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Friday, September 26, 2014

MY LAST NERVE: You Don't Need Term Limits; You Need Backbone | The Nerve

MY LAST NERVE: You Don't Need Term Limits; You Need Backbone | The Nerve: "...the fact that it took a criminal indictment to make that happen makes you wonder how 124 allegedly independent-minded elected officials kept absolutely quiet about it for so long..." and a WHAT IF moment: "...If the Legislature were to take the power to run state government away from the speaker – in other words, if the speaker becomes simply the House’s presiding officer, not a puppet master behind all three branches of government – members won’t want to serve more than two or three terms..."



Special note of interest: "...Rep. Murrell Smith (R-Sumter) was appointed Chairman of the bipartisan 17-member Special House Rules & Procedures Review Committee..." This was authorized by House Speaker Pro Tempore Jay Lucas – under his authority as Acting House Speaker - See Link



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