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Economic Slavery

Is this Obama's real agenda? Does he hate Americans and freedom so much that he is going to saddle us, our children and grandchildren with crushing debt? Or is he an incompetent ivory tower elitist boob with delusions of godhood?

 

It is one or the other. If it is the later then he can reverse course and work to fix things. If it is the former then destruction and slavery is his goal.

Submitted by (@jerseydale)

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Federal Government Managers Need New Competencies

If the issue is how to strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness by making government more transparent, participatory, and collaborative, then federal managers, among others, need the competencies –skill, attitudes, etc., to enable them do that effectively. What do federal managers need to be aware of, to know about, and to do in order to make government more transparent, participatory, and collaborative? ...more »

Submitted by (@chris02)

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Website for Publicly Thanking Specific Civil Servants

We need a website where citizens can publicly thank civil servants for taking the extra step. Citizens who had a good or outstanding experience with a civil servant (or elected official) would be able to go to the site and put in a commendation. The commendation would automatically route (as appropriate) to the individual as well as the individual's supervisor. In addition to creating incentives for government employees, ...more »

Submitted by (@gregelin)

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Provide Incentives to Promote Disclosure

The president should make transparency a factor in federal employee performance evaluations where it is a part of the job description. Changing the culture of government to be more transparent will require direct individual accountability for employees and supervisors and recognition of work to improve transparency. Too often in the past, information requests have been denied, new online tools delayed, and information ...more »

Submitted by (@rstrother)

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Transparency

this is just another example of the total lack of transparency from this administration. His birth certificate, pending legislation, his refusal to open all information about enhanced interogations the information that we Gleaned from the use of it. I believe that in the end this administration will one of the more ethically and morally challenged administrations.President Obama will go down as just another socialist ...more »

Submitted by (@evloft1)

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Tie Performance Appraisal to Deficit and Debt-Reduction

Currently: The system of budgeting rewards empire building. More resources, more people, more equipment, more support -- more money budgeted. The system also encourages politicians to spend more money to effectively pay-off voters to re-elect them. ---------------------------------- Future: The system should be setup to reward those who come-up-with or do lower their departments spending, thus lowering the budget ...more »

Submitted by (@photosrme)

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performance measures

What performance measures are necessary to determine the effectiveness of open government policies? o How do businesses determine the effectiveness of their policies? Increased sales. Improved market share. BBB reports. Stockholder satisfaction evidenced by stock purchases. When we have to beg for money to fund our bad financial policies, it is pretty obvious that we are not doing it right. o GDP increases without ...more »

Submitted by (@young.cheryl.k)

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Revise Information Collection Request requirements to encourage feedback on collaboration in the field.

The Paperwork Reduction Act requires approval by OMB of most government requests for information from people who are not in government. This can be a lengthy and cumbersome review process and tends to discourage agencies from seeking outside feedback from stakeholders and the public on the performance of public outreach and engagement efforts(be they meetings, hearings,dispute resolution efforts, consensus building, ...more »

Submitted by (@kirkemerson)

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Education evaluation and over hall

There needs to be and independant evaluation of the education systems Covering everything from teaching methods and systems, Building costs and maintainence, Administrative practices, evaluation of pay including bonuses, and extra cirricular expenses. Along with test scores. And compare all of that to a home school, charter school, Adult education,early childhood education, private school, even colledge, graduate school, ...more »

Submitted by (@dragonmaster)

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Rebuilding Project Assessment by Overseas Beneficiary Neighborhoods

It has been said that the total dollars lost in rebuilding Iraq is greater than that lost in the Madoff Scandal. No-bid contracts characterized the reconstruction program, money was lost without a trace. To assure that reconstruction funds do good for their intended neighborhoods, we propose a assessment and rating system in which beneficiary neighborhoods must sign off before final payment to the contractors helping ...more »

Submitted by (@dbw000)

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