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Warning! Progressivesí NPV Plan for White House Control, 2012 & Permanently
Gulag Bound ^ | October 21, 2011 | Jacquerie of Wake Up America

Posted on 10/21/2011 11:46:20 AM PDT by unspun

By Jacquerie Wake Up America

While the lamestream media holds public attention on GOP candidate rivalries, a "progressive" strategy is underway to eliminate the role of the states in electing a U.S. President. By transferring electoral votes to a "national popular vote" this "Compact"  would  usurp the role of the states as safeguarded by our Constitution. In doing so, it could also neutralize Obama's critics -- totally.

This may be the most vital - and time sensitive - expose WAM has ever uncovered and shared! And it's happening now, under the radar, with the general public in the dark. This "ultimate vote fraud" is intentionally  complicated to keep it obscure until it's too late to stop it.

This complete expose on the "National Popular Vote Compact" won't be found elsewhere. Because of the complexity and urgency of this issue. read it through completely. See who is behind this scheme and what its intended consequences are.

Then spread the word  in your blogs, forums and forward to all your contacts now. There is still time to block the NPVC sufficient states passage - only if we act now!

All of US urgently need to contact our State Assemblymen, State Senators and Governors to vehemently oppose this covert measure! See below the real facts of this manipulation of the Constitution and American electorate. See Your State Status and action needed  in last column.

Plan for 2012 (& Permanent) White House control by progressives happening now

Called the "National Popular Vote Compact" this movement has been in the works nationwide - without public attention - on a state-by-state level since at least 2008.

Like other surreptitious actions against the U.S. Constitution, the NPVC "movement" has several promotional websites claiming to represent "true democracy."

The NPVC is a bill now moving state-by-state to make the popular vote winner President by bypassing normal requirements to amend the Constitution. Tts outcome would ensure the Presidency would be declared by giving all the required 270 Electoral Votes needed for a "winner" to the candidate who wins the largest number of popular votes nationally - no matter how small the win margin and no difference how many states voted to oppose him. Here's how it works:

This sneaky scheme to upend Constitutional rights and protections of all states and their residents in selecting the nation's leader is underway as an explicit attempt to defeat the careful Constitutional amendment process with no public knowledge, no voter input, no public referendums and no input from states which object to this measure. All NPVC takes is a portion of current state houses to make it law for all of us - always!

Why would progressives want to switch to a National Popular Vote POTUS?

Do the math: The electoral vote system protects voting rights by giving every individual state a number of electoral votes representing the level of population. In this way, all states in the Union have a proportionate and representative say in who becomes President. It doesn't matter if the state has more land mass than populace, or if more of the people live in rural areas, etc.

Here is what would happen with an NPVC that hands all the needed 270 Electoral Votes to the national popular vote winner: Those states with larger populations - especially those with heavily populated big cities will pick the President. Period. The politically savvy know that big city voters trend "Democratic" - and that controlling big city vote results (by buying votes, duplicating votes, "fixing" vote count machines on a large scale basis - these are all "Democratic" party specialties!

Take Illinois as a case in point. No matter the notorious corruption in politics there. Year after year, all the suburban and rural vote populations together can't get their voices heard to change who runs the state. Why not? Because the votes of the city of Chicago always outnumber the total combined votes in the entire rest of the state. Is that what we want to happen to the White House?

The state houses of Illinois, California, New York and New Jersey - with their large combined Electoral Votes - are among those that have already passed the NPVC into law. A list of states which have passed this treacherous law is given below. Do you think the voters in those states (of which you may be one) have an idea this has happened? Of course not - as with all Progressive take-over tactics, this one is being arranged as quietly and quickly as possible, before the actual voters there even find out!

So, if you've wondered why Obama isn't more worried about his "re-election" - despite growing public dissatisfaction - now you know. Just pass the NPVC in a handful more states. Then, put the usual paid workers out in the precincts with lies and pockets full of bribes for votes; send out more union propaganda enflaming and threatening union members into support; continue using state paid staff to bring in the votes of the infirm and institutionalized; doctor up more absentee vote records; alter the vote totals of machines in key areas. And voila - Obama gets even the tiniest combined margin of the "popular" vote (by hook or crook) - and he stays in office!   

If this NPVC vote scam gets enough states to go along, the rest of US are doomed to non-elect but appoint Obama again - by the magic 270 with claims that its all very constitutional!   Akin to ObamaCare, if this National Popular Vote Compact is passed - no matter how wrong and corrupt - it would take massive funding and endless delays to drag through the courts in hopes of any reversal.

An NPVC success in its remaining targeted states would mean: states that have been trending GOP and don't support NPVC won't matter; states with large land expanses sprinkled with Conservative voters and rural farmers won't matter; suburbanites who pay the taxes that support city entitlements won't matter; the original fair and balanced Electoral College system won't matter. After all, they tell US: this is just one of those parts of that old Constitution that's not really fair and needs to be updated!

Here is a summary of why the National Popular Vote Presidency is a really bad idea.

Who is behind the National Popular Vote Compact? George Soros - and that's not all 

If you have any doubt left about the purpose of this Constitutional reversal in favor of a Presidency by national popular vote, consider these facts and check out these references:

Summary: George Soros favorite game is taking over the politics (and governments) of countries. If you're not familiar with hisbio, you should be. See here his role in the bogus movement toward a popular vote. Soros son, Jonathan, propaganized "It's' time to junk the electoral college" all the way back in 2008. We know by know how their ilk uses long-term, heavily financed astro-turf "reform" movements - under cover of nice-sounding names, multiple websites and distorted messages to increase their public appeal. Here's what the National Popular Vote movement wants you to believe. Their operatives began moving this Plan through state assemblies even before 2008 election. See an actual chart of the scope of Soros spiderweb of behind-the-scenes influence here.

What's their game: Take the 2012 election - and those that follow - by the cheapest, most expedient means. Save time and money by focusing "electioneering efforts" (including illegitimate ones) in major population areas to make those vote totals overwhelm the votes of the rest of US.  This makes it easy for Obama to continue ignoring increased public resistance - if half the states and nearly half the voters just won't count anymore anyway. Most of US are by now familiar with the bombardment of attempts to subvert our government under cover of populist propaganda to appear "more truly democratic." See below those behind this clever manipulation of the law - to pass a "newer and better" way to choose a President without the proper Constitutional amendment.(And somebody tell them our founding fathers formed a Republic, not a democracy!)

Meet the Men behind this "Compact":  Akhil Reed Amar & Vikram Amar

The National Public Vote Compact bill, promoted nationwide, came from this source in 2001. Since then, the same bill based on their strategy has been filed in states nationwide!

Vikram Amar

Digging into the background of the National Public Vote Compact - as a means to radically and permanently shift the basis of the Presidency, here's what we found: highly credentialed attorneys (and brothers) who devised this "state bill" compact, as a strategy to get around the normal requirements for constitutional amendment - and, instead, undermine the Electoral College by bypassing both Congress and the voters! V. Amar is the author of hundreds of legal articles and several books. Although his age is included in a wiki-bio, Vikram's country of origin is not mentioned. His articles cover topics like this:"Should Christian groups on state campuses by allowed to restrict their membership to Christians." Many articles are aimed at using the legal system against the Constitution. Here's two books he's written: "Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking" and The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction

Akhil Reed Amar

Akhil Amar has also "recently proposed that every American should be required to undergo a DNA test so that a national DNA database can be created." Together this pair has made many other monstrous "legalese" proposals including how an "Instant Run Off System" could "remedy the flaws" in America's voting system; term-limiting Supreme Court Justices and improving the Presidential line of succession in the event of "election terrorism." By no strange coincidence, the brainstormer of this end-run to trick the public and the Constitution by a minority of favorable state lawmakers, Vikram, also keeps busy writing frequent legal articles in defense of the constitutionality of ObamaCare! Need we wonder who is financing this scribe?

Vital & Urgent: See your state status & contact state officials!

Conclusion: WAM has done the math and citizen action is urgent to stop this Compact! States where it has already passed add up to 171 Electoral Votes of the 270 required. 81 more Electoral Votes are at stake in states where NPV has passed 1 of the 2 needed chambers. Additionally, States where NPV is listed as currently active legislation hold more than 100 EV.  There are under 100 total (electoral vote bearing states) more for this to be our law nationally - and there are way more than enough states with this in process to meet that end goal before 2012 Election!!!

Shockingly, numerous Republican state officials have fallen for the popular vote strategy. Enough GOP have supported it, for NPV.com to brag this is a "bi-partisan" measure (along with bogus polls claiming how We the People want this!) Banners of progressive newspaper editorial endorsements are topped (of course) by the New York Times. Some GOP have co-sponsored this in their state. More have even voted for its passage! Whether these are ill-informed, popularity-seeking, bribed or just too dumb to do the math we can't say. What we know is this probably means no more Republican presidents ever - and Obama back in 2012, if only by the tiniest of margins!

Evidently, it's going to take all of US to contact our own state assemblyman, state senator and governor to inform them of how destructive (and "progressive") this national vote compact really is.

CALL THEM, WRITE THEM QUICK  (contact info link here)

TELL THEM WHAT YOU THINK of this NOW LIST OF STATUS State-by-State HERE: There is currently no single site online that has real-time, complete, and accurate status on this outrageous measure. So save this info:

ELECTORAL THEFT LAW ALREADY PASSED IN: CA, HA, IL, NJ, MD, MA, VT, RI, D.C., and most recently NY

AR, CT, DE, MI, NV, NM, NC, OR, VT (& according to NPV site CO has now passed it in both  chambers and sent it to the Governor for signing.)

Also, legislation is currently filed but not yet voted in favor in these states:

AK  now in Committee

AL filed in the Senate this year

AZ introduced in the Senate by a Republican!

FL bill now active in both chambers

GA bill introduced in both chambers

IN introduced in the assembly

KY introduced in the House

LA passed House Committee and introduced in the Senate

MO introduced in the House

MS introduced in both chambers

MT introduced in the Senate

ND introduced in the House

NH introduced in the House

OK passed Senate Committee and introduced in the House

SD introduced in the Senate

TX introduced in both chambers

UT introduced in Senate and House

VA introduced in Senate

WARNING: Also listed as current and active legislation in these states:

GA, IA, KS, MN, NE, OK, SC, TN, WV  

If you want further information on Preserving the Electoral College, the Heritage Foundation is sponsoring an Event on this issue on Friday afternoon, October 28.  See details here.

Please share this information with others who may not yet be informed. You deserve credit for helping this turn of events through your interest and actions on behalf of reform!

Sincerely, Jacquerie WAM Strategist Wake Up America Movement

Your comments, research, feedback or questions are welcome. Contact Wake Up America Movement at: wamtoday@wamaction.info


Previous item about this, in Gulag Bound:

"Is the Tea Party Being Snookered by George Soros & Friends?" - by Janet Smiles, August 21, 2011


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agenda; amar; congress; constitution; corruption; democrats; elections; electoralcollege; fraud; georgesoros; govtabuse; mediabias; obama; popular; soros; statesrights; teddymandering; tyranny; vote; voter; voting

1 posted on 10/21/2011 11:46:30 AM PDT by unspun
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So you've decided to sit this Freepathon out, eh?
Aren't you precious
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2 posted on 10/21/2011 11:47:53 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: unspun

bump.


3 posted on 10/21/2011 11:49:56 AM PDT by ken21
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To: unspun

If the libtards want it, it can’t be good, so I am agin it.


4 posted on 10/21/2011 11:52:14 AM PDT by Mr. K (We need a TEA Party march on GOP headquarters ~!!)
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To: TheOldLady; Darksheare

Have you seen Dark’s kittehs?

They has a familiar.


5 posted on 10/21/2011 11:53:12 AM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: unspun

Washington, D.C.=Madrid, 1936.


6 posted on 10/21/2011 11:57:25 AM PDT by IbJensen (Ron Paul For President! Or anyone other that Romney!)
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To: humblegunner; TheOldLady

Yup.
Did the text on Icanhazcheezburger, did the text and links in the previous Reepathon thread.
Decided to toss it out there today to seee if anyone complains to me about it.


7 posted on 10/21/2011 11:58:12 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: All

Is this good information before I get all worked up? If this happens it IS that step too far.


8 posted on 10/21/2011 11:58:22 AM PDT by Irenic
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To: unspun

Every State should have an equal vote.


9 posted on 10/21/2011 11:59:08 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: unspun
Do you think the voters in those states (of which you may be one) have an idea this has happened? Of course not

No, it won't be noticed until it actually happens and then it will be immediately rescinded by the states burned by it.

For example, when a GOP candidate loses California by 14% but wins the popular vote by .05% - all California's electoral votes will go to the GOP candidate.

Only then, will the vast majority of dimwits out there realize that they are being disenfranchised and raise the sort of outrage that will knock the house of cards down.

In fact, I would imagine any state faced with this predicament would change the law back, between the actual vote and the meeting of the electoral college.

The US Constitution does not mandate how a state should determine its electoral votes, so these moves are all legal. But a state legislature that negates the majority vote of its constituents will have hell to pay if they don't correct it immediately.

10 posted on 10/21/2011 12:08:40 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: unspun

Blah blah blah - They’d have to re-write the constitution to do this, which would require passing Congress first, then the states ratify it. Not going to happen, I’ll save my worries for real challenges.


11 posted on 10/21/2011 12:21:11 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: dead

I was about to post the same thought, and am glad I scrolled to the end.

All it will take to end this is for a conservative to win the popular vote and receive the electoral votes from a big liberal state. But, the state legislatures would probably call an emergency session to hastily change the law before it would actually happen.


12 posted on 10/21/2011 12:28:37 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: justlurking
Changing the way votes are counted happens in Massachusetts all the time.
Every time the Dems don't like the vote, the Dems would change to rules to suit themselves. This doesn't surprise me a bit.
13 posted on 10/21/2011 12:35:06 PM PDT by lucky american (I'm tired.)
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To: Darksheare

This was also introduced in the most recent Oregon legislature, but didn’t go anywhere.


14 posted on 10/21/2011 12:37:35 PM PDT by aimhigh
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To: humblegunner; Darksheare
Yes, I have seen Darks's kittehs. I've seen them all day long. First on the FReepathon thread, and later on the forum. I do love the graphic and the links that Darks has so cleverly added.

We were doing a little SPAM duel this afternoon where we each raced to SPAM the threads before the other one.

So I saw his stuff, and he saw mine, all afternoon. That was great fun!
15 posted on 10/21/2011 12:38:22 PM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: unspun
The counter-attack involves allocating electoral votes by congressional district, rather than winner-takes-all. Each state gets a number of electors equal to the number of congressmen plus the number of senators the state has. Most states give all their electors to the statewide winner. An alternate way to do it is for the winner in each congressional district to get that district's elector, and the statewide winner gets the extra two electors.

Doing it this way nullifies big-city vote fraud.

Pennsylvania and Wisconsin are considering this. Maine and Nebraska are already set up this way.

16 posted on 10/21/2011 12:44:29 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: Mr. K

It means that the cities elect the president.


17 posted on 10/21/2011 1:01:39 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: justlurking; dead; kingu
Constitution, Article II Section 1:
Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress: but no Senator or Representative, or Person holding an Office of Trust or Profit under the United States, shall be appointed an Elector.
The manner of choosing who gets the state's electoral votes are entirely up to the legislature. They could entirely dispense with having people vote for president and have the state legislature pick who gets the votes, if they feel like it.

BUT, once they have made a rule on how to choose electors, they MAY NOT change the rule after electors are chosen. United States Code, Title 3 chapter 1

Determination of controversy as to appointment of electors

§ 5. If any State shall have provided, by laws enacted prior to the day fixed for the appointment of the electors, for its final determination of any controversy or contest concerning the appointment of all or any of the electors of such State, by judicial or other methods or procedures, and such determination shall have been made at least six days before the time fixed for the meeting of the electors, such determination made pursuant to such law so existing on said day, and made at least six days prior to said time of meeting of the electors, shall be conclusive, and shall govern in the counting of the electoral votes as provided in the Constitution, and as hereinafter regulated, so far as the ascertainment of the electors appointed by such State is concerned.

Paragraph 2 of the above US Code also prescribes that if electors are not chosen by election by the deadline (say, because civil unrest has disrupted elections), then the legislature may choose who gets the electors.
18 posted on 10/21/2011 1:02:33 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: justlurking
All it will take to end this is for a conservative to win the popular vote and receive the electoral votes from a big liberal state.

It will create a big enough backlash either way.

By definition, this plan is inacted by a state legislature, and will remain completely ignored until such a time when a state's majority differs from the national majority.

It doesn't matter whether its Dem or GOP, the law will have the effect of screwing the majority of the state's voters by nullifying their vote. And the screwers won't be in far off Washington. They'll be the politicians in the state with a newly enraged majority! The benefitting national party will try to demand the electoral votes, but all politics are local and the majority in the state will get their way.

The idea is so completely stupid, it is its own suicide pill.

19 posted on 10/21/2011 1:08:56 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: IbJensen

I’m just finishing “The Battle for Spain” by Antony Beevor. I concur with your post.


20 posted on 10/21/2011 2:06:44 PM PDT by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: PapaBear3625
Thanks for the tip, but I wouldn't put it past the Democrats to find a way to change the rules if it turns out it works against them. They've done it before.

However, if a state decides to ignore their own voters and choose a different candidate for any reason, I think it would be quickly challenged under the Voting Rights Act. A

21 posted on 10/21/2011 2:19:02 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: justlurking
However, if a state decides to ignore their own voters and choose a different candidate for any reason, I think it would be quickly challenged under the Voting Rights Act.

Only if the candidate picked is other than the one that black voters mostly voted for. The Voting Rights Act only works in one direction. If white voters have their rights violated, then it is of no interest. At least, that was the opinion of Holder's DoJ in the Philly Black Panther intimidation case.

22 posted on 10/21/2011 2:29:40 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: dead

This is another of those things that occasionally boils up and, upon first blush, receives a lot of support. The ERA was similar, steamrolling through until people started looking at it closer and finally turn against it till it died because the ratifying period ran out.

The founding fathers were suspicious of unbridled majority rule. They put within the constitution checks and balances to protect the rights of the minority, i.e. smaller states. It has largely worked for the past 200 plus years.

In spite of what many think, there is a very good reason to keep the Electoral College. It forces candidates to run nationally, as opposed to regional campaigns. A straight majority vote would allow a candidate to run simply in a few of the big popular vote states and ignore the small states.

In every election thus far, a candidate, no matter how popular he is in the big states, must carry at least a few of the smaller states. Thus, he is required to run a national campaign.

Why do you think Obama has been to VA and NC so many times in recent months? Because he cannot just have the Dems cheat and stuff ballots in Ill, CA, NY and a few others, to win. He desperately needs VA, NC, OH, and FL in order to have a chance to win.

I am not afraid of the popular vote in this election. I have no doubt that if we do not shoot ourselves in the feet multiple times, Obama is going down. But tinkering with the Electoral is a recipe for future disaster! Just my thoughts. I would love to have someone write about this in more detail!


23 posted on 10/21/2011 2:43:09 PM PDT by gbscott1954 (Sarah 2012!!!)
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To: kingu
Blah blah blah - They’d have to re-write the constitution to do this, which would require passing Congress first, then the states ratify it. Not going to happen, I’ll save my worries for real challenges.

Yada, yada, yada - You haven't read the article, have you?

24 posted on 10/21/2011 3:54:52 PM PDT by unspun (It's the Sovereignty, Stu... | We are Gulag Bound)
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