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Trust, Transparency and Questions Worth Asking Before You Vote

jmonaco Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 2:31 PM
Dr. Paulson -- I also think a contribution of our current woes is the lack of transparency and trust of institutional leaders in the private sector. Woe to the general who thinks loyalty should only flow from the bottom ranks up the chain of command. I'll quote George S. Patton, Jr. (a recognized leader): "There s a great deal of talk about loyalty from the bottom to the top. Loyalty from the top down is even more necessary and is much less prevalent. One of the most frequently noted characteristics of great men who have remained great is loyalty to their subordinates." and ... "Moral courage is the most valuable and usually the most absent characteristic in men."

Trust is an invaluable asset for any leader. It's promised in every political campaign. But trust must be earned and reearned every day, and it's hard to regain once lost. President Obama came into office promising hope, change, and unprecedented transparency. After four years of unimpressive economic progress, unabashed partisanship, and imperial power politics, he's asking us to entrust him with another four years in office.

Are you ready to trust him again? Has he earned your trust or do you have serious questions that go unanswered? Why would he sign bills that had to be passed for us to...