Brian Engman
Brian Engman

It is time to do away with the career politicians.

Steve Atkinson
Steve Atkinson
  • Brian Engman

Article 5 of the constitution allows the people to do this but it will take people to participate to get it done

Henry Strzelecki
Henry Strzelecki

I also know we need to have term limits....this should be added to the petition...Too many living off the government tit...for too many years...

Joyce Lister Morse
Joyce Lister Morse

Over paid for what they do. They do nothing for us its just for them

Carol Herdock
Carol Herdock

Whatever they vote for us should definitely apply to them! Why not? Thank the Lord for people that care and get involved. We've been too complacent for too long! Let's keep this going.

Jeff Curby
Jeff Curby

If Politicians were honestly "representing" the people of the United States like they claim they do on their soapboxes at election time, they would pay themselves like 95%ers, and not try to compete with the 1 %ers, they would pay out of their own pockets for their own healthcare like the 95%ers, and they would have to save their income for their own retirement...like the 95%ers, instead of living off the backs of the 95%ers when they retire....and they have the nerve to talk about "entitlements"!

Terri Lynn Sullivan
Terri Lynn Sullivan

While we are at it, why don't we pass an "Accountability Law" that holds congress and any Presidents declaring war onto the American people and third worlds accountable for their actions? Ditto with the irresponsible corporations using deceiving marketing practices, false marketing slogans such as "freedom isn't free" They must sign a contract stating their daughters/sons must report to active "duty" military combat by age 18, or face five years in prison or $250k fine. This vicious cycle...

While we are at it, why don't we pass an "Accountability Law" that holds congress and any Presidents declaring war onto the American people and third worlds accountable for their actions? Ditto with the irresponsible corporations using deceiving marketing practices, false marketing slogans such as "freedom isn't free" They must sign a contract stating their daughters/sons must report to active "duty" military combat by age 18, or face five years in prison or $250k fine. This vicious cycle has pitted USA at ranking #88 in global peace rating today. But why would anyone use misleading propaganda and false fear to keep us in a perpetual state of war? Let’s see, Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush-$22.84 million, Lockheed Martin CEO Robert Stevens $ 21.89, Boeing CEO James McNemey $19.4 million. And of course the military contracts themselves…..Lockheed Martin $668 million, the others like $550 million and $ 923 million respectively. Get the picture?

Jack Hotchkiss
Jack Hotchkiss

Lets get real here. Not for one moment do I believe congress is about to cut their own throat. They are NOT our representatives any longer. They represent them self's. It is going to take much more then a petition to move them. You folks are living in today’s world using yesterdays standards.

Boonie Jarvis
Boonie Jarvis
  • Jack Hotchkiss

Jack, it's a step towards doing SOMETHING. We are where we are today because people do not communicate with their elected reps. Apathy and barroom grumbling won't get the word out. Congress has the power it has because they believe that "the people don't care".

Jack Hotchkiss
Jack Hotchkiss
  • Jack Hotchkiss

Well Boonie; when did you hang up the phone after talking with your reps. aid and feeling you were ignored in the most polite way by your reps aid? You knew that your opinion and $5.00 would get you a cup of coffee. That is the value of our opinion in DC. Their response to an e-mail or letter is a form letter. Senator John McCain is a good example. You my friend as well as the rest of us have had the wool pulled over our eyes for such a long time that we think this is the normal. Please stop...

Well Boonie; when did you hang up the phone after talking with your reps. aid and feeling you were ignored in the most polite way by your reps aid? You knew that your opinion and $5.00 would get you a cup of coffee. That is the value of our opinion in DC. Their response to an e-mail or letter is a form letter. Senator John McCain is a good example. You my friend as well as the rest of us have had the wool pulled over our eyes for such a long time that we think this is the normal. Please stop begging our employees to do something right and start demanding our employees to do the right thing for our country. Don't be surprised if they ignore you. That is their new normal.

Nancy Keller
Nancy Keller

Ditto: I say we fire all them and hire us at a quarter of the cost and have a 7 yr term for all in government with no option to be re-elected and no pay, insurance when done, find another job!

Nancy Keller
Nancy Keller
  • Nancy Keller

Oh ya, find a job like a real american.

Leah Hocking-Denny
Leah Hocking-Denny

why am I not seeing where to sign.

Gail Williams
Gail Williams
  • Leah Hocking-Denny

I don't see a place either!!!

Bruce Hestley
Bruce Hestley

They should be entitled to no post employment benefits unless they've spent 10 years on active duty. I propose we build barracks for them near the Capital Building and they live there of pay the difference. Their pay should be the same as enlisted military. Your first year E1 then up to no more than E9.
Same medical and benefits as the military as well.

Sharlie Sellers
Sharlie Sellers
  • Bruce Hestley

interesting theory, but I'm not even comfortable knowing that people fighting for my freedom barely average minimum wage as E1 - if u add up the hours, it's actually less than that. I don't want the men running this country so broke that they're forced to accept bribes...just sayin...i mean seriously....

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