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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
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“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.”  –Joseph Goebbels Newspeak  In the novel, “1984,” George Orwell’s unsettling prophecy of a totalitarian society, Newspeak was the official language of Oceania. It was devised to limit freedom of thought. New words
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“Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us? The constitutional theory is that we the people are the sovereigns, the state and federal officials only our agents. We who have the final word can speak
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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
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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
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“…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
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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
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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
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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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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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