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H.J.Res. 15: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal...
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Posted on 03/17/2013 8:30:08 AM PDT by dontreadthis

... amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.

Introduced: Jan 04, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015) Sponsor: Rep. José Serrano [D-NY15] Status: Referred to Committee H.J.Res. 15 proposes repealing presidential term limits. Rep. Serrano (D-NY), the resolution's sponsor, has proposed similar legislation in every congressional session since 1997 --- during the tenure of presidents from ... (read more)


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; US: New York
KEYWORDS: hjresolution15; hjresolutoin15; joseserrano; newyork

1 posted on 03/17/2013 8:30:08 AM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: dontreadthis

Mr. Serrano has been introducing this amendment, and also an amendment to repeal the 2nd Amendment, every two years since he was elected. Nothing ever comes of it.


2 posted on 03/17/2013 8:41:06 AM PDT by Publius
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To: Publius

Maybe this time it will. I’m not convinced El-Presidente will leave the white house without a fight.


3 posted on 03/17/2013 8:49:03 AM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the alter of "gun free zones"?)
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To: dontreadthis

I have seen this come up from time to time. This is one of those moves that both sides supported when they have a guy they want to stay another term. This is also a back door to tyranny a’la Chavez. Our side should never utter this concept again no matter how good the GOP guy is. It will destroy our nation in the long run.


4 posted on 03/17/2013 8:49:48 AM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: Publius

..THIS TIME he has someone who thinks he’s right, the little boy king


5 posted on 03/17/2013 8:50:21 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Publius
Right after Obama cheated his way into a second term, there were rumblings of some effort to extend his dictatorship for a third term or maybe longer. I'm convinced this time his supporters might be successful. Why not? They don't care about the Constitution and the Republicans are too wimpy to fight.
6 posted on 03/17/2013 8:52:51 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Publius

Who keeps electing this fool?


7 posted on 03/17/2013 8:53:54 AM PDT by Clock King
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To: Clock King

The South Bronx.


8 posted on 03/17/2013 8:56:50 AM PDT by Publius
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To: Clock King

9 posted on 03/17/2013 8:59:38 AM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: Publius

“Mr. Serrano has been introducing this amendment, and also an amendment to repeal the 2nd Amendment, every two years since he was elected. Nothing ever comes of it”

While I’m (obviously) against repeal of the Second Amendment, I respect that Serrano is trying to work through our Constitution, at least in these two circumstances (no doubt, when push comes to shove, he’ll always trash the Constitution).

It a good lesson for debating liberals. Tell them to get behind Mr. Serrano’s push to repeal the Second Amendment, and after accomplishing that, they can come back and talk about federal gun control. Obviously, that effort won’t get very far...


10 posted on 03/17/2013 9:00:40 AM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: logic101.net

So it passes the House, so it passes the Senate, so the President signs it

How does it make it through 38 statehouses when almost 30 are Republican controlled?


11 posted on 03/17/2013 9:03:16 AM PDT by snoopy 'n linus
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To: logic101.net

The GOP holds a 3 branch majority in 24 states. The democrats hold a 3 branch majority in 13.


12 posted on 03/17/2013 9:03:34 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: snoopy 'n linus
You mean republican governors like Chris Christi, who don't mind licking Obama’s boots? That R next to their names mean nothing when White House money flows.
13 posted on 03/17/2013 9:11:10 AM PDT by waiyu (Common sense isn't common to everyone.)
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To: waiyu
You mean republican governors like Chris Christi, who don't mind licking Obama’s boots?

One liberal republican in a democrat controlled state is nothing to be concerned about. It would still have to pass both houses and the governor of 37 more states.
14 posted on 03/17/2013 9:18:09 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Publius

Moochie is going to be the “stand-in” for the third term. Put money on it.


15 posted on 03/17/2013 9:22:37 AM PDT by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition ------- The New Gold)
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To: fatnotlazy

Got news for you, Texas ain’t too wimpy to fight. GOPe might be, but bet’cha there’s more than a little bit of that “Texas feeling” in lots of others.

If the dems take back the House in 2014, they might pass this and if it does that’ll start the SHTF and “we” will return to the Republic of Texas, likely with lots of joiners.


16 posted on 03/17/2013 9:34:40 AM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: X-spurt

Here in Michigan we’re seriously considering changing to a proportional (by district) electoral change. The Democrats are screaming bloody murder because it will strip the gears on their Detroit fraud machine.


17 posted on 03/17/2013 9:39:14 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: logic101.net
Maybe this time it will. I’m not convinced El-Presidente will leave the white house without a fight.

Oh, he'll leave alright, but I believe he will trash the WH and steal more stuff than the Clintons did.

18 posted on 03/17/2013 10:27:36 AM PDT by calex59
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To: snoopy 'n linus
How does it make it through 38 statehouses when almost 30 are Republican controlled?

How does Obamacare get ruled constitutional?

19 posted on 03/17/2013 10:30:34 AM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the alter of "gun free zones"?)
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To: dontreadthis

Ummm...no.


20 posted on 03/17/2013 10:54:01 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Publius

I guess Mr. Joser Serrano likes the concepts of “President for Life” as in Hugo Chavez, Momamar Ghadaffi, et. al. dictatori.


21 posted on 03/17/2013 11:08:24 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks dontreadthis. Sez, every session since 1997.
...thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.

22 posted on 03/17/2013 11:46:01 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: logic101.net

it’ll be more like Salvador Allende (Chile)...except the Military won’t do the deed, The Freedom loving American Patirots shall sweep out this P.O.S. by the Voting Booth!


23 posted on 03/17/2013 11:54:21 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: Doogle

It also takes a percent (2/3, or 3/4) of the states also to pass any amendment. Also I believe 2/3 of congress...Thats why it will never happen......


24 posted on 03/17/2013 12:48:36 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: Publius

A better idea would be an amendment extending term limits to the legislative branch,


25 posted on 03/17/2013 1:59:53 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: cripplecreek

There is a lot about the “proportional Electorial” that makes me wonder if this is not something that can come back to bite us. Oh, I am sure it will de-power some like Detroit and might have saved us from a re-powered nobama, but what comes to us when its our guy that gets proportionalized.

If there is not a down-side I am all ears.


26 posted on 03/17/2013 6:57:27 PM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: X-spurt
but what comes to us when its our guy that gets proportionalized.

Then that's what happens. In fact I would expect the democrats to win again at some point.

Its up to the individual states and there's big support for it here in Michigan.
27 posted on 03/17/2013 7:02:28 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

As I said Crip, I don’t know enough about it to feel good or bad, but it does sound interesting.

The thing that jumps off the page at me that does create a concern is the established fact that the dems, like their friends the welfare cheats, are past masters at gaming the system. Is there any safe guards to keep them from running the table on us with this too?

Once we cross the magical line between Electorial Representative Republic and Pure Democracy, buying voters is a snap, just ask Brazil about elections where 50% +1 wins.


28 posted on 03/17/2013 7:21:42 PM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: X-spurt

The only other option is to quit voting because its an utter waste of time for republicans to vote in presidential elections in Michigan.

I’m actively campaigning for the change and that’s all there is to it.


29 posted on 03/17/2013 7:25:45 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Publius
I was going to point out that was only when a Dem was in the White House, but I thought better of it and did a Google first. I would have been WRONG. He did it in 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2007. (And 2009, 2011 and now 2013.)

He's nothing if not consistent. He's also been active concerning Puerto Rico.

30 posted on 03/17/2013 7:36:56 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: skinkinthegrass

The Freedom loving American Patirots shall sweep out this P.O.S. by the Voting Booth!

Remember the last “election”? 19 wards in PA didn’t have a single Romney vote. Same story around Cleavland, OH. And then there was Bolder, CO with more votes than voting age adults.... And let’s not forget FL with voting machines converting votes to Obama, which is what I suspect happened in PA and OH.


31 posted on 03/18/2013 4:50:01 AM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the alter of "gun free zones"?)
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To: cripplecreek

Hope you guys are successful!


32 posted on 03/18/2013 9:16:53 PM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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