We've Lost Control of Government
“Cheapening the Founders’ Ideals,” by Carl R. Ramey (Sept. 12), caught my eye.
Having spent almost 30 years in the Operations Directorate of the Central Intelligence Agency, I read with interest anything about our government, Constitution and those who support our great nation.
I was incensed when I read Ramey’s comments about Glenn Beck and those of us who feel we have lost control of our government.
I am one of those who firmly believe that it is a “government of the people by the people and for the people,” not the other way around, and I “hold these truths to be self-evident.”
After living for 42 years in and around the nation’s capital, I am not surprised that a retired former Washington attorney should feel that big government is a plus. There are probably more attorneys per square mile in Washington, D.C., than any other city in the country.
I can imagine if there is felt to be a threat to their existence from a lessening of the monies that flow from a bloated Congress and the White House that they would continue to support a larger government.
The rise of public opinion against the present establishment, evident with the growth of the tea party, cannot be ignored anymore.
We are fortunate as a nation to have a news organization such as Fox News to give the public a fair and balanced view of all things affecting our nation. These are the crucial facts we get from almost no other news media today.
James S. McKee
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