Originally Posted by FishingRod
While I do believe more good than bad would come of forced term limits I find the idea of taking the choice out of the hands reprehensible. Please protect us from ourselves legislation just doesn’t sit well with me. If we are going to do that perhaps we should just appoint our congressmen and Senators by pulling the names of random citizens out of a hat. Honestly I’m not convinced they wouldn’t do a better job.
No one really knows what the outcome would be.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950