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A Real Term Limit

lgoldhammer Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 7:52 AM
I think the lack of experience in Obama is what helped him get elected. Some thought he didn't know enough or have enough experience. Others though that would be an opportunity to look past what's always been done and see new possibilities. Unfortunately, his ignorance did not turn out to be bliss.... Not for tax paying Americans told to tighten our belts while he takes 5 star vacations around the world. What ever happened to Presidents going home to their own houses on their time off?
dieseldriver Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 8:35 AM
Would you go to Chicago to vacation?
Younger Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 10:54 AM
Only as a stop to change trains when going to see a nephew who lives in one of the Chicago suburbs.
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...