"I would suggest you make the restoration of your State Militia an issue with him and if he is unreceptive, replace him with a Governor that will."
Why don't we just replace our president with one that will follow the Constitution? Didn't we just try that? Easier said than done.
We can be much more productive spending time and $ at the local level.
I agree we need both, but if I have to chose between giving my time and $ to Jesse Benton or to help get a Constituitional Sheriff elected, I will go with my Sheriff.
I totally agree with your second paragraph, if Committees of Safety were focusing more on the town and local level, I would probably be more involved with them, I stoped following them a few years back because of the above concerns