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(@rstrother)

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Restore and Strengthen the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

The President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB) is unique among intelligence oversight entities in that it is composed of private citizens with a mandate to oversee intelligence agency compliance with the law. But in 2008, President Bush issued an executive order that diminished the Board’s authority and independence (and removed the word “Foreign” from its name).50 The Board’s authority should be restored. ...more »

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Appointment of Mr. Kareen Shora to Advisory Council to Homeland Security

I understand Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has swore in to her official advisory council the head of an Arab American organization whose officials have labeled deadly anti-U.S jihadists as “heroes” and opposed referring to Hamas as a terrorist organization. This individual Mr Kareem Shora who is or was the Executive Director of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC). It is well known the ...more »

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(@bobby.lee)

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Utilize former Advisory Board Members

Term limits for Board members have caused valuable input on federal issues to be lost. Significant time is spent educating new members - long term members are often the most informed. Create special avenues for former members to provide input, such as separate blogs, annual meetings, to tap into the time investment made into these citizens.

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(@juanramos777)

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REMOVING POSTED IDEAS

Hey folks, it seems that the administration is at it again. All of my posts have been removed regarding Obamas legitimacy of his birth certificate. It seems all of you that feel the same way will have yours removed sonner or later so that the ideas input portion of this website seems to consist mostly of garbage that doesnt really natter to true conservatives... How Sad Obama... You can change a leopards spots but you ...more »

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(@barrye)

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Establish the Federal Web Technology Managers Council

Patterned on the CIO Council and the Web Content Managers Council, this new organization would address all aspects of the technology and infrastructure requirements that will be necessary for federal agencies to plan, acquire, develop and implement the platforms and software systems required for the fully articulated Open Government Initiative. Members would be representatives of their agency's CIO/CTO and Web Infrastructure ...more »

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(@gregors)

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National Authority for defining Standards for All Energy Certifications...

We as a nation, have the cart before the horse as we delve into sustainable forms of Green Energy and the use of other energy sources. The problems come when these systems fail, cause harm, or are not effective, but sold anyway. I believe the US government should establish a system of Authority through the Department of Energy, setting up a system which will detail how standards are determined, how often they are reviewed, ...more »

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