: Aug 06, 2010
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Postby Jinavia » Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:20 pm

Form
Name: Viktor Sozduelka
Age: 38
Political position he is seeking: District president
Religion: Catholic
Education: Philosophiae Doctor in Law and Political Science
Ideology: Conservative Revolution
Appearance: Image
Stance on...
Capitalism: If necessary
Communism: Non absolute evil
Welfare: Necessary
Environmental regulation: Necessary
Public education: Necessary
Taxes: Necessary
LGBT rights: Absolute evil
Foreign policy: Aggressive, very aggressive
Military: Suitable to support FP
Conscription: Necessary
Secularism: Non absolute evil

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Zahara Zanzi
Bureaucrat
 
Posts: 51
Founded: Aug 09, 2010
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Postby Zahara Zanzi » Tue Aug 17, 2010 5:43 am

Name: Haveila Rockwell

Age: 37
Political position s/he is seeking: Federal department member (Defense)
Religion: Islam
Education: Did very well in university with a degree in business and a masters in political science.
Ideology: Libertarian
Appearance:
Image

Stance on...

Capitalism: Positive stance on Capitalism.
Communism: Good, in theory. Disasterous in application.
Welfare: Just enough to help but not enough to coddle.
Environmental regulation: Preserve and conserve what we have.
Public education: Incredibly important, and not just for a society's youth.
Taxes: As necessary.
LGBT rights: They are citizens, too.
Foreign policy: Talk first, shoot later, not the other way around.
Military: Necessary
Conscription: Not necessary in peacetime, but may be required in wartime emergencies.
Secularism: In a mixed society, it behooves a nation to be dictated by the laws of one religion. In a religious homogenous nation, you wouldn't have to address this issue.

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Tryphalia
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Founded: Dec 27, 2004
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Postby Tryphalia » Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:29 am

Name: Isaac Hirsch
Age: 32
Political position s/he is seeking: District President
Religion: Judaism (Orthodox)
Education: University of Tryphalia City, B.A., M.A., & Ph.D. in Political Science
Ideology: Abrahamism (the idea that only Abrahamic faiths are positive and acceptable for good citizenship)
Appearance: short, with bushy beard and curly hair, spectacles, business suit, and tie.
Stance on...
Capitalism: fine, within the limits that are acceptable to God.
Communism: Godless materialism.
Welfare: best welfare agency is the family, followed by the congregation. Some social services are good, but only within limits.
Environmental regulation: necessary, but should be moderated to avoid economic collapse.
Public education: has its place, as does private and religious instruction. Best to have some religion taught in public schools, of course.
Taxes: necessary, but should not be oppressive.
LGBT rights: they have rights, but they do not include marriage. God doesn't really approve of sodomy.
Foreign policy: strong, but peaceful intentions are best....war only in defensive context.
Military: see above
Conscription: it is your patriotic duty to enlist. If you fail, then the State has the right to make you do your civic duty.
Secularism: not the best idea. It is better to simply recognize all Abrahamic faiths and respect their religious freedom. The heathen are dangerous idolaters and often like to do barbarous things like human sacrifice and religious cult prostitution.
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La Habana
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Postby La Habana » Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:51 am

Name: Fairy McQueenie
Age: 24
Political position s/he is seeking: President
Religion: Gay
Education: The Gay University
Ideology: Gayism
Appearance: Gay
Stance on...
Capitalism: Capitalism = more sex shops, so yes!
Communism: Communism means sharing sex toys, no thanks!
Welfare: I want money to afford sex toys and viagra in my old age, so yes!
Environmental regulation: It is good to cruise for sex in a clean woodland, so yes!
Public education: Educate everyone about how fabulous it is to be gay, so yes!
Taxes: Ew, taxes mean that I can't afford new sex toys, no thanks!
LGBT rights: Fabulous!
Foreign policy: Bombard homophobic nations with flowers until they change their attitude.
Military: Ooh, a dozen men in a communal shower? Yes please Sir!
Conscription: Forcing men to shower with other men? Yes please Sir!
Secularism: Those religious lunatics hate us gays.
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Postby Fatatatutti » Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:42 am

Name: Gen. Marie-Louise Castro-Stalina

Age: 36

Political position s/he is seeking: President

Religion: none

Education: high school and Officer Candidate School

Ideology: none

Appearance: height 1.5 m, weight 50 kg, blue eyes, blonde hair (usually worn in pigtails), athletic build. Usually wears boots, camouflage combat pants, a green T-shirt and a red beret with a 69th Lesbian Light Infantry regimetal badge.

Stance on...
Capitalism: institutionalized greed, a very poor basis for building a nation.

Communism: works well when handled intelligently.

Welfare: the main purpose of government.

Environmental regulation: necessary for the future of the nation.

Public education: necessary for the future of the nation.

Taxes: It is a privilege to contribute whatever one can.

LGBT rights: Rights are rights, the same for everybody. Sexual proclivities have nothing to do with rights.

Foreign policy: There's too much evil in the world for us to fix all of it.

Military: A strong military is necessary for defense against the evils of the world. Unfortunately, most of the militaries in the world are in the hands of idiots who are a primary source of evil.

Conscription: has no place in a properly run military.

Secularism: What else is there?


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