Campaign: Do-It-Yourself Government

The Robust Debate is here, Obama. Not in Iran. Listen to Us. Us. Here. Now.

See Drudge.

 

Obama is excited about the robust debate in Iran. Mistake.

 

He's breaking promises faster than he made them, and this exercise in open government will be a major insult if nothing genuine comes of it.

 

A few new websites with pages for comment isn't going to get it.

 

He must answer. Or he stirs the pot and walks away. I don't think it will settle well so long as the heat is on.

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The British are Coming! --- Beware the Internet Censor --- Preserve the 1st

Anonymity is a foundation for political speech. But the UK has done away with it.

 

Do not let this happen in the USA. Our government watches other governments to see what they can get away with, then follows suit. All over the globe, this happens, and people are ground down to dollars and dust.

 

If we are to have valid government, we must fight back more effectively than ever.

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Kelo was an abomination - White house should support legislative correction

The judicial system tried to escape their obligation by tasking congress with failure for defining eminent domain. That was a judicial failure.

 

Now, congress fails to correct. That is a congressional failure.

 

The executive branch should support Kelo reform by use of a public posting of use:

 

Who initiated eminent domain

When

Why

Succeed Fail

What public use was made of the property.

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Chilling Open Government -- Method One

The OSTP Blog demands full names on the internet. This is a known security risk, and an improper request. The public is not sitting behind federal security guards. Politics is a volatile issue, it is simply unwise to put a genuine name out there. Yes, we could lie, but it weakens our credibility to demand open and honest government when we are compelled to begin with a lie. That is a setup. It isn't an accidental ...more »

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Chilling Open Government -- Method Three

Failure to provide a clear link to discussion from brainstorming.

 

This is a no-brainer. Hide the discussion, perhaps the public won't find it.

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Chilling Open Government -- Method Two

Rather than permitting discussion of what was presented in stage one, limit the conversation in stage two. Obama offer three concepts. Transparency, participation, collaboration. There is no proper foundation for ignoring the dominant issues presented by the people. Do not permit them to sabotage this process. It is our government. Continue to notify the White house that we await a truly open discussion, and an ...more »

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OSTP is Funny

They have that vote up thing going on. So, here's how it works.

 

If it is popular speech, it will rise to the top like cream.

 

If it is unpopular speech, it will sink to the bottom like the disenfranchised behind it.

 

LOL

 

This is Open Government and Free Speech in the Good Ol' USA.

 

On a government site no less.

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Lack of Administrative Unity on Open Government--Vigilance is Necessary

From Air Force One press briefing, June 11. THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________ For Immediate Release June 11, 2009 PRESS GAGGLE BY DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY BILL BURTON Aboard Air Force One En route Green Bay, Wisconsin 11:10 A.M. CDT MR. BURTON: When we land the President will be greeted on arrival by Governor Doyle, Congressman ...more »

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Chilling Open Government -- Method Five

Scroll down to the bottom of the page, click on developers, and watch that discussion.

 

There is a screened data dump available for analysis.

 

Screening is a field listing whether your idea is on-topic. This is not a public field.

 

Read further, and you'll see that they do not want anyone to have a full dataset.

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Campaign: Do-It-Yourself Government

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

John F. Kennedy. ^^^^^^

 

Every name on a list, every minute under a watchful eye, every email that is recorded, every phone call that is recorded, every dollar that is spent, every plea that is made, every effort that is taxed, none will be adequate to the task of holding down the American spirit when it is deprived of liberty for one minute too long.

 

Sobi ^^^^^

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Vote for the Leader with the Courage to have a Free People. +1 Dump Obama

Who is that going to be? It isn't Obama. He's afraid of losing his political capitol if he frees the people.

 

All hail the stoners who will bring back more freedom to the USA by fighting the war on drugs than any other political grouping.

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