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We must hold our elected officials accountable

Short simple to the point. It is all in the title. Please read the links below and then take action. It is time that we return to being a progressive nation. We must stop the regression of our society. Between ALEC and Tea Party we are seeing a return to the robber barons era in America. We must take a stand. Tea Party was allowed to run rampant with guns yet peace OWS participants have been beaten, sprayed, and arrested. We must take a stand. We must return our government to the people. Our country was formed because a group of people were tired of being controlled by corporations via the government. We must take a stand. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/29/jerry-brown-occupy-oakland_n_1175302.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003 http://www.alec.org/ http://alecexposed.org/wiki/ALEC_Exposed

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