Engage citizens, whether from impacted industries, families, or just in general, when new policies, directives and initiatives are being considered. This could be done via OpenDefense/IdeaScale, wikis, social networks, etc. The purpose of such engagement would be to enhance the quality, breadth and depth of thought that goes into these strategic thrusts, catch issues that might not otherwise be considered, reduce the ...more »
Need MUCH more transparency/openness at DOD and Law Enforcement/police agencies--entities notorious for secrecy, inhouse corruption, "no remorse" responses for overtly criminal, lower-level/administrative procedural mistakes.
Make contractors accountable for work--stop overspending the taxpayers dollar.
Also, allow gays and women in combat--make both genders elegible for the draft, or do away with it.
I work for a large non-profit HMO here in CA, as a lab tech. However I am interested in how technology systems can create effective nuanced communication systems, like this website process. 18 years ago I experienced in a community forum in Marin County the demonstration of a audience response wireless, FM based keypad technology with preparatory software that was designed to catalogue, topics-information, present ...more »