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posted: 3/13/2014 5:01 AM

Let 'rookies' have a chance in Springfield

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Your March 8 front page article, "If state had term limits," paints a picture that if we had term limits now, we would not have the benefit of longtime office holders in Springfield, as though that is a bad thing. For many of us, that is a good thing. The longtime office holders have screwed up this state so badly that we need to replace them. They need to go away so that they cannot continue to ruin this state.

You quote Waukegan Democratic state Sen. Terry Link as saying, "It's like a sporting team. Do you want a team to come out, a baseball team to come out with 25 rookies? No. What's going to gonna happen -- 25 rookies -- you're going to end up with a team that's very bad and not producing what you want."

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Yes, Terry, that's exactly what we want! When the team that has been taking the field for decades has consistently finished the season at the bottom, it is time to clean house and replace them. A bunch of rookies couldn't do any worse, and they just might start winning a few games.

It is time to throw the bums out and start afresh with new blood, cause the old blood has a horrible record. Illinois can't stand any more of the same old losing streak.

Rich Schwanbeck

Elk Grove Village,

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