I agree with Mark Twain:
No man’s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session. -Mark Twain (1866 )
Rick Perry says:
I will talk about having a part-time Congress. Cut their pay in half. Cut their time in Washington in half. Cut their staff in half. Send them home. Let them get a job like everybody else back home has.
Thomas Jefferson said:
“Whenever a man cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.”
Mark Petracca of University of California said:
The American Republic is once again at risk. This time the threat lies not in internal disorder or foreign predators but in the contemporary exigencies of professionalism and careerism that dominate American politics.
Our Congressional representatives are becoming richer and richer. According to Open Secrets, about 47 percent of Congress, or 250 current members of Congress, are millionaires, according to a new study by the Center for Responsive Politics of lawmakers’ personal financial disclosure forms covering calendar year 2010.
If you are interested in working for change in Washington D.C. that really will make a difference visit:
- Barney Frank retires; another example of why we need term limits (quinnscommentary.com)
- ROB WOUTAT | It’s time to end congressional ‘careerism’ (kitsapsun.com)
- Term limits for members of Congress are essential, please support the petition (quinnscommentary.com)