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President Obama has work to do yes... but so do we! "Self Government"

Nov 07, 2012 -- 1:42pm

I voted for President Barack Obama!

And I believe the weight of the nation's problems should not lay solely on his shoulders.

Here is my favorite excerpt from his 2012 acceptance speech:

....but that doesn’t mean your work is done. The role of citizens in our Democracy does not end with your vote. America’s never been about what can be done for us. It’s about what can be done by us together through the hard and frustrating, but necessary work of self-government........

.....The belief that our destiny is shared; that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and to future generations. The freedom which so many Americans have fought for and died for come with responsibilities as well as rights. And among those are love and charity and duty and patriotism. That’s what makes America great."

In short, what this says to me, is that we all have our own responsibilities to TCB!! Take Care of Business!

This beautiful Democracy that we live in offers us individual responsibility and an opportunity to take care of our homes, of our children, of our elders, of our finances, of our health, of our communities!

So, let's do our best to take care of our own and support President Obama as he does his best to clean up the rest.

 

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