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eridani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-01-08 03:38 AM
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Dont think this is the Obama site itself--that is Not sure who is behind change.orf


Dear friends and colleagues,

This afternoon the following letter (see below) was sent to all those who voted for the idea of a new investigation of September 11th over the past 5 days. At the time this idea was purged from, there were over 680 votes, and it was the top rated idea on the entire site, by double. It rocked to the top in just 72 hours.

The claim of the site managers which includes MySpace reps (owned by News Corps) is one of reserved right to exorcise any content they deem is not in keeping with the spirit of the project. I am arguing that any such Commission would also make vital policy recommendations and that any such commission would assemble brilliant minds and respected persons who would, we hope finally do justice for what happened on 9/11 and set out a prescription that puts accountability and transparency where it should be in a representational Republic, first and foremost always. And which sets forth protective policies and international law that will insure full and open investigation are the norm following any terrorist attack, with a mind to beware of false-flag terrorism a'la Gladio or Operation Northwoods.

I am seeking to have the original idea, with some new language reactivated on the site. Now is not the time to sit back and do nothing when this sort of censorship is taking place.

So I want to encourage you to vote here for this more forward and proactive idea:

And stay tuned to see if the original idea is restored to the site:

Since this is about US foreign policy please only vote if you are an American citizen. I am concerned that the project sponsors will use the foreign vote as another excuse to purge their so-called open marketplace of ideas from their social networking exercise. Also, please focus on facts and do not use the comment function just to voice your own personal conclusions or speculation even before our hoped for Commission has convened and conducted its investigation, etc.

Thank you.

Kyle F. Hence
kylehence {at}

Hello ,

We wanted to send you a note about an idea you recently voted on in the Ideas for Change in America competition titled "Conduct a new, independent investigation into the attacks of September 11, 2001"

We support calls for truth and transparency in our government on every subject and welcome you to directly petition the new administration about this matter, which you can do at . However, this is unfortunately outside the scope of the Ideas for Change in America project, which aims to offer specific policy solutions rather than investigations into past government action. As such, it is not eligible to enter the second round of the competition.

We understand that good people may disagree with our vision. But this is a private effort not connected to the Obama campaign or transition team, and we reserve the right to keep the competition and its content aligned with the stated mission and overall spirit of the project.

Thank you for your understanding. As mentioned above, we welcome you to directly petition the Obama administration about your proposal at . And we hope you continue your work to advance change.


- The Ideas for Change in America Team
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