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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, in regards to unions, they too have been overtaken by money and operatives and no longer operate as they originally did. Today they are another wedge issue that plays into the hands of the two party system. In regards to private money coursing through public elections, I think it matters very much. Whether we agree or not on unions or money does not interest me as much as whether we agree that the Constitution has a convention clause, and that it is part of it for a reason. The people deserve to go through the process.
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      Dec 10 2012: The unions are the problem in the public sector. Here in Calif the estimated unfunded liabilities are 500 billion and they own the elections and can do as they see fit. What is as bad about them as the crony capitalists (big banks, ADM, GM, etc.) is that they are forever or until the end of the country what ever comes first.

      Regarding the convention clause I am all ears and going to school on you

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