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Term Limits for SCOTUS Justices

Most Americans, today, support Supreme Court term limits. Their reasons vary, but one of the more popular ones is that term limits can help lower the temperature of confirmation battles and reduce the nearly existential stakes of any given appointment. But … Continue reading

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Term limits for Supreme Court Justices

The Judges, both of the supreme and inferior Courts, shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour, … — The Constitution: Article III Section 1. Jessica Gresko and Emily Swanson, writing for “The Associated Press,” report that “2 in 3 favor … Continue reading

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Term Limits for Congress

He went of to Congress and served a spellFixin’ up the government and laws as well.Took over Washington, I heard tell,And patched up the crack in the Liberty Bell. The Ballad of Davy Crockett, words by Thomas Blackburn Term limits … Continue reading

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Government integrity by State

Government integrity An investigation of integrity of State governments found only three states (Alaska, California, Connecticut) with grades higher than D+; eleven States (22%) flunked. Here is the naughty list: Maine Michigan South Dakota Oklahoma Louisiana Nevada Oregon Wyoming Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Term Limits

The cornerstone of new ethics reform should be term limits on all State elected officials.–Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss Gibson (R-NY-19) long ago pledged to serve no more than eight years in the House. Tuesday’s announcement that he won’t run … Continue reading

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Rob Astorino’s campaign strategy

“When I got into this race, people said are you crazy. And I said, ‘Nope, I know we can win this year,’” Astorino said Wednesday in a radio interview. “The climate is right. Our message is right. The issues we … Continue reading

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Schuyler County adopts term limits

Term limits are often promoted by those who are dissatisfied with their representatives. They fail to recognize that term limits are indiscriminate–they might well go from bad to worse. Nonetheless, Schuyler County legislators will now be limited to three terms … Continue reading

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