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Politics have become a sporting event. You root Red - I'll root Blue! My ideals versus yours.

The problem is some of our ideals and ideologies are in direct contradiction to the foundations of our system. Ideologues need to be imprisoned if they serve in the trust of public office and dare to interfere with the systematic distribution of law as outlined in our National Archives.

George Washington insisted there be no kings or bosses. No lord roaming the hallways of Capitol Hill, but each entrusted should face the electorate at regular intervals.

We are the caretakers of the Constitution. That's THE job. That is our job.

Politics, government and the care of our people is not sport. After family, our personal tethers to spirituality, or friends and neighbors, nothing takes a backseat to strong leadership characterized by good morals and a deep interest in the common welfare of our children, poor and aged.

Our love of the least of us brings out the best in us.

Our leaders are failing. You know it and I know it. We got lost in this million-media world where rightousness has been turned to "sport" and rooting for my side or yours.

That's OK, when it's known hyperbole like the entertaining lunacy of Rush Limbaugh or Bill O'Reilly. But when people begin to believe this type of crap, well it goes to show our educational system really is failing. Therein lies your proof.

Washington, D.C., has become a subculture unto itself. By itself. For itself. Standing on the principles of corporate degeneracy; the pandering of lobbyists and a firm desire to preserve perversity, the status quo and the emptying of our national coffers for personal gain.

When you've had enough, allow your Senator or Congressman to demand hearings which may or may not lead to impeachment and, or, jail time for anyone, regardless of party affiliation, who would dare conduct themselves below the standards set forth in preceding articles of James Madison, et al.

Don't fear impeachment. Fear a government too introverted and laced with cronyism to dare the exposures of impeachment.
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My career in journalism began as a stringer at the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner before making my way east to write at the Washington Star. I toiled for more than a decade as a columnist for Gannett, the world's largest newspaper chain. As (more...)
 

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