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Mycroft Holmes
Mar 26, 2010

To the Moon! For Queen and Country!




The year is 2248, and President Tandi has died at the ripe old age of 103. Her vice president, Joanna Tibbett, has been sworn in as the republics third president. The NCR is a prosperous post-war nation of 700,000, holding most of southern California. The NCR prevents discrimination based on gender, ethnicity, sexuality or religious belief, as well as protecting ghouls and mutants. But all is not well in the NCR; clashes with the Brotherhood of Steel over advanced technology have become more frequent, in addition, the continued pace of expansion is coming into conflict with tribals on the NCRs borders. Economic opportunity is becoming scarcer, as the Brahmin barons begin to lobby for decreased government intervention in the economy, building up their own power base.



In this RP, you will plays as a politician of the NCR, helping to guide the nation on it's way to glory and success. Or perhaps you will be a demagogue, seeking only power. You may also play as a military officer.



Rules:

1. Respect the GM

2. Respect other players

3. THIS IS NOT IRL POLITICS, SO KEEP THAT OUT OF THIS



New signups are always welcome.



Sheet format should be:

Name:

Age:

Locale:

Background:

Political affiliation:



More info on the NCR can be found here.



Political Parties:

Republicans: Taking up the banner of small government, strong military, and increased expansionism, the Republicans are the rightmost major party in the NCR. Despite this, they have a firm civil rights plank in their platform.

Democrats: Government regulation, peaceful expansion, and extending a helping hand to the wasteland are the Democrats' priorities. They represent the center in NCR politics. They have partial Followers of the Apocalypse support.

Socialists: Despite the Great War, left-wing thought survives. While a more junior party, typically aligning themselves with the Democrats when voting, they still call for government control of the economy and an end to exploitation of the worker. They typically have the most support from the nascent union movement and the Followers of the Apocalypse. There is a split in the party over expansionism, however.

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Plutonis
Mar 25, 2011


Name: John O'Sullivan

Age: 31

Locale: Sac-Town

Background: A completely unknown politician until three years ago, O'Sullivan was elected as a congressman last year with a radical hawkish platform against the Brotherhood of Steel and raider tribes on the outskirts of the Republic's territory, earning him the approval of the border communities that suffer with attacks from the latter, as well as trading groups such as Crimson Caravans and the Gun Runners. His filiation with the Republican party comes entirely from this platform, although in domestic policies he is likely to cooperate with the Democrats, believing the NCR's goal to be to provide their citizens with security and plenty, and to extend such boons towards others in the Wasteland who want it.

In truth, however, O'Sullivan is a former Enclave soldier and member of Granite's squad who deserted after the destruction of the Oil Rig. Unlike other Enclave refugees who laid low in order to avoid detection, he decided to instead join the NCR, hoping to turn the Republic into the Reborn United States of America he and his colleagues so longed to restore, although unlike the hardliners of the Enclave, he holds fairly reformist views and sees the Wastelanders not as second-class mutants but as fellow Americans, who need a strong government that can provide... Although this might not extend to Ghouls, Super Mutants and enemies of the American Way of Life.

Political affiliation: Republicans

Plutonis fucked around with this message at 23:17 on Jun 17, 2021

Mycroft Holmes
Mar 26, 2010

To the Moon! For Queen and Country!


Plutonis posted:

Name: John O'Sullivan

Age: 31

Locale: Sac-Town

Background: A completely unknown politician until three years ago, O'Sullivan was elected as a congressman last year with a radical hawkish platform against the Brotherhood of Steel and raider tribes on the outskirts of the Republic's territory, earning him the approval of the border communities that suffer with attacks from the latter.

In truth, however, O'Sullivan is a former Enclave soldier who deserted shortly before the Navarro campaign. Unlike other Enclave refugees who laid low in order to avoid detection, he decided to instead join the NCR, hoping to turn the Republic into the Reborn United States of America he and his colleagues so longed to restore, no matter the cost...

Political affiliation: Republicans

Approved.

Captain Walker
Apr 7, 2009

Mother knows best
Listen to your mother
It's a scary world out there


Name: Ben Wade

Age: 31

Locale: Vault City

Political affiliation: Democrats

Background: A former caravan master from a community that shunned the outside world until only five years ago. Wade is a shrewd negotiator and persuasive orator, but first and foremost a fast learner. The history he read about in the Vault archives matched the reality he saw on his frequent trips to Redding; empires must either expand or collapse. When Redding Councilman Roger Westin married First Citizen Joanne Lynette five years ago, the city effectively became another NCR territory. By the time the takeover became official, Wade already had materials prepared for his successful campaign to become Congressman Wade (D-VC). His platform is largely informed by the education from Vault City's last two decades, including the near-overload of the Vault 8 power plant a few years back: the NCR's borders can never be allowed to move too far away from the needed supplies and manpower to maintain those borders. It's a popular message in many communities situated near or on those borders, particularly the Republic's southern and northern limits in Dayglow and Shady respectively.

OOC notes: I've never played a political sim like this before, but I love the series when it and I really enjoyed effortposting back in the day about the most sustainable future for New Vegas (it's House).

Mycroft Holmes
Mar 26, 2010

To the Moon! For Queen and Country!


Captain Walker posted:

Name: Ben Wade

Age: 31

Locale: Vault City

Political affiliation: Democrats

Background: A former caravan master from a community that shunned the outside world until only five years ago. Wade is a shrewd negotiator and persuasive orator, but first and foremost a fast learner. The history he read about in the Vault archives matched the reality he saw on his frequent trips to Redding; empires must either expand or collapse. When Redding Councilman Roger Westin married First Citizen Joanne Lynette five years ago, the city effectively became another NCR territory. By the time the takeover became official, Wade already had materials prepared for his successful campaign to become Congressman Wade (D-VC). His platform is largely informed by the education from Vault City's last two decades, including the near-overload of the Vault 8 power plant a few years back: the NCR's borders can never be allowed to move too far away from the needed supplies and manpower to maintain those borders. It's a popular message in many communities situated near or on those borders, particularly the Republic's southern and northern limits in Dayglow and Shady respectively.

OOC notes: I've never played a political sim like this before, but I love the series when it and I really enjoyed effortposting back in the day about the most sustainable future for New Vegas (it's House).

Approved.

Ronwayne
Nov 20, 2007

That warm and fuzzy feeling.


Name: Jesse "Shot Tower" Santiago

Age: 35

Locale: New Reno (Not sure of its status of this time but if this is gonna get this guy instamurdered by the local crime families I'm happy to change, but I figure he might actually be safer there than starting around cattle barons.) Basically whatever counts as the nearest frontier town of size in 2281)

Background: A former Ranger officer whose prestigious career killing of every slaver he could get within shotgun or rifle range was tragically cut short with a lucky shot to the face (Lucky for the person with the rusted homemade rifle, not for him). Surviving through a combination of half a dozen stimpacks, having actually worn his combat helmet despite the 100+F temperatures, and biblical amounts of rage and spite, he has medically retired from the NCR military and has been trying to find a new purpose, or at least, a new way to keep doing the things he was already doing. He has risen in prominence in the small local socialist party through a combination of sincere, forceful rhetoric and being a visibly unhinged 6'6" lunatic with a 10 gauge shotgun (politely slung over his back and unloaded during meetings, there are Rules, after all).

As far as he's concerned, he's already dead and doesn't need to be polite about as many things, having already taken one bullet to the head, he doesn't particularly care about the next one.

General Ideology: "Literally murder all slavers, share the country's wealth with all its citizens, seize and employ BoS and old world technology, arms and alms for the poor"

Political affiliation: Socialists

Ronwayne fucked around with this message at 21:37 on Jun 17, 2021

Defiance Industries
Jul 22, 2010

A five-star manufacturer




Name: Walter Reynolds

Age: 61

Locale: The Hub

Background: Governor Walter Reynolds is a high-ranking Water Merchant who believes any problem can be solved through the correct application of pressure. This usually means The Hub's wealth, but he also carries a loaded revolver with him everywhere he goes. Reynolds has benefitted enormously from the status quo and wants to keep it the same, "but more of it." As the senior governor (NEVER "representative") for the delegation from The Hub, he maintains a sizeable entourage of attaches and aides who manage access to him at all times.

Political affiliation: Republican

Mycroft Holmes
Mar 26, 2010

To the Moon! For Queen and Country!


Ronwayne posted:

Name: Jesse "Shot Tower" Santiago

Age: 35

Locale: New Reno (Not sure of its status of this time but if this is gonna get this guy instamurdered by the local crime families I'm happy to change, but I figure he might actually be safer there than starting around cattle barons.) Basically whatever counts as the nearest frontier town of size in 2281)

Background: A former Ranger officer whose prestigious career killing of every slaver he could get within shotgun or rifle range was tragically cut short with a lucky shot to the face (Lucky for the person with the rusted homemade rifle, not for him). Surviving through a combination of half a dozen stimpacks, having actually worn his combat helmet despite the 100+F temperatures, and biblical amounts of rage and spite, he has medically retired from the NCR military and has been trying to find a new purpose, or at least, a new way to keep doing the things he was already doing. He has risen in prominence in the small local socialist party through a combination of sincere, forceful rhetoric and being a visibly unhinged 6'6" lunatic with a 10 gauge shotgun (politely slung over his back and unloaded during meetings, there are Rules, after all).

As far as he's concerned, he's already dead and doesn't need to be polite about as many things, having already taken one bullet to the head, he doesn't particularly care about the next one.

General Ideology: "Literally murder all slavers, share the country's wealth with all its citizens, seize and employ BoS and old world technology, arms and alms for the poor"

Political affiliation: Socialists

Approved

Defiance Industries posted:

Name: Walter Reynolds

Age: 61

Locale: The Hub

Background: Governor Walter Reynolds is a high-ranking Water Merchant who believes any problem can be solved through the correct application of pressure. This usually means The Hub's wealth, but he also carries a loaded revolver with him everywhere he goes. Reynolds has benefitted enormously from the status quo and wants to keep it the same, "but more of it." As the senior governor (NEVER "representative") for the delegation from The Hub, he maintains a sizeable entourage of attaches and aides who manage access to him at all times.

Political affiliation: Republican
Approved

Captain Walker
Apr 7, 2009

Mother knows best
Listen to your mother
It's a scary world out there


Ronwayne posted:

whatever counts as the nearest frontier town of size in 2281

You're thinking of New Vegas. If Tandi's just died it is indeed 2248, six years after the destruction of the Enclave oil rig. Canonically all the major settlements from FO2 are either NCR territory or will be within a few years; Reno might have been a recent addition, since the Bishop family was openly attacking Westin's cattle herds until recently.

Ronwayne
Nov 20, 2007

That warm and fuzzy feeling.


Its been a long time since I played FO2 and vaugely remember the general plotline in reno being the inter-family squabble and the choice to go NCR or remain a gangster-ocracy, which again, I know, was also the NV plotline.

Ronwayne fucked around with this message at 00:51 on Jun 18, 2021

Defiance Industries
Jul 22, 2010

A five-star manufacturer




Canonically, the Bishops win, which means that New Reno joins the NCR but with significant carve-outs for New Reno in the laws of the Republic.

Plutonis
Mar 25, 2011


Beefed up the profile a bit, thought it was too short.

SetSliRol
Apr 30, 2021


Name: Eli Huang Xun

Age: 216 (45 in 2077)

Locale: Dayglow

Background: Full effortpost background, tl;dr is that he's an Asian-American immigrant civil engineer and city planner that got Ghoulified, lived in Necropolis for a bit before going to Dayglow and helping it become a pretty decent place to live. He worked with the Followers of the Apocalypse in the region and saw how cooperation between humans, ghouls, and super mutants can help communities prosper. Became a politician to help encourage racial equality and solidarity.

Political Affiliations: Democrat but leans Socialist on labor issues, as he's one of the few politicians who were able to read and discuss leftist theory with others before the bombs fell. However, while he likes some ideas he's firmly pro-capitalist and trade. His main goal is to progress anti-Ghoul and anti-Super Mutant discrimination, give Mutants full rights and protection under NCR law, and allow for greater rights for robots who have clear independent thinking. Because of this, he hopes he can gain Republican support and assist them with progressing civil rights.

SetSliRol fucked around with this message at 22:53 on Jun 18, 2021

Mycroft Holmes
Mar 26, 2010

To the Moon! For Queen and Country!


I'd prefer two more players before we start, so keep signing up people!

Acebuckeye13
Nov 2, 2010

There's only one prescription for Nazism and it's 76mm HVAP





Ultra Carp

I'm definitely interested! Just need some time to put together a character, hopefully by later today.

Siegkrow
Oct 11, 2013

Arguing about Lore for 5 years and counting





Name: Thomas "Green man" Wayne.

Age: 90

Locale: Broken Hills

Background: An old Gen 1 mutant of the Master's Army, Thomas Wayne spent most of his life running away from the atrocities of his past, working as a bouncer or caravan guard, making good use of his mutant might to stay alive. He joined up with Marcus and Jacob, and was one of the miners who kept Broken Hills prosperous for years. After Marcus and the Chosen One uncovered a conspiracy to kill all the mutants in town, Thomas stepped up and helped keep tensions low alongside his human wife, Martha. Thomas used most of his mining riches building up Broken Hill's infrastructure, and has invested in agriculture, firm in his belief that the mines will eventually run out, and the dream of a racially united city must not die.

Political affiliation: While Thomas is a believer of Social Welfare as a necessity to keep Broken Hills going, and thus willing to work across the aisle for such things, he is a firm Republican due to the party's civil rights movement.

Takanago
Jun 2, 2007

You'll see...


Name: "Baron" Joe Worthington

Age: 39

Locale: Shady Sands

Background: "Baron" Joe is a wealthy Brahmin rancher who owns a large ranch just outside of Shady Sands. Like other elite ranchers, he has chafed under the "idiotic" regulations put on the industry by the Tandi administration. For years and years, he has been advocating for the repeals of these regulations and the pursuit of economic growth. And now that Tandi is out of the way, now might be the time to actually make that happen. Apart from his economic views, he favors a strong expansionist foreign policy, and a fairly libertarian platform when it comes to personal and civil rights.

He has a reputation for throwing money at a problem when he thinks it can help him get his way.

Political affiliation: Republican

Mycroft Holmes
Mar 26, 2010

To the Moon! For Queen and Country!


Current conditions:

BoS Incursions: The Brotherhood of Steel continues to intervene on our soil and take high technology items from private individuals. So far, they haven’t attacked government installations, but it seems only a matter of time.

Infrastructure: Many of the roads in the NCR are in poor shape, especially in the ruins of the cities. They need to be cleared and repaired.

Raiders: While raiders within the NCR have mostly been defeated, the borders still see raids from groups like the Great Khans. How should we respond?

Water: Clean water is scarce within the NCR, yet vital for agriculture. We should do something about this.

Regulation of business: The Brahmin Barons and Water Merchants continue to lobby for decreased regulation and less government intervention.

Technology: There remain a great many hidden things in the deserts and cities of the wasteland. How should we approach the high technology of the pre-War world?

Education, the economy, foreign relations, trade, etc.: Feel free to weigh in on other topics and request information.

Bills may be proposed and RP may now start.

Takanago
Jun 2, 2007

You'll see...


"Baron" Joe Worthington
(R-Shady Sands)

Alright, everybody. I'm sure you're expecting me to come up here and give another speech about the plight of this country's ranchers, but today I'm going to let you all off easy and save that for another time. Though if anybody here is from the Stockmen's Association, don't think I've forgotten about you. What I want to talk about today is something just as important. And for now, more pressing. Right now, our country is failing it's basic god-drat duty to protect it's people and their property. Right now, outside invaders are coming onto our soil, threatening our people, and taking their property.

So, don't you think we should do something about it? I say we stand up to these assholes. Stand up to these raiders. Stand up to these steel-canned assholes.

And so I propose: the Protect our Citizens Act:

quote:

Protect our Citizens Act

1. The NCR Military is directed to, and shall be considered obligated to, protect the lives and property of all NCR Citizens from all foreign invaders, raiders, armies, etc. operating in NCR territory.

2. The NCR Military is authorized and directed to conduct operations as it sees fit to protect NCR Citizens from the Great Khans. This may include offensive operations.

3. The Brotherhood of Steel shall be notified, through whatever diplomatic channels are available, that their invasions of NCR Territory shall no longer be tolerated.

4. The NCR Military is authorized and directed to conduct defensive operations within NCR Territory to protect our Citizens from Brotherhood of Steel aggression. They are may use force if necessary.

5. The NCR Government shall provide the Military with additional funding and resources so that they can perform the duties described above.

Acebuckeye13
Nov 2, 2010

There's only one prescription for Nazism and it's 76mm HVAP





Ultra Carp



Name: Nathan "Flint-Eyes" Harriman

Age: 63

Locale: Angel's Boneyard

Background: Nathan Harriman knows struggle. Born in Adytum, Harriman suffered tragedy at an early age when both his parents and his older brother were killed in a raider attack. Growing up, his childhood was spent crawling through the Boneyard hunting for scrap to sell to the Gun Runners, and as a young adult Harriman made his living hunting mutated wildlife and protecting caravans under the shadows of shattered skyscrapers. Then, with a young wife and a child on the way, tragedy struck again—this time in the shape of a vicious Deathclaw, which took Harriman's left leg and most of his right lung before a lucky bullet severed the creature's spine. With his caravanning days clearly behind him, Harriman was at a loss for how to survive—but fortunately, an old childhood friend from his scrapping days was able to pull some strings, and Harriman was able to secure a coveted apprenticeship with the Gun Runners. Harriman proved adept at the trade, and by the time he was 50, his steady hands and attention to detail had made him into one of the most respected gunsmiths in the city.

It was then that Harriman's attention turned to politics. The child of a former Desert Ranger and a Follower of the Apocalypse, he was instilled with a firm sense of justice from an early age. But in the Republic, justice can be hard to find—and everywhere he looked, Harriman saw corruption and greed threatening to destroy everything people had worked to rebuild. There was a disease gnawing away at the young nation's heart, and if no one else would stop it then by god he would.

Harriman started small, looking to win a part time seat on New Adytum's city council. To his surprise, he found a talent for organizing, and won the seat easily. From his new pulpit, Harriman preached endlessly against corruption, and advocated for using the town's resources to better aid its citizens. When the next mayoral election came around, Harriman campaigned on a strong anti-corruption platform, and managed to win thanks to strong grassroots support. After two successful terms, Harriman set his eyes on one of the Boneyard's vacant Senate seats, and won with a full 64% of the vote—thanks in no small part to a powerful endorsement from the Gun Runners.

Political Affiliation: A member of the NCR Socialist Party, Harriman firmly believes in using the resources of the Republic to better its citizens. Harriman has voted consistently for higher taxes, better education, and once introduced a bill to nationalize Energy Weapon recovery and production. Harriman has also loudly espoused support for expanding the NCR's borders, expressing that the Republic can—and should—do everything it can to secure land and resources for all of its people. And, of course, Harriman's anti-corruption agenda has followed him into the NCR senate, which has won him few friends among the Water Merchants and Brahmin Barons.

Though he has retained strong support among his constituents, Harriman is not without critics. His ties to the Gun Runners in particular have been heavily scrutinized, with many claiming his support for expansionism is little more than a ploy to get more guns sold to the NCR Army. Harriman's support of civil rights has also been questioned—though he claims to have "Nothing against" ghouls, Harriman has constantly refused to meet with Super-Mutant petitioners, and once grew apoplectic on the Senate floor at the mere suggestion of citizenship for so-called "Talking" Deathclaws.

Acebuckeye13 fucked around with this message at 03:27 on Jun 19, 2021

Captain Walker
Apr 7, 2009

Mother knows best
Listen to your mother
It's a scary world out there


Benjamin Wade
(D-Vault City)

I concur with my colleague from Shady Sands; the Brotherhood of Steel presents a clear and present danger to our Republic. But I must oppose any legislation that merely directs our men and women in uniform to fulfill their oaths; what our military needs is better resources, not orders to march on heavily armored bunkers.

I offer an alternative. While the Brotherhood picks at Old World toys in their basements, up in San Fran a faction called the Shi have been building assault rifles and cooking up radiation-eating plants, if our scouts are to be believed. Our northern neighbors are understandably protective of this technology and wary of outsiders, but if NCR doesn't get them to share, it won't be long before a gang of "steel-canned assholes", as Senator Worthington rightly puts it, storms through and take what they want. To this end, I propose this:

quote:

San-Francisco Handshake Initiative (SHI)
1. The NCR shall send Ambassadors on a diplomatic mission to San Francisco, with the goal of forming a strategic alliance with the Shi.

2. The NCR Ambassadors shall be authorized to offer to the Shi workers and any resources they deem necessary to secure this alliance.

3. The NCR shall establish an Embassy in or near San Francisco for the purpose of continued diplomatic communications.

4. The NCR Senate shall allocate funds and resources as needed to establish and maintain the alliance with San Francisco.

Defiance Industries
Jul 22, 2010

A five-star manufacturer




Walter Reynolds
(R-The Hub)

We've made good points so far. But good points are just that: points. Unfocused, unconnected. If we're going to make an alliance with these people, we need to make it clear what we want from them. When my grandfather ran water to Necropolis, he didn't just bring however much water they had on hand at the time! He spelled it out to the drop, and he knew exactly what he was getting in return from them. If we leave things vague, who knows what they'll expect from us in return. We need to be the ones setting the agenda here, making our demands clear. Therefore, The Hub proposes we amend the SHI act to read as follows:

quote:

3. The NCR shall establish an Embassy in or near San Francisco for the purpose of a military alliance against the Brotherhood of Steel

Ronwayne
Nov 20, 2007

That warm and fuzzy feeling.


Jesse "Shot Tower" Santiago
(S-New Reno)

It is an honor to speak before y'all for the first time. While there is merit in these acts, we must adress the fundamental problems and issues with executing these goals: We can not, at present, move around our great nation fast enough or securely enough to enforce the will of the people. Whether we maintain our borders or expand them, neither are sustainable without a massive rebuilding of our infrastructure, and the military that defends and prosecutes these offensives. If at some point conflict with the Brotherhood of Steel is inevitable, our military, and rangers especially, require new weapons and new equipment to deal with the threat of power armor and heavy, old world weaponry.


quote:

Swords and Ploughshares Reform Act

1) The establishment of the Civil Guard, a works agency with a multifold purpose:

1a) The construction and maintenance of infrastructure projects across the NCR.
1b) Providing practical construction and trade experience to as many citizens as possible, along with the benefits of citizens across the NCR meeting and working with each other.
1c) Employment and a small stipend to aid farmers in their off season, the un and under employed, and so forth to prevent idle and hungry hands causing unrest.
1d) A reserve force to funnel into the regular forces as needed, and to construct fortifications, bunkers, etc, in service of a military push or defense.
1e) Use of the Civil Guard and other government services as needed to expand and protect the roads and routes with defended, radio- linked road houses every 20 miles, to allow caravans safe places to stay during travels, and allow military
response to raids, emergencies, and other disasters.
1f) The development of dedicated, trained, equipped exploration-prospecting teams for the systematic exploration and exploitation of vaults, old world technology caches, new natural resources, and etc
----

2) The establishment of a research commission for the following project and military reforms:

2a) Firepower: the development and employment of portable heavy weapons at the squad level, transportable in multiple segments. This includes, but is not limited to,
2a1) Heavy and/or medium machineguns, both mechanical and electrical-rotary, broken down into weapon, tripod, battery, and ammunition
2a2) Methods to deliver explosives to breach fortifications and heavy armor at range
2a3) Anti-material rifles and ammunition, whether sabot and/or explosive, suitable for the breaching of heavy armor or extremely dangerous animal hide and carapace.

2b) Maneuver: The development and employment of an affordable, robust chemical and/or electrical ground vehicle, capable of off and on road maneuvering, protecting caravans, and delivering a squad to battle and supporting them with
mounted weaponry.

2c) Speed: The reverse engineering of mothballed Enclave-era vertibirds for the purposes of producing a less complex, robust, serviceable aircraft, for both rapid deployment and support of troops in the field, and a commercial application of express delivery of goods, passengers, and services.


The power of the Republic's military is the deployment of organized groups of soldiers, by giving them speed and firepower we can overwhelm both small groups of fast moving raiders, and large, but slow power armored formations. And, for those of you on the commercial side of things, while this might seem expensive up front, the Republic would be footing the bill to reduce the cost of your externalizations. Both soldiers and trade caravans move along the road. Money, trade, and the movement of peoples is the lifeblood of the republic, cut that off and it withers and dies, just as a limb does. We cannot allow the vast distances of our Republic to work against us!

Ronwayne fucked around with this message at 10:10 on Jun 19, 2021

Plutonis
Mar 25, 2011


John O'Sullivan
[R-Sac-Town]

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Congress, I will begin by giving my warmest regards to you all. It has been an honor to be elected as a congressman of this great revival of Democracy, the grandest achievement of our civilization before the Great War and I will endeavor myself to be worth of the trust that my voters and constituents have given to me. Which brings me to the current motion being voted. Congressman Worthington is right, the caravans, traders and those living on our borders have long chafed under the indignities and insults brought by these tiresome tin tyrants! Not only have they harassed our citizens, but their insistence on confiscating technological artifacts will prove to be detrimental to our people on the long run. Which is why I support the Protect our Citizens Act and the Swords and Ploughshares Reform Act, although I propose that the latter has this following amendment.

quote:

4d) The creation of a special unit, recruited from the most apt members of the NCR Rangers and the standard military, that will be trained in the use of Powered Armor captured from Navarro and other places in order to deal with extraordinary threats.

The Brotherhood is not to be underestimated. Like Congressman Santiago said, they possess some of the best the Old World had to offer, and with Deathclaws and other dangerous mutated wildlife still representing a threat to our citizens, it is time we start to bring the "Big Guns"!

Takanago
Jun 2, 2007

You'll see...


"Baron" Joe Worthington
(R-Shady Sands)

Captain Walker posted:

Benjamin Wade
(D-Vault City)

I concur with my colleague from Shady Sands; the Brotherhood of Steel presents a clear and present danger to our Republic. But I must oppose any legislation that merely directs our men and women in uniform to fulfill their oaths; what our military needs is better resources, not orders to march on heavily armored bunkers.
Hey now, I don't see any reason why our bills can't mutually co-exist. I mean we're mostly in agreement, aren't we Ben? It takes more than one man to run a ranch, and it'll take more than one way to keep us safe from those tin-can assholes in the BoS. Right? Don't you think?

I know what some of what I proposed sounds pretty obvious, but I think now that we're in this new administration one of the first things we should do is to make our foreign policy perfectly clear. Which is why I started my bill with a statement of general principle. If you look at it closely, it also has clauses for dealing with those wild-rear end Khan raiders, and for making sure our good boys in the army have funding.

So, how about this? I think we can work together on this issue, so why don't we? If you endorse and vote for my bill, I'll vote for yours!

Ronwayne posted:

Jesse "Shot Tower" Santiago
(S-New Reno)

Swords and Ploughshares Reform Act
Now, what you've got there is almost a pretty good defense and infrastructure bill. But only almost!

Ladies and Gentlemen of the senate, I would like to direct your attention to our Socialist friend's little spending project! Please let me direct all your attention to clause 1c) which says the bill's purpose is to promote, and I quote: "Employment and a small stipend to aid farmers in their off season, the un and under employed, and so forth to prevent idle and hungry hands causing unrest."

Jesse, it sounds like you're trying to pull a fast one on us here! You're trying to use this military and infrastructure business to promote Socialist handouts to all your friends who can't get a job! And it doesn't say it, but I'm sure what you're proposing is going to have a big, fat price tag attached to it. Unemployment payouts, infrastructure spending, dedicated exploration teams, fancy radio-linked houses every twenty miles... you know that's going to be expensive! Tell me, do you expect this whole big spending package to come with a tax raise as well when the government says it's running out of money!

I'm not opposed to defense and infrastructure, but what you're talking about here is way too big and way too socialist! But I'll tell you what, here's what you can do to get my vote: take out the bits about "aid" and "unemployment," scale back the Civil Guard thing and make it about infrastructure only, and I'll vote for it! How's that sound?

Captain Walker
Apr 7, 2009

Mother knows best
Listen to your mother
It's a scary world out there


Benjamin Wade
(D-Vault City)

As what I'm proposing is really a business deal between the Republic and San Francisco, I defer to the more experienced deal-makers on this floor. I submit to Senators Reynolds and Worthington this revised bill. If you gentlemen sign onto this bill I'll be more than happy to do the same with the Protect our Citizens Act.

quote:

San-Francisco Handshake Initiative, amended once
1. The NCR shall send Ambassadors on a diplomatic mission to San Francisco with the goal of forming a strategic alliance with the Shi against the Brotherhood of Steel.

2. The NCR Ambassadors shall be authorized to offer to the Shi workers and any resources they deem necessary to secure this alliance.

3. The NCR shall establish an Embassy in or near San Francisco for the purpose of continued diplomatic communications and to defend the Republic's nearby borders from attack.

4. The NCR Senate shall allocate funds and resources as needed to to maintain the Embassy and its garrison.

Ronwayne posted:

Jesse "Shot Tower" Santiago
S-New Reno

I find myself in the unusual position of supporting Article 2 and ONLY article 2 of the Swords and Ploughshares Reform Act. The role of the scientific commission is explicitly defined and easily changed as the stated goals are reached. By contrast, the Civil Guard, at least on the page, is just as my colleague from the Hub says: a series of unfocused and unconnected good points. To use a metaphor Senator Santiago will be familiar with from his distinguished service: the Civil Guard is a truly "all-purpose" battle rifle, accurate at one hundred yards, easily handled by an untrained civilian, capable of folding up into a combat knife. I've seen enough guns to know that a single rifle can't hold all that overdesign, just as a single agency can't do everything the Civil Guard is being tasked with.

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Jul 22, 2010

A five-star manufacturer




Walter Reynolds
(R-The Hub)


Captain Walker posted:

San-Francisco Handshake Initiative, amended once
1. The NCR shall send Ambassadors on a diplomatic mission to San Francisco with the goal of forming a strategic alliance with the Shi against the Brotherhood of Steel.

2. The NCR Ambassadors shall be authorized to offer to the Shi workers and any resources they deem necessary to secure this alliance.

3. The NCR shall establish an Embassy in or near San Francisco for the purpose of continued diplomatic communications and to defend the Republic's nearby borders from attack.

4. The NCR Senate shall allocate funds and resources as needed to to maintain the Embassy and its garrison.

What we have here is a strong declaration of purpose. We'll lay it out clear for San Francisco, and I'm sure they're reasonable people who can understand the value of mutual defense. And with the Brotherhood's actions the past few years, they'll be making the strongest case for an alliance with our Republic there is. And if they decline, well... the Republic army will of course respect the territorial borders of our neighbors, correct? We'd never interfere in their affairs unless we were invited.

And now, if I may, I'd like to discuss infrastructure. But not in the vague notions we've heard so far. Ask anyone in The Hub and they'll tell you the same: Governor Walter Reynolds is a man who talks about specifics. Well, when I talk about infrastructure, I do the same. When you start a project, you begin from a central axis and build out. This is true whether you're talking about irrigation, shipbuilding or roads. And The Hub proposes that we focus on our central line here: the old-world Highway 395.

quote:

New California Highway Act

1. The NCR shall assemble work crews to make repairs on and clear debris from Highway 395, to better facilitate trade along the NCR's main axis and create a better travel experience for all.
1a. Workers are to be paid the market wage for labor
1b. Room and board, calculated at cost, may be withheld from worker wages on request

2. The NCR Senate shall procure funding for a team from the Office of Science and Industry to offer engineering guidance on road repair.
2a. Any major repairs to the roadway which would exceed the agreed upon cost for the project, such as clearing landslides or bridge repair, will require approval from the NCR Senate

3. Following the completion of the repair project, a Senate Transportation Committee shall be formed to identify additional old-world roadways of value to the Republic

We're going to strengthen the Republic's ability to move resources swiftly from North to South, and establish a central spine to build outward from in every direction. Rather than building another government body, why not build something physical, something permanent? You wanna get people jobs, well, I've got jobs for them right here.

(Note: I found an overlaid real world map to use for reference)

Plutonis
Mar 25, 2011


John O'Sullivan
[R-Sac-Town]

Senators Worthington and Wade bring some good points about the bill. Yet perhaps Governor Reynolds may have brought an interesting solution. Instead of unemployment benefits which may be a serious burden on the budget and hamper efforts for the defense of the Republic, wouldn't it be better that those without a job would instead find gainful employment working in the building of roads connecting all of our great cities together? Not just the Hub, but Sac-City, Shady Sands and the Boneyard, all connected together with fast, safe roads, built, maintained and patrolled constantly and thus ensuring that trade proceeds smoothly and unperturbed through our great nation.

Which brings to the following piece of Legislation I have in mind, the creation of a special unit to patrol and protect not only the construction teams but also the roads themselves once their construction is done.

quote:

New California Highway Patrol Act
1. The NCR shall assemble a mobile patrol unit of troopers for the protection of trade, transport and travel between our major highways.
2. These troopers will be equipped with scavenged and refurbished bicycles and motorcycles in order to increase their range of operations as well as speed.
3. The Highway Patrol will be based and operate on several outposts built on strategic points of the Republic's highways and motorways, and will cooperate and coordinate operations with local forces when necessary.

Siegkrow
Oct 11, 2013

Arguing about Lore for 5 years and counting





Thomas "Green Man" Wayne.
(R-Broken Hills)
(Reference image:
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My fellow members of congress. I will remind you all that the Steel Scourge is the greatest threat that our beloved republic currently faces. Their self-appointed custodianship of "technology" is nothing but a fig leaf for the wrongful acquisition of resources that our citizens and the Republic itself could use to defend itself. Their well documented hate for those of us who are visibly mutated is second only to the Enclave. I Myself was hunted down by them for years, and only managed to escape with my life thanks to the efforts of members of the New California Rangers. For such reasons, I FULLY endorse the Swords and Ploughshares Reform Act.

Onto other matters, I bring to you the current state of Broken Hills. After the discovery of the Anti Mutant Conspiracy and arrest of the conspirators, Broken Hills has truly prospered, thanks to the work of Mutants, Ghouls and Humans together! I myself have become quite wealthy thanks to my work in the mines and some smart investment, thanks to my dearly beloved wife, Martha.
However, the last few years the mine has slowly produced less and less uranium, and I fear some day in the next few years we may, indeed, run out. This being the lifeblood of Broken Hills, would be catastrophic, not to mention we are one of the key producers of Uranium in the region! While I have, indeed, personally invested in Broken Hills' infrastructure, helped set up both agricultural farms and solar power farms, I believe we need help from the republic at large to find a future for my beloved town, one of the few in the wasteland with a completely integrated society.

Thus, I ask of you, my fellow senators, What Should Broken Hills Do?

SetSliRol
Apr 30, 2021


Eli Huang Xun
(D - Dayglow)

I...don't want to sound ignorant of the issues at hand. I do recognize that both the Brotherhood of Steel and the many tribal groups on our borders pose a clear, if not immediately evident threat to our citizens and interests. But - uh, well, I'm sure we've all heard my story enough. I'm hesitant to approve of spending our resources on our armed forces and heightening our military presence while, erm we don't seem to be truly at war...yes, ah, I believe we should focus on readiness rather than...being ready. You all know the feeling, I'm sure...you have a loaded gun on your side, and, even when alone, even when on the highways or walking in the streets, you feel the weight of this weapon...you feel it, and you feel the paranoia and anxiety of having to use it, even when you're safe? Should we tell our citizens we have a loaded gun? Should we give them the anxiety of a supposed danger?

For this, I support the Swords and Ploughshares Reform Act suggested by Mr. Santiago, as opposed to the more, ah, forward approach suggested by Mr. Worthington. I support the two-forked approach to infrastructure and military strength, and the more direct approach to dealing with the strengths of the Brotherhood of Steel as opposed to the general ideas of 'action' and 'operation' of the Protect our Citizens act. I would also like to say, erm - we should have a capable military, but we cannot neglect our citizens and resources. Mr. Santiago's support of education and trade - ah, rather, vocation - will help our soldiers as well as our citizens. Our citizens cannot be fed with bullets and gasoline, just as we can't count on our military to know how to sow fields or turn metal into shells. And, yes, Mr. Worthington, this will cost caps, and money doesn't go on trees, but the government doesn't set caps on fire - uh, well, metal doesn't burn as well as...well, it doesn't disappear, rather. We spend the money on the farmers, on the electricians, on those that maintain old world vehicles and robots, and those that receive the money spend it on food, materials, on things that go back into our economy and benefit our citizens. The Protect our Citizens bill did say we should promise the military full economic backing, yes? Would our generals benefit better from the blank check than our factory workers and ranchers?

For similar reasons, I offer my full support to Mr. O'Sullivan's New California Highway Patrol Act, though perhaps we could create a separate, smaller organization for the patrol as opposed to using the army and, yes, increasing the paranoia among our citizens. We should build inward and upwards, rather than pointing our rifles and bayonets towards our borders.

Siegkrow posted:

Thus, I ask of you, my fellow senators, What Should Broken Hills Do?

Mr. Wayne, I shall say, I am relieved to see our country is becoming fully integrated. It is fantastic to see a fellow 'mutant' in these chambers, and I hope we see more following in our footsteps - perhaps even tribals or robots may join our ranks some day. As for your question, both, ah, Broken Hills and Dayglow are perfect examples of how diversity and full civil rights can be our strength in the future. We are truly a 'New' California, a 'New' world, as opposed to the rampant xenophobia and paranoia were our detriments to the Old, yes? As for your question, Broken Hills could, ah, possibly benefit from building up manufacturing and, perhaps, building up it's farming and agricultural sectors. The mining machinery in the area could very well be retrofitted for producing new material and products, and there is plenty of expanse for mining once the proper infrastructure is in place, yes?

(OOC: apologies for the long post, if folks want me to cut it down in the future I have no problem with it)

SetSliRol fucked around with this message at 06:14 on Jun 20, 2021

Mycroft Holmes
Mar 26, 2010

To the Moon! For Queen and Country!


(Is everyone done posting? If so, I'll put up the voting list.)

Plutonis
Mar 25, 2011


John O'Sullivan
[R-Sac-Town]

...I would like to remind Senator Xun that our highways are indeed home to clear and present danger to all travelers. She may talk of a hypothetical paranoia that was said to have destroyed the Old World, but as far as I can see, it was in fact the nukes deployed from the other side of the Atlantic, wasn't it? I could go on a tangent about for what reason she could be deliberately obfuscating the role of communist aggression in the War, but it would be a waste of the taxpayer money to do so. Instead, I will remind that every year, untold amounts of NCR dollars and lives of our citizens are lost in sparsely patrolled travel routes, not only to raider scum and remnants of the Master's army, but to the very lethal and dangerous wildlife that roams the wasteland.

Indeed, I would like to know how a smaller and non-military organization will be able to stop the rampant attacks on our citizens by Giant Ants, Radscorptions and Roaches, Geckos, Deathclaws and even that horrid species that citizens in Redding call the "Wanamingo"! Because hell, I'm sure I wouldn't like to deal with one of those without a trusty old .44 or a Plasma Rifle to my side.

(Finished here!)

Siegkrow
Oct 11, 2013

Arguing about Lore for 5 years and counting





Thomas "Green Man" Wayne.
(R-Broken Hills)
(Reference image:
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An aside note, my fellow senators! I bring up the issue of education. While our beloved Republic is by far the best educated nation in post war America, we have not yet reached the levels that the old world would consider "educated". Indeed, many of our citizens prefer to keep their children at home as an extra work hand than to send them to our schools! I propose the Minimum Required Education act, which would make education compulsory from 6 to 12 years old, to ensure literacy in our population. This act would also ensure nutrition to every child going to school, and will in the future ensure a more educated workforce, and indeed, more research centers.


Minimum Required Education Act posted:

1. All children in the republic aged 6 to 12 must attend school.
1.a in case the child lives in too far from an educational center, the state will provide temporary housing to the child.
1.b Uneducated adults are not required but encouraged to learn.

2. Educational centers must feed their wards 3 meals a day with a minimum nutritional value (to be determined).

3. Educators must have an education in their assignments.

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Jul 22, 2010

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Walter Reynolds
(R-The Hub)

Three meals a day? Temporary housing? I support education as much as anyone, but this is overambitious. Rolling it out everywhere at once is going to be a disaster. Why not try a pilot program in one major city limited to JUST education? Then we don't need to materialize a system for housing and feeding every kid in the Republic out of thin air.

Takanago
Jun 2, 2007

You'll see...


"Baron" Joe Worthington
(R-Shady Sands)

SetSliRol posted:

Eli Huang Xun
(D - Dayglow)
Eli, if there's one thing you should know about me, it's that I always have the concerns of our nation's ranchers and farmers on my mind. Trust me, I talk to these people every drat day. And you're right in that we need to do things to help them, but you're wrong in how we should help them. First of all, the number one thing you need to run a farm is safety. Can't run a farm if some tin-can assholes burn down your house, and you can't run a ranch if some wild tattoo'd raiders steal all your cattle. Keeping our borders safe means keeping our farmers safe. And this applies not just here in Shady Sands, but all the way out on the frontiers as well. The more square miles we can keep safe, the more room our farms have to grow, and the more people we can feed.

And second, I suppose you could cause this a quibble, but the way you help out farmers isn't to spend money on them. You're looking at it the wrong way. The way you help out farmers is to keep their taxes low, and keep the government out of their business. But, well, we can get into that another time. Once we get this whole foreign policy thing sorted out, I plan to put forward my ideas on how to help the ranchers and farmers out there.

Siegkrow posted:

Thomas "Green Man" Wayne.
(R-Broken Hills)

Minimum Required Education
Tom, I got a lot of respect for you but this is absolutely intolerable. Kids need to be helping out on their family farms to help keep their families alive! It takes a lot of hard work to keep a ranch or a farm running, you know. Way too much for Ma and Pa to do all by themselves. Do you want this whole nation to starve?! Who do you think feeds us?

Takanago fucked around with this message at 18:03 on Jun 21, 2021

Siegkrow
Oct 11, 2013

Arguing about Lore for 5 years and counting





Thomas "Green Man" Wayne
(R-Broken Hills)

Takanago posted:

"Baron" Joe Worthington
(R-Shady Sands)

Tom, I got a lot of respect for you but this is absolutely intolerable. Kids need to be helping out on their family farms to help keep their families alive! It takes a lot of hard work to keep a ranch or a farm running, you know. Way too much for Ma and Pa to do all by themselves. Do you want this whole nation to starve?! Who do you think feeds us?

Joe, think of it like this, we will be giving up a bit of upfront harvest to have a better educated citizenry. If we have a better educated citizenry, that means we can spare more brainpower to different scientific progress! Right now, most of our scientists are working on reverse engineering military technology for our army. Once we have more scientists, we will be able to split our research time into re-discovering pre-war farming equipment that would make children completely obsolete on the farm! One child may be able to tresh two or three wreathes of wheat in a day, if we can find a way to recreate auto-treshers, one person will be able to tresh three HUNDRED wreathes in a day!

Takanago
Jun 2, 2007

You'll see...


"Baron" Joe Worthington
(R-Shady Sands)

You can't feed a family with a goddamn education, Tom! Giving up a quote-unquote "upfront harvest" means letting people starve! With all due respect my dear colleague, this plan of yours just isn't going to work! How many years do you think it's gonna take to teach these kids how to build an auto-thresher? What are we supposed to eat in the meantime? What are we going to do when there's not enough leather anymore to make armor from?

If you want this to work, you have to let the kids stay at home if they want to stay at home!

Defiance Industries
Jul 22, 2010

A five-star manufacturer




Walter Reynolds
(R-The Hub)

Takanago posted:

"Baron" Joe Worthington
(R-Shady Sands)
Tom, I got a lot of respect for you but this is absolutely intolerable. Kids need to be helping out on their family farms to help keep their families alive! It takes a lot of hard work to keep a ranch or a farm running, you know. Way too much for Ma and Pa to do all by themselves. Do you want this whole nation to starve?! Who do you think feeds us?


And that's exactly why I say we start small, with classes in one of NCR's cities. Kids here got no farms to work on, if anything we're doing parents a favor! Have you ever heard about The Den, way up north? Some creep turned all the kids into pickpockets since they didn't have anything else to do. I say we get kids in school here before the same thing starts happening in our backyard!

Ronwayne
Nov 20, 2007

That warm and fuzzy feeling.


Jesse "Shot Tower" Santiago
(S-New Reno)

I heard about that, sad story. I also heard someone palmed a live grenade into his pocket, karma or something. But yeah, people without anything to do turn to vice. Folks, I've say this as someone who has shot my share of badguys, but few people are just born bad. Deprivation, and lack of anywhere to go turns them mean. Show me a person sitting there quietly and I'll show you someone who isn't out causing problems.

Representative Wayne has brought up the future of his community, and I would like to reply that the existing fuel and power resources in and around Broken Hills make it ideal for the projects I have proposed. I tentatively propose calling such a learning and research center for NCR projects be known as the Green Zone.

To this extent, and based on feedback, I'd like to amend my previous act as follows, the original is retracted and replaced by the following:

quote:

Swords and Plowshares Act Rev II

1) The establishment of a university-school system to provide basic education for children, and higher education for teens and adults to fill the needs of the Republic.

1a) The pilot program is to be established in the jurisdiction of Broken Hills.

1b) The junior school program is mandatory for children 5-12, who are not occupied with farm work, and optional for children 13-18, to attend and learn, at the minimum, reading, writing, and arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and long division.

1c) Per the school master's discretion, children from outlying areas unable to travel daily may be housed and fed adequately. This is a must-issue, with aid denials needing a written reason that does not violate NCR civil rights laws.

1d) Junior School educators must have certification in their field equivalent to the Basic-Secondary Education-degree level denoted by Followers of the Apocalypse Education Standards.

1e) A university and research center is to be established, under the name 'The University of the New California Republic at Broken Hills”, with any future subsidiaries and descendants replacing their name at the end as appropriate.

1f) The university is to teach subjects including, but not limited to, the sciences, agriculture, political science and Republic civics, engineering, and computer terminal usage. In addition, remedial courses as described in 1b) should be offered for adults and teens who have not had the opportunity to learn specific basic topics yet.

1g) University educators for basic courses must have certification in their field equivalent to the Journeyman-degree level denoted by Followers of the Apocalypse Education Standards. Senior course instructors must have a Doctoral equivalent by same.

1h) The above are to be funded and paid with with a 8% tax on uranium and uranium-derived products sold by entities located in the Broken Hills jurisdiction to non-governmental entities. In addition this may be supplemented with grants, loans, etc, the Republic government, the community of Broken Hills, or other organizations and individuals see fit to offer.

1i) The university is not allowed to charge individual students for tuition or use of books, but is authorized to engage in the sale of products and services related to its functioning and research, as a secondary source of funding and eventual replacement to mining based taxation should the uranium be exhausted
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2) A research commission headquarted in the new university is to be established for the following projects and military reforms:

2a) Location: The research commission's headquarters (denoted as, “The Green Zone”) is to be located in acquired land in the Broken Hills jurisdiction, to minimize the transport costs for whatever reactor fuel or high energy needs the projects may require. Aircraft, suits, and energy weapons all require enormous amounts of power, which Broken Hills' existing infrastructure can be equipped to handle.
2a1) Should Broken Hills require additional funding to improve its infrastructure for The Green Zone to function, the Republic is authorized to grant additional funding in the form of bonds, grants, or earmarked funds from the Federal Budget. The land should be acquired with donations first, voluntary sales second, and eminent domain as a last resort.
2a2) The following are to be funded with a combination of research grants from the Republic Government and any other willing parties first, and then funded from the income sources noted in article 1 above.

2b) Firepower: the development and employment of portable heavy weapons at the squad level, transportable in multiple segments. This includes, but is not limited to,
2b1) Heavy and/or medium machineguns, both mechanical and electrical-rotary, broken down into weapon, tripod, battery, and ammunition
2b2) Methods to deliver explosives to breach fortifications and heavy armor at range
2b3) Anti-material rifles and ammunition, whether sabot and/or explosive, suitable for the breaching of heavy armor or extremely dangerous animal hide and carapace.

2c) Maneuver: The development and employment of an affordable, robust chemical and/or electrical ground vehicle, capable of off and on road maneuvering, protecting caravans, and delivering a squad to battle and supporting them with
mounted weaponry.

2d) Speed: The reverse engineering of mothballed Enclave-era vertibirds for the purposes of producing a less complex, robust, serviceable aircraft, for both rapid deployment and support of troops in the field, and a commercial application of express delivery of goods, passengers, and services.

2e) Vanguard: Examine the potential role of powered frames in both the NCR military and society, with applications military and industrial.
2e1) The reverse engineering of Enclave-era, old world police caches, and other extant forms of powerarmor to determine whether the most practical use is in refurbishing units or creation of a simplified new design that can be feasibly and affordably manufactured with existent technology, or both.
2e2)The creation of a special unit, recruited from the most apt members of the NCR Rangers and the standard military, that will be trained in the use of powered battle frames.
2e2a) The research commission is to determine whether the best use of power armor is either dedicated (i.e. all members of a squad equipped with such armor), a single member of a squad using it in the role of a specialist (i.e. a powersuit operator is similar classification to a designated marksman, squad leader, or other specified functions), or a mix of the two, or other solutions, if applicable.
2e2b) The research commission is to determine the feasibility in modifying or manufacturing powered frames for use of citizens and soldiers with special measurements, such as but not limited to: mutants, ghouls with unique physical conditions, etc
2e3) Exploration of civilian, commercial, and industrial roles powered suits may be useful in, including but not limited to: moving freight, heavy equipment, and other large objects around quickly and safely, and as a form of personal protection gear for dealing with noncombative but still dangerous environments, factories, old world contaminated sites, etc.


There, a future for Broken Hills, the children of the republic, and our military, with little strain on the central coffers of the Republic!

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Siegkrow
Oct 11, 2013

Arguing about Lore for 5 years and counting





Thomas "Green Man" Wayne.
(R-Broken Hills)
*It is difficult for Super Mutants to smile or make any expression other than a grimace, but when they manage one? It is terrifying*
Ah, yes, this is absolutely what we need at Broken Hills. I am not entirely sure about calling it "the Green Zone" but I can appreciate the humor. I hereby give my full endorsement to this revised version of the Swords and Plowshares Act.

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