Skip to comments.Perdue jokes about suspending Congressional elections for two years
Posted on 09/27/2012 12:37:20 PM PDT by verum ago
"I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress for two years and just tell them we won't hold it against them, whatever decisions they make, to just let them help this country recover. I really hope that someone can agree with me on that," Perdue said. "You want people who don't worry about the next election."
The comment -- which came during a discussion of the economy -- perked more than a few ears. It's unclear whether Perdue, a Democrat, is serious -- but her tone was level and she asked others to support her on the idea. (Read her full remarks below.)
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And so it begins.
If a temporary suspension of elections would be such a good thing, why not just abolish elections entirely and appoint the current officeholders to lifetime positions?
That happened a year ago.
Nonetheless, I’m sure she and all the fascists (D) would love to do it.
Check the date - she made this comment one year ago today.
Passing this comment along, I liked the sound of it
WHO we put IN Congress and remove OUT of Congress this Nov will be MORE important than who we put in our White House!!!
“You want people who don’t worry about the next election.”
Then get people with some decency and self respect.
Submitted by jbfrank on 2011-09-27 12:57
After she said this she declined re-election bid for North Carolina. North Carolina then votes to make Marriage Man and a Woman the the DNC comes to town.
Pat McCrory (R) will win NC hands down.
maybe it was an oops can’t let the October Surprise out yet moment
In periods of supreme danger and stress, the Roman Republic would appoint an official to assume all power in the state, executive and legislative. His decisions had force of law, and he could not be prosecuted for any of his actions. However, he was limited to a maximum term of office of six months.
This official was called the “dictator.” The challenge, of course, was to find a dictator who only wanted to solve the crisis, not take advantage of it for his own benefit.
This institution probably got Rome through multiple situations where their standard argumentative way of doing business would have resulted in their destruction.
I’m no fan of unlimited power for any man, but it is difficult to see how we can possibly work our way out of the mess we’re in with our present system in place.
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