If I were president of the U.S. I would...

Essay by riddler909University, Bachelor'sB-, October 2007

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If I were President of the United States I would focus my efforts on illegal immigration. From my own life experience, I’ve seen first hand how illegal immigrants effect the economy. Where I grew up in Southern California, it is nearly impossible for a teenage kid to get a job because of all the desperate workers coming illegally over the border of Mexico. I applied for seven jobs and never got a call back. When I went in too see why, I noticed that every job I applied for had hired Mexican immigrants in their 30’s who the employer thought was more desperate for work and more likely to work harder. I saw this as very unfair and not how America was designed to run. The key to fixing the problem would be to deny illegal aliens access to jobs that should be available to U.S. citizens. As of now that isn’t a requirement for employees in California.

I would create a system of checks for citizenship before giving out employment.

Another think that I would do if I were president would be to make the legal drinking age 25 instead of 21. I believe that the maturity level of a 25 year old person excels that of a 21 year old substantially in this day and age. With the amount of competition in today’s society I would set up a system where every citizen gets a government paid massage every month of the year. From my studies on massages, I really think that it would make our country that much more harmonious.

I would definitely put much more money towards curing cancer. People die from it everyday and every one that I know believes they will die from it. If it is that deadly we must make a stop to it. I would make it the top priority of the country.

Finally, I would create much more advantages for people who serve our military. This would not only recognize the sacrifices they make, but also be seen as an influence for people to join the military. It would make it more of an honor and people would feel like they are working for something rather than nothing. I would give them things like homes, cars, and spending money. If they left at 18, when they returned from battle I would grant them access into any college they wished. By doing this people would see the military as a very smart career.