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Show America What is Already Working

Let's let entrepreneurs piggyback on one of the largest sources of local/regional awareness that's already in place across our country... the plain-old green exit signs at every highway exit. Here in North Carolina you drive past about 150 startups as you go from RDU International Airport to Chapel Hill, Raleigh or Durham (10 miles). Along your drive you are notified about every Shell Gas station and every Cracker Barrel ...more »

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Public Resources for New Business Development & Job Creation

Consider re-organizing all federal and public assets dedicated to new business development and job creation into a single agency. Avoid redundancy between EDA and SBA. For example, EDA recently announced its new web site for business development and job creation. http://www.eda.gov/NewsEvents/PressReleases/20110511_Albuquerque_RIAN

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Job/Entrepreneurship CDC will create millions of new jobs

Ideas to jump start jobs creation and innovation in American. I have participated and advised my local government officials on ideas for creating jobs and what I found astounded me. 1. Officials play it safe with federal dollars: Outcome > no innovation or job creation just same ole same ole. (Has to be some level of risk taken) 2. Once the federal dollars were available. Local gatekeepers rewarded there friends or shuffled ...more »

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Let us vote (online) how to spend tax dollars and USPTO database

Allow citizens to vote using the internet and thus make democracy a reality. Think of the 600 million Facebook users voting on issues in real-time. We could move forward instead of stagnating. We could also fire all of our 'representatives' on capital hill. At least use the power of instant communications/feedback to gauge what people want to do with tax dollars. How about letting us see exactly (itemized) how are tax ...more »

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Better than "Patent Reform"

Rather than completely rebuilding the Patent System... reinstate a version of The Disclosure Document Program with information to be kept Confidential by the USPTO but to be accessed as evidence of Date of Invention if needed. Keep electronic files Indefinately. I actually have a more thorough explanation but this is a simple, cost effective, way to address some of the issues brought up by Internation Mega-Corporations ...more »

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