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The ‘Compact’ Gimmick to circumvent the Powers granted to Congress by Article V

The supremacy clause at Article VI, clause 2, US Constitution, says: “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State […]

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Senator Hagedorn Knows Best about Article V Convention?

In a 5 to 4 vote, Idaho’s Senate panel voted in favor of an Article V constitutional Convention. There were 25 participants who testified before the panel but to no avail, as Senator Hagedorn, the leader of this Rat Pack, said all of his opponents are misinformed, claiming he met with national experts (He never […]

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Constitution Convention Facts!

THE CON-CON ISSUE IS THE BIGGEST THREAT THAT CAN TAKE DOWN AMERICA OVERNIGHT! Sure things are a mess, because elected officials have gotten away from what brought us and what we are really about. A nation of limited government, with the people shouldering most responsibilities themselves. We are not supposed to be socialists and that’s where our […]

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Budget solution will not be found in Convention of States

Proponents for an Article V Constitutional Convention say this is a necessary procedure. They profess it is necessary to implement a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, in order to control the National Debt. This simply is not true. The state of Idaho has a Balanced Budget amendment cradled within the Idaho Constitution and […]

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Reject calls for an Article V Convention

Dear Friends & Patriots, There is much behind the Article V movement that you must know. Called the Convention of States in many circles, the object is the same, to amend the Constitution of the United States through the powers under Article V of the Constitution. I believe this to be a very dangerous move […]

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What Good Would A Con-Con Do?

According to the Freedom Index, found in the New American magazine, our federal elected representatives have a long way to go toward voting for legislation, based on the Constitution. The Freedom Index chooses the 40 most important pieces of legislation and determines how each congressman votes for or against the Constitution on each of those […]

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Unconditional Surrender

A word of caution about Utah Rep. Ken Ivory. Instead of enforcing the Constitution, he wants to open it up for revision by initiating the first national constitutional convention since 1787. However, the Constitution doesn’t need to be changed; office-holders who violate or fail to enforce the Constitution need to be changed. Enforcing the Constitution […]

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HCR 18 – The Most Important Decision

What matters most to Idaho legislators’ constituents is that they honor their oath of office and uphold the Constitution. Our decline in recent years is solely because our elected representatives have been violating that very oath they swore to uphold by not following the Constitution and our laws.

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A Convention of States Argument

Let me be clear, I am against the popular notion that a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution is a solution to this nation’s woes. In fact, it is my belief that such a convention would threaten the very essence of Americanism as contemplated by our founding fathers. So you understand […]