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A few thoughts for fixing things in D.C.

Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 8:49 am

The whole problem with today’s leadership is “career politicians”.

The problem can be solved with term limits and instituting a retirement age for the Supreme Court.

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  • Mary Lou Shelton posted at 11:48 am on Sat, Jan 12, 2019.

    Mary Lou Shelton Posts: 1255

    I'm ready for some big bucks for sure. my son has a law degree, but so far i been unable to persuade him to sue someone in my behalf. gene

  • Conservative posted at 9:58 am on Sat, Jan 12, 2019.

    Conservative Posts: 837

    Yessss..... we can sue Boehner in the 198th, and maybe, just maybe, if we play our cards just right, we can reinstate Karly Prohl as judge through a Presidential pardon....Just add a little Mosty, and Voila...instant judgement.

  • Mary Lou Shelton posted at 1:55 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2019.

    Mary Lou Shelton Posts: 1255

    i would do it for sure. stealing a business model in pretty sneaky.

    btw, i do have stock in aphq (losing money) and canopy growth (making a killing).

    havent had time to go to canada and personally test product. gene

  • Conservative posted at 9:30 am on Fri, Jan 11, 2019.

    Conservative Posts: 837

    Yes...I agree Gene. To make matters worse, he is vertically integrated, from growing to retail. I am really mad, as he stole my business model. Maybe I could get the SALT group to help me recover costs, and then hire Mosty and Kelly to file suit in the well worn halls of the Kerr County courthouse.

  • Mary Lou Shelton posted at 8:45 am on Fri, Jan 11, 2019.

    Mary Lou Shelton Posts: 1255

    yep, the dirty criminal. gene

  • Conservative posted at 8:04 am on Fri, Jan 11, 2019.

    Conservative Posts: 837

    DC is beyond fixable. Ever wonder what happened to former Speaker John Boehner? Well, he is selling marijuana now, in a big way. Boehner is vertically integrated, from growing to distribution to retail sales, selling more than Chapo. What happened to his historical views on weed? Could it be the money? Now he is flooding the streets of America with weed. What a phoney. If only Wilke and Hierholzer could get their claws into that Republican Leader and give him the same treatment handed out to the locals!

  • trose posted at 11:01 am on Thu, Jan 10, 2019.

    trose Posts: 286

    In 1947 congress passed term limits only for the president but not include congress. It is amazing how many laws congress passes that does not effect them.

  • Conservative posted at 7:49 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2019.

    Conservative Posts: 837

    Thank you for the thoughtful letter Anita. FIxing things in DC is, difficult, if not impossible from Kerrville. We can fix things locally though, and we do have some really big problems here with government officials committing criminal acts. The situation in Kerrville is bizarre and unlike most small towns in America. This situation is easily fixable by just making two basic changes as follows: 1) There is single party rule in Kerr County and the opposition is completely silent to local politics. No complaints, ideas or participation. 2) The local press will not ask any elected official a single question, no matter how convoluted or rediculous the situation is. Image a place where reportes can't ask questions and the opposition can not oppose. It is truly mind boggling, and it should come as not surprise that certain individuals exploit this fertile criminal ground. Why do so many people focus on changing DC from Kerrville while remaining silent to the situation in their own backyard?

  • Mary Lou Shelton posted at 2:49 pm on Tue, Jan 8, 2019.

    Mary Lou Shelton Posts: 1255

    i think you point out only part of the problem. the main problem is unrestricted money flowing into elections. you can cut their terms to 2 years, but large interests, both left and right, will still control the action.

    as to age limits, that is a hard call. i have dealt with numerous people in their 80s who are still sharper than the average 50 yo. i do tend to lean your way on this, but you might get rid of a really sharp person of, say 72 while keeping a person with early onset alzheimers on the bench who is in their 50s.

    i am afraid there is no simple solution to complicated issues,but perhaps a combination of approaches might bring change. gene


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