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[WHS CP]What I want to Achieve and How

Day 1,811, 12:05 Published in Ireland Ireland by Winston Hope Smith

1. I want to rebuild the state's finances
The state finances are our No.1 priority. That's why I have recruited an old hand as MoF. As CP, my first job will be to sit down with the MoF and develop a roadmap to economic properity.

That discussion will involve:

- a tax policy that will help eIreland grow and not just penalise business.
- a weapons scheme for all Irish citizens not just for the IA
- published accounts outlining our current resources

In these discussions the final decision will be the MOF's and his alone.

2. In Foreign Affairs I want to re-engage the public. If we as citizens do not know/understand what happens in this most important department how can we expect people to support the decisions needed especially those that may be counter-intuitive. I will support the alliance we are in, EDEN, and strive to "sell" eIreland to its leadership. To that end, the MoFA & MoD we will attend all meetings and ensure our MPP stack is maintained in good order and on time.

3. In defence I hope to be starting the term with a training war with Canada. This will provide our Citizens the opportunity to earn Patriot gold and complete the missions. While this is ongoing I will, in collaboration with the MoD, discuss our options for after this war taking into account the depleted finances. If a reasonable opportunity for war presents itself we will take it. However, hopefully with the cooperation of Congress, we will not be going on any wild adventures. This is not the time for crazy stunts.

4. I fully support the structures and operation of Bootcamp. And most importantly its neutrality. I will discuss with the Commander what help government can give, can afford to give. With the MoNC I hope to set out early in the term a plan for player retention and recruitment. There is a lot of talk about a "Baby Boom" and I too would like to see it. I hope to set out a multi CP term plan that hopefully my successor can follow that over time will provide a steady increase in new starters. A lot of emphasises is put on RL Irish and advertising there but we should not forget the Irish abroad.

5. In community the reduced budget again curtails prizes etc that we can give out but that imho just means we need to be more creative. With the MoC I hope to invite ideas for new and different games/competitions etc It may be a surprise to some but most people here play this game for FUN and that is what we need to return.

Some other areas I plan to address:
1. Make sure Congress gets prior notice of proposals where possible. This I did in my last term with some success.
2. Ensure the Commanders of the MUs are kept up to date of Government orders. MUs are of course independent but most want to follow orders.

Things I wanted to do in my last term but failed...
1. I want to restart the debate on a Forum. I hope to get agreement on a site/holder of a forum and get it active again.
2. eRTÉ This is an ambitious project that I think has promise. However I can't do it on my own so will need to get help. It is not intended to be a propaganda tool for a government but instead a channel that citizens can supply content to.
3. Create a mass message of PPs so all parties, not just those with a Congress member, have an input into government policy.

I ask you, the voter, allow me the chance to recover the good fortunes of eIreland

Vote eIreland 5th November – Vote WHS for CP

Until next time



Comrade Lovely
Comrade Lovely Day 1,811, 12:13

More detailed proposals than any other candidate by quite a way!

vote eIreland - vote WHS for CP!

Ian E Coleman
Ian E Coleman Day 1,811, 12:35

Can you elaborate on "a weapons scheme for all Irish citizens not just for the IA". Is that long term or short-term planning?

also: What is eRTÉ

MrConway Day 1,811, 12:36

Rebuild finances but yet you want to expand the supply of State weapons?

The things you failed on can be done by anyone, creating them is nothing to do with CP.

Just saying.

Like a troll.

Anthony Colby
Anthony Colby Day 1,811, 12:40

Good luck. More fun is better.

moomoohead Day 1,811, 13:04

Good article, like the details.

Confector Day 1,811, 13:11

"Can you elaborate on "a weapons scheme for all Irish citizens not just for the IA". Is that long term or short-term planning?

also: What is eRTÉ"

RTE in RL Ireland is the National TV channel so use your imagination.

Ian E Coleman
Ian E Coleman Day 1,811, 13:22

Oh ok, that's a cool idea.

Winston Hope Smith
Winston Hope Smith Day 1,811, 13:37

The weapons scheme idea is based on something Marcus posted yesterday where the MoF provides a market at lower quality weapons for eIrish businessmen and we supply them. The idea is any Q weapon is better that none. However everything is subject todiscussions with the MoF

eRTE is an idea about starting an podcast (or similar) where people can submit audio on a subject that interests them.

Death and Taxes
Death and Taxes Day 1,811, 14:21

Thanks WHS for putting the effort into this article, leaves us much to ponder.

Death and Taxes
Death and Taxes Day 1,811, 14:21

Good luck tomorrow

Irasian Day 1,811, 14:43

"With the MoNC I hope to set out early in the term a plan for player retention and recruitment."
You mean I will actually have to do something next month. : (
I thought I was only in the cabinet to make it look good. ; )

Winston Hope Smith
Winston Hope Smith Day 1,811, 15:03

lol @ Irasian

Abel Mcfinn
Abel Mcfinn Day 1,811, 17:23

Sounds like a plan to ... im in

Sweet Drinker
Sweet Drinker Day 1,811, 17:48

Due to the inverse Quality/Hits ratio

Q6 dmg costs 25% MORE than Q7 [+37% > FFs]
Q5 dmg costs 22% less than Q7 [+50% > FFs]
Q4 dmg costs 16% less than Q7 [+67% > FFs]
Q3 dmg costs 66% less than Q7[+89% > FFs]
Q2 dmg costs 167% less than Q7[+115% > FFs]
Q1 dmg costs 45% less than Q7[+150% > FFs]

Sweet Drinker
Sweet Drinker Day 1,811, 17:52

This means

A soldier equipped with Q5's would have the same results being supplied with the same value of Q7s and using the spare FF's barehanded.

Soldiers equipped with Q6/Q4/Q1 would actually do worse than if they recieved a cost equivalent supply of Q7 and used their spare FF's Barehanded.

Only in Q3/Q2 would the soldier do better than a cost equivalent Q7 donation.
And @ great detriment to their daily dmg potential.

Sweet Drinker
Sweet Drinker Day 1,811, 17:57

This is also based on the 'worst case' assumption the soldier would definitely need to use their leftover FF's barehand.

Casual players' daily FF usage is another consideration. It would be difficult to complete DO's using low quality weapons.

Should consider a different approach to cost saving

orangejuicemmm Day 1,811, 18:33

ya'll posting in a troll thread

Winston Hope Smith
Winston Hope Smith Day 1,812, 23:46

Tnx sweet. Food for thought there should I win I'll add those figures to the mix

The Death of Rats
The Death of Rats Day 1,812, 07:14

I like the media idea. Podcasts are pretty solid when it comes to public debates but I fear that some would have difficulties on that front.

Frank Dobbs
Frank Dobbs Day 1,812, 09:12

Good ideas Winston - Vote him in everyone!

The Irish William Wallace
The Irish William Wallace Day 1,812, 14:50


Raven Anarcho
Raven Anarcho Day 1,812, 18:47

v o/

Liam Tatlock
Liam Tatlock Day 1,813, 06:09

Congrats on your victory, Winston.

Winston Hope Smith
Winston Hope Smith Day 1,813, 06:20


Now the work begins

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