August 9, 2012

 We The People
want to share our dream with you,
one
 begins by reclaiming the simple word ‘patriotism‘.
 We see true patriotism as a non-partisan,
non-controversial
love of country that extends 
to
everyone, 
even when their racereligion, ethnicity,
or political affiliation is different than our own.

We believe that Patriotism_2.0 begins in our homes,
and communities. It helps to promote an inclusive and *participatory* democracy at the grassroots level, making citizenship into an everyday *active* verb.

This website’s name and many of its ideas came from Eric Liu and
Nick Hanauer’s books 
True Patriots” and “Gardens of Democracy

We are proposing a new, non-partisan, non-electorial political
movement, one that is based on citizen participation by those of us who see the need to personally “tend” the gardens of democracy 
Read more….


Index w/ links to all essays
in our series

“Second American Revolution:
Crowd-sourcing
Democracy  and fixing a historic ‘glitch’ in the US Constitution


 

Newest post ~ 
https://tinyurl.com/yavpv4ku

Crowdsourcing Democracy:
Part 4-A ~ Fight like a Girl!


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~ https://tinyurl.com/yaaf668a ~

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