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Convention of the States: Refuting Alabama's COS Video

Convention of the States: Refuting Alabama’s COS Video

Even though Alabama has applied to Congress to call a Convention, people are using their video to justify a “Convention of the States”. A Convention of the States does not exist within Article V of the Constitution and this video is riddled with misconceptions: 0:39 – Article V does not give “state legislators the authority […]

Convention of the States...a Refute to a Runaway Convention

Convention of the States…a Refute to a Runaway Convention

Many people are jumping on the Constitutional Convention bandwagon. I wanted to address a couple of issues with Michael Farris’ latest article about the Runaway Convention Myth. In his article titled “Can We Trust the Constitution? Answering the Runaway Convention Myth”, he states that opponents to a Constitutional Convention claim two arguments, they are 1) […]

Using the Constitution Series: Speaking with a Communist

Using the Constitution Series: Speaking with a Communist

Does private property exist? If we own property, may we alter it as we see fit? Recently, while discussing property rights, a whole new argument arose…Communism. Are individuals able to exercise private property rights or does government control property? The first time I encountered this debate was with a libertarian’s husband who felt because we […]

Convention of the States Does Not Exist in Article V – Part 2

Using the Constitution: Article V Convention Counter Argument Proponents of an Article V Convention are in panic mode. They demand that something be done immediately to resolve our current crisis and it must be done soon. So, they have rebranded the original Constitutional Convention of 2011, to an Article V Convention and now, its called […]

Convention of the States Does Not Exist in Article V - Part I

Convention of the States Does Not Exist in Article V – Part I

No need to go far to see what’s wrong with our nation, all you need to do is watch how Article V of the Constitution is being implemented. All you need is to read Article V of the U.S. Constitution then refer to those calling for an Article V Convention, Convention of the States and […]

Our Constitutional Protections of "We, the People's" Individual Rights and Freedoms

Our Constitutional Protections of “We, the People’s” Individual Rights and Freedoms

As the Articles of Confederation was written and established by the States, the unique perspective of our founders were that they gave us a U.S. Constitution written by “We, the People” and ratified by the States. This placed, We, the people over State and federal government. …and gave us certain rights even our local government […]

The Unmentioned Authority of the US Constitution..."We, the People"

The Unmentioned Authority of the US Constitution…”We, the People”

Reason Not to Have a Constitutional Convention # 2 [W]e have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. John Adams Government cannot control individual passion. We, as a nation, in pursuing a more perfect union does not mean confining one another with the shackles of government…no […]

Declaration of War…Declared by Congress Executed by the President

Declaration of War…Declared by Congress Executed by the President

Reason # 1 Not to Have a Constitutional Convention Great Britain demonstrated how a nation should declare war…have representatives debate, vote. After British Parliament debated, and then they voted not to intervene in Syria’s Civil War. But Wait! That’s how our founders established our country within the Constitution, for Congress to declare war and the […]

Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation Rejects IRS Apology for their Abusive and Discriminatory Practices. Cites IRS for Unconstitutional Actions and Behavior

Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation Rejects IRS Apology for their Abusive and Discriminatory Practices. Cites IRS for Unconstitutional Actions and Behavior

(Richmond, VA) – “The IRS Exempt Organizations unit has violated the sacred constitutional rights of some 75 Tea Party and Patriot groups that had applied for tax-exempt status between 2009 and 2012,” said Mark Daugherty, Chairman, Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation. “The Tea Party rejects the apology by Lois Lerner, Director, Exempt Organizations, for her […]

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US Constitution: Transitioning Our First Amendment from Freedom of Religion to Freedom to Worship

> Freedom of Thought or Consciousness is dangerous to a free society. However, political correctness is suppressing an individual’s free exercise of religion. This practice actually suppresses the First Amendment and promotes Article 18 of the Declaration of Human Rights. Freedom to Worship appears similar to Freedom of Religion but they are actually on opposing […]

States Apply for a Second Constitutional Convention

Many mainstream state politicians and lobbying groups across the nation are applying for a second Constitutional Convention and…it looks like they may get it.

Jim DeMint - Change in Washington Can Only Come From the Outside

Jim DeMint – Change in Washington Can Only Come From the Outside

Great conservatives like Marco Rubio, Mike Lee and Rand Paul can only be topped with a Senate majority. If so, it won’t be with Senator DeMint as he moves to the Heritage Foundation. The true fight in engaging Washington and politics in general is from the outside. …you cannot change Washington from the inside. You […]

Financial Crisis...a "Top Down, Bottom Up, Inside Out" Designed Collapse from Home Loans to Student Loans

Financial Crisis…a “Top Down, Bottom Up, Inside Out” Designed Collapse from Home Loans to Student Loans

As the fiscal cliff looms, it is prudent to discuss how we got here. As our crisis moves from housing to student loan and then into health care, it should be noted what, how and who got us into this situation. “…because this financial crisis just wasn’t the result of decisions made in the executive […]

Dueling Constitutions: US Individual Rights or UN Human Rights?

When the difference between Communism and Capitalism is who holds the deed, details matter. Human rights and Individual rights are ideologies that hold similar comparisons. Human rights and Communism work hand-in-hand where a collective society is managed. On the other hand, Capitalism works with a representative government in protecting individual rights so individual’s decisions are […]

Sustainable Development is Truly Unsustainable

As the Supreme Court determines whether government can infringe into the depths of our lives, it appears our representatives are leading us toward the creation of global soviets. Where the planning of our lives, commerce, communities and even our health are accomplished through facilitated community groups, centralized planning or the strong arm of the law […]