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This was a great idea and I'd like to see it a continuing process and to have it improved as time proceeds. The specifics are: 1) That it continue and that the President respond to the top items each week. That way there would be a continuing conversation. 2) That the procedures for finding ideas be improved, perhaps by open sourcing it, so that a user could show the Idea titles ordered by say: Recent, Top, Controversial, ...more »
Let tax payers to allocate, say 1% of their taxes as they want. This would not be enough to prevent our representatives from doing the business of the government, but would show, on a yearly basis how the people think their money should be spent. In addition, I would like the results, with proper statistical categorization to be available so that we could see which groups, areas, etc. wanted to send the money in different ...more »
Ensure that no bill, ammendment, etc. be approved or signed, except in emergencies until it is posted in final form for a sufficient time. The "Read the Bill" project http://www.readthebill.org , proposes 3 days, I would prefer 7 days.
Also contact your representative and have them make a commitment that they will vote against any bills that have posted for 3-7 days.