Politics (was some other stuff)

Albert Wagner alwagner at tcac.net
Sat Jun 15 17:08:17 PDT 2002


On Saturday 15 June 2002 01:50 pm, Don Smith wrote:
> Archaic wrote:
> > I propose
> > term limits to at least keep someone from getting dug in so deep that we
> > can't even figure out what all they are doing.
>
> Term limits is a really bad idea. That prevents me from voting for my
> choice because he/she has been in office for two terms. Why shouldn't I
> be allowed to pick whoever I want to represent me? Term limits take away
> my rights!

I agree.

>
> The real problem is again information. If there were a market for the
> mundane news of the goings on in congress and a real interest in
> seeing/understanding exactly what your representatives are voting for,
> do you really belive that they would get away with the things they do?

Exactly.  Perhaps stupid lazy people deserve the government they have.
A democracy can only survive with an educated, well informed electorate.

>
> Don

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