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Sen. Mike Lee Supports Article V Initiatives to Amend Constitution

Posted: February 3, 2014 at 1:32 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

On February 1, 2014, my wife and I had the pleasure of attending a dinner that included Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Arizona Rep. David Schweikert (R-CD6), both of whom spoke and answered questions from the (approximately) 100 people who attended. My favorite topic that evening dealt with the Constitution’s Article V provision wherein state […]

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Mark Levin, Kelli Ward, Article V, and the Mt. Vernon Conference

Posted: January 14, 2014 at 8:27 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

On Mark Levin’s January 13 radio show, Levin spoke briefly to Dr. Kelli Ward, Arizona State Senator from LD5. Along with Arizona State Rep. Kelly Townsend (LD16), Ward was part of the Dec 7, 2013 Mt. Vernon Conference where the stage was set for a Convention of States (COS) to propose amendments to the US […]

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Judge Jeanine’s 2014 Wishlist Destroys Obama and His Gang

Posted: January 4, 2014 at 10:09 pm   /   Entertainment, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Rested, ready, and loaded for bear, Judge Jeanine Pirro opens 2014 by assailing Obama and his Keystone Kops entourage who stumble from one crisis and scandal to the next. The judge’s “wish list” for our country is a multi-point indictment of Obama on just about every aspect of his so-called leadership. This is the judge’s […]

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Essence and Accidents of Article V – a ‘Plan B’ to Rein in Washington

Posted: December 31, 2013 at 1:45 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Convention of States (COS) and Compact for America (CFA) are two serious, complementary initiatives intended to reform our runaway federal government via state-legislature-driven amendments to the US Constitution. COS focuses on careful preparations for a convention of delegates to propose amendments, and CFA focuses on interstate compacts directed toward specific amendments — initially a balanced-budget amendment. […]

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‘Convention of States’ and ‘Compact for America’ – The Army and Marines of Article V

Posted: December 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

It still comes as a surprise to most Americans to learn that our state legislatures have the explicit Constitutional authority to amend the US Constitution without the permission or approval of Congress, the President, or the Supreme Court. But it’s true. Article V of the Constitution specifies two distinct approaches to amending the Constitution. Stated simply: […]

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Audio: Mark Levin & Glenn Beck Unite Around Article V Initiatives

Posted: December 13, 2013 at 4:15 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

In this 4-minute audio clip, you’ll hear that Mark Levin and Glenn Beck have buried old hatchets from past feuds and united around Article V initiatives like Compact for America (CFA) and Convention of States (COS). While there are other worthy Article V initiatives, COS and CFA in particular form a long game (COS) and […]

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Daily Kos Discovers Article V Initiatives, Immediately Calls for Smear Campaign

Posted: December 12, 2013 at 8:30 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

As the saying goes, if you’re taking flack, you must be over the target. The hard-Left website Daily Kos has just discovered the Article V initiatives. These initiatives, which include Compact for America and Convention of States, would use the Constitution’s Article V state-legislature-driven process to amend the US Constitution. Details are available here, here, and here. […]

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Audio: Glenn Beck Declares ‘Convention of States’ Is the ‘Only Way Back’

Posted: December 7, 2013 at 1:45 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

In his Dec 4 radio program, Glenn Beck endorsed the Convention of States approach as the “only way back” from a pending disaster to the constitutional republic that the Founders and Framers had in mind for us. Actually, Convention of States (COS) is one of several movements (see also Compact for America) that rely on […]

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Tired of fighting alligators? Drain the DC swamp with a Convention of States!

Posted: November 15, 2013 at 1:00 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

As the old saying goes, when you’re up to your [elbows] in alligators, it’s easy to forget that the initial objective was to drain the swamp. Entitlement growth, exploding debt, rapacious taxation, oppressive regulation, illegal immigration, IRS/DOJ/EPA/DHS/HHS/NSA abuses, …, and the list just keeps on growing. What’s a conservative activist to do? Should we continue […]

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