Tag Archives: Term Limits

You’re doing a great job and you’re fired

As discussed in the opening blog post to this series, term limits have a big impact on our efforts to educate California legislators through I&E Days and District Days.  But that doesn’t mean I have to like them, and I don’t, here’s why:

Reason #1 – I see no reason why someone who is good at their job has to give it up after a certain amount of time.  How many of you have been in your job for more than six years?  If you were an Assembly Member you would now have to look for a new job.  This is what elections are for; if your elected official is not doing a good job, stop voting for them. Read More »

Send ‘em Home

I believe that being a representative of the people requires remaining one of the people, which is impossible as an isolated member of a permanent political class. I believe in a legislature where new people bring in new ideas, and where legislators leave before coming to believe they are entitled to their positions. I believe that power corrupts.

And because of that, I’m in favor of term limits. Read More »

Rumble in the Office: Justin vs. Vanessa

I was sitting at my desk last week when a fight broke out between Justin and Vanessa. There was yelling and  throwing of office supplies, doors were slammed and alliances were formed.  I sat by as the paper clips whizzed by my head and thought, “how did this happen?” And then I opened my email. Read More »