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HOT SPRINGS -- Tim Jacob, chairman of Arkansas Term Limits, said Monday that a constitutional amendment that will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot is a "deception" and an attempt to fool the voters of Arkansas.

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  • mhck52
    July 15, 2014 at 10:34 p.m.

    And the AG approved the title?

  • onlyGodmatters
    July 16, 2014 at 8:59 a.m.

    Why wouldn't he? It's in his best interest to extend his tenure in office. He's an elected official; he would be entitled to the extension. He has also been appointed to other positions, in addition to being AG; of course he wants the extension so his elected cronies can stay in office. Why? So he can maintain his appointment(s).

  • 000
    July 16, 2014 at 9:24 a.m.

    The same AG that turned down the Pot title 42 times?
    The AG whose head looks astonishingly like a polished phallic symbol in his official duty photos?
    That prince of integrity, defender of holier-than-thou matrimony, Dustin?
    That one?

  • 000
    July 16, 2014 at 9:39 a.m.

    "Joined 49 states and the federal government in February 2012 in a landmark $26 billion settlement with the nation’s five largest banks over allegations of fraud and abuse within the mortgage servicing industry. Effort netted nearly $40 million for Arkansas consumers." - Self-congratulatory arse-kissing verbiage from the AG's narcissistic web page. Remember, it's only a short step from kissing one's own arse to inserting head in same.
    ~
    whut? We only got $40 million out of $26 BILLION???!!?? That's supposed to be something to brag about? I'll bet his crony lawyer buddies took more than that!

  • map51
    July 16, 2014 at 9:44 a.m.

    In many ways term limits has been a bad thing anyway. It has made some of the best and brightest leave office when our state really needed them. On the other hand it has gotten rid of some really awful lawmakers. It seems to me however that the areas that sent bad lawmakers to Little Rock, after getting the bad ones out with term limits , tend to elect another bad one to replace them. Just a thought. You can's legislate ethics, character or common sense.

  • 000
    July 16, 2014 at 9:57 a.m.

    "...anyway."
    ANYWAY???
    Sounds like you agree that Dustin is ethically challenged, yet don't care because you don't like term limits, ANYWAY. Really?

  • Jfish
    July 16, 2014 at 10:06 a.m.

    Mr. Jacob is exactly right. The editor of the Osceola Times published an article on this a few weeks ago.

  • map51
    July 16, 2014 at 10:21 a.m.

    I do not like Destin, Po, but neither to I think term limits fixes everything. In fact it has allowed some real idiots to represent us in Little Rock. I am not for or against term limits because in some cases they are great and some not so. The answer is sending great people to represent us. By the way, and this is just a thought, if term limits are so important why were they not part of the original Constitution????

  • nwar
    July 16, 2014 at 10:54 a.m.

    I have to admit I have mixed feelings about term limits. But this language is a really sneaky and unethical way to gut them.

  • map51
    July 16, 2014 at 11:24 a.m.

    Nothing fair or honest about the way they are trying to change the limits and those that tried to do it this way should be voted out. No Character.

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