Making Government Operations More Open

Answer Suggestions from the Public

Diversity of thought is an important American characteristic. We hold a variety of opinions for a variety of reasons, and these varying perspectives allow us to consider a wide range of options. What I would like to see are official, direct, concise answers to questions and comments from the public about the major issues of the day. We do not expect to agree on every issue. Two people cannot do that, let alone hundreds ...more »

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New Strategies and Techniques

Robert's Rules of Order online

We desperately need Robert's Rule of Order* specifically adopted for online use so that important deliberative meetings now being held by government officials at a time and place certain, can be attended by the general public online regardless of where they happen to live and at any time. The key to direct participation in government by we, the people, is the adaptation of Robert's Rule of Order for use online. ...more »

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Communications Strategies

Do not use this method to obtain input, it is a waste of time

This website could have been a useful way to get valid ideas, but instead it has been hijacked by a small group of people with too much time and too few values. The reason government is not always open is because the presence of the noisy few prevents real discussion or decision making. Thus government has to move behind closed doors in just the same way private business does. This forum would be more useful if it ...more »

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