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Direct democracy Vs Representative democracy. A network to connect and empower America with our US politicians and our elected leadership.

I am developing a social network that could change the way America's political agenda is set. I would like to reset the tone of America by giving all Americans a choice in our futures again. One American network for all Americans. I believe America does not get involved with US politics merely because it’s complicated and we have all lost trust in our representative democracy. America wants a choice in what’s happening to us all, so let’s give it to them by creating a Direct Democracy network where the citizen has the power to make change on all levels. In the network the user will be able to view current bills on the floor at the congressional, senate, and presidential level. The user will have the ability to vote on these bills and view the voting results of all Ameritics users as they move to the respective floors of the house or reps and on the president’s desk. Ameritics users will be able to connect with other users and with their elected leaders; via the congressional district tab (connecting with citizens in your district), Senate state tab (connecting with citizens in your state), and Presidential tab (connecting with citizens in the United States). I believe more brains are better than one which is why I’m introducing a think tank; an area within the site where users join forces to create and share ideas on how to fix problems in their district, state, and country levels. The user will also have access to daily Q&A’s as well as current and trending news, a history of their district and state representatives, and approval ratings based on Ameritics activity. A real-time debt clock can also be found on the network. Ameritics users will be able to integrate their Ameritics activity with their personal social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. Together we can empower our citizens. Our futures and our children’s futures depend on it.

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    Jul 3 2012: Uh oh! Please tell me you have already bought the url "Ameritics".
    You go, Mr. Witte! You have found a need and are making all the sounds of someone who intends to fill that need.
    As you solicit public response to your plan NEVER forget that every remark about why it won't work is valuable information which contributes directly to making it work!
    Your most formidable challenge is to avoid being labeled (Conservative; Liberal; Religious; etc.).
    Do not be afraid to swiftly censor contributors who engage in rude, profane, and/or disrespectful conduct. Failure to do this is the surest way to send critical-thinking, decent, respectful contributors running. All the best!
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      Jul 9 2012: Edward,

      In fact I created Ameritics Inc. bought the Ameritics Urls and Trademarked the name Ameritics. I also hold all the right to the intellectual property. I do believe in where I’m going with this and hopefully I can make a difference within America and give change to our historical data. I hope America sees that their opinions do mean something and change starts with us not Government. I am a fan of contributors that are rude, or disrespectful they give me a good laugh. I am a veteran having served as an Infantryman in Iraq in 05-06 and a combat advisor in Afghanistan in 08-09 I have rather thick skin. If anything it helps me focus on why I am doing what I’m doing. Thank you again for you enthusiasm and words of encouragement.

      Andrew Witte
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        Jul 9 2012: Thank you for risking your life for the people of the free world.

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