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Not an Article 5, Rather an Article 6

Regarding an Article 5 convention, I would like to come at the question from a different perspective. In the Scriptures, it is noted at the time of David that there were men who understood times that they lived in (1 Chron 12:3). They understood the political issues and the moral issues and the wars of […]

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The 3 Strong Points Against the Con-Con Con

The three most important points to understand about the constant drumbeat by well-paid pitchmen for a ‘Convention of the States’ or any other Article V Convention are: FIRST: A Very Simple Question Why should we believe that Congress or citizens would magically follow new laws any more than present laws? Few state legislators seem to realize […]

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Con-con lobby’s new strategy exposes a tangled web

Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive! — Walter Scott Overview 2018 proved to be a horrible legislative year for the Article V convention lobby. It measures its success by the number of State Legislatures it cajoles into passing applications1 asking Congress to call a constitutional convention (con-con) pursuant […]

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Re: A Constitutional Convention

All That Matters is a Clear Understanding of Only Three Strong Points! There is so much frustration and utter disgust with how much is wrong in our government today it has become a perfect climate for the quick fix schemers advocating the answer to our various problems in an Article V Constitutional Convention by whatever […]

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Rebuttal to Publius Huldah Article on COS Project

I am writing in response to the “Publius Huldah” (PH) article published by the Gem State Patriot on January 11, 2018. PH derides a mock convention of states (COS) based on the content of the amendments proposed. I agree that some of the amendments’ wording was flawed, but that doesn’t negate the need for the […]

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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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COS Project’s ‘Simulated Convention’ Dog and Pony Show and What They Did There

1. Foundational Knowledge Our Constitution delegates only a handful of powers to the federal government. But 100 years ago, we started electing Progressives (Fabian socialists) to State and federal office. With the enthusiastic approval of the American People, the Progressives set up the socialist regulatory welfare governments (state and federal) we now have. It’s unconstitutional; […]

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Rep. Priscilla Giddings: Should Idaho Support a Constitutional Convention?

Idaho’s 64th legislative session is just weeks away from convening, and on the eve of a highly contested 2018 election, there are several polarizing issues waiting in the wings of the capitol. One of those issues is whether Idahoans support a Constitutional Convention for the purpose of amending our U.S. Constitution. As an elected official […]

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Meckler’s COS and BBA Are Not a Quick Fix, They Would Be a Disaster

Americans are fed up with the endless attacks on our traditional values, Constitution, schools, religion, health care, states’ rights, property and water rights, military, voting rights, monuments and now our flag and national anthem. That makes us ripe for an appealing pitch for an effective ‘quick fix for our troubled times,’ because most of us […]

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Meckler admits ‘Convention of States’ won’t solve the problem!

— Published with Permission of RenewAmerica.com — There may not be a question more difficult to answer for Mark Meckler, President of Citizens for Self-Governance and spokesman for its Convention of States Project (COS), than this: Since the federal government ignores the Constitution as now written, why would it obey an amended Constitution? This is a […]

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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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What a Convention of the States will NOT do!

COS WOULD NEVER USE 38 STATE LEGISLATURES FOR RATIFICATION TODAY There is no way in today’s political climate that a Convention of the States (COS) Article V Constitutional Convention’s (Con-Con) delegates would send new amendments to all of the state legislatures for three-quarters of them to ratify. Look at how much infighting and stagnation exists […]