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WHPR: Day 1,906 - Congratulations John Killah!

Day 1,906, 23:14 Published in USA USA by James S. Brady Press Room

White House Press Room - Day 1,906: John Killah goes Legendary Super Saiyan!

The super saiyan Presidency


Dateline: Friday, February 8th (Day 1,906)
Location: James S. Brady Press Room, The White House

Today’s WHPR
1. Cabinet List
2. Election Review
3. Weekly Debate: A Defense of the Unity System


Note:Cabinet Lists can always be found in the Executive Branch section of the eUSA forums~
Introducing your cabinet for the month;
President: John Killah
Vice President: Jefferson Locke
CoS: Artela
Deputy CoS: Bacon Empire

CIA / LP: Pfeiffer

NSC Director: Vanek26
Deputy NCS: crimsonninja
nose

SoD: Duncan Crowe
Deputy SoD: Stewy
Exploration
OMS: Harry Hill

SoS: Tenshibo
Fingerguns
Deputy SoS: Hale Kane
Ambassador Director: BlackBaroness

SoTech: Israel_Stevens
Tech Stuff: Neo Iasov
Mike Ontry

SoE: MrSwagg
Deputy SoE: EnterAwesome

SoI: Rainy Sunday
Deputy SoI: Othere
TU2RU: Placeholder
B4N: Placeholder

SoM: Civil Anarchy

eNPR Producer:Artela
eNPR Team: Jefferson Locke
John Killah
Artela
Pfeiffer





The preceding Country President Election was an interesting one indeed. After a battle one the Unity front between Jason Statham Jr. and John Killah, John Killah was able to walk away with three out of the top four endorsements (the AMP, USWP, and Federalist Party). From this, he moved onto the national stage, versus Candor, a Nos Party candidate supported by the American Freedom Alliance, primarily due to the fact that he advocated for the return of 100/100 bonuses (amongst other things). Alongside this issue, Candor stood in support of the AFA’s policy of trading citizenship for party membership, when he stated that citizenship shouldn’t have any regulation, and that congressmen ought be allowed to decide upon whichever criteria they deem valuable. In addition to this, the AFA would definitely support Candor in this situation, as the AFA was able to bring in the brunt of their foreign voters during the period of 100/100 bonuses, and have stagnated since that point in time.

However, John Killah was able to easily defeat Candor in the national election, with a 21%, or 500 vote, differential between them. John has since announced a few new plans for the presidency, as well as appointed the previously mentioned slew of officials to deal with the powers and responsibilities of government. It’s going to be a pretty interesting term, in my opinion.



Weekly Debate: This is a segment that I would like to try out. It’s basically where anyone in America can pick an eTopic, write an article stating their case, and then get a response from the WHPR about it. Send Civil Anarchy a message if you’re interested in publishing a topic, and I’ll make sure to have a response ready in the next WHPR. Be mindful, these debates should be constructive, so kindly don’t pick anything overtly silly. Without further ado, A Defense of Unity

Over the past few months, some individuals in the country have attacked the Unity Process, calling it ‘useless and unnecessary.’ Specifically, some of the arguments against the process have been recently published here, but allow me to sum it up for you. Technically speaking, the non-PTO parties have a majority in Congress, meaning, we’re able to control whether or not MPPs get passed, donations are passed, ect. This means that for a lot of procedural foreign policy, the country president doesn’t really have that much say anyway. In addition to this, taxes and economic matters go to Congress as a whole. Theoretically speaking, Congress absolutely could function with a PTO CP, and even though we only have barely enough congressmen (exactly 66%) to facilitate an impeachment, we could operate and survive.

However, the question becomes at what quality will our government operate? IRL, I’m a debater, and this is the first parallel that I thought of. Sure, I could survive if I allowed my arm to be cut off, but would I really want it to happen? I mean, I could technically do most of the same things with one arm, at lower efficiency of course. Honestly, the reality of the situation is the fact that allowing a PTO candidate to take the office would be a terrible idea, not because it would cause the total collapse of government, but because it would likely lead to that shortly after its occurrence.

So what do we lose by having a Unity Election? We don’t have normal mechanical elections, but to be fair, that’s almost always been the status quo. When’s the last time you remember all five candidates running with separate platforms mechanically? Due to the nature of how CP elections have always been run, it naturally funnels into a three way split, and if you’re really lucky, four. Candidates drop from their campaigns when they know that they cannot win, if other candidates have a majority of political parties. We’ve seen this happen over and over, but it apparently becomes a problem when it’s only one candidate for a good reason? Everyone is allowed to run in a unity election, and in addition to that, every major political party is allowed to have a say in their election. To be fair, there is an argument to be made for small party integration. However, smaller parties are still allowed into the process as a tie breaker between the top 4, as they honestly had been in the past, only in a mechanical sense. So the only difference between a Unity election and a mechanical one is the usage of ingame voting, which is not very different or non-representative of the people’s will. This is reinforced by the idea that We The People is now using article voting, circumventing the need for forum usage in order to vote in party primaries. In so far as this is the case, we’re really not losing much by utilizing the Unity process.

But what do we lose if we ditch unity and allow mechanics to take over? There’s still one thing that the AFA wants. One thing that they’ve been striving to get, been fighting to get to close things out. You see, when PTO movements start, they need victories. They need ways to convince a foreign populace to stay in the country. Without 100/100, the only way to do that is through political victories, and political legitimacy.

Allowing the AFA to win the CP position is a one way ticket to obtaining legitimacy. When that happens, here’s what the consequences are:
1) Every new citizen in the United States will receive a message from the AFA CP.
2) Our allies will see the AFA CP as the mechanical CP ingame.
3) We will no longer be able to propose MPP’s with other nations at our own behest.
4) We lose control of all national organizations, including the White House Press Room Org
5) We no longer control the CoTD order

A lot of these things are minor mechanically, but have lasting impacts to legitimacy. Especially to new citizens. When we choose Unity Elections, we say that we’d rather have someone who, at the very least, has American interests at heart be election. Sure, lots of people won’t be supporting the candidate. Unity Candidates don’t need to appeal to as general a populace as a Mechanical candidate would. Yet the consequences of giving up this system highly outweigh any marginal benefits of having a mechanical election, which we would subsequently lose to the AFA candidate.





The IES procedure is the only legitimate way of gaining recognized citizenship in the eUS. Those who gain citizenship through any other means result in being blacklisted by the national government. Bribes, spamming congressmen, and accepting offers from AFA are included in the ways to be blacklisted by the national government. What does being blacklisted mean? You will be considered a threat by our established political parties, government or affiliated MUs, and our national government, preventing you from being supplied or supported by any programs or organizations.

The eUS is not anti-immigration. We recognize the importance of bringing new and active people into the country. Our national administration employs many foreign born individuals who didn't always reside in the eUnited States. Our policies are not directed against any particular ethnic group or political opinion, we simply wish to keep track of who enters the country in an organized and efficient manner.

For more detailed instructions on IES procedure, please read these instructions by Dr Luis Sentieiro



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Look for new editions of WHPR on Tuesday and Friday.





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Comments

Zoli
Zoli Day 1,906, 23:23

I have a question for the next WHPR. What are the plans to revive the army? The USA has a larger population then Taiwan, still it cannot win a war against it. The DoD orders articles do not reach 50 votes.

Candor
Candor Day 1,906, 23:43

Seriously Pfeiffer for CIA. This is getting silly.

MDejzi
MDejzi Day 1,906, 23:59

Pfeiffer o7

MR. HANK SCORPIO
MR. HANK SCORPIO Day 1,906, 23:59

Zolinx2

MR. HANK SCORPIO
MR. HANK SCORPIO Day 1,906, 23:59

-n

ligtreb
ligtreb Day 1,907, 00:19

Voted. Unity isn't ideal but it's the best we can do in this system with a PTO threat.

Bia Pandora
Bia Pandora Day 1,907, 00:19

I smell fear.

Tiamati
Tiamati Day 1,907, 00:27

Agreed Candor though I suspect Henry's first plan as CIA director will be to PTO the FBI; also I failed to spot an SoT despite rechecking twice. If SoT is truly vacant I'd appreciate the seat though I suspect I am already on the establishment's "top 10 most wanted" FBI blacklist which will probably announced imminently.

@Author; decent less-than-objective perspective regarding smaller t6 parties being permitted to participate in PotUS elections. While only PotUS can propose MPP's only eParliament may say yea or nay.

simust2
simust2 Day 1,907, 00:37

V

Ronald Gipper Reagan
Ronald Gipper Reagan Day 1,907, 02:37

a bad joke really.... yeah def not a pfeifferist.... oh wait.... yes you are....

Jefferson Locke
Jefferson Locke Day 1,907, 03:52

Excellent article, it will be a good month for America!

@RGR...........the only bad joke here is you.

Civil  Anarchy
Civil Anarchy Day 1,907, 06:08

@Zoli: Taiwan has dedicated a lot of gold tanking to this battle, something we can't really justify doing since it's not integral. In addition to that, you know the eUSA's primetime is directly opposite when that battle started. Now that we're moving into the more active eUSA time, we're beginning to win D3 and D4.

@Bia: Isn't open discourse something you stand for? I thought doing this would do that. Debates generally lead to the truth getting out. If you disagree, write a response

@Tiamati: SoT has always been an obsolete position. Between the Economic Council and the CBO directors, it really has no usage. Also, I explicitly state that we will not be able to *propose* MPPs, not that congress doesnt have the yes/no in the end. And you're not on any list, because you're not a PTO'er. That's pretty obvious from your history in the country.

@RGR: Ad hominem. Write an article calling my a 'plufferist' if you want any actual credibility, and we can deal with it there.

fingerguns
fingerguns Day 1,907, 06:44

I think you're right that it's the noobs and 2-clickers who will suffer more by letting the AFA take over. We could combat it but only to a point. We already struggle just allowing them to be such a large party.

I don't think it's the answer, but I do think we are slowly creeping closer to a time when we don't NEED unity elections.

Drew Blood
Drew Blood Day 1,907, 07:22

Civil Anarchy
Day 1,907, 06:08
'Taiwan has dedicated a lot of gold tanking to this battle, something we can't really justify doing since it's not integral. In addition to that, you know the eUSA's primetime is directly opposite when that battle started. Now that we're moving into the more active eUSA time, we're beginning to win D3 and D4.'

Not integral. Hmmm, the President struts around like a peacock and announces taking it to Taiwan
'Gangnam Style', but it's not integral; what you mean is America's gold beast can't win enough medals. When I first stated playing we were pounding Far Eastern countries despite the time difference, all this proves if the military strategist for 'Pfeiffer Loyalist' a utter failures; it also proves most American's stand against their policies.

'Isn't open discourse something you stand for? I thought doing this would do that. Debates generally lead to the truth getting out. If you disagree, write a response'
Debating the Unity election system is a clear sign of fear, nobody like it and most recent articles lambaste it; and the PLA never even pretended the system was used this election cycle.

'SoT has always been an obsolete position. Between the Economic Council and the CBO directors, it really has no usage. Also, I explicitly state that we will not be able to *propose* MPPs, not that congress doesnt have the yes/no in the end. And you're not on any list, because you're not a PTO'er. That's pretty obvious from your history in the country.'

Either you don't get what he is saying or you don't care that those two 'councils' have been F@@king America for long enough.

Drew Blood
Drew Blood Day 1,907, 07:28

fingerguns
Day 1,907, 06:44
'I think you're right that it's the noobs and 2-clickers who will suffer more by letting the AFA take over. We could combat it but only to a point. We already struggle just allowing them to be such a large party.'

Like the 25% income tax doesn't make then suffer? The last two statements a just plain A@@ stupid, we allow them to be so large? It is the 'Pfeiffer Loyalist' Unity and their toxic out of game trolling that has grown that party. Besides which they can't even win a war they started.

fingerguns
fingerguns Day 1,907, 09:25

Ichabod, don't you feel even the slightest twinge of hypocrisy when you call other people toxic trolls?

Bia Pandora
Bia Pandora Day 1,907, 17:33

"@Bia: Isn't open discourse something you stand for? I thought doing this would do that. Debates generally lead to the truth getting out. If you disagree, write a response "

I said "I smell fear". Did you get all of what you said out of that? Interesting. I might have been referring to a comment...or not. : )

And to be clear....I stand for truth alone. Sadly with certain people it takes "discourse" to arrive at it.

Agree with Tia - WHPR should be more objective info on what is happening in the exec, you have your personal papers to "debate" and present opinions.

Mr Crumpets
Mr Crumpets Day 1,907, 19:02

A War v Treaties debate (featuring a cameo from Fingerguns)
http://www.erepublik.com/en/article/lets-talk-game-theory-eaustralia-war-v-treaties-2209163/1/20

Andrew Carnagie
Andrew Carnagie Day 1,908, 20:42

Hope the love bug bites this week and we all swoon over each other in perfect harmony... or not. Good luck JK.

 
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