I Want Term Limits For Congress

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    A Job Or a Duty?

    I feel like congress members are treating their position like a paid vacation! It was never meant to be a paid position nor was it meant to be a career! It was a CIVIC DUTY with NO pay back in the day! I say we  kick all the lifers out and get...
    mmall mmall
    1 Response Aug 8, 2009
    westsideblues1 westsideblues1
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2012

    This Would Be Good

    If the President is limited ... Congress should be limited also. The Founding Fathers did not envivion permanent jobs or life-time politicians. Before the 17th (I think, yes) Amendment Senators were essentially term limited because their individual State Legislatures named them...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2008

    Term Limits Now

    Once a politician gets elected his sole purpose in life becomes to get re-elected.  He has no other concerns.  And he will do anything to achieve this.  I want a Constitutional Amendment that states simply that no person can serve in the U.S. Congress for more...
    baconfat baconfat
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2008

    Only Way

    Term limits for congress is the only way to get the good ole boys out of there with all the people they owe. The less time someone has to spend there then maybe they would work to actually leave the place with something they did good behind them.  As it is now they want to...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Feb 2, 2009

    Just term limits is a double-edged sword

    as it would also force politicians that you support out of office too. You're more likely to get "consecutive term limits". This would bench legislators after a set number of terms, but not deny them possibility of running in the future. Under the current Constitution, it would...
    4lornhope 4lornhope
    51-55, M
    Aug 28, 2015

    Get Rid Of Life Term For Congess men/ Women

    The United States of America has been and continues to be the greatest nation on the face of the Earth. So why is our federal government struggling to remain the greatest government? Our founding fathers wouldn’t recognize our federal government in its current form. The most...
    westsideblues1 westsideblues1
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2012

    Greg Waller Judge Wichita Ks

    He needs impeached. I saw him give the strongest, Ineffective, and lying. The term limits of all judges is needed so damn needed. A tenure is the dumbest decision when there are so many others that can do the same JOB playing as judge. There is no respect. This the best we...
    loose22 loose22
    1 Response Aug 14, 2012

    My Thoughts On Our Current Congress...exactly!!!

    What Americans REALLY want, in addition to affordable healthcare!
    greeneyedkitten greeneyedkitten
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2013
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