President of the USA Just For A Day!

  1. Dear Allnurses siblings

    If you could be President of the USA for just one day...what things would you change in our great land?

    I actually dreamed about this last night, so thought I would pose the question to all of you so you could imagine yourselves in power for just one day...and change the world "Your Way"...sooooooo...what way would that be my sibs???

    Nighty night! Will check this thread sometime tomorrow. Need to catch some much needed zzzzzzz's. :zzzzz :zzzzz
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  2. 21 Comments

  3. by   Glad2behere
    I'm not sure if one day would be enough, couldn't get any legislation enacted. So I guess sweet and nice, sugar and spice.

    As Commander-in-chief, I would issue an order that F-16's be posted no more than 10 minute intercept distance from any point in the USA.

    Set protocols for electronic espionage.

    Visit Putkin and accelerate dismantling of nuclear arsenals. Give him whatever he needs to acquire their intelligence on the Middle East.

    Abolish the CIA and the FBI and create an intelligence agency reportable to the top 7 US officials that succeed the Presidency.

    Fire all department heads that allowed 9-11 to happen because of lack of knowledge, complacency, inability to cooperate with other departments, and find out who was really responsible for not having any F-16's close enough to intercept and have them shot.

    OK, lunch time on the White House Lawn.

    Establish a city in the desert for child molesters that is walled off from the rest of society and test chemical and biological weapons there.

    Make marijuana legal.

    Change the drug war from enforcement to treatment.

    Order a commission to find out who the devil "The Unknown Soldier" really was.

    15 minute nap in the Lincoln Room.

    Start a law that says all kids that make 85 or above in elementary or high school get a free pass to Disney World, flight with their parents paid for by the USA.
    All other kids can mow 10 lawns and get a waiver.

    Make membership to the NRA mandatory.

    Make school prayer obligatory.

    Draft all dead-beat dads welching on child-support.

    Hold a press conference and tell Dan Rather that I'm talking and he can zip it.

    Oh shucks, I could get to liking this...How bout a week?
  4. by   LasVegasRN
    I would hold a retreat at Monticello with all the surviving former presidents (we'll excuse Ron, since he's not "all there"). I would open the retreat stating:

    "I've gathered all of you here today: the former leaders of this country, those who have shouldered the nation, some who have lived through wars, some who have averted them. You are men who have known and lived with top intelligence that the common American will never know. You are men who have watched leaders of other nations rise and fall. I ask you, in all of your experience and wisdom, to come together with open hearts and open minds to work towards the common goal of giving me, president for just one day, a means to give true hope to the American people."
  5. by   Rustyhammer
    I'd make car commercials illegal.
    I'd appoint Cameron Diaz Secretary of Morale (she always makes ME smile).
    I'd raise nurses salarys and no CEO's of HMO'S would make more than 10% of the lowest paid nurse.
    I'd eliminate the "war on drugs" make pot legal and put all those farmers in Iowa back to work.
    Thats all for now.
    -Russell
  6. by   nursegoodguy
    I'd let all the cubans who could make over here stay and encourage them to become good voting republicans!
    I'd have that occasional beer and tell everyone that it was non alcoholic...
    I'd stammer through every sentence like some dufus and I'd pi$$ off every other nation so my people would worry about who would stand up with us if it came down to war.
    Oh wait a minute... wewwww thought i was really him for a minute!

    Okay forget all the above, instead I'd shorten the work week by one day and proclaim Mondays as Stay In Bed and Have Sex Day!
    And yes, if you don't already have a willing (or acceptable) partner I'd even have a group of willing participants and I'd call them the 'piece corp'
    There... Like it?
  7. by   LasVegasRN
    Giuseppe - Can I be your campaign manager? If not, can I be over the Piece Corp? I'd REALLY like to be over the Piece Corp. Please? With butter on top?
  8. by   Sleepyeyes
    Ummmm....I'd pass a law that every single person has to do some form of service to their country, be it street sweeping or doing time helping people overseas or in our own country with homelessness, disease, and poverty. Or, oh yea, combat.
    Because I really think we, as a nation, have gotten too far away from the idea that thoughts have actions, and actions have consequences, whether good or ill.

    I would figure out a way to get the tax burden off the middle class and onto the rich, where it belongs. (ok, so i won't be a popular prez...so what?)

    I'd figure out a way to get our country to use water or corn oil or SOMEthing else besides Saudi oil to run our country. (and oh yeah, wouldn't that also benefit our potentially oil-soaked shores as well?) I'm amazed that people don't believe this can be done, but it really can.
  9. by   nursegoodguy
    Originally posted by LasVegasRN
    Giuseppe - Can I be your campaign manager? If not, can I be over the Piece Corp? I'd REALLY like to be over the Piece Corp. Please? With butter on top?
    No you can't be head of the piece corp, I decided to put someone else that has a difference of opinion than me in another thread, in that position as she definitely sounds like she needs to be head of the piece corp!

    You are gonna be my FIRST LADY! I can already picture Emma all dressed up for the ball with wreath of flowers in her hair wearing a long pink dress!
  10. by   LasVegasRN
    Originally posted by nursegoodguy
    ...You are gonna be my FIRST LADY! I can already picture Emma all dressed up for the ball with wreath of flowers in her hair wearing a long pink dress!
    Yay! Laura Ashley sheets for the White House!!
  11. by   Lausana
    I'd take a hint from Mexico...and institute siestas during the day, kids and adults alike...a break in everyone's day to rest...(or at least get a real break!) It would promote a rested and healthy lifestyle ...ok, I'm just sleepy after eating

    I'd also be all for shortening the work week to Giuseppe! And promoting family time and activites rather than busting out 40+ a week

    I'd want to make a few more policy changes...but don't think they'd be very popular...so I'll keep them to myself until election day that is!

    Oh...I'd also like to hop on Air Force One and visit Area 51!
  12. by   Sleepyeyes
    OH YEAH>>>>>>

    I would throw Rufus in jail and make Cookie his guard.....
  13. by   LasVegasRN
    Originally posted by Sleepyeyes
    OH YEAH>>>>>>

    I would throw Rufus in jail and make Cookie his guard.....
    SLEEPYEYES FOR PRESIDENT!! :chuckle
    Love the way you think...
  14. by   nursegoodguy
    Yeah Throw Rufus in Jail! But first CASTRATE HiM!

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