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Remove this site.

It has become populated by lunatics who add nothing to the national discourse. It is nothing but an unmoderated flamefest.

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Ignore Islamic Terrorism

The President and the Administration need to ignore Islamic terrorism. If "Islamic terrorism" is not discussed the USA public will believe Islamic terrorism does not exist. In the evcent some Muslims kill a few people here or there the incidents should be called something other than "Islamic terrorism." If the incident needs to be mention, nothing should be siad abourt Islam or Muslims. These incidient should be referred ...more »

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Voter Qualification

Conflicts of interest prevent Judges and Lawyers from working on cases where they have a personal interest. Conflicts of Interest prevent many parties from entering into business arrangements, etc. Voters should be pre-qualified by employment and income sources electronically, and in the case of conflict of interest, disqualified from voting for particular initiatives or candidates with whom they have a conflict of ...more »

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Require all US Citizens Graduate From a College or University

All US citizens should have to attend and graduate from an accredited college or university. Their education should be paid by the government if necessary. The US is far behind the rest of the world educationally, and it shows.

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American Idol format to vote on appropriate issues

Evolve Democracy. Engage our populace in the decision making process. Use an online process to determine an acceptable issue. Obviously this would not begin with a matter of national security. A simple vote chooses an issue for the cycle from a list of 25 issues. Then, a process chooses a dozen people to present arguments, presentations, dramas, whatever in support of their idea of how the issue should be addressed. ...more »

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Use Delphi Methods

Responding to the growing need for participatory methods and project management tools, some tools, implements the mediation method known as the "Delphi Method". This prospective method produces a list of stances – sometimes a consensus – by questioning various experts of a given domain, in a multi-round process. Between each round, a mediator writes a synthesis, then launches a new round, with questions inspired from ...more »

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Greener School Portables

The Federal Government is providing $6.4 billion for improving the environmental sustainablity of the nations schools. Portable classroom buildings are separate, distinct structures that present a unique oportunity for to meet the challenge. This proposal would help set a new national standard for school portables, making them far greener than standard construction. Since the cost of a portable classroom is far lower ...more »

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THROUGH THIS OPEN DIALOGUE AMONG ALL AMERICANS IN FRONT OF THE PRESIDENT OBAMA AND HIS TEAM.

I have read many of yoy here.I am sitting now to ask you for ONE MINUTE IN YOUR LIFE AND SAY TO EACH OTHER THAT WE ALL ARE RIGHT,AND FOR ONE MORE MINUTE LOOK AT A HUGE SCREEN AND USE THE N.A.S.A.'S TAKEN'DIGITAL'VIDEO OF THE ENORMOUS BLUE MARBLE WHERE YOU AND I ARE LIVING. Let thirty seconds just to feel it and go.And ONE MORE MINUTE to prepare for this same public debate on the United States of America citizens human,animal,resources,space,life. ...more »

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Smaller cars that will appeal to Americans

I believe that if the auto companies would build smaller cars that sat higher up this would sell more smaller cars. Many of us are acccoustomed to sitting up higher in our SUV's, etc. and therefore the smaller car is not so appealing anymore. I know that I personally enjoy the feel and now when I get into a car I feel like I am so low. I believe that this innovative adjustment in the suspension is the answer to the smaller ...more »

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"Obama Knights"

A Certificate of Appreciation from the White House and NAPA entitled "Obama Knights".

 

Recognizing those who participated in this worthwhile program by sharing their Ideas, Discussion Time, and Research Efforts whereby their concept(s) were adopted.

Randy Mock

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Automate Driving

We've made a lot of progress with DARPA, anti-lock brakes, GPS sytems and collision avoidance systems. But imagine if you could fully automate driving. 1) It would allow the elderly, sick, and even youth, to be more mobile and thus more productive. 2) It would reduce automobile accidents, and associated productivity losses and health care bills. 3) It would reduce injury lawsuits. 4) It would reduce speeding tickets. ...more »

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