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8. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jan 31, 2013, 13:58 Necrophob
 
NKD wrote on Jan 31, 2013, 02:46:
Cutter wrote on Jan 31, 2013, 02:33:
Then you might see some stuff actually getting done.

It sounds nice, and most Americans support term limits in congress, but it doesn't work in the legislative branch. State legislatures that have term limits haven't worked out very well. In fact, I can't think of one state in the US with a term limited legislature that fares any better than our US congress. You get a revolving door of clueless fucks who get booted out just as they start to figure out what they are doing. And because they don't have to worry about working with the guy across the aisle from them for the next 30 years, they are even more reluctant to put aside partisan BS.

Maybe the solution is consecutive term limits. Let them serve two terms, then have to sit out a term. Then we wouldn't have states/districts where the same senator/congressman has run unopposed for decades, and maybe we'd get fresh ideas (yah right).
 
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