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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 6 2012: The prevalence of the internet might make this work.

    The major media will make it into a propaganda tool.

    You might find more information at this sight: http://www.conconcon.org/

    I have not yet looked at it beyond the introductory page, but it looks like it might be educational.
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      Dec 7 2012: Hi Barry, I was lucky enough to attend the conference at Harvard last year. I hope you can get round to reading the report by the Congressional Research Service. The media may put up a resistance, try and get people to fear it, but once there is popular support it's all over, and once called, I think anyone who is not on the up and up will want to get the out of the way. Time will tell, in the mean time, the more Americans who are aware of it, and know how to talk about it, of course the better.

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