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Tue Aug 6, 2019, 12:49 AM

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Just a thought, we wont get any sensible gun control, decent affordable healthcare, or ANY RESONABLE FACSIMILE OF FAIR, HONEST, GOOD GOVERNMENT, until we change either the behavior of our legislators, or change the legislators themselves. Might be a good time to consider pushing for SERIOUS TERM LIMITS!!! Just a few starting points 1) 2 terms US SENATE; 4 terms US HOUSE 2) FULL PENSION with IMMEDIATE VESTITURE upon being sworn in for first term. (serve 1 day qualify for full pension)---approx. $600 million per annum long term cost including healthcare--cheap when compared to $3 trillion plus budget. 3) NO OUTSIDE INCOME or very strictly limited (family business, farm, etc) remove the lobbyist money--ANY LOBBYIST MONEY SACRIFICE PENSION PERMANENTLY ALONG WITH HEALTHCARE. 4) Other changes such as campaign finance reform, ending gerrymandering, stopping sweetheart exemptions from stock and other insider ways to cash in wont come until the legislative body is stocked with people who CAMPAIGNED ON PROMISES OF STOPPING SUCH PRACTICES, AND WHO WOULD BE SATISFIED WITH PENSION!! GIVE THEM SOMETHING THEY DON'T WANT TO LOSE!!!!!!! (in other words---more normal people ------could make nonpartisan, bipartisan, or even presidential issue in upcoming elections----debate away

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