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Stand up for Accountability

Elected are servants, not the privileged!

"The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse." -- James Madison, speech in the Virginia constitutional convention, Dec. 2, 1829


Citizens, open your eyes to recognize and acknowledge those that abuse the power of elected office in local, state and federal governments. The abuses can be measured by the amount of power an elected has within their grasp or collectively. Without accountability the abuse becomes tyrannical. Those who should be represented, if caught breaking the same laws, would without doubt, be found guilty, possibly incarcerated and restitution plus demanded from them. Should the elected not be held to at least the same standard? Stand up for accountability and question all the wrong you see for until it is discerned and charged, you are an enabler to the abuser(s).

--Steve Ramey, Citizen & USMC Vietnam Veteran

Semper Fidelis et Vigilo!

16 September 2012



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4 MER DUMB DEM September 19, 2012 at 02:30 PM
Well said and I ask that our citizens in Novemeber cast a ballott to fil that empty chair in the oval office with a Commander n Cheif who will protect Americans within our borders and American interest through out the world. I am voting and voluntering for the Romney/Ryan Ticket...I had been tossing this around in my head as my JOB search is floundering (3 yrs out of work) and on 9-11 I decided to follow thru as I watched the Terrorist Attacks. I am appauled by this Community Organizer who parades as Commander n Cheif, boarded Air Force One and flew to Vegas. He is a sham............Condi Rice nailed it down, clearly we can not Lead from Behind. God help us all.... and as Steve referenced...Stop Enabling the Abusers. The election grows closer ...tick tock...Volunteer, talk it up. for all of our sakes(children n grandchildren) stop the apathy and DOOOO something, PLEASE. 4 Mer Dumb Dem
FormerSmartRepub September 19, 2012 at 06:47 PM
Hey Chief its i before e, before you criticize the president who got bin laden learn to spell! By the way it is not Obama's fault you are out of work or can't find work. Remember your new found republican mantra "government doesn't create jobs".
NJ4America September 19, 2012 at 07:10 PM
HEY! How about you please take into consideration that 4 MER DUMB DEM was of the democrat thinking at some point. That alone may explain a lack of education and spelling issues. I would however love to hear you explain why Obama is not to blame for a consistent unemployment rate after 3.5 years. Oh and it's bin Laden and Obama was no where near Pakistan when our MILITARY whacked him.
4 MER DUMB DEM September 21, 2012 at 03:39 AM
Really, my spelling is all you have? I am quite convinced that when we depose this Community Organizing Communist the business community will respond Vigorously. I am a registered Independant who voted for Carter & Clinton, I voted for McCain knowing we needed a strong Military type. My "Mantra" if one is in need of such, would sound like this: I need a Strong Leader who does not bow or apologize to Murderous Sodomizing Terrorists.
R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew September 21, 2012 at 04:30 AM
I just want our border secured in time of WAR... seems reasonable don't you think?
Tammy Osier September 21, 2012 at 10:54 AM
Formersmart- Maybe you should ask Mr. Ramey, a former marine, if obama can take credit for bin laden, or if it's a TEAM EFFORT on the part of not only our MIlitary, but presidents combined. Bush set everything into play (intelligence, HomeLand Security, ect..) that led up to it. To his credit, obama did elect to keep those policies in place. In my opinion, the difference between to two men is that when Bush talked about it he said WE got him. When the hollywood-type- can-do- no-wrong current president talks about it, you'd think he went in there by himself. Al Quaida is still alive and well. Bl was one man. Had we waited to share the infomation with the world, we could have had years of intelligence at our fingertips and wiped out a large portion of those operatives. R and 4Mer- good posts. Btw....4Mer, obam has proposed to give a billion "bailout" to the muslim brotherhood (great reward for killing our people and burning our flag) Swell.

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