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Perky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-11-07 07:44 PM
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8. Read Federalist Paper #10
No confidence votes only really work in Parliamentary systemwhere the committe structure closely mirrors the goverement and all all the ministers actuall come from the House. We have sepeartae and equal branches of government and this would make the aPresidency a puppet of the majority Party.

Besides which, The american Presidency should not be held hostage to the tyranny of either the majority of a minority

Think of it. Hillary wins and 13 months later she is at 45^ in the polls with a hostile though small GOP majority.

Unfortunately and Fortunately, we should not change the costitution on the basis of the passions of the moment or based on the power of aany nuber of factions which emerge from tiem to time.
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  -We need to amend the US Constitution to add votes of no confidence. originalpckelly  Jan-11-07 07:30 PM   #0 
  - How does one know  MonkeyFunk   Jan-11-07 07:32 PM   #1 
  - The last three years of a second 4 year term.  originalpckelly   Jan-11-07 07:36 PM   #2 
  - I understand that it was unclear, I have fixed that. Only during the second term...  originalpckelly   Jan-11-07 07:38 PM   #3 
     - well I still disagree with it  MonkeyFunk   Jan-12-07 02:32 AM   #9 
  - No fucking way.  JVS   Jan-11-07 07:39 PM   #4 
  - Not unless a majority of the people disapproved of his leadership.  originalpckelly   Jan-11-07 07:40 PM   #6 
  - I vote no on this. [n\t]  Nutmegger   Jan-11-07 07:40 PM   #5 
  - What concern do you have with the proposal. Can it be made better?  originalpckelly   Jan-11-07 07:41 PM   #7 
  - Read Federalist Paper #10  Perky   Jan-11-07 07:44 PM   #8 
  - Vote of No Confidence  Thothmes   Jan-12-07 07:32 AM   #10 
  - Sorry, a very bad idea.  maine_raptor   Jan-12-07 07:45 AM   #11 

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