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[–] SexySexySkeletor 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

Would term limits be a good thing? Wouldn't that make politicians even more open to bribes if they knew they didn't have to worry about their long term political career? Not that it takes much to bribe them now.

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[–] revsta 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

It would remove the idea of being a career politician and remove corruption from office faster and allow people to correct mistakes more quickly. I'd also be in complete favor of having every Congressman and Senator's financial records, and that of their families, open to the public so we can see they aren't taking bribes, as well as capping their salary to whatever the country's mean is.

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[–] wwwhistler 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

how about excluding all other sources of income except the income of the office. no investments, no buying/selling land, no lecture fees...nothing. no one would want to do it for more than 2 terms.and their would be no way to get rich from it.

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[–] SexySexySkeletor ago 

I can see your reasoning, but I honestly think that would allow more bribery and corruption (for term limits that is). The open financial record thing would be good if the general public gave a shit about bribes. The salary cap I don't really agree with, as slashing what they would earn would definitely make them more accepting of bribes.