Obama's Online Suggestion Box

An email from David Plouffe, senior advisor to President Obama, announced a new internet initiative called We the People.  Actually, the website isn't quite up and running -- sort of like Obama's jobs plan -- but the White House wants to give us advance warning so we'd put on our thinking caps and be ready to participate in this "new way to have your voice heard in government." Whitehouse.gov/wethepeople (which might be misread as Wet He-People) explains the "3 easy steps" to get "your voice in our government": STEP #1: Create or Sign a Petition Anyone 13 or older can create or sign a petition on WhiteHouse.gov asking the Obama Administration to take action on a range of important issues facing our country. STEP #2: Build Support and Gather Signatures STEP #3: The White House Reviews and Responds If a petition meets the signature threshold, it will be reviewed by the Administration and an official response will be issued. And we'll make sure that the petition is sent to, the...(Read Full Article)