Followed by open warfare?
Are we close to holding a Constitutional Convention yet, or are people still worried that a Convention will take away their RKBA? For my part, we still have at least on peaceful option left and we are obligated to discuss it. And know that the more serious the discussion about a Convention becomes and the more people join in, the more frantic it will make the left. And keep in mind that whatever a Convention passes must also be ratified by a super-majority of the surviving states.
A convention could also address the other defects and weaknesses in the Constitution that allow an EPA that has run amok, has allowed the seizure of private property for the benefit of corporate interests (like the Kelo decision), has lead to regulatory tyranny like the raid on Gibson Guitars over the wood it imports, and the conviction of a sea food importer for the horrible crime of shipping lobsters in a styrofoam container rather than a cardboard one. More important, we could stop the federal government from placing us all in debt-serfdom through infinite money printing and perpetual debt. And last but not least is the outrage of ObamaCare. It is time to redefine the federal government. The only issue is if this will be a peaceaful or a bloody process.
State resistance to rogue post-constitutional federal government: the last best hope
A Bill Of Federalism
Randy E. Barnett, 05.20.09, 4:11 PM ET
Yes, I think it a distinct possibility in the face of a national confiscation effort. To me the only question is of scale. Perhaps it would take the form of sporadic, fruitless resistance as the last flames of liberty are snuffed. Perhaps it would spawn a conflagration the likes of which this land has not suffered in over a century. When people perceive their backs against the wall, there is really no telling what could happen. We are enduring a leftist political movement’s attempts to fundamentally alter the relationship between citizen and state, with utter contempt for the documents that create and define the nature of that relationship. It’s really quite extraordinary to see what is happening as the termites clamor for “just one more bite, just one more bite” from our nation’s trembling foundation. What can one say about those who admit their desired policy measures will not have the effects ostensibly intended, yet push ahead anyway? What are their ends?