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Proposing an amendment to the Constitution... twenty-second article of amendment...
Congress.gov ^ | 01/04/2013 | Congress.gov

Posted on 01/05/2013 7:28:59 PM PST by neal1960

H.J.Res.15 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: democrats; dictatorship; notbreakingnews; serrano; termlimits
Just had this sent to me on Facebook. Is this for real?? Searched for it on FR but couldn't find it.
1 posted on 01/05/2013 7:29:06 PM PST by neal1960
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To: neal1960

I’d be in favor of limiting every President to ONE term.


2 posted on 01/05/2013 7:30:23 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: neal1960
Looks real to me.

Sponsor: Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] (Introduced 01/04/2013)

3 posted on 01/05/2013 7:31:55 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Where can I pick up a 2013 Mayan calendar?)
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To: BenLurkin; All

I would say a 1 six year term..


4 posted on 01/05/2013 7:32:09 PM PST by KevinDavis (And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.)
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To: BenLurkin

Hell I don’t want the current congress anywhere near the constitution.


5 posted on 01/05/2013 7:33:26 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer; All

Chances of passing: 0... Unless 2/3 of both houses of Congress and 3/4 passes it. Which is highly unlikely..


6 posted on 01/05/2013 7:33:37 PM PST by KevinDavis (And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.)
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To: neal1960

it starts


7 posted on 01/05/2013 7:33:58 PM PST by 1st Division guy
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To: neal1960
Serrano pulls this stunt at the start of every Congress since Soetoro fraudulently assumed office.
8 posted on 01/05/2013 7:35:18 PM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: neal1960

30 of 50 (or is it 57) governors are Republican. This must be a constituent service item to file this bill.

A counter-proposal: An Amendment modifying life-time tenure for federal judges to make they stand for a retention vote every 4 years (held in the off-year cycle election). This would mitigate the problem of insulating judges from having to run for office, yet would allow the voters to eject a judge who sufficiently offended them with his/her rulings.


9 posted on 01/05/2013 7:35:28 PM PST by theBuckwheat
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To: neal1960

I think Democrats do this every time they get a second-term Democrat in. I know they did it for Clinton also. In this upside down world we live in though...


10 posted on 01/05/2013 7:35:38 PM PST by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: KevinDavis

The GOP holds all 3 branches in 24 states right now so its dead.


11 posted on 01/05/2013 7:37:04 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: neal1960

Damned communist bastards sure love their dictators.


12 posted on 01/05/2013 7:38:08 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: cripplecreek; All

It won’t even make it pass Congress...


13 posted on 01/05/2013 7:39:55 PM PST by KevinDavis (And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.)
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To: neal1960

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hjres15


14 posted on 01/05/2013 7:40:44 PM PST by barmag25
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Sponsored by a Dimocrat. That got my attention.


15 posted on 01/05/2013 7:44:25 PM PST by neal1960 (D m cr ts S ck. Would you like to buy a vowel?)
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To: cripplecreek

It won’t matter at the rate the Constitution is being trampled on. TOTUS and Autopen are gettting things done. Forward.


16 posted on 01/05/2013 7:44:58 PM PST by TADSLOS (I took extra credit at the School of Hard Knocks)
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To: KevinDavis

6 months terms would be better ~


17 posted on 01/05/2013 7:45:14 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: neal1960

Boehner is probably scampering over to the White House as we speak for a private discussion on the bill.


18 posted on 01/05/2013 7:50:20 PM PST by SIDENET (I've drawn my line in the sand.)
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To: neal1960

I like to see the election of Senators go back to the state legislatures. And add in, term limits for members of Congress.


19 posted on 01/05/2013 7:51:32 PM PST by CORedneck
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To: neal1960; All

It looks real. H O W E V E R ...

Article V of the Constitution clearly indicates that, while either the states or Congress can propose amendments to the Constitution, ONLY the states, NOT Congress, have the power to ratify it. And thanks to Obama’s efforts to divide the country, I just don’t see such a proposed amendment to the Constitution getting the necessary 3/4 states support to ratify it, particularly since the ratification process isn’t necessarily based on the popular vote which would make it easier for the Democrats to work voting fraud.

Also, since Article V is arguably the best kept secret of the unconstitutionally big federal government, I’m not so sure that DC lawmakers really want voters to find out about Article V.


20 posted on 01/05/2013 7:55:30 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: neal1960

Well if zero gets another SC justice, they can give zero the chance to run again. The court will simply redefine zero’s first two terms as one term. This is not so much a stretch considering what Roberts did last year on 0-care. .


21 posted on 01/05/2013 7:55:41 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; an EMP confined to DC would be much appreciated)
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To: neal1960
Ø should be granted a third term. And, it should be for life.


22 posted on 01/05/2013 7:56:14 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: neal1960

Article V, or 5, in the US Constitution sets forth how to
amend the Constitution.

There are 4 ways:

1. Proposal— 2/3rds of each House of Congress and it is
ratified by 3/4ths of the State Legislatures.

2. Proposal—same as #1 2/3rds, each House of Congress
while ratification is done by 3/4ths of the State’s holding
Constitutional Conventions.

3.Proposal —A Special Constitutional Convention is called
by Congress, at the request of 2/3rds of the states.
Ratification is done by 3/4ths of the State legislatures.

4. Proposal— same as #3 while ratification is done by
3/4ths of the State Special Constitutional Conventions.

Informal Methods:

1. basic legislation— laws which fill in the basic meaning
of the Constitution. Like control carried by airlines, they
did not have planes in 1787 but they did have trade.

2. presidential actions, in carrying out foreign policy or
using troops without declaring war.

3. Supreme Court decisions, like Brown v. Board of
Education.

4. Political parties— how we elect people to congress and
for pesident. How Government is operated, by political
party. Parties are not found in the Constitution.

5. Tradition— the way things are done. Until the 22nd
amendment Presidents did not serve over 2 terms
and until the 25th amendment was passed the Vice
President served out the rest of the deceased president’s
term as the president NOT as an acting president.

IOW... they can’t do it without 3/4 of the States legislatures voting on it favorably.

LLS


23 posted on 01/05/2013 7:58:34 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Please use the term “State Ratifying Convention”, not “State Constitutional Convention”. The purpose of a State Constitutional Convention is to write or modify a state constitution.


24 posted on 01/05/2013 8:01:30 PM PST by Publius ("A centralized government is a centralized evil." -- Gen. John Graham)
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To: 1st Division guy

The purchase of 450 million rounds of ammunition wasn’t for nothing.


25 posted on 01/05/2013 8:10:16 PM PST by Morris70
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To: neal1960

This is almost always the first (or one of the first) bills to show up in a new Congress. Not to worry, this has been going on for years.


26 posted on 01/05/2013 8:21:43 PM PST by DBrow
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To: KevinDavis

“Chances of passing: 0... Unless 2/3 of both houses of Congress and 3/4 passes it. Which is highly unlikely..”

I’m ignorant...do states have to vote also?


27 posted on 01/05/2013 8:31:11 PM PST by hummingbird (Support Hummingbird Migration!)
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To: hummingbird

http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/constitution/

...A proposed amendment becomes part of the Constitution as soon as it is ratified by three-fourths of the States (38 of 50 States)...


28 posted on 01/05/2013 8:40:43 PM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: theBuckwheat

Be content to require any judge who reaches reaches the age to 75 to submit to reappointment.


29 posted on 01/05/2013 8:42:44 PM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: neal1960

Not needed.

Precedent has been set - The US Constitution does not apply to Barack Obama.


30 posted on 01/05/2013 8:56:31 PM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America !!!!)
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To: neal1960

LOL! NO CHANCE.


31 posted on 01/05/2013 9:10:05 PM PST by PGalt
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To: cripplecreek
"Hell I don’t want the current congress anywhere near the constitution."

Or any of them on my front porch, property, or neighborhood...
32 posted on 01/05/2013 9:23:27 PM PST by 45semi (A police state is always preceded by a nanny state...)
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To: Chipper
I know they did it for Clinton also.

Thanks. I thought I remembered that.
33 posted on 01/05/2013 9:51:18 PM PST by 98ZJ USMC
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To: LibLieSlayer
But in the movie Lincoln, wasn't the 13th amendment passed by congress alone? It wasn't sent to the states.

(Maybe this wasn't addressed in the movie).

34 posted on 01/05/2013 10:53:47 PM PST by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Jose Serrano, aka president of the Bronx chapter of the Fidel Castro fan club.


35 posted on 01/05/2013 10:54:31 PM PST by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Jose Serrano, aka president of the Bronx chapter of the Fidel Castro fan club.


36 posted on 01/05/2013 10:55:15 PM PST by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: boop
My bad. The 13th was ratified by the states, but later.

Takes away some of the "drama" of the movie though.

37 posted on 01/05/2013 10:57:39 PM PST by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: Publius

True... but it does not change exactly what I said as being the truth. Noted.

LLS


38 posted on 01/05/2013 11:29:34 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: boop

Are we to govern by a movie or what is codified in our Constitution?

LLS


39 posted on 01/05/2013 11:30:42 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: KevinDavis

Kevin....I agree. One six year Presidential term. That would mean no running for re-election and in turn, not wasting the taxpayers money and time flying all over during an election year. I have been doing some self study of George Washington and the US Constitution, and a six year term was actually discussed by the Founders. Too bad it never happened.


40 posted on 01/06/2013 6:27:55 AM PST by BibleGunClinger
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To: BibleGunClinger
A one six-year term sounds good on paper, but can you imagine a president like Obama with no fear of re-election?

If you think he was bad before, he would have been 10 times more radical.

41 posted on 01/06/2013 1:39:51 PM PST by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: neal1960

Gingrich Productions just sent an e-mail regarding this issue.

Looking forward to the confrontations on this matter.


42 posted on 02/23/2013 1:14:21 PM PST by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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