How do you propose that we, the American people, get Washington to listen our wants and needs?
In order to get things actually done to our betterment.
The American people need to become politically active. Go to meetings, bring people to the meetings, discuss, work for and with the groups you want to support.
No-one should sit on the sidelines. The Republic is ours and we need to see ourselves as the bosses in this country. Politicians are mere employees. If they cannot explain their reasons to act effectively then we need to vote for people who will.
It won't take many years for incumbant politicians to see that their job is on the line every election if the people keep a close eye on them and vote them in or out according to their abillities and success.
We the people cannot let the politicians off the hook for one moment, by letting them do what they want without explanation. That is the fundamental promise of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. That Government serves the people and power is only given under the consentof those people.
by Thomas Byers 3 years ago
Its really sad that we as Americans let the Democrats and Republicans pull games on us and keep our minds off the really important issues that face us as Americans. How can we not demand real solutions to the problems facing us as Americans. You know I set and listened to the Republican...
by Thomas Byers 5 years ago
Rev. Jackson pointed out that their is no debate in the Presidential Debates about the Poor, the Homeless, and the Hungry. Are both of our Presidential Candidates ducking the important issues? What do you think?He also pointed out that there has been no debate about gun violence. At some point in...
by TheManWithNoPants 5 years ago
How open are you to a MAJOR change in American politicsIf we want to change washington, we have to change ourselves first. We have to change our expectations. We have to raise them. Washington's results mirror our expectations, and polls show we don't expect much.
by ledefensetech 8 years ago
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091112/ap_ … fghanistanNice to see the reincarnation of Napoleon is doing so well concerning the course of the war. As much as I dislike FDR, at least he was smart enough to listen to his commanders in the field and let them run the war. FDR's job was...
by Stump Parrish 7 years ago
I believe he should resign. I didn't like the actions that brought him into the public eye but realize this proves he is human. His willingness to lie to the very people who elected him to office proves he is nothing more than a politician.I understand he is seeking help and I feel this has more to...
by Cassie Smith 4 years ago
If the head of government lies to its citizen to pass a law, should it be followed?Obama and the Democrat party lied to pass Obamacare. Gillibrand said it publicly. They knew Obama was lying when he said that if we liked our health care plan, we get to keep it. Lies, all lies. ...
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