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Obama Hypocrisy Index Picks up Steam

gjmlb Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 10:22 PM
Absolutely think there should be a maximum term limit of 2 terms, for everyone, then when the once elected officials go back into society, both the improvements as well as the error of their ways will impact them personally,in their lives, then and only then will there be real responsibillity to the people as our once elected officials will become one of the people, and no longer one of the EXEMPT.Politicians have made it a lifetime career, and not a limited proposition to serve.
Mark1369 Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 12:08 AM
I agree that we won't get our federal gov't to improve until we have term limits on Congress and the Senate just as it has been placed on the Executive Branch. People that claim voting is term limits ignore the power of the incumbancy to get reelected term after term, Incumbants have too much power for a citizen to challenge them in an election therefore term limits is the only path that will force change to occur.
Whoknows Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 7:41 AM
Probably revoking their enormus pension benefits would help them to decide to go back to public life.
Robert125 Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 9:38 AM
Making them live by the same laws they impose on the rest of us would also help.
mary1174 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 2:40 PM
I don't know. the electorate seems to have lost it's collective mind.

What a difference a few month makes.

Last month we were told by a fawning news media how great things were. The economy was a little engine that could.  And the declining unemployment rate was touted in headlines as significant progress toward economic recovery.

Unemployment rate falls to 7.8% in September, reported the Washington Post- a four-year low...”nearly”… whatever “nearly” means.

“The nation’s jobless rate dropped to its lowest point in nearly four years in September. And unlike some recent declines, this one happened for the right reason: not because people gave up looking for a job, but...

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