When Did You Wake Up?

When Did You Wake Up?

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Northeast

Frankfort, IL

#2 Feb 20, 2014
Professor wrote:
I'm conducting a poll on when you woke up and realized you now regret voting for Obama! Maybe you are not sorry you voted for Obama? Obama tricked and fooled many Americans in many ways! I Hope your still not one of them? LOL! Please share your story!
http://www.wnd.com/2014/02/71-of-obama-voters...
And the same sentiment was felt about President Bush. The real problem is congress and no matter who you put into the white house, if congress is the same pieces of crap from both parties, things will continue on. And yes, both parties are producing crappy candidates.

I would like to see new congressional rules (which would never pass because they vote on them), such as these few examples:
- subject to all laws they pass.
- limited to 12 years total (combined service as rep and senator). Career politicians need to go.
- primarily reside in their own state/district. K street lobbyists have it way too easy with all of them in such close proximity. And, constituents have a hard time getting in front of their elected officials. With technology today, surely they can easily hold meetings in remote locations.
- bills are primarily limited to a single major premise and named accordingly. No extra pork inside that has nothing to do with the rest of the bill or name of the bill.
- All debates include all candidates that would be included on the ballot.

Again, just a few, but necessary changes to start going in a better direction.
Northeast

Frankfort, IL

#4 Feb 20, 2014
Read the stats on congressional approval. Sure it is at an all time low, but generally a majority of people approve of their own representation. Which coincides with election results. So if the only influence people have to change congress is their respective elections, but they will keep electing their same representation, how will it fix itself at election time? So, I see congress as a whole is the problem, not just 1 or 2 bad congressfolk. And term limits would solve that. Oh, and I'd be for a ban on any congressfolk of being involved with lobbying of any sort after they leave congress.
conspiratard

Manhattan, IL

#5 Feb 20, 2014
I Pet Goat 2
Stunned

Frankfort, IL

#6 Feb 20, 2014
Loose change... An American coup.
conspiratard

Manhattan, IL

#7 Feb 21, 2014
Anthony J Hilder
PsyOpsAgent

Manhattan, IL

#8 Feb 21, 2014
11 divided by 9 =.8181818181
A=1
B=2

.8181818181= hahahahaha
PsyOpsAgent

Manhattan, IL

#9 Feb 21, 2014
PsyOpsAgent wrote:
11 divided by 9 =.8181818181
A=1
B=2

.8181818181= hahahahaha
that's 9 divided by 11
Professor

Mokena, IL

#10 Feb 21, 2014
Northeast wrote:
Read the stats on congressional approval. Sure it is at an all time low, but generally a majority of people approve of their own representation. Which coincides with election results. So if the only influence people have to change congress is their respective elections, but they will keep electing their same representation, how will it fix itself at election time? So, I see congress as a whole is the problem, not just 1 or 2 bad congressfolk. And term limits would solve that. Oh, and I'd be for a ban on any congressfolk of being involved with lobbying of any sort after they leave congress.
Basically your saying we need to protect people from themselves? People are too stupid and keep electing candidates not working in their best interest. I know your correct, but we shouldn't need to do this. It's crazy how people vote in candidates who hurt them? Crazy but it's true! I just don't get it!

Lord help us!!!!!!!!!!

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