This excerpt is the first chapter of “For Liberty, We Stand” a dystopian political novel future-dated in 2028.

Today, as we remember January 6, 2021, Insurrection Day according to the liberal media, as the day that America as we knew it died. Over the years following this tragic day, America now stands as a nation we do not recognize. The specter of communism and socialism spread by the democratic party continues to grow.

In 2021, during the 100 days of Biden presidency,

  • the Senate voted to eliminate the filibuster, removing the only stopgap that people from smaller states from the leftist large and more populated states.
  • legislation was passed to add 7 justices to the supreme court.
  • legislation was passed to amend the US Constitution as follows (separate amendments)
    • Revise Article 2 Section 1 removing references to electors in paragraphs 1-5 and substitute election by a vote of the people
    • Revise Article 3 Section 1 adding an age limitation of 75 years for judges and justices
    • Repeal of the First Amendment
    • Repeal of the Second Amendment
    • Repeal of the Eighth Amendment
    • Repeal of the Twelfth Amendment
  • legislation was passed to increase the minimum wage to $20 per dollar.
  • legislation was passed to changes individuals federal tax rates
    • 10% for an individual’s income up to $75,000.
    • $7,500 + 25% for an individual’s income from $75,001 to $150,000
    • $26,250 + 35% for an individual’s income from $150,001 to $500,000
    • $148,750 + 40% for an individual’s income above $500,001
    • Interest and capital gains to be treated as regular income
  • legislation was passed to modify the corporate income tax to be 35% of income after dividend distribution.
  • legislation was passed to modify the estate tax to be 50% of any amount over 10,000,000.
  • legislation was passed to modify the fuel tax to $5.00 per gallon of gasoline and $7.50 per gallon of diesel fuel.
  • legislation was passed to provide a basic non-taxable stipend of $2,500 per month to every adult resident, including those receiving Social Security benefits, earning less than $75,000 annually, qualifying households would receive an additional $500 for each child. 
  • legislation was passed to provide a non-taxable contribution to a Health Saving Account (HSA) of $1,000 per month to every adult resident, including those receiving Social Security benefits, earning less than $75,000 annually, qualifying households would receive an additional $500 for each child. The HSA would be used only for qualified medical expenses, such as copays, deductibles and other out-of-pocket expenses. Unspent funds would be rollover to the following year and collect interest as allowed under current HSA rules. Upon death, the remaining funds would transfer to an heir’s HSA account. Without an heir, funds would be returned to the US Treasury.
  • legislation was passed to eliminate CHIP, HUD vouchers, Medicaid, SNAP, and WIC programs.
  • legislation was passed to provide universal childcare (age 3 months up to 3 years) and universal preschool (age 3 years to elementary school eligibility) for working individuals making less than 75,000 and for couples filing jointly up to $150,000.
  • legislation was passed to forgive existing college debt up to $135,000.
  • legislation was passed to create a college fund for each resident child amounting to $7,500 per year, retroactive to a year of birth. The funds can only be used for tuition expenses at accredited institutions. The legislation also eliminated the federal student grant and loan programs.
  • legislation was passed to create a program for all students seeking to become medical professionals, defined as chiropractors, doctors, mental health providers, nurses, and pharmacists in exchange for working at federal and public hospitals for 4 years upon graduation.
  • legislation was passed to change the Medicare eligibility age to 55 years old.
  • legislation was passed to create universal health care for all residents under age 55 following the Medicare model while offering family coverage, private advantage plans, and use of HSA’s for payment of charges.
  • legislation was passed to grant statehood to Atlantica, the District of Columbia, and Pacifica. Atlantica consisted of the territories of Puerta Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Pacifica consisted of the Islands of American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Island, Marshall Island, and Micronesia Palau, as well as the uninhabited islands named Baker, Howland, Jarvis Island, Johnson Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Atoll, and Wake Atoll.
  • legislation was passed to provide permanent resident status to all undocumented persons subject to multinational criminal background checks.
  • legislation was passed to require 100% of the power demand through clean, renewable, and zero-emission sources by the year 2031.

 

Later that year the states of California, New York, and Texas passed legislation, which when signed by the governor became law, to split the states into two states and seek US statehood for the new areas. Ultimately, upon approval of the Congress and signature of the president, the states became to be known as Long Island, North California, and Rio Grande. The original state names where retained by New York and Texas. California changed its name to South California.