X Things To Help Us Avoid Breaking Bad [PRE-DRAFT]
[Nice linky goodness from alert reader Ellen F on the commons. --lambert]
[Stickying this, too. I want to nail the whole project, the whole architecture, so I (and I hope others!) can start posting on individual planks or points before we get too far into the campaign season. --lambert]
The third leg of the triad is Values. We've got the 12 Plank [Point] Platform, the X-Point Structural Thingummies, and now Values. I suggest there's one:
1. Preserve and Expand The Commons.
I've tried to embody everything else -- justice and social justice, say -- into policies that bring concrete material benefits, or implementations that cut across policies. So here we have basically the Ninth Amendment, that covers any left over policies or implementation details -- or forces alterations in policies and implementations after contact with real electorates.