Nugent unveils his "Ted Pledge"

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In a September 29 Washington Times op-ed, Ted Nugent responded to the GOP "Pledge to America" by unveiling the "Ted Pledge" for Republicans. Among Nugent's proposals: "Republicans in name only (RINOs) should be purged from the GOP" and "[f]or every new law passed, Republicans should pledge to eliminate 1,000 existing federal laws, regulations and requirements." From Nugent's op-ed:

Republicans should then call a news conference and burn the federal tax code on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol and then march right back into the Capitol and pass a Fair Tax. Until then, no taxes should be withheld from our paychecks.

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Republican politicians should pledge never to write or introduce a bill longer than our Constitution, which is roughly 5,000 words. If Congress critters can't write a bill in fewer than 5,000 words, they don't deserve to be in Congress. Period.

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For every new law passed, Republicans should pledge to eliminate 1,000 existing federal laws, regulations and requirements.

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Republicans should tell young Americans that Social Security is a Fedzilla financial Ponzi scheme and they will not receive a dime when they retire because Fedzillacrats have stolen all the money in the Social Security Trust Fund.

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Republicans in name only (RINOs) should be purged from the GOP. RINOs are political punks who cannot be counted on. Get rid of them.

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