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A Supermajority of Americans Agree on at Least 10 Important Issues – Part 2
January 16, 2019
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https://news.gallup.com/poll/235793/record-high-americans-say-immigration-good-thing.aspx This is the second part of our three-part series on where research, polls and surveys show a supermajority of Americans agree, including a majority of each political party and Independents. We’ve ranked these from low to high percentage of agreement, so this second part shows the middle four issues that Americans agree on. 7….

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A Supermajority of Americans Agree on at Least 10 Important Issues – Part 1
January 9, 2019
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We’re Not Polarized on These 3 Issues Only 32% of Americans support oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge – Congress voted to open the Refuge to drilling anyway   https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/01/climate/climate-policy-maps.html   Although our elected officials are consistently polarized, Americans across the political spectrum agree on plenty of issues. While politicians would like us to…

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Americans not as Polarized as Politicians
January 2, 2019
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The Brookings Institute reports that Congress is more polarized than it was a generation ago – the overlap between the parties has all but disappeared. “Safe” districts with partisan supermajorities have helped to push politicians away from the center. The widening ideological gap between party activists in recent decades has also made our politicians more polarized. Most…

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Crowdsourcing the Common Good
September 15, 2018
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When asked, “What is a special interest group?,” most people are quick to respond with answers similar to, “It’s a group funded by a company or industry to advocate for their interests”. So when I’m trying to explain the mission of our newly formed, non-profit organization, Wethepeople.org, I let them try to tell me. “If…

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We’re all in the same boat now
May 13, 2018
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Martin Luther King’s quote, “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now” is a remarkably poignant metaphor for America in 2018. As a people, we appear hopelessly adrift in a world that within recent memory had defined us a beacon of freedom and prosperity but has now seemingly…

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What can we agree on?
May 6, 2018
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We The People is about finding a slate of issues that liberals, moderates, and conservatives can all agree on and advancing those issues in Washington. It’s easy to be skeptical that common ground really exists between us when we see so many headlines that reinforce the idea that we are a divided nation. The solution…

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