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Waiving Freedom

Lance73 Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 5:44 AM
To limit the terms of the Congress by fiat is simply a cop-out on our responsibilities. Be responsible enough to limit their term at the ballot box if needed, but if a perfect Congressman were to be elected why should we require that he be dismissed simply because we're too lazy to do our duty? As the Honorable John Roberts said we have the responsibility and the means to govern ourselves if we'd just do it at the ballot box.
Poesmom Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 7:15 PM
We used to have a talk radio guy here in the SF Bay Area named Jim Eason. I can remember 20 some years ago he said every election, Don't Return Incumbent Politicians. DRIP on them.
Scrap Iron in Texas Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 6:38 AM
That's what I mean, lance.
WE set the limits.
And if your congressman has been in for more than a couple of terms, then vote them out>
Get a new guy (or girl) in at the primary.

End the reign of the career politician.
Support the citizen legislator.

Among the objections to ObamaCare, one that has not gotten as much attention as it should is the president's power to waive the law for any company, union or other enterprise he chooses.

The 14th Amendment to the Constitution provides for "equal protection of the laws" for all Americans. To have a law that can cost an organization millions of dollars a year either apply or not apply, depending on the whim or political interest of the President of the United States, is to make a mockery of the rule of law.

How secure is any freedom when there is this kind of...