Skip to comments.The Big Political Story Of 2016 Will Not Be About Who Replaces Obama
Posted on 12/11/2013 8:38:20 AM PST by Baynative
They gathered at the homestead of George Washington, 15 miles from the capital city named for him. The purpose? To discuss how, safely, to revive an overlooked, but invaluable, provision in the United States Constitution to allow a supermajority of states to rein in a power-drunk federal government.
According to a press release issued after the Assemblys adjournment, They emphasized the importance of any convention being done in a way that accomplishes the will of the people while protecting the sanctity of the Constitution, as this action could ultimately lead to proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution, as authorized under Article V. The subject matter of what those amendments would be was not discussed.
(Excerpt) Read more at forbes.com ...
Some, especially on the left, are attempting to blame federal government dysfunction on the Constitution. An Annals of Law feature in the current New Yorker, by Jeffrey Toobin, is entitled Our Broken Constitution. Wrong. It is the federal government, not the Constitution, that is broken. The federal government has gone out of alignment with its nature as envisioned in the Constitution.
And in the Constitution itself resides the solution.
Let's get together and inform everyone we know about this bold move to save our republic. If you care, BE ACTIVE!
For those who want more this website offers numerous updates.
Spreading the word...
The Constitution gets “broken” when it is intentionally severed from its essential relationship with the principles laid down in the Declaration. This is what the Progressives always do. They want a dialogue on “the meaning of the Constituion” but they do not want to include the essential relationship of the two documents. . .any “dialogue” about the Constitution under those circumstances is seriously flawed.
This is our time ...if we take it!
At the rate Fedzilla is getting out of control, the reset button is gonna get pushed, either politically, violently, or both.
When the Amendment capping Federal Spending at 17% of GDP gets up to 25 votes, Martial Law will be declared.
Please look through the entries at the website link and realize that our time is here if we will support these courageous representatives and do more than send email Obama jokes to facebook friends.
If so the big political news of 2016 will not be about the presidential race. It will be about how nearly 100 citizen-legislators began a process that restored liberty to America. The big story is bigger than presidential politics.
The big story is Constitutional. It is a story about how liberty-minded Americans such as Sen. David Long, of Indiana, Rep. Chris Kopenga, of Wisconsin, Rep. Matt Huffman, of Ohio, Rep. Gary Banz, of Oklahoma, Sen. Caryn Tyson, of Kansas, Rep. Yvette Herrell, of New Mexico, and Sen. Kevin Lundberg, of Colorado (co-chairs of a coordinate Article V Caucus), and other state legislators such as Del. Jim LeMunyon, of Virginia, began the process of restoring liberty to our sweet land.
God bless these patriots. Also liked the mention of this...
"Two months ago, Marc Levin published a best-selling book, The Liberty Amendments, further validating the Article V process and drawing the important support of influential figures such as Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and, most recently, Glenn Beck."
One amendment we should have is that any rules proposed by federal agencies should be voted on by individual states, by legislatures or special votes of the people once a year.
We should have a say whether we want the sh*t sandwiches these agencies have been feeding us for decades.
How many of our freedoms have died by the death of a thousand cuts because of these special-interest controlled agencies?
You use facebook? LOL!
Sure. Someone has to keep tabs on the NSA.
One of the better and more reasoned articles on this effort. Thanks for posting it.
LOL! I thought they were keeping tabs on us.
The current administration has desensitized America to the authority of Congress or the Legislative Branch.
Truly, truly. ..The big "if". . .but we have no other choice. Yes, it could blow-up in our face, but if we just sit on the sidelines wringing our hands over fears of what could go wrong. . .we can be sure we will see the end of our Republic.
Who wrote this wholly understated, egregiously inadequate description of the wanton, deliberate destruction of the United States of America? This sounds like any, every administration since the beginning of the Republic. Why is this illegal, bastard regime being spoken of with kid gloves?
Good bye gun rights.
Thank you for supporting the republic.
The detractors of this effort, the John Boehners, Karl Roves and Michael Medveds in our country would have been begging George Washington to forget the fool hearty plan of crossing the freezing Delaware River in the dark of night because something could go wrong.
Not even a remote possibility. That's the beauty of the amendment ratification process. This movement would bring a voice back to "fly over country".
Every article gives me hope!
Washington is run by lobbyist$ not legislators. The biggest overreach was the War on Terrorism which used workarounds to avoid a Congressional formal declaration of war. Used by Bush and Obama.
I hope the big news for 2016 is a third party to restore MADE IN AMERICA and exit world policeman
No, it's run by the unions. Unless you're talking about lobbyists representing the unions, or the unionized departments of the executive branch.
I have no problem with special interest groups unless, of course, they're government special interest groups.
Super majority? What does this mean? 2/3 of the states?
I'm not thinking two thirds of the states can be mustered up at this point. I like the idea and I will go research it, but just on face value....not sure how this would even take off.
A third party will give us Hillary. A constitutional convention and revived states’ rights can give us freedom.
3/4 of the States. Currently, 38 would be required.
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All you need is here:
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Thanks for the link...
Can you name 38 “red” states?
The Long Knives will be out very soon.
Sounds pretty steep until you start to add up the states: Dems would need to quash amendments in 13 states in order to kill them The hardest (most liberal) states would be Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, California, Washington, Oregon and Hawaii. Write those off and it could still pass. It would come down to states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois and Minnesota, which would all be somewhat diffcult "must-pass" states, ---but certainly not impossible.
I have a feeling this thing is really starting to boil —
I hope you are right....just posted article t omy FB...thanks
That’s a fine video.
This is not a good idea. We don't have the numbers to win in a Constitutional Convention.
I continue to expect Comrade Obamatollah to be El Presidente/Mullah in 2017...and beyond.
If the choice is Hillary, or a blue RINO, is that much of a choice?
Remember this is a product. Saying you MUST buy a Ford or you HAVE to buy a Chevy is a bit misleading. Vote for who represents you the best, not for who you think is the least bad. Otherwise we conservatives might as well stop voting, because the GOP is going hard left.
I saw Kevin last night. He asked me about you. He told me you called an he told me about the next meeting in Indianapolis. I’m considering going since I was born in Indiana and the wife would like to go there to see where I grew up.
Rep. MacEwen has a great staffer with Kevin. I’m proud to have that team as my legislative leaders.
There will be some statements coming out about the process that went on at Mt. Vernon, soon.
He said that one of the leaders, [Tea Party candidate] Wisconsin Rep. Chris Kapenga is a man to watch in the future. According to Condratta this young man is smart, articulate, well educated on the constitution.
The next two meetings of the COS will be to determine how state representation will be handled within the states and to create an open chronicle of what is going on at the convention meetings to keep the media propaganda in check wherever possible.
My concern is that like the Tea PArty, the media will get very busy painting the Article V as a dark process to take over America for wealthy racists.