Do you favor TERM LIMITS in the United States Congress?
If so why and if you do support term limits visit this link to petition the President to act!
- TigerbloodLv 49 years agoFavorite Answer
Greedy, career politicians that are in congress for what it seems a life time need to go. Yes, definitely term limits. Let them feel what is like to get laid off and go out search for a job that doesn't exist.
- SmileLv 49 years ago
I am always in favor of term limits. The thing is...got news for some people jere...lobbyists are already in control. Money talks more than ethics I guess.
- Eliot KLv 79 years ago
Because it takes members of congress a year or more to be fully functioning, and years to become effective, term limits removes members of congress when they are best equipped to help their constituents.
Term limits, thus, shift power from your elected representative to the lobbyists and other non-elected writers and influencers of legislation.
One might as well appoint lobbyists to run our country - they stay in power for decades.
Either give people a voice in Washington, or institute term limits and put the lobbyists in charge.
- 9 years ago
We need term limits in addition to criminalizing lobbying. Get rid of them so we can get people in office to make changes instead of just to get a big paycheck for little work. Politicians spend half thier time and our money just to campaign to keep their jobs.
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- PaladinLv 79 years ago
I favor not voting for any incumbents
- Debra HLv 79 years ago
DEFINITELY ... 4 YEARS IS QUITE ENOUGH.. AFTER THAT THEY LEARN ALL THE ROPES AND HOW TO SCREW THE PEOPLE!
- Lily IrisLv 79 years ago
No, because we already have them- they are called elections.