Sorry I should have added that to my comment as well. I DO think the senators and congresspersons should not be in office until their dying day.

Since we can get motions on ballots by obtaining a certain number of signatures then can we do this? I am sure there are a lot of people who would agree there are other parts of our government that need replacing.

I only brought up the president since I say McCain's name in the Subject line...

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From: Craig Lalley

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>
>
> --- On Sun, 9/7/08, Blanchard.Carter@comcast.net Blanchard.Carter@comcast.net>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > I will be glad when we have another Democrat in office like
> > Clinton. At least we had a better economy back then. After
> > those dumb Republicans (Reagan, Bush) messed everything up!

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>
> Blanchard,
>
> It is clear you don't understand.
>
> Congress has the lowest approval rating ever, I believe congress has a 9%
> approval rating. I will bet you right now that 90% of those congressmen and
> senators will be re-elected.
>
> Why? It simple, everyone thinks everyone else is the problem. As long as we
> keep electing the same congressmen and senators that created the problems the
> problems will still exist.
>
> Some of these crooks have been in office longer than I have been alive. The
> founding fathers never meant for political office to be a life long career.
> Some of our politicians have created political families, which are treated like
> Royalty.
>
> If you want change, the ONLY way change is going to happen is to
> "Fire. Them. All."
>
> Any vote for any incumbent, is a wasted vote.
>
> Blanchard, you mentioned we should pass a law that if the budget is not
> balanced, the senators and congressmen would be paid minimum wage. Who do you
> think is going to vote for that. Certainly not our congressmen.
>
> If we started voting the life long incumbents out of office, there is a better
> chance that voting will become illegal.
>
> -Craig
>
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>


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