I may be on the side of the angels...but don't think for one second that I am one of them.
It's better to remain silent and appear the fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt - Nostradamus prophecy regarding Donald Trump
Is there any logic (beside campaign logic) whatsoever in the shapes of these districts?
Should Gerrymandering end?
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In the science world, so many things are not as they seem. That has proven far more likely than evolution ever has, to speak scientifically.
Endurance in learning.
Consistency in thought.
Power in action.
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Term limits for a legislative body are a bad idea. You wind up with too many unknown candidates, with the result that you could be as likely right throwing a dart over your shoulder. Consider, too, that a legislator, whether state or federal, has to convince a whole bunch of other people that he has a good idea.
And executive can do a lot of things by fiat. Appointing judges is a good example. Look at the whackjobs that Bush the Lesser stuck us with.
Without term limits, we might even have wound up with a POTUS whose brain had already turned to goop, but who would have had a chance to appoint a bunch more morons to the federal bench. Scarey.
I would like to see some limit on judges, at least require periodic congressional votes of confidence. Maybe 12-year VOCs for SCOTUS.