79 Members Of Congress Have Been In Office For At Least 20 Years

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    As the article says, No wonder Washington never changes. That and the faceless bureaucrats who spend 30+ years building their little empires and telling everyone else how to live.


    Are any of the 79 yours?


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    Jeebus! Term limits are the answer. 50 years for Conyers is a crime in my book.
     
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    And a lifetime of Robert Byrd, KKK grand kleagle & dimocrat filibusterer of the 1964 civil rights act who died in office in 2010.
     
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    I don't like being told whom I'm allowed vote for. If your worried about how long people are in office support public financing of election and remove the money machine aspect of incumbency.
     
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    No one told you who you are allowed to vote for. We know you are a stupid fuck like ALL DIMOCRATS.
     
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    I think term limits are something we can forget about. These people aren't going to go for anything like that. They are not very receptive to new blood coming on board. The only way we might get term limits would be some kind of referendum by voters like would have to be done for a Constitutional amendment. Other than that, if an incumbent is running with no competition I guess a write-in vote for someone else might work.
     
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    I don't support term limits for Congress, it doesn't actually help anything.

    See any number of State legislatures for evidence.
     
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    That's what those who support term limits are trying to do. I prefer spending limits and spreading the money around so other voices, including third parties, can be heard and have a chance to be more than spoilers.
     
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    To theDoctorisin: The federal government is the problem. Long-serving senators created by the XVII Amendment is one the three life-threatening political diseases afflicting the country. The tax on income, and membership in the United Nations, are the other two. Eliminate any one of the three major diseases and the symptoms they cause automatically disappear. Examples:

    1. Repeal the XVI Amendment and the parasite class automatically dissolves.

    2. Repeal the XVII Amendment and the Senate’s nest of traitors is automatically exterminated.

    3. Withdraw from the United Nations and the New World Order is automatically neutered.

    NOTE: A good senator working for his state instead of working for the global government crowd can serve a long time when they are appointed time after time by their state legislatures. Elections controlled by the media make it almost impossible to remove traitors like Ted Kennedy, John Kerry, Joe Biden, Patrick Leahy, Orrin Hatch, among others who did so much harm because of the XVII Amendment.
     
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    OverThrow #Congress
     

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