My one and only plea for America

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    I have come to the belief that the country that I grew up in, believed in, bled for and pray for has been taken over by something far worse that a foreign enemy. Apathy in our nation is killing us as a free society.
    We shake our heads and laugh at the corruption in our leaders. Late night comedians make jokes about it and we laugh when what we should be doing is running the thieves and liars out on a rail. Our nation is being taken over without a fight .
    Our founding fathers would hardly recognize the travesty that our nations leaders have made of the Constitution. We as a nation have surrendered our rights with out a whimper.
    I, for one, am saddened by what I have seen happen to my country in the last 25 years.
    Where does it say that the government is supposed to take care of me cradle to grave?
    A very wise man once said, " I would rather die on my feet that live on my knees."
    That's where I ,and some others that believe in the Bill of Rights and the Constitution,are at right now.
    Throw the liars and thieves out , make them face justice,or lose this nation to the Socialists. (Remember them ? They used to be called the communists)
     
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    The fact of the matter is: Only a Constitutional convention mandated by 2/3’s of the states will create the "possibility" for real change regarding the behavior of our elected representatives.

    It's going to happen (again) sooner or later. Sooner would be better, IMO.
     
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    What amendments do you hope will be proposed there? or are you hoping for a whole new constitution? what would you have in it?
     
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    Also like to add ... and what would it change?
     
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    Absolutely nothing if its lead by the same morons in Washington.
     
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    Purtty much, as much as it pains me to say this, we really can't do better. What we need to do is fire them all and find a bunch of rednecks to put in charge, let them learn from scratch.
     
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    Throwing the liars and thieves out only helps if we have someone honest and trustworthy to replace them with. Sadly we don't. You want to know why?

    Its because people dont participate in elections unless it's a Presidential race. I was at the primaries Tuesday. Almost no one showed up. This was where we vote for all the local leaders. The people who directly control our purse strings and who we should all know since they are our neighbors. They are also the people that use these positions to jump off into future politics. But the people dont get involved in deciding local elections and they are supprised when crappy people are elected into office down the line?

    Its also because we dont have lots of honest and trustworthy people left in our nation.
     
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    They waste their time voting on American Idol/Dance crap instead, then when the presidential election happens they vote with the exact same standards.
     
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    While this is Memorial Day weekend, I want to thank all vets for their service. Yeah, I know, we have Veteran's Day for that, but any day is good for thanking those that serve or served. The dead? They gave their tomorrows for our today's. Have you said, 'Thank you!'?
     
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    Disregarding the Constutution is an American tradition. See the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798, Lincoln's refusal to recognize and accept the South's right to secede, the decades of state-backed discrimination against blacks even after the passage of the 13th-15th amendments, the Sedition Act of 1918, FDR's executive power-grab, the herding of Japanese-Americans into concentration camps, McCarthyism and Red Scare politics, etc, etc, etc.

    I used to share your opinion, but examining the multitude of mistakes we've made in our history regarding constitutionality has caused me to wonder if following the Constitution is even a realistic goal at this point.
     
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