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Anyone Ready for Honesty in Politics?

Sunday November 13, 2016 pdf copy Anyone Ready for Honesty in Politics? Here’s another point of view on the 2016 presidential election–and it’s NOT partisan, congratulatory or whiney. KEY: To transform anything, you will need to have a profound relationship with what’s so (the facts). Here’s what’s so. 1. Honesty, equality and justice are core American values 2. Fact-checker Politifact (www.politifact.com) indicates Of 331 statements by Donald Trump, 70% were false or mostly false O

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The Results of The People’s Convention 2016: The Sedona Amendments

The Results of The People’s Convention 2016: The Sedona Amendments After six years of research, polling and testing, I’m pleased to share with you the extraordinary results that have been combined here into The People’s Convention 2016: The Sedona Amendments. We asked over 450 generous residents of Sedona Arizona from across the political spectrum: “What do YOU think would make the BIGGEST difference in upgrading and strengthening—or restoring your trust and confidence in—our Americ

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Here’s The Shakedown I Promised!

Fr 10/7/16 Hi Everyone! Here’s the shakedown I promised! The Good We’ve learned a ton in our mini-conventions generously attended by over 450 residents of Sedona Arizona from across the political spectrum and designed “The Sedona Amendments” We’ve identified a legal avenue providing the people with their first immediate opportunity to hold their own convention and align on proposals to restore their trust and confidence in the democratic process The Bad I’ve done a lousy job of raisi

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Front Page NYTimes – Convention to Amend the Constitution

Front Page NYTimes – Convention to Amend the Constitution I recommend the terrific New York Times front page article by Michael Wines yesterday on the mostly right wing, highly partisan wing efforts to hold a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. See links below.  PLEASE NOTE HOWEVER that the work of The People’s Convention is DRAMATICALLY DIFFERENT from the work of those organizations. The primary difference is that (1) Each of the other efforts relies exclusively on the never-bef

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If You’re a Larry Lessig Fan . . .

If you’re a Larry Lessig fan and you want the money out of politics during your lifetime, you’re going to need a constitutional amendment. We can help you with that. That’s what we do. Support The People’s Convention. We’ve designed a modern convention to Bypass Congress Bring Americans together respectfully from across the political spectrum Align on what would make the biggest difference, and Agree on constitutional amendments likely to be approved by the required 75% of the state

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If You’re a Hillary fan, SHE’S RIGHT!

If you’re a Hillary fan, SHE’S RIGHT! We really do need to come together to realize the American dream. And we’re going to need a respectful nonpartisan convention to accomplish that. We’re The People’s Convention. We’re a modern convention that • Bypasses Congress • Brings Americans together from across the political spectrum • Aligns on what would make the biggest difference, and • Agrees on constitutional amendments likely to be approved by the required 75% of the state le

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If You’re a Donald fan, HE’S RIGHT. IT IS RIGGED.

If You’re a Donald fan, HE’S RIGHT. IT IS RIGGED. Our American political process is not democratic and it is rigged and dominated by a few wealthy individuals, a few political party hacks and a few for-profit media tycoons. It’s time now for a Convention that really makes a difference. We’re The People’s Convention. We’ve designed a modern convention process that • Bypasses Congress • Brings Americans together from across the political spectrum • Aligns on what would

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If you’re a Bernie fan. DON’T WORRY! THE MOVEMENT GOES ON and IT’S TIME FOR A REAL CONVENTION!

If you’re a Bernie fan. DON’T WORRY! THE MOVEMENT GOES ON and IT’S TIME FOR A REAL CONVENTION! Most of what Bernie stood for would have been stopped by Congress. So let’s exercise our constitutional right to • Bypass Congress • Hold our own convention • Re-write the rulebook (draft our own constitutional amendments), and • Present them for approval by the STATE legislatures We are The People’s Convention. We’ve designed a modern, nonpartisan convention process that • Inclu

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Get Ready! There’s Going to Be a Shakedown!

Get ready to grab your wallet! There’s going to be a shakedown! You didn’t think Janet Bell and I were going finance The People’s Convention all by ourselves forever did you? Let’s raise the money necessary to hold our nation’s first modern nonpartisan convention bringing Americans together to strengthen our democratic process. Don’t buy those new shoes for kids so you’ll be ready to chip in $100 or $200 or whatever you can as we raise the first $100,000 of the $600,000 nec

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Don’t Be Alarmed

Don’t be alarmed. I’m sending out some separate invitations to Bernie fans, Donald fans and Hillary fans. Do NOT be alarmed by the possible appearance of bias. The job of The People’s Convention is to Bring Americans together respectfully from across the political spectrum Identify what THEY AGREE on what would make the biggest difference in upgrading and strengthening the American democratic process, and Have THEM DRAFT constitutional amendments likely to be approved by the STATE legislat

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