Note to GOP: If these items are not included in the GOP platform, millions of Conservatives and Independents will not bother to vote.

1. Repeal Obamacare.

2. Promote energy production for the purpose of becoming energy independent and to produce millions of high paying jobs.

3. Close our southern border.

4. Balance the budget each year.

5. Reduce the $17 trillion national debt.

5. No amnesty.

6. Deport illegal aliens.

7. Strengthen our military.

8. Reform the IRS.

Thomas Gales

former school administrator

River Ridge