Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 24

Thread: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

  1. #1
    Registered User chernobylwraiths's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    Tonawanda
    Posts
    40,629
    Thanks
    356
    Thanked 852 Times in 550 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    130
    ZoneBux
    35,013.15
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    35,013.15
    Donate

    Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    the time has come!

  2. Post thanked by:

    clumping platelets (11-07-2012),gebobs (11-08-2012)

  3. #2
    Registered User MST3KBillsfan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    5,966
    Thanks
    6,512
    Thanked 1,703 Times in 1,210 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    21
    ZoneBux
    114,245.45
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    114,245.45
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by chernobylwraiths View Post
    the time has come!
    Can't say I agree.

  4. Post thanked by:

    chernobylwraiths (11-07-2012)

  5. #3
    Registered User chernobylwraiths's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    Tonawanda
    Posts
    40,629
    Thanks
    356
    Thanked 852 Times in 550 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    130
    ZoneBux
    35,013.15
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    35,013.15
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    sarcasm

    didn't want to put that in the OP

  6. Post thanked by:

    gebobs (11-08-2012)

  7. #4
    PC BSing Homo Historian's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    Location
    Upstairs
    Posts
    31,046
    Thanks
    4,121
    Thanked 2,861 Times in 1,552 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    119
    ZoneBux
    843,901.56
    Bank
    458,186.02
    Total ZoneBux
    1,302,087.58
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Well it did take FDR 12 years to clean up the last republican disaster...

  8. Post thanked by:

    denverboz (11-08-2012)

  9. #5
    It's soooo embarrassing YardRat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    A hole in your wall.
    Posts
    41,281
    Thanks
    3,816
    Thanked 3,470 Times in 1,992 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    126
    ZoneBux
    163,280.75
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    163,280.75
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Bull****.

    It's time to implement similar restrictions on the rest of the public representatives.

    Long you live and high you fly And smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry And all you touch and all you see Is all your life will ever be.

  10. Post thanked by:

    Cntrygal (11-07-2012),Michael82 (11-08-2012),OpIv37 (11-08-2012)

  11. #6
    Registered User BillsFever21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    In a state located in the USA
    Posts
    9,078
    Thanks
    2,285
    Thanked 1,253 Times in 826 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    29
    ZoneBux
    2,934.70
    Bank
    572,236.19
    Total ZoneBux
    575,170.89
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    My crazy tea party cousin of my dad(who has been on SSD for about half of his life and only worked about 5 years or so in his life) said a couple of years ago that Obama will be in office for at least 20 years because he was going to make an executive order to get rid of the term limits and elections altogether so this very well could happen.

    He said nobody will care about the backlash because most of the country will be collecting a "government check with free health care" and they won't want to give it up. He said Obama said it himself that he will be in office a very long time.

    How ironic knowing somebody who is a tea bagger that rarely ever worked in their life and eventually went on SSD in his 30's and has been on it the past 25+ years since bitching about people collecting government checks and getting free health care. He has physical limitations but there are jobs he could do. Talk about the normal "it's the other guy" line of thinking by many of the Republicans. I swear them are the ones that bitch the most. It's like they are afraid that they might lose something because somebody else is getting something.

  12. Post thanked by:

    denverboz (11-08-2012),ICRockets (11-08-2012),OpIv37 (11-08-2012)

  13. #7
    Not quite Best in the World.... ckg927's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    2,449
    Thanks
    795
    Thanked 712 Times in 526 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    6
    ZoneBux
    10,215.36
    Bank
    227,215.19
    Total ZoneBux
    237,430.55
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by YardRat View Post
    Bull****.

    It's time to implement similar restrictions on the rest of the public representatives.
    Bull**** to that.

    You know how you get someone out of office if they tick you off enough?

    You vote.

    "Term limits" are just a wussy way for you to avoid doing your civic duty, as distasteful as it may be at times.
    "Let me give you some advice, bastard. Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor and it can never be used to hurt you."

    -Tyrion Lannister to Jon Snow, "Game of Thrones"

  14. Post thanked by:

    denverboz (11-08-2012),Historian (11-08-2012),Mouldsie (11-08-2012)

  15. #8
    Registered User Mouldsie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    1,310
    Thanks
    1,329
    Thanked 534 Times in 349 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    4
    ZoneBux
    16,292.86
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    16,292.86
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    I think it should be bumped to 3 so Obama can serve through 2020 then ol Bill and Hillary can get us to 2040

    I think some people on my FB feed would literally hang themselves.

  16. Post thanked by:

    denverboz (11-08-2012),Historian (11-08-2012)

  17. #9
    Negavite Sammich OpIv37's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Baltimore, MD
    Posts
    73,421
    Thanks
    3,187
    Thanked 5,795 Times in 2,888 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    206
    ZoneBux
    159,010.53
    Bank
    384,129.81
    Total ZoneBux
    543,140.34
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by BillsFever21 View Post
    My crazy tea party cousin of my dad(who has been on SSD for about half of his life and only worked about 5 years or so in his life) said a couple of years ago that Obama will be in office for at least 20 years because he was going to make an executive order to get rid of the term limits and elections altogether so this very well could happen.

    He said nobody will care about the backlash because most of the country will be collecting a "government check with free health care" and they won't want to give it up. He said Obama said it himself that he will be in office a very long time.

    How ironic knowing somebody who is a tea bagger that rarely ever worked in their life and eventually went on SSD in his 30's and has been on it the past 25+ years since bitching about people collecting government checks and getting free health care. He has physical limitations but there are jobs he could do. Talk about the normal "it's the other guy" line of thinking by many of the Republicans. I swear them are the ones that bitch the most. It's like they are afraid that they might lose something because somebody else is getting something.
    he honestly believes that a president would attempt to override a constitutional amendment with an executive order, and the judicial branch and the people would just let him do it?

  18. #10
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    3,070
    Thanks
    3,742
    Thanked 1,319 Times in 883 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    8
    ZoneBux
    52,982.68
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    52,982.68
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by OpIv37 View Post
    he honestly believes that a president would attempt to override a constitutional amendment with an executive order, and the judicial branch and the people would just let him do it?
    Why not? The people let the right wing republican oligarchies steal (overthrow) the elections in 2000 and 2004.

    The f****** Supreme Court , for the first time in it's history, hands down a decision in 2000 giving the election to Bush, with the caveat that it cannot be used as precedent in the future!!!! WTF Seriously?? That's what they do! Every decision they make sets precedent!!!
    And nary a peep from the people or so called liberal press!!!

  19. #11
    Registered User DraftBoy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Atlanta
    Posts
    70,057
    Thanks
    965
    Thanked 4,199 Times in 2,462 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    182
    ZoneBux
    259,814.28
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    259,814.28
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by denverboz View Post
    Why not? The people let the right wing republican oligarchies steal (overthrow) the elections in 2000 and 2004.

    The f****** Supreme Court , for the first time in it's history, hands down a decision in 2000 giving the election to Bush, with the caveat that it cannot be used as precedent in the future!!!! WTF Seriously?? That's what they do! Every decision they make sets precedent!!!
    And nary a peep from the people or so called liberal press!!!
    Yea one of these things is not like the other.
    COMING SOON...
    Quote Originally Posted by Dr.Lecter
    We were both drunk and Hillary did not look that bad at 2 AM, I swear!!!!!!

  20. #12
    One Bills Drive, Georgia - 871 miles south of Orchard Park gebobs's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Atlanta
    Posts
    5,792
    Thanks
    3,302
    Thanked 2,841 Times in 1,820 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    23
    ZoneBux
    46,612.26
    Bank
    100,492.50
    Total ZoneBux
    147,104.76
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by YardRat View Post
    Bull****.

    It's time to implement similar restrictions on the rest of the public representatives.
    Don't agree. The way to limit terms is to electoral reform.

    Georgia is so gerrymandered that of 55 state senate races, something like 40 went unopposed. Similar for the congressional seats. The idiot that a few weeks ago called the big bang and evolution "lies from the pit of hell" had no opponent.
    Gailey's history. He just doesn't know it yet.

  21. #13
    CIA-MIC profiteer extraordinaire Muktar al-Portlandi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Portland, Oregon Favorite Retard: Sharty
    Posts
    1,479
    Thanks
    608
    Thanked 410 Times in 283 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    4
    ZoneBux
    43,169.89
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    43,169.89
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by gebobs View Post
    Don't agree. The way to limit terms is to electoral reform.

    Georgia is so gerrymandered that of 55 state senate races, something like 40 went unopposed. Similar for the congressional seats. The idiot that a few weeks ago called the big bang and evolution "lies from the pit of hell" had no opponent.
    That kind of republican can broadly help democrats. Not sure I would change it.

  22. #14
    i appear missing JoeMama's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Posts
    5,908
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 4,921 Times in 2,323 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    25
    ZoneBux
    74,466.73
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    74,466.73
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Looking back, I'm ashamed of my lack of support for Bill Clinton in my younger, more impressionable days.

    Knowing what I know now, I'd blithely make him king. The flowing robes, the crown, the scepter; don it all.

  23. Post thanked by:

    Historian (11-08-2012),Mouldsie (11-08-2012)

  24. #15
    Too sober for this... mysticsoto's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    rochester, ny
    Posts
    27,912
    Thanks
    3,545
    Thanked 1,344 Times in 963 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    75
    ZoneBux
    86,314.20
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    86,314.20
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by JoeMama View Post
    Looking back, I'm ashamed of my lack of support for Bill Clinton in my younger, more impressionable days.

    Knowing what I know now, I'd blithely make him king. The flowing robes, the crown, the scepter; don it all.
    Monica took care of his scepter...

  25. Post thanked by:

    Historian (11-08-2012),OpIv37 (11-08-2012)

  26. #16
    One Bills Drive, Georgia - 871 miles south of Orchard Park gebobs's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Atlanta
    Posts
    5,792
    Thanks
    3,302
    Thanked 2,841 Times in 1,820 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    23
    ZoneBux
    46,612.26
    Bank
    100,492.50
    Total ZoneBux
    147,104.76
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by Berger-boy View Post
    That kind of republican can broadly help democrats. Not sure I would change it.
    I'm guessing that is a bit tongue-in cheek, but this jackalope is on the House Science Committee. I'm more concerned about his influence on policy.

  27. #17
    i appear missing JoeMama's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Posts
    5,908
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 4,921 Times in 2,323 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    25
    ZoneBux
    74,466.73
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    74,466.73
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by mysticsoto View Post
    Monica took care of his scepter...
    Chubby interns.

    Is there anything they can't do?

  28. #18
    PC BSing Homo Historian's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    Location
    Upstairs
    Posts
    31,046
    Thanks
    4,121
    Thanked 2,861 Times in 1,552 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    119
    ZoneBux
    843,901.56
    Bank
    458,186.02
    Total ZoneBux
    1,302,087.58
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by BillsFever21 View Post
    My crazy tea party cousin of my dad(who has been on SSD for about half of his life and only worked about 5 years or so in his life) said a couple of years ago that Obama will be in office for at least 20 years because he was going to make an executive order to get rid of the term limits and elections altogether so this very well could happen.
    I think every family has one of these, I swear.

    I have a cousin...39 years old. I love her dearly, despite the fact that she has been railing against Obama since she found her way onto facebook.

    "He gives away this."
    "He gives away that."
    Et Cetera, et cetera, et cetera...

    She never went to college.

    In fact, she herself has never worked a day in her life.

    Never.

    Ever.

    Not even part time.

    Now she has a built in excuse, a daughter. So she's a "stay at home Mom."

    My Uncle died of a coronary pretty young, so she's been getting Social Security since she was 16. When my Grandpa died, (Since my Uncle's death pre-dated his) she split one third of my Grandpa's estate with her brother. Then, my Aunt gave her their house, so as to not lose it before she filed for bankruptcy.

    And yet, everyone else is a "moocher", and "lazy".

    And Obama gives them carte blanche.

    It staggers the imagination.

  29. Post thanked by:

    BillsFever21 (11-08-2012),Mouldsie (11-08-2012)

  30. #19
    Registered User BuffaloWingEater's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    469
    Thanks
    232
    Thanked 204 Times in 135 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    2
    ZoneBux
    11,477.77
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    11,477.77
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    i say 6 years and no second term. when you are elected for your first term, you already begin campaigning for your second term and it's bull****.

  31. #20
    Registered User Mouldsie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    1,310
    Thanks
    1,329
    Thanked 534 Times in 349 Posts
    Power to Give Rep
    4
    ZoneBux
    16,292.86
    Bank
    0.00
    Total ZoneBux
    16,292.86
    Donate

    Re: Now to overturn that silly "only two term" ammendment

    Quote Originally Posted by BuffaloWingEater View Post
    i say 6 years and no second term. when you are elected for your first term, you already begin campaigning for your second term and it's bull****.
    hmmmmm

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •