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Encourage State and Local Governments to Become More Open and Inclusive

President Obama’s historic commitment to open government has inspired people across the country with a renewed belief that government can and should be transparent, participatory and collaborative. In Seattle, WA, the City Council has formed an Open Government Committee to explore and recommend ways to improve citizens’ access to public documents and seek more diverse community input on issues affecting the city in advance ...more »

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How About A Return To The Small Federal Government The Constitution Calls For

From Healthcare to Nationalizing Banks and Privately Held Corporations This Federal Government is a bureaucracy out of control. The Pigs at the trough no matter their original good intents like it too much to leave it. It is time for states to regain the control authorized by the 10th amendment and perform "right sized" methods utilized in business everyday.

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Government Reform

The problem is not with the country. It is with the lawmakers that make the laws. The Senators and Representitives need to get of their lazy asses and talk to the people about what is going wrong and see if they have any ideas as to how to solve it. But then again, it is also with the people. They also need to get off their lazy asses and talk to their representitives about what is wrong and how they think it should ...more »

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Rejuvenate the Public Transportation

The US is behind in the public transportation system, trains are too expensive to travel across country and we have always been an automobile country. To rejuvenate the system, we would need to: -Invest in quiet and efficient trains for cities and towns (no one will vote in loud trains by residents) -High speed trains across country. -Buses to deliver patrons out of circuit. -One system plan for all. The costs ...more »

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A Complete Audit of all Local and Federal Off-Shore Investment Holdings and International Debt Instrument Investments.

Always remember: In derivatives for every dollar lost in one account a dollar is credited to another account. Here we are talking at the end of 2008 at least 15 to 20 trillion dollars was sucked out from one side (the private sector) into the other. Yes, government took a loss on their physical equities holdings but then the derivative market was expanded to 600 trillion dollars come 2008 and with derivatives with every ...more »

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Strengthen Monopoly laws

Strengthen Monopoly laws Large corporations have a place in our country and always have but are not the only way. Something is to be said about the loss and satiability we had with smaller businesses. Regional diversity and unique attributes in regards to business have become indistinguishable. This is a loss of American culture, dependences on large corporations for regional stability, unattractive to tourism, and ...more »

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Stop Government Growth and Bureaucracy Stop Federal Aid to States

The Federal Aid system of $500 billion taxpayer dollars goes to Washington each year. Those funds are then sifted through Congress and Federal Bureaucacies then sent back to States somewhat depleted and full of thousands of pages regulations. This Federal expansion into State policy is not only wasteful but goes against the tenth Amendment of our Constitution. Under the Constitution, the federal government has specific ...more »

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Sustainable Communities Can Produce Renewable Energy

Among the many benefits of sustainable communities is the ability to create closed eco-systems that can manage resources capable of creating renewable energy. Sweden's EPA-equivalent puts ours to shame. They have developed an extremely comprehensive and thoughtful plan that looks at the environment in a holistic manner. One of the results of that is the way that municipal waste is managed. Each municipality owns and operates ...more »

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