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On the discussion web site, the first post mentioning that unmentionable has been redacted and the post refering to the missing message has been minimized. This goes to show what lengths this administration will go to to push its agenda in creating another filter layer between the voters and their elected officials. The post refering to the missing post is at the bottom of http://blog.ostp.gov/2009/06/10/enhancing-citizen-participation-in-decision-making/. ...more »
Hold on to you hat, I just had a thought (I know, GOD help us all). . . Why do we not turn government on its head by leaving the President and the Supreme Court in DC and moving the Congressional offices, Senate and House of Representatives, to their home areas. Technology has progressed enough that the Congress could hold teleconferences in their local library office that has a public viewing area. Of course, classified ...more »
This is part of the Discussion area of the government transparency.
You need to setup a signin but this is supposed to be a more direct line to the President's office.
Let us see how transparent the government can get.
Be perpared to have to repost, the system does not work properly all of the time (sounds like government to me)
Many posts include web links to refer to additional data relivant to the subject. Why don't you allow the link to be active so that readers can open the link without cutting and pasting the link in their browser?
Terminate direct financial aid to Foreign governments to enable them to purchase goods and services from other countries. The aid that is provided is viewed as Bribes by their citizens who do not appreciate the U.S.
The National Academy of Public Administration has stated in their comment, that "the Discussion has begun to focus predominantly on a set of postings that are highly redundant to one another". It continues with "When this happens, regardless of the content of these ideas, the discussion loses its ability to directly inform the White House's work on issues of open and transparent government." Dont you Think that considering ...more »
Prohibit Campaign Contributions from non-voting organizations by requiring that funds be contributed by Natural individuals who are registered voters, limiting the maximum contribution to $5000.00 per voter, including the candidate, for any one election and requiring the funds be derived from the contributer's own income.