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A Real Term Limit

lcarlson Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 1:15 PM
Mr. Sowell has a very good point. It's a debate this country needs to have soon, very soon. I'm passing this on to others to read and contemplate.
The main thing wrong with the term limits movement is the "s" at the end of the word "limit."

What are advocates of term limits trying to accomplish? If they are trying to keep government from being run by career politicians, whose top priority is getting themselves reelected, then term limits on given jobs fail to do that.

When someone reaches the limit of how long one can spend as a county supervisor, then it is just a question of finding another political office to run for, such as a member of the state legislature. And when the limit on terms there is...