Keep an eye on the government
For the last 200 years, brave Americans have fought to ensure that a government of the people, by the people and for the people shall not perish from the earth.
The trouble is that most people have busy lives, and the government is a complex and convoluted entity. It's difficult to keep track of the issues you care about at the local level, much less state and federal levels.
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