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Bill Introduced to Change Term Limits for President (H.J. Res. 15)
www.redstate.com ^ | January 6th, 2013 | alan joelny

Posted on 07/08/2013 9:28:53 AM PDT by kimtom

While the country was discussing the Fiscal Cliff, guns, and Hurricane Sandy, a new bill was introduced in Congress on Friday.

Representative Jose Serrano (D-NY15) put forth a bill, now called “H.J. Res. 15″, that proposes “an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President”.

According to GovTrack, it was then “[r]eferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary”. Further, “[t]his resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on January 4, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate .....

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 22ndamendment; president; termlimits
Maybe old news, but with all the distractions.........?
1 posted on 07/08/2013 9:28:53 AM PDT by kimtom
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To: kimtom

Doesn’t this happen every election cycle?


2 posted on 07/08/2013 9:29:40 AM PDT by GSWarrior (When someone points at the moon, don't stare at his finger.)
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To: kimtom

I have a better idea. Leave that one alone and add term limits to the Senate and the House.


3 posted on 07/08/2013 9:30:25 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: GSWarrior

Yep, this guy’s been doing this for years, even back in the W era.


4 posted on 07/08/2013 9:30:32 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: GSWarrior

Yes, I think the same rep introduces this every year. It is not going anywhere.


5 posted on 07/08/2013 9:32:05 AM PDT by Above My Pay Grade (The people have the right to tell government what guns it may possess, not the other way around.)
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To: kimtom

Better idea. Repeal the 17th Amendment, which would return power to the states making the pResident’s term irrelevant.


6 posted on 07/08/2013 9:33:47 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (This is a sarcasm tag for the retards unable to recognize sarcasm.)
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To: kimtom

Leave the Constitution ALONE!


7 posted on 07/08/2013 9:34:25 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: kimtom

This won’t get a 2/3 vote in either house. It’s dead.


8 posted on 07/08/2013 9:36:56 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: kimtom
OH HELL NO. WE NEED CONGRESSIONAL TERM LIMITS AS WELL!
9 posted on 07/08/2013 9:37:18 AM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: cva66snipe

Congressional term limits.

2 terms of 2 years each. 1 6 year senate term.

No lifelong benefits or retirement pay. Do your job and go home.


10 posted on 07/08/2013 9:40:01 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
YES! 100% AGREE. Repeal the 17th
11 posted on 07/08/2013 9:41:20 AM PDT by vg0va3
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To: b4its2late

Exactly.


12 posted on 07/08/2013 9:41:38 AM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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To: kimtom




Support FR



13 posted on 07/08/2013 9:53:05 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: kimtom
Never mind the name calling and jokes. We heard them all about Obama. The republicans better get busy hanging the disasters of her tour as Sec of State around here neck right now. If she skates on the mess she left in Libya, Egypt, Iran, N Korea, Afghanistan, Russia, etc. ,the media will pull her across the finish line with emotional appeals to those on the dole and the weak minded. Sound familiar?
14 posted on 07/08/2013 10:01:35 AM PDT by Old North State
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To: cva66snipe

agreed


15 posted on 07/08/2013 10:05:04 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: kimtom

bm


16 posted on 07/08/2013 10:13:40 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :)
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To: kimtom

How about limiting POTUS to one six-year term and spare us these gawdaful re-elect campaigns (and the tendency to manage one’s entire first term towards winning them?)


17 posted on 07/08/2013 10:14:40 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: kimtom

Every year....


18 posted on 07/08/2013 10:16:10 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome
Every year....

Heck no! Not until we purge all means of voter fraud.

19 posted on 07/08/2013 10:31:12 AM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
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To: kimtom

Can’t we just repeal the NY15th? a gem of a place, a true gem.


20 posted on 07/08/2013 10:46:53 AM PDT by Macoozie (1) Win the Senate 2) Repeal Obamacare 3) Impeach Roberts)
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To: kimtom
Serrano wears industrial strength Barack Obama autographed knee pads.
21 posted on 07/08/2013 10:49:41 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Vendome

Los Zetas (Zetas, Zs) is a powerful and violent criminal syndicate in Mexico, and is considered by the U.S. government to be the “most technologically advanced, sophisticated, and dangerous cartel operating in Mexico.”[7][8] The origins of Los Zetas date back to 1999, when commandos of the Mexican Army’s elite forces deserted their ranks and decided to work as the armed wing of the Gulf Cartel, a powerful drug trafficking organization.[9] In February 2010, Los Zetas broke away from their former employer and formed their own criminal organization.[10][11]

Los Zetas are well armed and equipped, and unlike other traditional criminal organizations in Mexico, drug trafficking makes up at least 50% of their revenue, while a large portion of the income comes from other activities directed against both rival drug cartels and civilians;[9] their brutal tactics, which include beheadings, torture and indiscriminate slaughter, show that they often prefer brutality over bribery.[9] Los Zetas are also Mexico’s largest drug cartel in terms of geographical presence, overtaking its rivals, the Sinaloa Cartel.[12] Los Zetas also operate through protection rackets, assassinations, extortion, kidnappings, and other criminal activities.[13] The organization is based in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, directly across the border from Laredo, Texas.[14][15]

9.^ a b c Stastna, Kazi (28 Auguste 2011). “The cartels behind Mexico’s drug war”. CBS News. Retrieved 14 May 2012.
10.^ a b “Weekend shootouts in northeastern Mexico kill at least 9”. CNN News. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
11.^ a b “El origen de ‘Los Zetas’: brazo armado del cártel del Golfo”. CNN México. 05 de julio del 2011.
12.^ “Zetas Now Mexico’s Biggest Cartel, Report Says”. Fox News. 26 January 2012. Retrieved 15 May 2012.
13.^ McCAUL, MICHAEL T. “A Line in the Sand: Confronting the Threat at the Southwest Border”. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY. Retrieved 12 October 2011.
14.^ “Mexican Soldiers Becoming Drug Cartel Hit Men”. NewsMax. 21 June 2005.
15.^ “Dissecting a Mexican Cartel Bombing in Monterrey”. Stratfor. Retrieved 8 December 2011.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Zetas


22 posted on 07/08/2013 10:49:59 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: kimtom

OOOps! wrong thread!!!

shoot me

:)


23 posted on 07/08/2013 10:52:12 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: kimtom; cotton1706; All
cotton1706: This won’t get a 2/3 vote in either house. It’s dead.

Unless corrupt lawmakers have a scheme to trash the Constitution's Article V, all talk of new amendments to the Constitution is PC hot air imo. This is because the corrupt federal government cannot afford for low-information voters to find out that only the states, not the federal government, have the power to ratify proposed amendments to the Constitution.

After all, once Constitution-ignorant voters find out that the states have absolute control over what the Constitution says, then they will catch on to the idea that the states have absolute control over the federal government, not vice-versa as is popularly and wrongly thought. And if such knowledge became widespread it would throw a monkey wrench into the Progressive Movement agenda to unconstitutionally centralize government power in DC.

Note that govTrack.us's prognosis of this proposal going anywhere is 0%.

H.J.Res. 15: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.

24 posted on 07/08/2013 10:55:52 AM PDT by Amendment10
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I’ve been saying this very thing all my adult life but no one listens to me.


25 posted on 07/08/2013 11:29:56 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Congressional term limits. 2 terms of 2 years each. 1 6 year senate term.

The problem we face is bureaucratic despotism. Through term limits on elected representatives we'd just be empowering the bureaucrats at the expense of our own representation. The Dems have already proven that term limits matter little when you control the bureaucracy, look at California. Effectively the government has been permanently ceded an disproportionate stake in it's own guidance.

What will really make a difference is limits on the lifetime of laws and regulations, and a requirement that laws and regulations be regularly put to the vote for continued existence. Similarly effective would be ineligibility of public (elected or appointed) office for government workers and vice versa. The target is breaking the cycle of government empowerment.

Another thing is to put an end to foreign meddling in our government affairs. Lobbyists, campaign support, etc. Doesn't matter how benign we think it is, state or federal, it's all about suborning the legitimacy of the government for foreign interests. I would go so far as to say anyone who decides to "go government" must be officially held to a higher standard, not a lower standard (so no evading speeding tickets or immunity from insider trading laws). You want your private life? Resign and it's all yours after a suitable waiting period.

I don't think it would hurt to have a larger house of representatives - that way we'd have more accountable people to do the work of overseeing the government to offset the vast body of unelected, unaccountable people currently doing the job. We should probably limit congressional staff too so only elected representatives are doing the job they applied for. No fair putting a figurehead in the legislature and supporting them with a taxpayer funded staff. In fact, States should probably be responsible for supporting their own congressional delegations.

Some of what I've suggested should also apply to state and local governments.

26 posted on 07/08/2013 11:36:19 AM PDT by no-s (when democracy is displaced by tyranny, the armed citizen still gets to vote)
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To: Amendment10

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3040359/posts

see other post...similar subject


27 posted on 07/08/2013 12:03:23 PM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: b4its2late

Yeah! Four years in Congress and four years in JAIL!


28 posted on 07/08/2013 1:14:02 PM PDT by lu shissler (ecause)
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To: b4its2late

I second .....


29 posted on 07/08/2013 3:29:00 PM PDT by Calif4Palin (President Palin sounds so good....)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
"No lifelong benefits or retirement pay. Do your job and go home."

And make them true public servants - no pay.

Or put them on straight commission, they get to keep a tiny percentage of whatever they cut out of the budget. Then put CSPAN on pay per view, folks would pay to watch that circus.

Oh, and for healthcare they get to sign up for Obummercare.

30 posted on 07/08/2013 4:23:50 PM PDT by HangThemHigh (Entropy's not what it used to be.)
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