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#1    Drayno

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:13 AM

http://www.govtrack....lls/113/hjres15



Well, this certainly got real.

Edited by Eonwe, 06 January 2013 - 05:15 AM.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:16 AM

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 05:19 AM

yeap, that's the important thing we need to discuss and debate in Congress now - not gun laws, not the bloody fiscal cliff, making it so the Sainted Obama can have a third term...

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:17 AM

The fact that someone would even put it forward for consideration says a lot about where we are as a country now.  It might be interesting to watch Oby fight Bill for the nomination in 3 years......

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:35 AM

poo poo :clap:


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Posted 06 January 2013 - 10:37 AM

Before some start trembling:

Prognosis
0% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted or passed.

There will always be idiots proposing idiotic things. Instead we should be discussing term limits for Congress, the House and State legislatures. The most dangerous thing for a democracy are professional politicians.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:23 PM

i dout this will pass. But i wish someone would put a bill out to try and limit the term of congressmen. That would be nice. just saying.

The sad thing is the majority of the population agree's the house and congress should have term limits. But the politicans dont.. lol

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 07:22 PM

My dad says this guys done this before.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 10:35 PM

View Postquestionmark, on 06 January 2013 - 10:37 AM, said:

Before some start trembling:

Prognosis
0% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted or passed.

There will always be idiots proposing idiotic things. Instead we should be discussing term limits for Congress, the House and State legislatures. The most dangerous thing for a democracy are professional politicians.

I agree it more than likely won't pass.

But at least we know what they're trying to do.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 10:44 PM

Good find for sure. Good comments. Seems even the people that disagree often agree on this one.


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Posted 06 January 2013 - 10:59 PM

View Postquestionmark, on 06 January 2013 - 10:37 AM, said:

Before some start trembling:

Prognosis
0% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted or passed.

There will always be idiots proposing idiotic things. Instead we should be discussing term limits for Congress, the House and State legislatures. The most dangerous thing for a democracy are professional politicians.

Term limits won't work unless the thinking changes among the status quo.  The media plays a much more important role in influencing public opinion than any professional politician.  The politician is a puppet and puppets are easily replaced.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:01 AM

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:20 AM

View PostSimbi Laveau, on 07 January 2013 - 02:01 AM, said:

Listen to mother when she says she heard a rumor .
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Fair enough. ;)

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 06:02 AM

View Postquestionmark, on 06 January 2013 - 10:37 AM, said:

Before some start trembling:

Prognosis            
0% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted or passed.        

There will always be idiots proposing idiotic things. Instead we should be discussing term limits for Congress, the House and State legislatures. The most dangerous thing for a democracy are professional politicians.

I agree that we need term limits at *ALL* levels…

“You politicians have stayed professionals only because the voters have remained amateurs.” - Mary Matthews (Katharine Hepburn) in “State of the Union”

But I wouldn’t say there is 0% chance.  Obama got reelected after all.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:58 AM

I'm all for it. Only if we have an easier way to get somebody out of office. (Just because you sleep with an intern isn't one of them).
So that we actually can keep a leader who might worry about what we want rather then just pushing things through half ass it because of time. I'd put a nice stipulation that if you get kicked out by the people you also get tar and feathered. Might get politicians to actually you know work for the people instead of against.

You know that whole keeping the good people and ditching the bad people. Might be what this country needs.

I wouldn't trust a career politician to actually write it though because we would just get boned.





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