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I have a suggestion about how the administration should release INFORMATION

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Since the whole technology bit got rolling,
the various administrations have relied on Telegraph ( or? )
to send out INFORMATION that the public should have.
now "white house press releases" are aired on TV & a gaggle of
reporters ( if any of them are worthy of that title ) ask soft-ball questions,
and a well trained white house minion does his level best to not answer any of them.

I have a suggestion, have a web-page created & call it Citizens daily briefing (dot) gov
and mandate that some bits MUST show up on this page, such as pending legislation,
with links to the full text of said legislation + the standard crap from the President
only NOT with reporters lobbing soft-ball questions but have a blog format with citizens
logging in and expressing their questions in writing and WE THE PEOPLE will not hold back,
& just engage in "soft-ball" questions ... WE will ask the difficult questions & DEMAND ANSWERS.

What do YOU think?

Way cool Idea .... or?
 

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Since the whole technology bit got rolling,
the various administrations have relied on Telegraph ( or? )
to send out INFORMATION that the public should have.
now "white house press releases" are aired on TV & a gaggle of
reporters ( if any of them are worthy of that title ) ask soft-ball questions,
and a well trained white house minion does his level best to not answer any of them.

I have a suggestion, have a web-page created & call it Citizens daily briefing (dot) gov
and mandate that some bits MUST show up on this page, such as pending legislation,
with links to the full text of said legislation + the standard crap from the President
only NOT with reporters lobbing soft-ball questions but have a blog format with citizens
logging in and expressing their questions in writing and WE THE PEOPLE will not hold back,
& just engage in "soft-ball" questions ... WE will ask the difficult questions & DEMAND ANSWERS.

What do YOU think?

Way cool Idea .... or?
Yet another unmet Obama campaign promise? ;)

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/22/us/politics/22pledge.html?_r=0

 

Mycroft

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Since the whole technology bit got rolling,
the various administrations have relied on Telegraph ( or? )
to send out INFORMATION that the public should have.
now "white house press releases" are aired on TV & a gaggle of
reporters ( if any of them are worthy of that title ) ask soft-ball questions,
and a well trained white house minion does his level best to not answer any of them.

I have a suggestion, have a web-page created & call it Citizens daily briefing (dot) gov
and mandate that some bits MUST show up on this page, such as pending legislation,
with links to the full text of said legislation + the standard crap from the President
only NOT with reporters lobbing soft-ball questions but have a blog format with citizens
logging in and expressing their questions in writing and WE THE PEOPLE will not hold back,
& just engage in "soft-ball" questions ... WE will ask the difficult questions & DEMAND ANSWERS.

What do YOU think?

Way cool Idea .... or?
What makes you think any government official on such a webpage would not try "his level best to not answer" these questions?
 

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What makes you think any government official on such a webpage would not try "his level best to not answer" these questions?
Seeing how politicians duck REAL questions, would ( I can only HOPE ) wake up AMERICA to the fact that our "leaders" don't care at all about WE THE PEOPLE. They care about their own little world that is populated by lobbyists & daddy big bux types.
 

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Seeing how politicians duck REAL questions, would ( I can only HOPE ) wake up AMERICA to the fact that our "leaders" don't care at all about WE THE PEOPLE. They care about their own little world that is populated by lobbyists & daddy big bux types.
Yes...you can only hope.

I have that same hope whenever I see a politician being asked a question on the Sunday morning news programs.
 
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