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If you like the idea of public floggings, you’ll love Nehemiah Action

Chris Haire

Nehemiah Action is not the tool that it was designed to be. It doesn’t serve the public by helping them engage with their elected officials. It only disenfranchises them. By putting our leaders in a position where they can only answer “yes” or “no” to questions that they sometimes rightfully can’t answer “yes” to or “no” to, the folks at CAJM succeed in pointing out the apparent ineffectiveness and fecklessness of our leaders.

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