You're welcome, Betty Lou and Marge.
I think it is of utmost importance to keep ourselves on top of the issues, let our representatives know where we stand on the issues and how we want them to vote. If enough people did this we would have a real voice in government, one that might even compete with all the special interest lobbyists. And at the very least, our "representatives" won't be totally clueless when they are voted out come election time.
We, as a country, have many enemies. Apathy is probably one of the most dangerous.
From our Founding Fathers to our present day armed services members, too much blood has been shed in preserving our liberties. Let's make sure that it hasn't been shed in vain.
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty, and the destiny of the republican model of government, are justly considered deeply, perhaps as finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people. George Washington, First Inaugural Address
April 30, 1789