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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 9 2012: Pat, not sure what you mean.
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      Dec 9 2012: "removing personhood from corporations"

      They are both insidious. But I'm not sure it really matters that much in the election as even though 2 billion was spent on the presidential election in the scheme of things it is not that much E.G. Procter and Gamble spends 3 billion a year on advertising.

      The problem with the unions are that they are way of life that metatheses in the economy and makes the culture worse.

      I get that you are mostly referring to crony capitalism which I agree with. Since you are so aware of the constitution I would hope that you are also aware of economics.

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