American Politicians in the New AgeGovernment officials or Celebrities?
Thomas Jefferson: 5th Annual Message 1805"In a government bottomed on the will of all, the life and liberty of every individual citizen becomes interesting to all.”
Is Jefferson forewarning us of the burden assumed by individuals taking office?From his time,could he haveperceived the Is he telling them toincreased accept the occupationalpublic interest hazard?in theindividualstaking officetoday?
But are the people trusted with running ourgovernment, who knowingly accept the burden of their position, abusing the attention and interest they receive?
Beginning with the 2008 elections“Our Celebrity President”
Enough is enough, that girl’s headlines could go on for miles…. Moving on…..
"I could tell him, Look, Giuliani did it, Palin did it, McCaindid it, and they were all president.” - Seth Meyers, advice toRomney
Is this where we are heading? Maybe we should check where we came from.
George Washington“A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.”
"The only orthodox object of the institution of government is to secure the greatest degree of happiness possible to the general mass of those associated under it." -Thomas Jefferson to M. van der Kemp, 1812. ME 13:135
Every four years the American public is asked, “Are you better off now than you were four years ago?”This is the year were we must ask ourselves this question again.
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Sources SlideReality show http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2010/11/15/sarah-palins-alaska-reality-show-best-moments.htmlPalin Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/sarahpalinusaPalin book #1 http://wwwwakeupamericans-spree.blogspot.com/2010/11/sarah-palin-offers-outstanding-advice.htmlPalin book #2 http://deathby1000papercuts.com/2009/11/sarah-palin-book-tour-latest-news-and-info/First four pictures on slide #10 www.people.com and www.usweekly.comMitt Romney and SNL http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/04/26/mitt-romney-not-yet-decided-on-snl-cameo-wife- ann-says/?hpt=hp_bn5Dancing with the Stars http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/bristol-palin-dancing-stars-44515http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20023083-10391698.htmlhttp://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-20023083-10391698.htmlThomas Jefferson http://faculty.cua.edu/pennington/law508/JeffersonRights.htmGeorge Washington http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/g/george_washington.html