Thursday, August 18, 2005

"Term Limits Rule"

These are the responses to my August 17 article "What Might Have Been -- The Effects of Term Limits." Thanks to all, please continue to provide us with your feedback.

5 comments:

  1. I wanted term limits, because sinking the whole idea of "career politicians" is central to my idea of government [and a lot of other people too!] I want a citizenry that serves in an elected office and then goes back to a real job like the rest of us hold. They will stay in touch with ordinary things and no more of these folks living like royalty. Enough already!

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  2. All of which points to a flawed political system throughout this
    > country. Politicians should be forced to resign from their current
    > positions before running for another. The taxpayers are not being well
    > served when their representative is out campaigning for a new job and
    > getting paid for it. We ordinary citizens cannot do this (except while
    > on vacation time), so why should politicians be allowed to do so?

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  3. Anonymous6:39 AM

    Time to impose term limits on the entire state legislature!

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  4. I've always thought legally mandated term limits an anti democratic/anti republican (small letters deliberate) idea. The only term limits allowed should be those imposed by the electorate on election day. The present condition is just further proof of a lazy, ill-informed, non-participating, citizenry failing to take responsibility for its own governance. Perhaps,under these circumstances, it is just as well. But I can't help feeling that this is a sorry and dispiriting state of affairs, for the richest and most powerful nation in the history of the world, and one launched with such hope and promise.

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  5. Hey bud. Just happend on your site and thought I would send a shout out. Good job.

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