This year, we should expand on our Season’s Greetings.
This year, we should strive be something better.
This year, instead of just being consumers, thinking about presents, we should focus on something bigger.
This year, we should remember what an opportunity it is to live in a Democracy where your voice can be heard.
This year, we should make a resolution to use that opportunity. Because that opportunity was a gift from a lot of patriots who came before us, who made a lot of sacrifices in order to make that gift a reality.
This year, instead of planning a great New Year’s, let’s plan to become newly inspired.
This year, make a resolution to be a conscientious, vigilant citizen. The kind that our forefathers and mothers would have hoped would be around today to preserve The Bill of Rights and the Constitution.
Don’t wait until 2014 – make this resolution today:
Question our government. You not only have every right to, that’s exactly what a good citizen is supposed to do.
Question the media. Are they telling us the whole truth? Why do we hear more about some starlet tripping on the Hollywood red carpet than we do about the really important issues?
Question the silence. Why don’t we hear about the gigantic NSA scandal any longer? Do you seriously believe they stopped spying on Americans without warrants just because it’s not on the news anymore? Don’t be naïve.
Let’s use our time. Become an informed citizen. That’s a very powerful thing to be. Expand your sources of information. There’s a gold mine of good information out there in alternative media. Explore it.
Register to vote. Because you can’t shoot a gun that isn’t loaded and voting is the best weapon that we own—to protect us from ignorance, to protect us from corruption, and to protect us from being controlled.
Control them. Don’t let them control you. That’s what Democracy is all about.
In short, STAY VIGILANT. We only have a Democracy if we keep it that way.
Gov. Jesse Ventura
IN HIS OWN WORDS: Click to hear Jesse Ventura’s New Year’s Resolution