View Poll Results: Term Limits

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  • Yes, term limits for Representatives

    32 48.48%
  • No, term limits for Representatives

    29 43.94%
  • Yes, term limits for Senators

    32 48.48%
  • No, term limits for Senators

    29 43.94%
  • Yes, term limits for Presidents

    47 71.21%
  • No, term limits for Presidents

    14 21.21%
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Thread: Do you support term limits

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    Re: Do you support term limits

    I support term limits, but for Republicans only.

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    Re: Do you support term limits

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Let's settle the issue of whether they belong in Congress first.
    Do you mean settle it in the voting aspect or in regards to answering in this thread.

    If the former, then you support allowing something that is "idiotic by definition" and is for "sore losers who don't like the fact that they keep losing elections" to simply continue because people are talking about it in another aspect of government? You're fine with something that is "anti-democratic" to continue to happen? After all, don't term limits just "take away the choice from the voters"? So you're in favor of continuing to allow people to "overrule the will of a majority of voters" simply because people are talking about it with regards to congress? This seems very odd and, by your own definition, seemingly anti-Democratic. But, even if that's the case....IF it was settled with regards to Congress, THEN would you still oppose it being in place for the president?

    Now, if its for the latter and you're saying you want to settle the issue IN THREAD first...how about you actually deal with what this thread is about which is Term Limits for ALL of government, not just "Congress first".

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    Re: Do you support term limits

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    I absolutely support term limits, the American electorate are demonstrated idiots who cannot collectively make informed, rational, intelligent decisions.
    Who the hell do you think you are telling them how they should vote?

    Why hold back? If this is true, why do you even want to allow them to vote at all? Simply call for abolishing elections altogether.
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    Re: Do you support term limits

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    Do you mean settle it in the voting aspect or in regards to answering in this thread.
    This thread.

    Now, if its for the latter and you're saying you want to settle the issue IN THREAD first...how about you actually deal with what this thread is about which is Term Limits for ALL of government, not just "Congress first".
    You are a smart one. Almost as smart as I am.

    Okay, fine. I think there's a huge difference between 535 little members of Congress and the most powerful office on the planet. But if you force the issue, I'll take getting rid of term limits on the President.
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    Re: Do you support term limits

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Who the hell do you think you are telling them how they should vote?
    I'm not telling them how they should vote, I'm telling them they should be INFORMED. Until they are, they're more dangerous voting than not voting.
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    Re: Do you support term limits

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    I'm not telling them how they should vote, I'm telling them they should be INFORMED.
    Bull. A limit on terms is about limiting the vote, not information.
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    Re: Do you support term limits

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Bull. A limit on terms is about limiting the vote, not information.
    When they can prove they're making an informed decision, then we can get rid of term limits. So long as the American people are largely idiots, they haven't earned that right.
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    Re: Do you support term limits

    For the president only ..... and this is a change from my past stances on this..... I think the president should be elected for one term of 6 years .. I say this because any president elected now, takes 6 months to get settled into office ... then spends the last year an a half of his first term campaigning for re-election .. then the two years he is doing anything to try to run the country is compromised by him making all popular choices that will help him get re-elected rather then making choices that are good for the country. I think this is why usually we see far more getting done in a presidents 2nd term.

    A single 6 year term would eliminate most all of that ..

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    Re: Do you support term limits

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    When they can prove they're making an informed decision, then we can get rid of term limits. So long as the American people are largely idiots, they haven't earned that right.
    When someone has no argument except to call everyone idiots, they are done.

    Oh, and if you think the voters are idiots, why let them vote at all?
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    Re: Do you support term limits

    A great big Yes on this one. Give them one term with no bennies and no retirement. Also no public funding. They want to serve...prove it.

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