| FORUM | ARCHIVE |                    | TOTAL QUIZ RESULT |

  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - One Presidential term
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Welcome stranger, click here to read about some of the great benefits of registering for a free account with us and joining us in our global online community.

One Presidential term

 Post Reply Post Reply
LouisFerdinand View Drop Down

Joined: 01 Aug 2015
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 120
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote LouisFerdinand Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: One Presidential term
    Posted: 08 Aug 2015 at 11:06
What do you think of the President of the United States serving for one term and the term would be for a length of six years?
Back to Top
Sponsored Links

Back to Top
franciscosan View Drop Down
WorldHistoria Master
WorldHistoria Master

Joined: 09 Feb 2015
Location: Littleton CO
Status: Offline
Points: 10814
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote franciscosan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08 Aug 2015 at 17:27
Well, either the President would do whatever he wanted to do, because he wouldn't have to worry about re-election, or he would be a lame duck for all 6 years, because nobody (congress) would have to listen to him.  Or some combination of the two.

I don't see any advantage for a single, 6 year term.  I don't understand what you are trying to "fix" by proposing it.

The ancient Greeks believed that it was very important to have unchanging laws, even if they were against you, at least you would know what they were.  There is a story of one polis where if you wanted to propose a new law, you had to do so with your head in a noose, standing on a stool.  If people didn't like your proposal, they would kick the stool out from underneath you, and you would hang, needless to say, in this city-state, they did get many new proposals.

I see a single 6 year term as perhaps better in certain ways, worse in others, but if you are interested in it, make your case.  We won't kick the stool out from underneath you, at least not yet....;)
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Forum Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 12.03
Copyright ©2001-2019 Web Wiz Ltd.

This page was generated in 0.109 seconds.