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April 8, 2014

Do you have a permit for your permit?

(Continued)

The law I would propose would require any person that ran and was elected to take a 16-hour training course about the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and be able to pass the test to obtain their permit. It will also include a background check, finger prints are option if they wish to speed up their application.

This would be required before the swearing in of that individual. The date of swearing in needs to be delayed for three months while his or her permit is being processed.

When taking office the elected official will be required to wear a suit with his or her corporate and entity sponsors they represent clearly labeled on it. This suit will be similar to what the NASCAR drivers wear, during any time the legislature is in session.

J.D. McKinney

Bluford

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