By NICK TOMBOULIDES GUEST COLUMNIST | AUG 23, 2019 | 6:00 AM reprinted from the Orlando Sentinel A group of pages sit in the Florida House of Representatives chamber. (Scott Keeler / AP) When politicians and lobbyists are whining about term limits, that can only mean one thing: the term limits are working. Just as we shouldn’t let
“Here’s the difference between me and the other candidates,” says billionaire investor-turned-presidential aspirant Tom Steyer. “I don’t think we can fix our democracy from the inside. I don’t believe Washington politicians and big corporations will let that happen.” Of course, if this Democrat becomes president of these United States, that’s hardly the outside. “For me,” Steyer continues,
Philip Blumel: Is it just my imagination? Hi. I’m Philip Blumel. Welcome to No Uncertain Terms, the official podcast of the Term Limits Movement for the week of August, 19, 2019. Stacey Selleck: Your sanctuary from from partisan politics. Philip Blumel: This podcast has been closely following the 2020 presidential election from the very start,
Term limits have always been popular, and the appeal has always been bipartisan. We also observe this bipartisan appeal in legislative bodies where we’ve successfully fought for term limits proposals. Examples include the votes we’ve had for resolutions calling for an Article V Term Limits Convention in state legislatures. USTL Executive Director Nick Tomboulides reminded us
On the 1 year anniversary of our “No Uncertain Terms” podcast, we decided to dedicate the show to all of you who followed the headlines, controversies, and breakthroughs of the movement via this podcast each week, and our move to take action. Thank you. But of course, we must also recognize those who inspire us
INTRO MUSIC : “The Rockford Files Theme” as performed by John Gregory & his Orchestra Philip Blumel: Happy Birthday, team. Hi, I’m Philip Blumel. Welcome to the 52nd episode of No Uncertain Terms, the official podcast of the term limits movement for the week of August 12th, 2019. Stacey Selleck: Your sanctuary from partisan politics.
INTRO MUSIC : “Maybe One Time” by Jim Skafish Philip Blumel: The sun rose in the east this morning and a new poll shows that 79% of Americans support congressional term limits. Philip Blumel: Hi, I’m Philip Blumel. Welcome to No Uncertain Terms, the official podcast of the term limits movement for the week of
U.S. Term Limits is a nonpartisan organization focused solely on term limits, particularly on term limits for the U.S. Congress. While we do not endorse any candidates for any office, we do publicize when candidates sign our term limits pledge and any prominent figures who make a major endorsement of our mission to term limit
The US Supreme Court decided that the only way to impose term limits on Congress is by an amendment to the Constitution. There are two steps to getting an amendment: proposal and ratification. ***Notice: there is no such thing as a national ballot initiative to put this to a vote of the people.*** STEP 1.