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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 […]

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Convention of the States: Historic Simulation

This discussion concerns the call for a constitutional convention based on Article V of the U.S. Constitution. Although we feel that to call for an Article V convention would be a mistake, we do recognize that there are strong arguments on both sides. It is therefore important to keep our comments civil as we deal […]

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Who Are all These Idaho Legislators Calling for A Con-Con?

I’m writing this in reply to an article run in the Idaho Statesman on January 21, 2017. Marv Hagedorn hasn’t got a clue about the possible implications of a Constitutional Convention nor do any of the other legislators backing this idea. Mind you this is a man who wants to be Lt. Governor of our state […]

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