Making Government Operations More Open

Making Government Operations More Open

Discontinue chilling gov't actions on civilian Internet activities and journalism

by restoring FISA protections that require warrants before surveilling communications between U.S. citizens. The "Cybersecurity Czar" Pres. Obama appointed resigned in protest because he claimed the NSA was refusing to pass on his recommendations for protecting the privacy of citizens using the Internet, and was creating a situation that threatened to treat all Internet communications, including communications with journalists ...more »

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Where is the birth certificate?

Barack Obama should provide his long-form birth certificate and prove that he is actually eligible to serve as president. Even my children had to provide certified copies of their birth certificates in order to participate in little league baseball. College and passport records should also be made public for all presidential candidates. A reasonable person does not spend more than a million dollars in legal fees to ...more »

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Promote Open Government and Protect Privacy

We have open government laws and privacy laws for the federal government. Individual privacy and government transparency are complementary ideals in a democratic society. Open government helps ensure transparency and enhance public participation. Privacy protections bolster public confidence in the government’s treatment of citizens. Citizens are better able to participate in government initiatives when they are certain ...more »

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Eligibility Requirements Article II, Section I, Par. 4

Mr. Obama, I respect the office of the Presidency. Even though I don't agree with your political ideology, I respect the authority given to the President by the Constitution of the United States..but unless you prove your eligibility to serve as President of these United States as outlined in this very Constitution by our Founding Fathers, I am unable to legitimately acknowledge your title as being that of President of ...more »

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Birth Certificate

President Obama, Let's REALLY begin a new era in transperency. Please release your birth certificate for the People of the United States to review. My kids cannot play organized sports without showing a certified copy of their birth certificate. Disneyland even requires your birth certificate to enter their park for free on your birthday. I think the least you could do is provide this document. Why wouldn't you? ...more »

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