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Should We Set Term Limits for All Politicians? (Video)

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posted on Feb, 13 2012 @ 11:33 AM
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Former Microsoft COO Bob Herbold argues politicians should only serve one term.


link to video

imho he makes an awfull lot of sense.

best line in the vid:
'we need people who are willing to vote their conscious'

what do you think?

crazy man or genius idea?

please discuss.

ETA:

i really haven't got more info on this.

at least i can't find it.

i'm sorry for the OP but the video is very interesting imo.

i'd appreciate it if some of you guys watched.
edit on 13-2-2012 by kn0wh0w because: (no reason given)




posted on Feb, 13 2012 @ 11:58 AM
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Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely...

Yes there should be term limits because time is an evil temptress in the realm of a politician. Time and tenure equal power which brings about those who wish to influence or exercise that power.

Its quite twisted and in my neck of the woods, Cleveland, there is currently a mind altering corruption/federal racketeering trial going on involving County Commissioner and all of those who fell under his spell including our former County Auditor. Its Quite the classic Case and served to shake up our political structure for the good I hope.
www.cleveland.com...

In regards to Congress, I've always said two terms and that's it either split or consecutive.

Local politics can get just as bad when you have a mayor who's been sitting on a throne for 20 plus years also.



posted on Feb, 13 2012 @ 12:20 PM
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Yep.
Two years limit, then they should not be able to be run for anything again, for four years.
After that they could be re-elected for something a second time.
And then there would be no more chances.



 
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