Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Remedy to a Constitutional Convention: An Amendments Convention

What exactly is a constitutional convention? Why, it is nothing less than the re-writing of the U.S. Constitution! It sounds crazy, but many politicians are poised to enable the destruction of this cherished national document that has secured our inalienable rights for over 225 years.

Would you be surprised if I told you that a constitutional convention (aka “con-con”) has already commenced in Washington?

As you may have noticed, the Legislative branch no longer writes the law (Article I); it will merely pass the framework for a law, and then hand it over to the President. The Executive branch no longer enforces the law (Article II); but rather picks-and-chooses what it likes, while neglecting the rest. The Judicial branch no longer interprets the law (Article III); instead, it ignores intent and re-writes it.

In other words, the federal government is redrafting the Constitution right under our noses! Continue reading The Remedy to a Constitutional Convention: An Amendments Convention

The Last Battle for America: Restoring Federalism

Who represents your individual interests better? The “good” and “indispensable” senator you helped send to Washington? The one who said all the right things to get elected, but then changed his tune on immigration and nationalized healthcare as soon as he became surrounded by big-money donors and a leadership that supports a centralized government?

Or is it the legislator who lives in your neighborhood, city, or state, who works downtown?

Who is closer to, and more accountable to – and therefore more likely to vote in the interests of – the people of the State of Colorado?

In the late 1980’s, when our national debt was closer to $2 trillion, we had the opportunity to hold an Article V convention, the purpose of which Continue reading The Last Battle for America: Restoring Federalism