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What new technologies and strategies can we use to be more open, efficient and save taxpayer money?
(@liventruth)

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A "Redderian" Way - Capitalizm 2.0

THIS IS A ROUGH SKETCH... PLEASE CONTACT ME AT XXX-XXXXXXX IF YOU HAVE ANYTHING AND I MEAN ANYTHING YOU WANT TO DISCUSS dont run a train if you cant run the pain - by Chaz Lawrence 2010 In the beginning there was a constitution. From the constitution came the thought that it had created a free enterprise system. From the free enterprize system came the seller and the consumer and they were one in the same. ...more »

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(@renesugar)

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CDS transactions on exchange to provide data to calculate risk

You can also use computational biology (via an algorithm similar to Google's Page Rank algorithm) to analyze the CDS relationships between companies to determine if the extinction of a company would cause the collapse of the financial ecosystem. Stefano Allesina with the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Mercedes Pascual of the University of Michigan ...more »

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(@tsmith70821)

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honest banking system

one that can be trusted with consumers money - a regulated utility-grade platform for electronic transactions, and one that protects the account holder from bank fraud such as overdraft fees, and other dishonest behavior by those facilitating electronic purchases. otherwise we should all simply remove our money from these institutions and use CASH.

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(@cstringer)

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Consumption tax

do away with the IRS and filing every year, and just institute a flat consumption tax. Rich people who buy more will pay more taxes, poorer people who don't spend as much will pay less tax. This will also encourage personal savings, (the only way to get a tax break) something the American population has to little of.

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(@j.hill)

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Consolidate the regulatory agencies

FDIC, SEC, CFTC, OCC, OTS and the Federal Reserve Board as a network appointed to regulate the financial system has failed as a whole. Now there are discussions about adding to this a Consumer Protections Agency which be appointed with doing a job that would not be necessary had the previous worked together effectively for consumers and not exclusively for the banking industry.

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(@bganz0)

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100 dollar bills

Congratulation on new $100 bill. rather than leave the old ones in circulation, why don't you demonetize them and give an amnesty for two months on criminal penalities if people can not account for where they got them when they turn them in them provided they pay a 50% tax. That should get back all the money that is in the hands of criminals that taxes have not been paid on and make a big contribution to reducing the ...more »

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(@megan.eskey)

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OpenTreasury v2.0: A Next Gen Opensource/OpenSocial Portal

A pilot project to build a next-gen Dept of Treasury portal for the Federal Community Cloud. The idea is to build a suite of opensocial portals, one at each Federal Agency, based on The Open Stack that will enable communication with all opensocial partners.

 

Useful Links:

http://tinyurl.com/yks78pg

http://bit.ly/cUrTv8

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(@venus.mkultra)

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Innovate Banking / Loaning / Bonding

We will save trillions of tax payer dollars if we the people, the common wealth and the issuance of our currency were done by government and for the people. Look into bonds, greenbacks, and all possible alternatives to get the economy functioning. In order for a free market to function we need the 6 pillars in place. So far, all have been destroyed by Wall Street and the ever present menace of conglomeration which crushes ...more »

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(@ebursley)

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Repeal Federal Income Taxes

My idea is to repeal the federal income tax as we know it. Instead, institute a 5% federal sales tax on all consumer goods. I know that this sounds drastic but read further,please. In todays business world there are so many people that are self employed and fall behind on their taxes because of an inability to make ends meet or math? Under this idea ,and foward thinking everyone not the rich , middle class, and not the ...more »

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(@j.hill)

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Take on private educational lending

A sustainable approach to strengthen the foundation of our economy is an educated and skilled population combined with entrepreneurial spirit. We hear over and over our economy's strength is in in consumer spending yet no connection has been made that 20-30 years of educational debt that we are steadily saddling the largest generation. The deregulation bonanza of the last two presidential administrations has created ...more »

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Stop mailing TSP account numbers and passwords

Why is the Board still using "snail mail" to send government employees their TSP account numbers and password, especially when the employee needs to reset their password? This is a waste of money and time. The TSP website says that for "security reasons, you cannot receive this number [or password] via e-mail or over the telephone." Why is this? Thousands of other institutions allow their customers to change passwords ...more »

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(@renesugar)

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Bonds to specifically fund revenue generating infrastructure

Here is a link to paper written by Richard G. Little (University of Southern California - School of Policy Planning and Development) on the idea of using infrastructure projects that generate revenue to encourage investment in rebuilding the country's infrastructure. Because the funds are invested only in projects that generate revenue, the money spent is recovered plus interest. The focus of the paper is on rebuilding ...more »

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(@david0)

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Stop discriminating against Americans abroad

America has a very large international balance of payments deficit. One of the best ways to encourage exports by American businesses, and encourage imports by those living abroad, is to end the practice of imposing income taxes on individuals’ worldwide income. Section 911 of the US Tax Code penalizes Americans abroad vis-Ă -vis their foreign counterparts by raising the cost of employment and living. Americans abroad frequently ...more »

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