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That's what I think regions are about, making central government more accountable and fairer.
I'm against unanswerable concentrations of power, whether that be government or private industry or religious figures - anybody who is not accountable to the larger social climate or society for the power they wield, that concerns me. I'm very pro-democracy.
We need to hold Wall Street accountable for issuing the kinds of deceptive loans that nearly brought our economy to its knees in 2008.
At least the politicians are accountable to the voters.
I decided to run for governor because I got mad... I want to make government more directly accountable to the people.
I think, as an actor, and particularly if you are playing the lead in something, you have to view yourself as the head of department for the cast. All of the other departments are accountable and have somebody at the helm who is leading them all the time, and I don't think that the actors should be any different.
Nowadays you don't need to be a senator or a CEO or a celebrity to have a voice in the media, and if you happen to be a senator, a CEO or a celebrity, you have a thousand people each with their own respective audiences to hold you accountable.
The better-informed we are, the more we can do to make sure what's happening is in our interests and is accountable to us.
There is a broad movement that has been holding companies accountable on human rights for a long time.
The NSA should keep close watch on suspected terrorists to keep our country safe - through programs permitting due process, the naming of a suspect, and oversight by an accountable court.
Every day you live as a Christian, you are accountable to live for Christ.
If China someday gains a more fair, just, and accountable system of government, it will be due to the hard work and efforts of the Chinese people, not due to the inexorable workings of any particular technology.
How do you keep war accountable to the American people when war becomes invisible and virtual?
We are the only institution in our society that can question a president on a regular basis and make him accountable. Otherwise, he could be king.
Syrians need to prepare for the aftermath if the Assad regime falls. Atrocities that could be considered war crimes have been committed in this country, and Syrians should rightly demand that the perpetrators be held accountable.
What is a government supposed to do for its people? To improve the standard of living, to help them get jobs, get kids to schools, and have access to medicine and hospitals. Government may not directly provide these public goods and services, but government must be accountable for whether or not they are delivered to citizens.
Let's hold insurance companies accountable the right way by making them put their whole customer base on the line.
I strongly believe that for serious and violent criminals, we must absolutely hold them accountable for their crimes and send them to prison.
The White House alone cannot hold its opponents accountable.
I married a woman who's not going to take anything. No slips. She's very accountable, and she holds me very accountable.
No one is accountable anymore for anything.
Craig T. Nelson
I love when you aren't accountable to anybody or anything, and you can just be wherever you are.
I for one believe that we absolutely need an improved guest worker program, one that holds immigrants and employers accountable and yet still enables us to get a crop out of the ground in south Georgia.
If people have done something wrong then they should be held accountable.
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
If the City Council wants to hold the police accountable, it has the subpoena power and oversight responsibility to do so. They don't have the courage to do it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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