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On Wednesday, New Mexico rescinded all previous resolutions from decades ago that call for an Article V Constitutional Convention to amend the US Constitution. According to resolution, which was introduced by Speaker of the House Brian Egolf (D), joint resolutions passed in 1951, 1965, and 1976 that made an application
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Those who have advanced a Constitutional Convention in the terms of an Article V Convention, have often said that people were in agreement that there should be a constitutional amendment for congressmen and senators to only be able to serve so many terms.  However, that is very surface level, and
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Article V convention supporters seem to think they are oh! so clever when they accuse those of us who oppose an Article V convention of “fear mongering.” Well, I graduated from “fearfulness” long ago – now I’m in the HORROR stage: Under the North American Union (NAU), Canada, the United
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He was the only person to sign all four of America’s founding documents: Articles of Association-1774, Declaration of Independence-1776, Articles of Confederation-1777, U.S. Constitution-1787. Who was he? Roger Sherman. At age 19, Roger Sherman’s father died and he supported his family as a shoe cobbler, helping his two younger brothers
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Make of it what you will, we have no other course open to us as history unfolds – and economies collapse.
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If there is an Article V convention, we will lose the Constitution we have, and another Constitution will be imposed. You are not getting both sides of this issue. Throughout the Country, those of us who are warning of the dangers of an Article V convention are marginalized, ridiculed, smeared,
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Following the announcement of resignation by John Boehner, several people have been mentioned to replace him. However, most people don’t realize that the Speaker of the House of Representatives can come from outside the body of Congress. In light of that, a new grassroots effort is underway to elect former
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In addition to elected officials, the 2016 Republican primary ballot in Texas may also include a question as to whether or not the State of Texas should secede from the Union. The Texas Tribune reports: The Nederland-based Texas independence group is circulating a petition aimed at getting a non-binding vote
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With all the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Three Ring circuses taking place in America, it’s no wonder we all throw our hands up in disgust in a “who cares anymore” manner. Appearing in ring one, Sheriff David Clarke renamed the “Black Lives Matter” criminal behavior movement to “Black’s Lies
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Rita Dunaway, staff counsel for the Convention of States Project (COS), wrote an article title Five Myths about Article Five, which turns the Constitution on its ear. Ironically, her article challenges five premises that are true, while invoking at least 9 myths of her own. In fact, the very name
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