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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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Merely maintaining sequester cuts is no GOP victory

Posted: October 24, 2013 at 12:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Non-tea partying Senate Republicans insisted upon cruising to debt limit and government shutdown-showdown defeat  after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) dared prevent the raising of the white flag on their exclusive clubs floor for over 22 hours. And no amount of postmortem-spin of the sequester status quo can deny McCains and McConnells their latest longed-for losses at […]

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Mark Levin’s Liberty Amendments, a Review

Posted: October 6, 2013 at 4:45 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

  Mark Levin’s new book, The Liberty Amendments, has been written at what one could argue is the most opportune time. Consider it a concise and reasoned guideline for the restoration of our republic that is long overdue.   In particular, Levin’s Liberty Amendments provides historic context to many of the progressive strategies that have […]

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Ted Cruz Clown

Editorial Cartoonist Portrays Cruz as a Clown

Posted: October 4, 2013 at 11:00 am   /   Entertainment, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Using Art to Push an Agenda 101 While clipping news articles for some upcoming mixed media projects, I came across this cartoon: You and I may find it absurd; but we are not the target audience. This cartoon is from the Athens Banner Herald in Georgia (hometown to the University of Georgia). As one might […]

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Video: “Convention of States” Can Amend U.S. Constitution without Federal Approval

Posted: August 31, 2013 at 3:20 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Here is a brief (5-minute) video from Huckabee that neatly summarizes how the Constitution’s Article 5 can be used by the state legislatures to rein in a runaway Congress, President, and Supreme Court. Huckabee’s guest, Michael Farris, is a leader in the Convention of States movement that aims to help state legislatures do exactly that […]

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A First Look at the Book “The Liberty Amendments”, by Mark Levin

Posted: August 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Entertainment, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Mark Levin has just published his much-anticipated book The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic. Three of his eleven proposed Constitutional amendments appear below, and a Sean Hannity interview of Levin appears at the bottom of this post. Levin’s book is centered around the Constitution’s Article V (aka “Article 5”). That article specifies two methods for amending […]

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The New Obamacare Data Services Hub — A Goldmine for ID Thieves

Posted: July 19, 2013 at 10:17 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

On the morning of July 19, Reps. James Lankford (R-OK), Pat Meehan (R-PA), and Diane Black (R-TN) held a conference call to warn about a looming debacle of fraud and/or ID theft associated with eligibility-checking for Obamacare subsidies. The Obamacare (PPACA) law simply says that eligibility must be verified before granting Obamacare subsidies to individuals.  […]

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