For instance, the WI State Constitution says:
Article IV, Section 14. -- Filling vacancies.
The governor shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies as may occur in either house of the legislature.
meaning that the Governor could have said "the 'missing' Legislator's seats are obviously vacant, as they have left the state, so I will issue these writs of election."
The most sure-fire way to eviscerate our opposition is to follow the plain language of the Constitutions of both the Nation and the State we live in.
Governors have a lot more power than they think.
—as a generality, I would prefer that governors “powers” be limited to subjects such as the positioning of rolls of T. P in the restrooms in the capitol and the color thereof-——
I thought you guys might like to read this, or to know who would.
How NM could change politics across the nation ping.
You’ll need a governor with a real set of stones to call up the “unorganized” militia, but just calling them up would instill instant national folk-hero status.
Imagine ... the governor calls for all able-bodied citizens, ages 18-45, to report to the state capitol building by noon on Saturday. Every responding militia member must bring a serviceable centerfire rifle greater than .22 caliber with at least 200 rounds of ammunition for same. Sidearms may be brought as well but only rifles will be counted for militia duty. If the governor wants to be super cautious, the call-up could be limited to military veterans only, to weed out undesireables.
Additional call-up requirements could include camping gear (to include campers or Winnebagos), a knife or “well-scoured hatchet” (sorry, that was one of the old Minuteman requirements), food & water, ATVs, etc.
Even if the governor simply took names then disbanded them, just the sight of so many armed citizens ready to defend their state would make a potent statement!
The ramifications would be enormous! DO IT!
While I agree this should be done, we must acknowledge that New Mexico has limited road access to the border and thus limited opportunity to facilitate the invasion unlike Texas or Arizona.
We must also acknowledge that while the Governor can do theses things it will cost we the Tax payer money. Money that we had been paying Federal Taxes for the Federal goverment to do.
The courts no longer uphold the constitutions of the States nor the Federal constitution. The elite (oligarchy) “do as they wilt.” The serfs have no rights.
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