See something, say something

by Diane Benjamin

“The world is a dangerous place.  Not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” Albert Einstein.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano has a campaign: “If you see something, say something”.

She is encouraging citizens to spy on other citizens, pretty much like Hitler did in Nazi Germany.

Obviously, she has it backward.

When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.  When the government fears the people, there is liberty.  Thomas Jefferson

Transparency and accountable government only happens when government is exposed by people with information.  If citizens have information, it is their responsibility to hold government accountable.

I’m working with several state accountability groups who can investigate and expose what you know – completely anonymously.  All you have to do is get it started:  [email protected]

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