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The Electoral College was adopted when the population was not as large as it is today. I believe in the "Majority Rule". Thus removing the primary source of election of the President being majority. If the majority vote does not have a unanimous decision then proceed to the Electoral College. Doing so would ensure that every ones vote counts. Especially in states that are a majority one party.
When a state is a majority one party that party usually wins that state. Making citizens of that state that are not that party feel like their vote does not count. Removing the Electoral College would encourage more citizens to exercise their right to vote and have a larger turn out on election day. Please move forward on this issue as I am sure i'm not the only citizen that feels this way.
Please visit the link below to sign the petition on the White Houses website:
FATCA is an oppressive policy that just brings more trouble to US Citizens. The USA Along side France is one of the only countries that taxes their citizens, even if they live abroad. These taxes can be high and can cause problems related to income and heritage.
US citizens should be able to live abroad without being taxed and controlled by the government all the time. Furthermore, FATCA is causing the USA to lose citizens. Even if they don't want to, people are forced to give up their passports in order to financially prosper.
We need to end this policy which oppresses Americans and creates an unwanted big government atmosphere.
Although many people think that Equal Pay is a fact in everybody's life, and more considering that it was a right signed by it isn't true.
It has been proven that for the same work men get paid more than women. For every dollar man gets, the white women get 77 cents. Worst of all, is knowing that racism is still happening and the government isn't doing nothing to stop it! For every dollar men get, black women gets 68 cents and for every dollar men gets, latino women get 58 cents which almost half of men's pay.
How is it possible this injustice is happening in front of us and we are unaware? Women are significant in the U.S.A., we are involved in many political issues and we should have a voice!
We the People all know someone who has been affected by the penal system. These individuals are in a vicious cycle of becoming repeat offenders, in violation of probation due to lack of finding employment.
I petition that the Center 4 Change start the program ROC (Rebuilding our Communities). This program will not only benefit society as a whole, but also truly transition these men and women back into society, as success stories.
This program will provide hundreds and thousands of jobs across the United States of America and not just for felons, and give back to the communities impacted by foreclosed properties, small businesses and the US as a whole.
We have a large community of hunters in our region and have been bombarded with poachers and Antler hunters right in town. Now they have found a way to try to hunt these animals legally.
We are a neighborhood of four schools, trailer parks, business's, hiking & cross country ski paths and children's parks and albeit we have wooded areas, the dangers of this planned in town hunt are unfathomable. There would never be enough safety precautions. Known facts: Hunting is ineffective for solving human/deer conflicts.
Studies show that car/deer collisions increase during hunting season because hunters frighten the deer out of the woods and onto roads. Contrary to popular belief, hunting does not address Lyme disease because the ticks are usually spread to humans by mice, not deer. And as long as suburban landscaping includes deer-preferred plants such as tulips and rhododendrons, that landscaping will attract hungry deer, no matter how many deer there are. Impotant to know because this is the most frequent excuse used for these hunts; Hunting does not reduce the deer population because removing some individuals from the population results in more food per deer, which leads to the births of more twins and triplets.
This also means that hunting is unnecessary because the deer will self-regulate and give birth to fewer fawns when food is scarce.
December 1st, 2011, the US Senate accomplished the unthinkable–with the nearly unanimous passage of the National Defense Authorization Bill of 2012–THEY COMMITTED TREASON.
Crafted in secret by the Senate Armed Services Committee, the newly minted NDAA contains three sections which collectively sanctions INDEFINITE DETENTION of alleged terrorists or ‘terrorist sympathizers’–ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD INCLUDING THE USA– AND DESIGNATES the military the duty to arrest, imprison and ‘GITMO-IZE’ the accused civilians here on Main Street. Ironically, the abuse of civilian Iraqis by our military and by military contractors (read MERCENARIES) is coming to a locale near you. Theoretically, armed squads of US soldiers might be knocking on your door in the dead of night to take away Auntie Mame for her alleged ‘terrorist’ activities—at the ACLU. This bill potentially allows for the blatant political prosecutions of any dissenter using the military as a bully club to instill deep fear in any who dare to question our government’s motives.
No proof of wrongdoing is required and those accused are denied the due process right of trial by their peers, or the services of an attorney– and are subsequently relegated to the ‘military commissions justice system.’ As a result–the accused are reduced to the status of ‘unlawful enemy combatant,’ and are subject to the following actions: ‘extroardinary rendition’ (read KIDNAPPING), ‘enhanced interrogation’ procedures (read TORTURE), ‘indefinite detention (read prison life sentence), and ‘presidential assigned extermination of target’ (read MURDER BY PRESIDENTIAL ORDER). These powers are then ‘given’ to the President to use at will, fully codified in law, erasing any legal doubts while requiring in reality no proof other than presidential whim.
It is at this juncture that I find the timing of this bill suspicious–coinciding with the exponential growth of the Occupy Wall Street Movement, the recent growing implosion of both EU and US economies, the emerging body of proof clearly documenting Wall Street’s enormous crimes, and the Super Committee threat to cut military funding. It almost looks like the robber barons of Wall Street ‘circling the wagons’ in a fit of legislative revenge against the rabble, namely you and I.
History of NDAA 2012 Sections 1031, 1032, and 1033-35…another AUMF
This bill was allegedly co- written by the powerful Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee Senator Carl Levin (D) and the Senate Minority Leader John McCain, with Senator Lindsey Graham assigning himself as main cheerleader. The deliberations were kept secret and any debate was forbidden. Crafted under the auspices of keeping our nation ‘safe from terrorism’—the entire world INCLUDING the US is now classified as a battlefield with indefinite timelines. Anyone broaching the question of due process rights is shouted down as ‘soft on terrorism’—mainly by Senator Graham. In fact, here is an example of how Senator Graham views the issues of due process rights:
…”If you’re an American citizen and you betray your country, you’re going to be questioned about what you know,” …”and you’re not going to be given a lawyer IF OUR NATIONAL SECURITY INTERESTS dictate that you not be given a lawyer and go into the criminal justice system, because ‘WE’RE NOT FIGHTING CRIME, WE’RE FIGHTING A WAR.” (Source: http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/195903-effort-to-ease-detainee-language-faces-harsh-bipartisan-opposition-in-Senate)
What should have been an ordinary defense appropriations bill morphed into a ‘get out of jail free’ card for this president and any others, after arbitrarily rendering previously constitutionally protected dissent into a war crime. The NDAA or S. 1867 allows any president the right to sentence ANYONE–INCLUDING US CITIZENS TO ‘indefinite detention’ (read life imprisonment) in a military prison. Those sentenced under this new ‘law’ are sentenced without a trial or the aid of an attorney. They have no due process rights other than what the ‘military justice’ system allows any other ‘unlawful enemy combatant. Bluntly put—even American citizens accused—but not tried and found guilty—can be sent to Guantanamo.
Confronted with this possibility by Tea Party Senator Rand Paul—Senator McCain gave a casual answer.
Senator Rand Paul: “My question would be under the provisions would it be possible that an American citizen then could be declared an enemy combatant and sent to Guantanamo Bay and detained indefinitely.”
Senator John McCain: “I think that as long as that individual, no matter who they are, if they pose a threat to the security of the United States of America, should not be allowed to continue that threat.”
(Source : http://www.progressive.org/mccain_says_american_citizens_can_be_sent_to_guantanamo.html)
This development would have remained secret–except for the whistleblowing of the ACLU earlier in the week right before Thanksgiving. Again, the silence coming from the US Senate Armed Services Committee, chaired by democratic Senator Carl Levin and assisted by Senate Minority Leader Senator John McCain and Sen. Lindsey Graham, was deafening.
Sections 1031, 1032 and 1033-35….
What has been referred to in a mundane legalese style as ‘Section 1031′ is a renewal of the 2001 AUMF or the Authorization to Use Military Force AMENDED with sneaky, ill defined expansion of the original language: ie. allowing military force and MILITARY DETENTION against previously identified perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks, the countries allegedly harboring them AND ANYONE WHO “SUBSTANTIALLY SUPPORTS” Al Qaeda, the Taliban or…”ASSOCIATED FORCES.” The magic words which define this Orwellian doublespeak legalese are the phrases: ‘substantially supports’ and ‘associated forces.’
Nowhere in this herculean piece of legislation do we find any concrete criterion clearly establishing the definition of …’substantial support’ or ‘associated forces.’ The fact that this bill was written by Carl Levin, an acknowleged civil rights attorney, with language so vague, constitutes what can only be described as premeditated fraud–and serves as poignant testimony to the cowardly and treasonous nature of the US Senate in 2011. It is ironic that the majority of senators are attorneys who would never sign on to the flimsy and vague criterion they have imposed on everyone else.
Section 1033-35 forces new restrictions on the government’s ‘right’ to transfer ‘detainees’ out of Gitmo to another site.
Section 1032 is the most vile change of all–it MANDATES that every person accused of ‘terrorism’ or ‘terrorist sympathies’ or substantially supports’ ‘associated forces’ will be INDEFINITELY IMPRISONED BY THE MILITARY as opposed to the civilian criminal justice system. So, it appears that Bradley Manning during his Gitmo days would have had plenty of civilian room mates compliments of the US Senate. All of this power will now be concentrated in the president’s hands.
The Semantic Trap of NDAA….
Now Senator Levin’s office has vehemently denied that American citizens would be included in these new provisions regarding military detention, explaining that …”Section 1032 does not mandate military custody and it does not tie the Administration’s hands, because it includes a national security waiver which expressly allows any suspect to be held in civilian custody. Nothing would be automatic: the Administration would have the discretion to waive military detention and hold a detainee in civilian custody if it decided to do so.”
(Source : http://levin.senate.gov/newsroom/speeches/speech/senate-floor-speech-on-the-detainee-provision-
Senator Levin’s reassurances are not only disingenuous–they are patently absurd as constitutional scholar Glenn Greenwald points out. Greenwald states that
…”The Levin-McCain bill would require that all accused terrorists be held in military detention and not be charged in a civilian court–including those apprehended on US soil–with two caveats: (1) it exempts US citizens and legal residents from this mandate, for whom military detention would still be OPTIONAL (ie. , IN THE DISCRETION OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH), and (2) it allows the Executive Branch to issue a waiver if it wants to charge an accused terrorist in the civilian system.”
‘Like many dirty deals—the ‘devil is in the details. Notice how the President would still have the prerogative to place American citizens in military detention—IT DOES NOT FORBID THE PLACEMENT OF AMERICAN CITIZENS INTO MILITARY DETENTION. I repeat—the vague alleged ‘protections’ Sen. Levin claims DO NOT FORBID THE ARBITRARY PLACEMENT OF AMERICAN CITIZENS INTO MILITARY DETENTION–SO WHERE IS THE PROTECTION? The quote of Sen. Levin’s defense was taken from a speech referenced by his press secretary Tara Landringa.
The entire US Senate voted to retain these unconstitutional and amoral provisions which allow for a military/presidential dictatorship. Only seven senators voted against this bill, namely Senators Coburn, Harkin, Lee, Merkley, Paul, Sanders and Wyden. These seven senators are to be thanked–with the rest of the senate impeached and criminally prosecuted for Treason.
Obama administration weighs in….
President Obama has been threatening a veto of this bill—BUT ONLY SINCE THE STORY LEAKED OUT. He has not vetoed the Bill.
military policing our civilian communities. Where is the ‘constitutional scholar’ Obama claimed to be? Not once has he denounced the illegitimacy of the entire enterprise.
Little does the public know that this entire heinous circle began with a companion bill in the House of Representatives this past May, namely HR 1540, sponsored by Congressman Howard McKeon, a close personal friend of Speaker Boehner’s. The House version of the NDAA was actually the initial volley into codifying presidentially ordered indefinite war, minus any expiration date via the subterfuge of a ‘Sleeper Provision’.
Section 1034 of HR 1540—granting presidential power to wage indefinite war…
Section 1034 of the House National Defense Authority bill is that very ‘sleeper provision,’ granting ANY PRESIDENT THE RIGHT TO WAGE INDEFINITE WAR. The wording is intentionally vague which allows great latitude in interpretation. Here is the sentence in question from Section 1034:
…”The Authorization for Use of Military Force necessarily includes the authority to address the continuing and evolving threat posed by these groups.”
The groups included in this ‘sleeper’ provision are, namely Al Qaeda, the Taliban and a nondescript listing labeled “associated forces.” This language can host legal loopholes wide enough to drive an 18 wheeler through. “Associated forces” could mean anyone—there is no criterion established to prove or disprove the President’s word. Furthermore, this President and any future presidents can and will hide behind the mantra of ‘classified information’ and ‘national security.’ The terms ‘continuing ‘ and ‘evolving threat’ also fit neatly into the legal realm of a dictator answerable to no one. A ‘continuing’ and ‘evolving threat’ presents no timeline, no expiration dates. Section 1034 grants any president a blank check to wage indefinite war against anyone, anwhere, at any time. The ACLU spoke out against Section 1034 back in May of 2011 when it was still in committee. Here is the ACLU legal team’s opinion on the dangers posed by Section 1034:
…”Unlike previous grants of authority for the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, the proposed legislation would allow a president to use military force whenever terrorism SUSPECTS are present in the world, regardless of whether there has been any harm to US citizens, or any attack on the United States, or any imminent threat of an attack. The legislation is broad enough to permit a president to USE MILITARY FORCE WITHIN THE UNITED STATES AND AGAINST AMERICAN CITIZENS. The legislation contains no expiration date, and no criteria to determine when a president’s authority to use military force would end.”
To President Obama’s credit, the ACLU explained in May that his administration did not seek this power. The Obama administration made it clear that the tools to fight ‘terrorism’ were adequate as stated in the PREVIOUS AUMF (Authorization to Use Military Force).
Section 1034 accomplishes one additional goal—it guarantees the continuous need for military arms and ‘associated supplies’ through the doctrine of endless war. No Super Committee cuts to arms manufacturers here—a president ‘friendly’ to the needs of corporations like Raytheon, Boeing, Blackwater (now called Xe), Halliburton, etc…will insure a constant flow of military contractor contracts, while Granny eats catfood and little Johnny works as an ‘assistant janitor.’
Once again, there is no public denouncement of this bill—whether the Senate or House version–no major media figures have brought this critical attack on democracy itself to the public. We finally hear about ‘Occupy Wall Street’ but no one outside of the alternative media has mentioned this developing story.
The one point all of these ‘honorable’ legislators fail to comprehend is the simple fact that WE SHOULDN’T BE HAVING THIS CONVERSATION AT ALL. The justification of ‘indefinite detention’ for those merely accused but not tried in a legitimate court of law–is beyond obscenity. The use of our own military against our citizens to police and force compliance in a presidential/military dictatorship, complete with powers to wage endless war—is nothing short of a military/political coup—an act of treason. In short, the US Senate and the House of Representatives—are in the process of establishing a military dictatorship. Any senators or congressman supporting this or merely remaining silent are as guilty as Levin, McCain, Graham and McKeon. As Dr. King explained, there comes a time when silence equals betrayal.
European law which granted similar powers…
Senators Graham, Levin, McCain and Congressman McKeon–along with the US Senate and House of
Representatives are in ‘good company’with other alleged ‘republics’—mandating the suspension of civil liberties in the name of national security. In part of what is now called the EU– another law advocating indefinite detention of alleged terrorists while simultaneously nullifying a person’s civil rights to a trial was similarly defended. Corporate manufacturers of military armaments and military supplies used this law to guarantee continued profits through a similar use of continued war.
The name of the law was ‘The Notverordnung zum Schutz von Volk und Staat (Decree For the Protection of People and State). The principle architect of this law was Reich President von Hindenburg– under the dictate of Adolf Hitler. (Source: http://holocaustmusic.org/places/camps/music-early-camps/)
Thank You: By: jeanine4truth Monday December 5, 2011 10:02 pm
It is the civic duty of every citizen to hold their government accountable when it betrays the public trust and when it demonstrably fails to exercise its prescribed powers. When those elected behave as though they are above the law and abandon their Oath of Office to uphold and defend the Constitution, it remains for the people to demand justice for the wrongs committed against them.
The Indian Trail Town Council, and staff, have continued to engage in unethical, unlawful, immoral, and illegal actions. The following list of offenses provides sufficient probable cause to investigate the culture of corruption that pervades local government, which endangers the people's unalienable rights to “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.”
The intent of this petition is to begin the process of restoring an open and transparent government to the Town of Indian Trail, North Carolina.
Citation of Offenses
Inspection and Examination of Records: Repeated secreting, tampering, editing, manipulation, and mishandling of official documents pertaining to alleged embezzlement of up to $400,000.00 by a former staff member.
Defrauding the Public: Deliberate misrepresentation of facts regarding said embezzlement, characterizing it as a payroll discrepancy where no such evidence exists.
Racketeering: Undocumented payments to a former mayor.
Coercion: Former staff member intimated or directly threatened civil action against anyone on the council who divulged criminal activities.
Bribery: Former staff member was paid, and gag ordered, to remain silent.
Usurpation of Authority: Council members unlawfully attempted to evict the mayor from a meeting by ordering a Sheriff's deputy to forcefully remove him.
Acts of Intimidation, Defamation of Character, and Reckless Endangerment: Council members engaged in malicious slander and libel via social media, like Facebook, and on a regional radio program. Council members condoned acts of violence against resident(s) by poisoning drinks and use of guns.
Manipulation of official meeting recordings: Town Clerk deleted a section of publicly posted recording of a meeting at the instruction of a councilman.
Contempt toward residents: Council members used condescending and derogatory comments via official town email.
Boycotted Meetings: Council members boycotted duly announced meetings.
Secret meetings: Council members attended unannounced, private meetings where they accounted as a quorum or where the public had a right to be present.
Conflict of Interest: Council members have an appearance of impropriety whereby business before the Council may be unduly influenced to benefit select constituents.
Undue Influence: Council members campaigns and business ties funded by developers.
Closed Sessions: Voting on actions and closed-door discussions regarding personnel for questions of character that must be publicly exercised in Open Sessions.
Seabury Park has been part of the South Bronx community for many decades.
Over the years this park has gone through many changes and at this time we are trying to improve the overall wellness of the park.
Seabury Park has been cleaned so many times and still seems to always be filthy and neglected. Please help us to end the neglect to Seabury Park.
This petition is to request that the Judiciary is accountable to the voting population of Australia.
It is recognised that by Judiciary’s unaccountable interpretation of laws, laws made by the House of Representatives and the Senate, that implementation of laws can often not provide outcomes that are consistent with the wishes of the Citizens of Australia.
We believe that if Australia is a true democracy this needs to be changed. Historically at the time of our constitution the level of education of citizens and information to citizens was not as high as it is today.
With the changes in the knowledge and education of the citizens of Australia we believe the judiciary cannot remain unaccountable.
We are declaring a moral separation from the current ruling administration and the policies it is currently enacting which is diminishing our liberties.
Moral Declaration simply means:
- Declaring our willingness and our ability to no longer support the current administrations decisions.
- Asserting our stance under ‘Redress of Grievances’.
- Affirming that in good faith and trust-
- We are done giving them moral support!
• We are presenting the new Moral Declaration of Independence with grievances in accordance with the United States Constitution and current U.S. Code of Law.
• We openly recognize that we have shared the intent and the spirit of the original Declaration of Independence.
• The original document was a declaration of war; however, at this time that is not the direction that America can withstand.
• Its strength and spirit is as viable today as when first written. (We intentionally utilized much of the original writings.)
• This document, as a petition with signatures will be taken to and registered in Washington D.C.
The cornerstone of our constitutional Republic has been the Declaration of Independence. The men who founded this great nation knew that those who rule must be of the character that recognizes that we will all stand before the God of heaven and be held accountable. These founders also knew that the ruling class often forgets this fact. We have been given the right to reset to the original intent of this founding document.
Now is the time… for all patriotic citizens to stand up and be counted.
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord” (Psalm 33:12).
The Uniform Crime Reporting (U.C.R.) program was conceived in 1929 by the International Association of Chiefs of Police to meet a need for reliable, uniform crime statistics for the nation. In 1930, the FBI was tasked with collecting, publishing, and archiving those statistics.
The United States law enforcement and judicial system have a long history of racial discrimination against minorities. In addition, the United States Law Enforcement and judicial system have a long history of discriminating against low income citizens in rural and urban areas.
We believe that a society functions best when all of its citizens feel safe, and secure. We believe this is best achieved in a truly democratic society with laws based on the Declaration of Human Rights and the Constitution of the United States of America is enforced. We believe that the public needs reliable information for better understanding.
To date, the FBI, CIA, Border Patrol, Sheriff, County, City and/or State Law Enforcement officers do not have to document if a citizen has died while in their custody nor do they have to document how many citizens have been killed at the hands of law enforcement.
The Africa Union Commission and the Chairman of the Commission is the most important person in the Union. The Commission is currently headed by Dr. Jean Ping who get his mandate in an election in which just 53 citizens of the Union participate. Interestingly, the election is termed democratic. In the AU there are an estimate of 986 million citizens who are technically disenfranchised in this election with any possible excuse.
The AU is not functioning due to a stagnated Commission. The only solution here is to enfranchise more citizens of the 53 member states of the Union to participate in the election of the Chairman of the AUC.
The Assembly of the Union is more than competent enough to serve as a collegial body that will be choosing two chairmanship contenders and their two deputies who will be visiting all the 53 member states to sell and market themselves to the citizens on how they will be going about the common problems of the Union.
Each member state is then expected to conduct election for its citizens and the result submitted to the Union. Each country's vote will be counted as one and the candidate with the majority run the Union for 4 years.
When entire bee populations disappear or die out or are exterminated in large numbers, the ramifications are serious. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, about one-third of the human diet is derived directly or indirectly from honeybee pollinated crops. Unless measures are taken to protect honeybees, many fruits and vegetables may disappear from the food chain.
Here in California honeybees are responsible for nearly half of our state’s $18 billion agricultural industry, pollinating 47 different nut, fruit, vegetable and forage seed crops. The American Beekeeping Federation estimates that about 50 percent of the honeybee colonies in California have been killed or severely weakened. Just to pollinate the current California almond crop (which accounts for 80% of almonds worldwide) requires HALF the United State’s bee population be trucked in. The number of managed hives in California has dropped to around 400,000 hives, so many farmers are resorting to importing bees from Australia at tremendous cost.
With the crisis of Colony Collapse Disorder, it’s never been so important for all communities—urban and rural—to promote beekeeping, and preserve those survivor stocks of our own honey bees. Legal in cities throughout the country—including Yorba Linda, Laguna Woods,CA. San Francisco, Seattle, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Minneapolis, Portland, Cleveland, Detroit, and Tulsa, beekeeping promotes the natural pollination of plant installations by both citizens and governments. Cities have recognized that honey bees are not only essential to a thriving natural environment that includes farmland, orchards, urban vegetable gardens and city parks, but a key part in providing food security to all citizens. The swarming of a honeybee colony is a natural process of reproduction.† Feral, or unintended, swarming is common worldwide.† Normally, a swarm collector is called (from a local list or 911 operator) and the bees are safely removed from unsuitable locations and into the care of nearby beekeeper.† Even government sites such as Laguna Woods, CA. City hall's roof and Chicago’s City Hall and the White House’s South Lawn have honeybee hives!
The purpose of O.C. Honeybee Rescue ;
The County & City’s current policy of exterminating feral bees on city property goes directly against Orange County's & Anaheim's push toward sustainability and greater environmental responsibility.
In response to the current honeybee crisis, a honeybee rescue in the city would kill two birds with one stone by providing humane removal of feral “nuisance” swarms / Hives for urban dwellers, while supplying healthy survivor-stock colonies to surrounding farmers in desperate need of more pollinators.
A once proud and thriving cultural development venue, the Lawrence Street Recreation Center has been neglected by the city for years.
While municipal projects went forward elsewhere, our African-American families stood to lose generations of tradition with activities already diminished by the lack of appropriate funding where it is needed most.
Swimming is not only fun, but also a safety skill that disproportionately affects African-Americans from a history that needs no clarification. It is time for Lawrence Street Recreation Center to be re-developed with a full set of amenities of a first class, indoor facility.
We realize that Lawrence Street recreational facility is vital to all citizens of Marietta regardless of race or color, even though it is the African American community that has sought to initiate this endeavor, all are welcome to join.
Note: Cullen Jones, was only the second African-American to ever win a swimming gold medal even though black people are less than 1% of the competitive swimmers. It can't change by closing pools and closing opportunities in our own neighborhoods.
Sign this petition and tell the city that we are not only going to be counted in the Census, but also in our local government on every issue from now on, starting with this one.
Save our Pride. Save our Pool.
Going before the Ben Hill County Board of Commissioners on April 6, 2010, is the 2011 SPLOST Referendum.
The Fitzgerald City Council voted unanimously in favor of the final proposal in February 2010, meeting.
We ask that the City Council to reconsider allocating $600,000 toward synthetic turf.
We are continuing to collect signatures as the referendum is planned to appear before the County Commissioners on April 6, 2010.
This petition of certain citizens of Australia draws to the attention of the House the National School Chaplaincy Program, built on the excellent history of school chaplaincy in Australia, which was introduced by the former Coalition Government in 2007/08 with a commitment of $165 million for its first three years. It was endorsed by Prime Minister Rudd who said “they (Chaplains) actually are providing the glue which keeps school communities rolling”.
The program offers pastoral care and spiritual guidance to all. Chaplains necessarily have religious beliefs which underpin their work. These beliefs are representative of the school communities the chaplains work in and they do not hinder chaplains from working with those of other beliefs or none. It operates in 1915 schools and enjoys strong support among principals, schools and in the community generally.
The Rudd Government has extended funding for the program, at a reduced level, until the end of 2011, after which time there may be no more funding despite the program's social benefits, sound administration and strong community support. If elected, the Coalition would continue funding the program in its current form, at its current level of $165 million over 3 years.
17. USA Recovery Act
What if all The citizens that risked their life savings bailing out the banks and auto industry, received a USA Recovery Dividend.
How much do you think your dividend would be if:
1. The citizens of the USA would have received a
check to stimulate the economy instead of the
banks and auto industry.
2. Each and Every Citizen Received a dividend
from the profits of risking are financial future.
* Keeping in mind that the Financial Institutions paid
back $20,000,...... in less than how many month.
My family has been offering entertainment to the citizens of Toowoomba for 59 years, a tradition that has surpassed both my father and me. It is in my generation that the opportunity to provide entertainment to my local citizens has been revoked.
I am appalled that after 59 years of business together that the local council will accept an offer from a third party.
My family and I have a legacy in this city. A legacy I wish to see through till my end. I am petitioning to allow my family to resume its rightful place in festive coordination for the carnival of flowers in Toowoomba and I could really use your support.
Laws being passed by the president are being pushed through, against the people of America, and we citizens want full control of what the government passes. We want the hidden agendas to stop now!
We are the people, and we hired you to work for us, in our interest, not the interests of the Federal Reserve. Our health care should not be controlled by any government entity and should be put up for the people to decide. We demand that a paper ballot voting system be set up to vote on any major changes in the constitution or any other changes to any laws on the record from original documents of the constitution.
We the people have spoken and demand our powers back from the government. We gave you powers to oversee the laws, not to change them against us for government control the citizens. Return our rights to the original stated in the original documents of the United States of America.
The following citizens of the State of New York, hereby demand the legalization of the non-monitored, mildly-regulated use of Cannabis sativa. The disapprovement marijuana has seemingly shrunk; the approval of Cannabis has seemingly increased.
I am actively working on efforts to gain support within the Bay County Community to show our School Board that a vote to require that all students grades K-12 wear uniforms to Public School.
Not only is the cost unattainable to some low-income families, but changing from the very lenient dress code that is currently in place to one that is far more strict will be a change that will meet much resistance.
Please keep up with my blog as i will let you know about Petition efforts, Public Hearings where your support would be greatly appreciated, and ways in which you can voice your own concerns to your School Board before they vote on August 4, 2009.
Whereas, the public health concerns of existing outdoor wood boilers are well documented and recognized by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, the Environmental Protection Agency, the American Lung Association, and countless other local boards of health across the United States, we are hereby signing this petition in support for Rutland residents who wish for the institution of a summer ban for existing outdoor wood boilers in the Town of Rutland, Massachusetts.
We the undersigned, as citizens of Goulburn community, i would like to bring underage drinking, vandalism and such; to your attention due to teens vandalising and drinking on weekends due to having nothing better to do. As i am one of these teens we all wish we had something fun and entertaining to do that we can afford, if we just had this we believe that none of the concerns would be addressed and everything would be great and we would have something to do instead of doing silly things to keep us occupied.
As everyone knows Fire Chief Gary Thomas was fired after 29 years of service to his community.
This petition was originated by concerned citizens of Carroll County and is no way associated with Gary Thomas.
EUROPE des VALEURS – EUROPA der WERTE est une liste citoyenne pour les élections européennes 2009 née, en Belgique, de l’incapacité du gouvernement d’apporter une réponse crédible et efficace à la crise économique, sociale et politique dans l'Union Européenne.
EV lance une pétition, ouverte à tous les citoyens, à destination des gouvernements et des parlementaires de l‘Union Européenne, pour que chaque citoyen ait droit d’accès au crédit.
Il s’agit d’une mesure indispensable pour sortir de la crise économique en Europe, pour y renforcer l’égalité des chances et mettre effectivement en œuvre la liberté pour tous d’entreprendre et de se développer.
EUROPE des VALEURS propose un droit universel à l’accès au crédit
Tous les citoyens de plus de 18 ans ont le droit d’emprunter 10.000 EURO (1) pour financer :
- les appareils électro-ménagers, la voiture familiale ou professionnelle, l’équipement professionnel (max. 50% du prix d’achat) ;
- la construction et la rénovation de l’habitation familiale et/ou du local professionnel ainsi que de leur environnement (voies d’accès, jardins, …) ;
- la mise en place d’une nouvelle activité professionnelle ;
- les frais d’éducation et de formation.
Chaque Etat veillera à mettre en place les mécanismes nécessaires pour garantir ce droit universel. Le produit de la confiscation de l’argent d’origine criminelle et de la grande fraude fiscale sera prioritairement affecté au financement de ce programme pour une Europe des Citoyens.
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(1) Emprunt de 10.000 EURO maximum, au taux de la Banque Centrale Européenne + 0,5% (plafonné à 4%).
26. Help Haiti
The island of Haiti was first discovered in 1492, most of the land was ruled and lived on by the indians. By the end of the 16th century most of the indians living on the Haitian land had died. In 1804 Haiti was declared independence. Haiti was the world's first black republic.
The island of Haiti has been known for violence and political instability. Rulers have been overthrown because of the government and the inability to rule. When the 20th century first began the US was involved in the internal affairs, but soon after stopped supplying the island with military security and other products needed.
I am writing as a concerned parent of a student who is to be attending kindergarten in the year 09/10. I currently live in Clintondale which is Porter township. I was supposed to register my daughter for kindergarten this year and I am struggling with the fact that the KCSD is purely being run by power and money. Here is my story: My daughters designated school is Robb elementary. Now I am sure all of you who don't know about the "policies" are wondering why Robb when this family lives in Clintondale. Yes, I thought the same thing. So I called to get answers. And like we all know nobody ever has any. I do not want my daughter to go to Robb for the fact that it is so big. It has three kindergarten classes and Lamar Township only has 12 students in their kindergarten. This is pure ludicrous. Not only that but the fact I am going to pass three yes that's right three other elementary schools before I get to Robb. So many students are falling between the cracks of the education system and the district is allowing this to happen. I want my daughter to go to a school where to is going to get the attention that every student deserves. Next year so far there is only 25 students going to Mill Hall elementary in the kindergarten class.
Now also attending Lamar Township is a little girl who her designated school was Robb but she is being allowed to go to Lamar for the simple fact that her mother went to a board meeting and said I live in Porter Township and if my daughter goes to Robb then she will make friends in Lock Haven and I will have to drive her to Lock Haven to play with her friends. So they passed it and allowed her to go to Lamar Township.... and you call this justification. Absolutely not....I want to send my daughter to a school where I know she is going to get the education she deserves and we are going to put social power over that. Where does it end??
That's my question to you? When are we as citizens going to stand up and say ya know this mother has a point. There was a study done by a group of people who were concerned about the education system over the entire country. Whether your going to the suburbs of San Fransisco or a small town like Mill Hall/ Lock Haven results all came out pretty much the same and the results will blow you socks right off.
It was a study on students who have dropped out of school and we currently have about 30% of students dropping out and 45% of those students said that they dropped out in high school because during their elementary education years they were simply not prepared to handle the knowledge at the high school level. WHAT?!?!? That is what is going on here folks. That is what is going on. When I called the attendance office, transportation office, and the superintendents office and said all I am asking is for justification for my child going to a school that is in Lock Haven when I have an elementary school 2 miles from my house they all said the same thing....that is what the board passed. Blows me away. So in closing here is what my conclusion is.
My daughters education will be determined my a handful of people who all have political power and a better social status than John Doe down the street. Is that really justification? And at the end of the day who are we??? It is a question that we as citizens need to really think about. This is a serious situation and I am sure I am not the only mother or parent for that matter who has the same concerns. Let's come together as a community and make our education system what it needs to be. Or we will just be another statistic?
We the Undersigned Being Citizens and U.S. Registered Voters. Do herein request by this Petition. By Lawful right. Do Call upon The President, The U.S. Senate, The U. S. Congress. All State Governors and all Elected State Officials and Legislators. To begin immediately to work to Revise and Standardize The U.S. Election Process. Into a transparent simple document-able Tamper Resistant Process. Where every U. S. Citizens Right to vote and their Precious Vote is Protected and Accountable. Under all applicable U.S. Territorial and Constitutional Laws. The purpose being to eliminate and diminish massive election and voter fraud.
On August 28, 2008, Barbara Marx Hubbard and Eleanor LeCain launched a BIPARTISAN appeal of the CITIZENS SOLUTIONS COUNCIL at the Big Tent of the DNC to form a PRESIDENT'S SOLUTION COUNCIL IN THE WHITE HOUSE. This citizen-based petition continues to generate grassroots support for this initiative.
On August, 16, 2008 Cheryl LeBlanc-Weldon, started a Petition, to remove the name of Edward Cornwallis, founder of Halifax, from Halifax landmarks, and a school, she also requested the removal of Edward Cornwallis's Statue in Halifax.
She accuses Edward Cornwallis of Genocide, a blatant lie. In 1751 the Mik'maq people massacred the citizens of Dartmouth, innocent women and children. Following this attrocity, Edward Cornwallis offered a bounty of ten pounds sterling, for Mik'maq scalps, in retribution of the attrocity comited by the Mik'maq people. This act was for the protection of the British citizens of Canada.