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Posts Tagged ‘ethics’

Sensible Thinkers In Utah

Posted by italco on March 31, 2012

Do you live in Utah? Are you tired of an Un-Ethical Congress that won’t work together? Are you tired of a Congress that doesn’t hold itself accountable? Would you like to network with other sensible thinkers in Utah?? Come join us and let’s send Representatives to Congress who will work with our President, hold themselves Accountable, end the Corruption in Congress!!  Here is a network list of other sensible thinkers in Utah…let’s send a clear message!! Beat The Drum!!

Utah State Democratic Party, PRIDE In Utah, Carbon County Democrats, Wasatch County Democrats, Utahns for Ethical Government, Obama for America – Utah, Iron County Democrats, Juab County Democratic Party, Davis County Democratic Party, Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Coffee Party USA – Utah, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC), Democrats, Latinos In Utah, Utah State Hispanic Democratic Caucus, Young Democrats of Utah, Utah House Democratic Caucus, Utah Senate Democrats, Summit County Utah Democrats, Salt Lake County Democratic Party, Stonewall Democrats of Utah, Democratic Women of Utah County, Weber County Democrats, Cache Democrats, The Utah County Democratic Party, Washington County Democratic Party, LDS Dems, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Occupy Utah General Assembly, Occupy Moab, Occupy the United States Postal Service, Occupy Provo, Occupy SLC, Country First, Democratic National Committee, Occupy Ogden, Occupy Logan, and Occupy Park City

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End Corruption In Congress! “Beat The Drum”

Posted by italco on May 14, 2009

 

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“Beat The Drum”

It is time to end corruption in government!

How can “We The People” make a difference?

First, We need to demand that accepting gifts is an not an acceptable practice. This is where corruption starts. We must end the practice of accepting gratuities as common place in congress and our government agencies.

Then, We need to vote wisely in 2010, pick the candidate based on ethics not on just their moral values.

Open secrets is a web sight that will let you view any and all contributions received from any politician in congress. Go here and research those you will be voting for in the up coming 2010 elections http://www.opensecrets.org/elections/index.php.

Another great website is “Congress Merge”. This website allows you to click on your state and view the contact info on any candidate that is up for re-election, their phone numbers, and their voting history http://www.congressmerge.com/onlinedb/index.htm this is an absolute must when making an informed decision on the candidates in your voting area. Another resource sent in by blogger ( Ann Nonomus) http://www.congress.org/congressorg/home/ is an excellent tool in canidate research.

We can get involved in our Party!! Go to your party website and help them out. http://www.gop.com/ / http://www.democrats.org/ /or any one of the political parties that participated in the 2008 election http://2008election.procon.org/viewresource.asp?resourceID=001570

We can also, Demand our ethics laws to be enforced; 

Beat The Drum…lets force them to be ethical.

Write to your White-house http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/

The House of Representatives https://writerep.house.gov/writerep/welcome.shtml

Senator’s http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm

The congressional Oversight Panel http://cop.senate.gov/contact/

The Office of Government Ethics http://www.usoge.gov/contact_us/contact_oge.aspx

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                    TITLE 5–ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL
                CHAPTER XVI–OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS
PART 2635_STANDARDS OF ETHICAL CONDUCT FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH–
                      Subpart G_Misuse of Position
Sec. 2635.702  Use of public office for private gain.
     An employee shall not use his public office for his own private gain, for the endorsement of any product, service or enterprise, or for the private gain of friends, relatives, or persons with whom the
employee is affiliated in a nongovernmental capacity, including nonprofit organizations of which the employee is an officer or member, and persons with whom the employee has or seeks employment or business relations. The specific prohibitions set forth in paragraphs (a) through (d) of this section apply this general standard, but are not intended to
be exclusive or to limit the application of this section.
    (a) Inducement or coercion of benefits. An employee shall not use or permit the use of his Government position or title or any authority associated with his public office in a manner that is intended to coerce or induce another person, including a subordinate, to provide any benefit, financial or otherwise, to himself or to friends, relatives, or persons with whom the employee is affiliated in a nongovernmental capacity.

Corruption isn’t going away on it’s own, Demand ethics reform in Congress!!

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