The following quote has been attributed to Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee, (1747 – 1813), a Scottish-born, British professor, lawyer, writer, and historian who lived during the launching of a new democracy: The United States. The quote is unverified, but it’s poignant isn’t it? “A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury.  From that moment ... read more

15 August 2011 Good news! I’ve been invited to attend the above conference next month at the Harvard Law School Sep 24-25. The event is sponsored by both left and right wings organizations and will be attended by many of the Who’s Who in the world of amending the American Constitution. So let me know 1. If you’d like to attend, 2. If you have things you want me to find out on your behalf. Conference info can be found at www.ConConCon.org Thanks!! Blair Henry Co-Founder We the People www.We... read more

Now that proposals to upgrade and strengthen our democracy are coming in, it’s time to explore HOW to implement proposals. There are three legal avenues available to we everyday Americans: We can ask the President and Congress to pass better laws—and hope they do so.  We can elect a new President and Congress—and hope they pass better laws.  Or we can take the bull by the horns and upgrade the Constitution ourselves. Understandably, many people prefer to leave the task to others—the Pr... read more

We understand some website viewers have declined to contribute their thoughts because of the previous registration requirement. So, in order to promote democracy and the sharing of ideas, we’ve eliminated the registration requirement effective immediately.  Please accept our apologies and pass this on to anyone you believe may be interested. Thank you!! Blair Henry, Co-Founder www.WeThePeople.FutureNetwork.TV  

Our first video is available now on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_BRFnKeXlY Let us know if you find it easier and faster than the link on the website www.WeThePeople.FutureNetwork.TV We’ll also soon be eliminating the need to register on the website. Anyone will then be able to Submit, Comment and Vote on Proposals. More democracy!  More on that shortly. Thanks!!

Meeting with the Neighbors: The Sedona Tea Party The purpose of We the People is to call forth a remarkable revolution in this nation—not through violence and divisiveness—but rather through Bringing Americans together from all political persuasions Honoring and respecting one another, and Aligning on proposals the vast majority of Americans (67-75%) agree would upgrade and strengthen our democracy—consistent with the principles of Fairness, Honesty, Respect and The Common Good. After... read more

Co-Founder Loren Miner recently submitted a Good Idea suggesting we upgrade our federal government toward the truest form of democracy—the “direct” democracy. That’s where We the People vote directly on the issues that are important to us. I believe this suggestion has considerable merit for two reasons. First, when our country began over 200 years ago, from a practical point of view it was difficult to establish a “direct” democracy because you couldn’t quickly • Get everyone to... read more

27 June 2011, www.WeThePeople.FutureNetwork.TV Thank you everyone! We launched We the People a little over a week ago. The first 40 readers have signed up as Co-Founders, the good ideas are coming in and comments are being posted! I expect the name of each Co-Founder to eventually appear right up there next to John Hancock. So if you’d like to join them, go to www.WeThePeople.FutureNetwork.TV and get on our mailing list. Here’s what’s next. First, I’ll begin posting new information on th... read more

Are you concerned about the future of our American democracy? Would you like to upgrade our nation consistent with the core values of Honesty, Equality, Justice, Dignity and The Common Good? Did you know that we everyday Americans have the Constitutional right and duty to bypass Congress and the special interests and upgrade the democracy ourselves? We’re We the People—a new proposed television experiment by FutureNetwork.TV designed to serve and support everyday Americans in Bringing togeth... read more