MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

What Should An Elected Official Do?

March 2nd, 2010 Viewed 1393 times

Man Alone

In a Democratic Republic like we have, what are politicians supposed to do?  There are two schools of thought on this.  Some believe that they are elected to do what they think is best.  They believe that we elect statesmen, that are better than us and that have our best interest at heart.

The other side believes that we elect mouthpieces—people that are to go to represent us and our opinions and values.

So which is happening here?

Get Rid of the Bums…

January 26th, 2010 Viewed 2187 times, 1 so far today

Office

…Except my guy, because he’s good.

Why is it that we can simultaneous hold that our representatives aren’t doing a good job and believe our local guy isn’t part of the problem?

How can Congress have such a low approval rating, and yet most of the people get elected right back to the same positions they had?

Isn’t it time for term limits, redistricting, or something so that we have different people, or more common people, in office rather than foolishly holding onto the notion that “my guy is ok”?

MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.