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Make conserving biodiversity and ecosystems higher priority

We need to place a higher priority on conserving biodiversity now in order to ensure the survival of humans in the future. We need to emphasize the management of public lands not for revenue or resource extraction but instead for ecosystem services and habitats for potentially useful animals, plants and microbes that we do not fully yet understand. We need to add the global conservation of biodiversity and ecosystem services ...more »

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New America

Use stimulus money to... 1. Create a comprehensive network of high speed rail lines in low atmosphere tubes for commuting and commercial use. This technology is faster, cheaper and more efficient than air, truck or ship travel and building it would provide jobs. 2. Rewire the US for 'the Grid' (the new internet created by CERN) to upgrade our communication and commerce network and, again, create jobs. 3. Rework the electrical ...more »

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers "Shovel-ready" Everglades Project Status

The Federal government recently provided more than $100 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Everglades restoration work as part of the stimulus bill. This restoration work will create hundreds of "green" jobs, help repair a severely damaged ecosystem and sustain a water supply for millions of people. On May 29, U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar, visited the Everglades and said that the Federal government ...more »

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Have all in government be investigated for any inappropriate monetary spending of taxpayer money

I'm sorry, but this administration so far has become the most unethical and corrupt I've seen or read about in history (aside from Nixon). I am embarrassed that my President would hire white collar criminals to serve in his cabinet and allow the Speaker of the House to lie about our national intelligence agency without asking her to step down like he asked a private business CEO to do. I have seen one democrat after another ...more »

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Energy Independence - A Comprehensive Plan

We need a comprehensive plan to achieve energy independence - a plan that will make this a reality in a few years - not the 10-20 years politicians have been telling us the past 10-20 years. It is going to take all of the Picken's plan, Al Gore's "We" campaign, even "drill here, drill now" needs to be in the mix to make independence happen. Sending almost a trillion dollars overseas every year to meet our energy needs ...more »

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Campaign: Making Government Operations More Open

Simple Breakdown of Stimulus Payments - To Who and How Much

Can we PLEASE have a simple and clear-cut payout spreadsheet that discloses how much for each sector AS WELL AS WHO was given what (amount) and when? There are way to many outlets reporting different amounts and not enough is spelled out so the average American can judge for themselves or keep track of what is given out. Please, please, please create something that is fairly easy and understandable pertaining to the ...more »

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