I wrote this article back before the 06 elections. I feel that it bears a repeat with some minor adjustments here and there to bring it up to date. In fact what I am proposing is something that I have been proposing for a number of years. In the past I used newspaper blogs and letters to the editor to get this message out. It was ignored or paid very little attention until 06 when I began to receive inquiries about this subject from people located in eleven different states. I feel it is even more important today ,given the results of the recent elections, than at any other time in our history.
When I originally wrote on this subject I called it REVOLUTION. Today I call it CHANGE WE NEED but I have not changed the meaning of the message. I ask that you read and take time to think about what is written and if you feel so inclined leave your comments.
There is more than one way to have a revolution, an uprising against the government. One that includes violence as the manner in which to overthrow would certainly be put down in a heartbeat if not before it started.
When "We The People" stop being hypnotized by the “so called issues " which the politicians wish us to concentrate on and demand action on real issues then we will have true uprising.
I am and have been for some time a strong advocate of Term Limits, for both the Senate and the House. It is a travesty to allow those who do nothing to be re-elected over and over so they can continue to do nothing. The time has come to clean house in
I have been told that this is near impossible and given the make-up of the House and Senate it would be impossible but there appears to be a way of circumventing the Constitutional Amendment that would be needed to change the term limits, and that is for the States to place limits on how long they will allow their representatives to serve. If it can be applied to the Electoral College, it can be applied to the Congress.
It’s time for a change, I agree, but I contend that the change must begin with Congress. Term Limits would certainly play a major role in reducing the do-nothingness of the Congress we have now.
The choice and opportunity for uprising has been right in our face for years now but we have gotten lazier, more complacent, and less educated on the issues and believed the drivel of "let us fix it for you". If you want a real uprising, read over and over again what has been presented and see if there is not a true formula for real uprising contained here. If you wish to sit back and go along with the flow then ignore this post.
ADDENDUM: BB had a great post which certainly points out another good reason for term limits. You can read about it here: