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DANGEROUS: Marco Rubio Says First Thing He’ll Do as President Is Push for a Constitutional Convention!
This guy is such a slick fake. If the Powers that Shouldn’t Be didn’t in some way really want him and his terrible politics in office, even as a potential VP, he wouldn’t still be in the running. If you watched the last debate, it’s a good thing you finally
The danger of an Article V convention (which made James Madison “tremble”, caused Alexander Hamilton “dread”, and Chief Justice John Jay to say that another convention would impose an “extravagant risque”) is this: the delegates to the convention can run away: instead of proposing amendments to our existing Constitution, they
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 fair
“…of those men who have overturned the liberties of republics, the greatest number have begun their career by paying an obsequious court to the people; commencing demagogues, and ending tyrants.” Federalist No. 1 (5th para), Alexander Hamilton. Those who have read Article I, §8, clauses 1-16 of our federal Constitution
It is an incredible skill to look directly into a camera and speak to millions of people with a straight face and claim with all seriousness the exact opposite of what one believes. Yet that is exactly what Khizr Khan did when he addressed a mostly hired crowd at the
As the federal government continues in its quest to restrict the rights of gun owners across the country, local law enforcement is stepping up their response. For many, it is one of a line in the sand against a bevy of agencies based in Washington, and partnering state agencies, who
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,
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
Why States Must Nullify Unconstitutional Acts of Congress: Instructions from Hamilton, Madison, & Jefferson
During August 2010, the People of The State of Missouri approved Proposition C and nullified key parts of “Obamacare.” As a matter of constitutional principle, may the People of the States lawfully do this? Or must they submit to every law made by Congress whether it is constitutional or not?
Page numbers refer to the hard bound ed. of the Journal of the Federal Convention Kept by James Madison (ed. by E.H. Scott; R. R. Donnelly & Sons Co., Chicago, 1893). Hyperlinks to an online edition are also provided. Summary of the Dispute during 1787 The dispute was whether Congress