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John De Herrera

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The case for the Article V Convention

We know our approach to existence is being subverted. The War on Terror, the War on Drugs, non-transparent elections, etc. are charades specifically meant to keep humanity enslaved. Politics As Usual keeps the charade in place. If you can stop Politics As Usual, you have a good chance of opening up political dialogue, and thus a chance to galvanize people to break the status quo so it can be reformed..

The Constitution contains a convention clause in Article V. If America held a convention, it requires that delegates would have to be elected by the states, the delegates would then convene to draft/propose amendments, those proposals would then be sent to the states for possible ratification. In other words, the Article V Convention is a three-part national discussion which stops Politics As Usual dead in its tracks. It breaks the current status quo of institutionalized corruption so it can be reformed.

We already know where things are headed with corporate governance--it's in the process of removing all protections. Public government has been drowned in private money. The Article V Convention will engage and re-educate everyone, and we can discuss things--not on a blog--but on the authority of the law, which would become binding if enough people of the states agree to ratify something.

The Article V Convention is the objective solution, based on all we know to be true of history and the human condition. It is a popular discussion the powers that be do not want to have.

Here are links to review:

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42592.pdf

http://foavc.org/file.php/1/Amendments

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    Dec 5 2012: This sure sounds like an important conversation you two are having. Can you dumb it down for me? I get the OP, but the three responses are pretty esoteric. Whasssup?
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      Dec 5 2012: Edward, it is an important conversation--objectively the most important conversation because it deals with the actual problem, not one of the many symptoms cause by it. May I ask you to read the link above? It's will take thirty minutes to an hour. Let me know your thoughts.
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        Dec 5 2012: I read them before posting. I found them both germane and helpful, thank you for them John. Is this a Gordian-knot wrapped in smoke and mirrors? I am hearing things here that sound like the result of highly-paid lawyers acting on orders of mysterious origin to render an article of the Constitution useless. I guess I need to add this to the long list of issues about which I need to inform myself. Thanks? :-)
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          Dec 6 2012: Edward, yes, you are correct. The only reason we've never had a convention is a bunch of lawyers and ivory tower types pretending the issue is complex. It's simply a national discussion, but not the bogus discussion put on by politicians and media heads. This issue is the one which all the others are tied to, so if you can help raise awareness of it, that would be a positive thing. Will we ever get it? Who knows, at the least it's nice to be talking about the objective solution? Thanks for your interest and comments.

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