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Why Americans Deserve the Option to Recall Presidents
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Michael G. Zey, Ph.D. -- Future Trends and Longevity Expert Michael G. Zey, Ph.D. -- Future Trends and Longevity Expert
Mt. Freedom , NJ
Sunday, July 31, 2016

 

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Expansionary News Service) July 31, 2016. Americans would not be as anxious about the prospects of a Trump or Clinton presidency if they had the option to recall via a national referendum any future sitting president they clearly believe is taking the country in a wrong or dangerous direction.

Or so writes noted futurist and social trends expert Dr. Michael G. Zey in his recent article appearing in The American Thinker "Americans Deserve a Presidential Recall Option." 

Dr. Zey, author of Ageless Nation (Transaction Books, 2014) and The Future Factor (McGraw-Hill), says that Americans would welcome the opportunity to be able to remove a sitting president at any time after that person has been in office for a minimum of 12-18 months.

In the article  Dr. Zey describes one recall proposal in which a national vote would be held on a single day to retain or remove the sitting president whenever  two-thirds of the state legislatures  petition for such a vote. If the nation votes out the sitting president, the House speaker  could complete the recalled president's term, or voters could choose the recalled president's replacement at the same time they are actually voting on whether or not to remove the current president.

In his many media appearances and live events, Dr. Zey has stated that the  recall option will help address Americans' growing fear of an ever more powerful administrative state and executive branch.

In the article, Dr. Zey calls for national polls to assess Americans' desire for a Constitutional amendment creating the presidential recall option. Also, the current presidential candidates should be questioned during the debates about their willingness to support such a recall option.

In his forthcoming book The American Future Zey says that limiting the power of the executive branch and the central government in general is critical to future US prosperity.

 

 

About Michael G. Zey 

Dr. Michael G Zey is the author of “Ageless Nation” (New Horizons/Kensington), “The Future Factor” (Transaction Publishers; McGraw-Hill  hard cover),  “Seizing the Future: The Dawn of the Macroindustrial Era” (Simon and Schuster, hardcover; Transaction Publishers/ Paperback) and The Mentor Connection. 

He can be reached via www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012823748437, twitter.com/futurist3000  and zey.com.

He consults in the areas of formal mentor programs, future trends, technology development, career issues, and leadership development for Fortune 500 companies and government, including AT&T, Nabisco (all divisions), Kaiser Associates, Warner Lambert, Hoechst-Celanese,  United Technologies, the New York State Governor's Office of Employee Relations. 

Dr. Michael Zey’s controversial and original views on social and techno-trends have appeared in the LA Times, Providence (RI) Journal, Boston Globe, Worth, the Christian Science Monitor, Entrepreneur, the Sacramento Bee, The Age (Melbourne, Australia), La Liberation (Paris), Prosper, Flair and Il Sole/24Ore (Italy)  The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, ABCnews.com, Radio Free Europe, La Monde, and XMSatellite’’s USAToday/Newstalk station, NJ Business, as well as on WABC’s “Batchelor and Alexander Show”, AT&T’s “Tech TV” and “The Bill Cunningham Show”, as well as many NPR programs. He has been interviewed for The Wall Street Journal Report, CNBC, CNN, The Turning Point, and the Brazilian Globotv network program “Jornal Nacional”. He has been an invited guest on FoxNews, PBS’s Nightly Business Report, and ABC’s 20/20. His views on human enhancement technologies appear on the website of the Discovery Channel, www.discovery.com.

He has been regular contributor to KNX-AM, the Los-Angeles news affiliate of CBS and  the National Future Trends analyst at Examiner.com

Michael Zey serves as Executive Director of the Expansionary Institute (www.zey.com),  is a Professor at Montclair State University, NJ and consults to corporations and government agencies. 973-879-4776

(Source: Expansionary News Service, Morristown, NJ.)


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Michael G. Zey
Professor
Montclair State University
Morristown, NJ
9738794776