Serving the "government" is almost never serving your country.
And the "government" can't create a job for you without taking the job from someone else. Who's job do you want Ron Paul to take to give you a job?
Oh, and that "just doing my job" bit puts you in some pretty questionable company. Namely, that was the refrain of the Nazis.
I'm not going to listen to Beck. I've already done that.