posted on Oct, 19 2008 @ 05:26 PM
reply to post by Finn1916
Totally agree! What is more, that is the way it is *supposed* to be; the way the founders had in mind... the whole "government by, for and of the
Sadly, it has been corrupted over time to the state it is now, where it is government by, for and of the wealthy (for the most part...). That's the
idea behind term limits, to try to redress this situation.
As for those of electible age and experience being already owned, I'm not sure I'd agree with that wide of a statement. I, for instance, am of
electible age and experience, and am not owned by anybody (other than the wage bosses...
), but I would not take the job at this point in
I've always wanted some kind of system where anybody that ran for elected office is not allowed to hold it, and only those who do NOT want the job,
but recognize it must be done are eligible. I've not quite figured out how to manage that, though...