Our initial workshop was a success!. Lots of opportunities opening up – mostly associated with the right wing of the political spectrum. Come on middle, independent and left wings!!  Here’s the final report. (rev. 18 Sep 2013, B. Henry) 1. Attendance Fifteen people attended the workshop. 2. Political Inclination The participants self-identified their typical political leaning as 40% left 27% middle, and 33% right Participants included some of most influential local residents typical... read more

Hi Everyone!  After years of research, coaching, listening and testing the presentation materials, we’re finally launching The People’s Convention publicly this weekend by conducting the first of what we expect will be dozens of groundbreaking workshops around the United States. With trust and confidence in the democratic process at an all-time low, the goal of the non-partisan workshops is to Bring Americans together from across the political spectrum Have them design proposals addressing ... read more

The first voting results through March 18, 2013 are in! Thanks to those of you who voted! 1. 100% of voters support the current sample proposed constitutional amendments on Campaign Finance Reform Term Limits—Congress and The Supreme Court Ethical Standards for Public Policymakers  2. 88% of voters support the sample proposals on Balanced Budget-Fiscal Responsibility Climate Change  3. To Be Fair This does not represent very many voters There are more voters that self-identify as politically... read more

Historically, every democracy in the world has failed when it lost the trust and confidence of the people. Today, the vast majority of Americans polled don’t trust their federal public policymakers to be honest and ethical—and it doesn’t have to be that way! [1]  We the people have the ability and right to change that. The new Sample Ethical Standards Amendment (ES1) is only 12 words and could result in one of the most significant upgrades in the history of the American democratic proces... read more

The United States, historically the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, remains the ONLY industrialized country in the world that refuses to agree to reduce its emissions—and there remains no foreseeable action by the U.S. Congress. Public surveys now indicate the vast majority of Americans from across the political spectrum overwhelmingly: Believe global warming is happening (88%).[i] Want the federal government to limit greenhouse gas emissions (92%).[ii]  Fortunately, at time... read more

In 45 of the last 50 years, Congress has spent more money than it received in revenues—increasing the national debt to over $52,000 for every man, woman and child in the United States. [i] The vast majority of Americans from across the political spectrum now. . . Believe the nation’s financial condition is a serious problem (92%).[ii]  Are not confident Congress can solve economic problems (73%),[iii]  Support a balanced budget amendment (74%).[iv] To launch that process, please review the... read more

Less than half of the Americans polled approve of the way the Supreme Court does its job (45%).[i]   Currently, there are no term limits for members of the Supreme Court—and each member remains on the court for an average of about 26 years. [ii]   56% of Americans polled want to limit the term of a Supreme Court justice to 18 years.[iii] The current, 16 word sample proposal simply asks whether you think there should be term limits for members of the Supreme Court. If you do, then you may... read more

I apologize for providing an incorrect link to the sample amendment on Term Limits – Congress (TL1). The error has been corrected and you may now review the short and simple, 15 word proposed Term Limits- constitutional amendment for Congress (TL1) and then Vote Share Your Suggestions Submit Your Own Proposal, and Send this on to everyone else you know who may be interested.   Thank you!     Blair C. Henry J.D. Executive Director  

87% of Americans want term limits for members of Congress.[1] The President has term limits.[2] Almost a third of the states have term limits.[3] And yet Congress continues to ignore the will of the people. FORTUNATELY, Article V of the Constitution gives the people the right to bypass Congress and explore and implement proposals that are acceptable to 75% of the state legislatures–as amendments to the constitution. Therefore please review the short, simple, 15 word proposed Term Limits co... read more

$6.75 a year is what it would cost each eligible voter to replace ALL the private financing of federal election campaigns—and eliminate the influence of money on the American political process [i] Take a look at the 15 word sample proposed Campaign Finance constitutional amendment CF1. Then take a look at the math and the facts and then Vote Add your own suggestions Send in Your Own Proposal, and Send this on to everyone else you know for their vote and suggestions. Strengthening YOUR democra... read more