Are we sheep or is our government ours to shape?

A Memphis Conversation began exploring the proper role and function of local government. Beginning with a few examples of what the conversationalists though was proper and what was not, the discussion evolved into a broader exchange about the local and federal role and the people’s role. There were divided opinions among the participants. While their thoughts are important, the greater good might be that they addressed the issues with one another. This is what A Memphis Conversation hopes all of us will do. In a civil and informed manner, discuss the issues of our society. At least in one advocate’s position, it is hoped you will make your thoughts known to our governments on various issues with the intent to influence our governments to do the will of the people.


Duration: 45 minutes, 14 seconds]

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One Comment to “Are we sheep or is our government ours to shape?”

  1. “We the people” have responsibility for what our government does in our name. I’m not proud of most of what has been done in my name for at least the last five years by our national government. I hope to rectify that with my vote in August and November this year.

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