US Message Board - Political Discussion Forum

Michigan became the 34th state to demand a “Constitutional Convention

This is a discussion on Michigan became the 34th state to demand a “Constitutional Convention within the Politics forums, part of the US Discussion category; They are lining up folks. And what do you think the reason is? Is it because everything is so groovy in mainstream America? IDK.. Guests ...


Go Back   US Message Board - Political Discussion Forum > US Discussion > Politics

Politics Discuss government policies and candidates...

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 05:36 PM
Geaux4it's Avatar
Intensity Factor
Member #19543
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 6,710
Thanks: 956
Thanked 2,380 Times in 1,725 Posts
Mentioned: 31 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 3080
Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute
Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute
Michigan became the 34th state to demand a “Constitutional Convention

They are lining up folks. And what do you think the reason is? Is it because everything is so groovy in mainstream America? IDK.. Guests cannot see images in the messages. Please register to forum by clicking here to see images.

-Geaux

Martin Armstrong Warns Of 2016 Constitutional Convention | Zero Hedge

A very interesting political development has taken place, but you can bet the Democrats will fight tooth-and-nail to prevent it. This week the state legislature of Michigan became the 34th state to demand a “Constitutional Convention” in the United States.

Copyright violation removed.

Last edited by theDoctorisIn; 04-03-2014 at 08:26 PM. Reason: copyright violation
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 05:40 PM
Matthew's Avatar
Blue dog all the way!
Member #22889
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Portland Oregon
Posts: 26,350
Thanks: 11,268
Thanked 4,808 Times in 3,674 Posts
Mentioned: 64 Post(s)
Tagged: 3 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 2239
Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute
Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute
Needs shaped so we can have without a question a nasa, nws, cdc, fbi, etc.

You small government pre-constitution assholes can kiss my ****ing ass!
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 05:42 PM
HenryBHough's Avatar
Supporting Member
Member #31153
Supporting Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Oak Grove, Massachusetts
Posts: 7,443
Thanks: 145
Thanked 2,697 Times in 1,890 Posts
Mentioned: 37 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 11625
HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati
HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati
Is THAT what you do with it!!!
__________________
Currently on assignment in Europe
monitoring the
hilarious reaction
to the latest Obamablunders.

Keep viewing for periodic reports.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 05:46 PM
Moonglow's Avatar
liberal soldier
Member #30820
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: sw mizzouri
Posts: 24,051
Thanks: 2,038
Thanked 5,156 Times in 3,829 Posts
Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 4 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 4489
Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute
Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute Moonglow has a reputation beyond repute
Quote: Originally Posted by HenryBHough Guests cannot see images in the messages. Please register to forum by clicking here to see images.
Is THAT what you do with it!!!
He never wipes......Guests cannot see images in the messages. Please register to forum by clicking here to see images.
__________________
To live is to suffer~Fritz Lang-Film Director


Love, peace and harmony is sorely lacking in humans around the world.
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 05:47 PM
HenryBHough's Avatar
Supporting Member
Member #31153
Supporting Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Oak Grove, Massachusetts
Posts: 7,443
Thanks: 145
Thanked 2,697 Times in 1,890 Posts
Mentioned: 37 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 11625
HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati
HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati
Constitutional conventions in other countries have been easily hijacked. The most common result is not improvement; rather dictatorship.
__________________
Currently on assignment in Europe
monitoring the
hilarious reaction
to the latest Obamablunders.

Keep viewing for periodic reports.
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 05:47 PM
Geaux4it's Avatar
Intensity Factor
Member #19543
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 6,710
Thanks: 956
Thanked 2,380 Times in 1,725 Posts
Mentioned: 31 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 3080
Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute
Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute
Needs shaped so we can have without a question a nasa, nws, cdc, fbi, etc.

You small government pre-constitution assholes can kiss my ****ing ass!
You see a blank canvas

check

-Geaux
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 05:48 PM
Matthew's Avatar
Blue dog all the way!
Member #22889
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Portland Oregon
Posts: 26,350
Thanks: 11,268
Thanked 4,808 Times in 3,674 Posts
Mentioned: 64 Post(s)
Tagged: 3 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 2239
Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute
Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute Matthew has a reputation beyond repute
I AM SICK OF CUTTING AND SLASHING SCIENCE and infrastructure here in America.
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 05:49 PM
Geaux4it's Avatar
Intensity Factor
Member #19543
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 6,710
Thanks: 956
Thanked 2,380 Times in 1,725 Posts
Mentioned: 31 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 3080
Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute
Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute
Quote: Originally Posted by HenryBHough Guests cannot see images in the messages. Please register to forum by clicking here to see images.
Constitutional conventions in other countries have been easily hijacked. The most common result is not improvement; rather dictatorship.
It will be key to not let that happen

Stay on task

-Geaux
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 05:49 PM
Geaux4it's Avatar
Intensity Factor
Member #19543
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 6,710
Thanks: 956
Thanked 2,380 Times in 1,725 Posts
Mentioned: 31 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 3080
Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute
Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute
I AM SICK OF CUTTING AND SLASHING SCIENCE and infrastructure here in America.
Then lets cut elsewhere to pay for it and I'm down.

You see, 'I'm sick of spending'

-Geaux

Did Michigan Just Trigger A Constitutional Convention?

I’m not sure if a “Constitutional Convention” is a good idea. What if it’s hijacked by the left? After all most Republicans are wimps who melt under media pressure…

Via Fox News:

Momentum is building behind what would be an unprecedented effort to amend the U.S. Constitution, through a little-known provision that gives states rather than Congress the power to initiate changes.

At issue is what’s known as a “constitutional convention,” a scenario tucked into Article V of the U.S. Constitution. At its core, Article V provides two ways for amendments to be proposed.

The first – which has been used for all 27 amendment to date – requires two-thirds of both the House and Senate to approve a resolution, before sending it to the states for ratification.

The Founding Fathers, though, devised an alternative way which says if two-thirds of state legislatures demand a meeting, Congress “shall call a convention for proposing amendments.”

The idea has gained popularity among constitutional scholars in recent years — but got a big boost last week when Michigan lawmakers endorsed it.

Last edited by Geaux4it; 04-03-2014 at 05:56 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 05:51 PM
Geaux4it's Avatar
Intensity Factor
Member #19543
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 6,710
Thanks: 956
Thanked 2,380 Times in 1,725 Posts
Mentioned: 31 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 3080
Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute
Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute Geaux4it has a reputation beyond repute
Mark Levin should chair

-Geaux

Last edited by Geaux4it; 04-03-2014 at 05:57 PM.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Geaux4it For This Useful Post:
OKTexas (04-03-2014)
  #11 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 06:03 PM
HenryBHough's Avatar
Supporting Member
Member #31153
Supporting Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Oak Grove, Massachusetts
Posts: 7,443
Thanks: 145
Thanked 2,697 Times in 1,890 Posts
Mentioned: 37 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 11625
HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati
HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati HenryBHough gives orders to the Illuminati
I AM SICK OF CUTTING AND SLASHING SCIENCE and infrastructure here in America.
Have you tried quitting?

There may be support groups that could help......
__________________
Currently on assignment in Europe
monitoring the
hilarious reaction
to the latest Obamablunders.

Keep viewing for periodic reports.
Reply With Quote
  #12 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 07:04 PM
Nyvin's Avatar
Registered User
Member #45320
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 1,740
Thanks: 66
Thanked 681 Times in 444 Posts
Mentioned: 43 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 818
Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve
Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve
As far as I can tell, not all the states listed are calling for convention on the same merits, some are proposing adding one certain amendment and others are proposing adding a different one. The Indiana call is for a balanced budget amendment, the Maryland one (from what I can tell...?) is calling for limits on campaign donations.

If a convention is called upon, it's unlikely to result in all three fourths of the states agreeing on whatever proposals are out there.

I think most of this is just for political show, and not actually trying to amend the constitution. From what I can tell, the Constitution has never had an amendment added via three fourths of the state legislatures voting on it.
__________________
Fox News.

Proof that Obama is not a dictator because no dictator would allow them to exist.

Last edited by Nyvin; 04-03-2014 at 07:06 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 07:20 PM
JakeStarkey's Avatar
Supporting Member
Member #20412
Supporting Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 74,750
Thanks: 10,012
Thanked 12,816 Times in 9,730 Posts
Mentioned: 227 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 37186
JakeStarkey has a flying unicorn and lives on a rainbow JakeStarkey has a flying unicorn and lives on a rainbow JakeStarkey has a flying unicorn and lives on a rainbow JakeStarkey has a flying unicorn and lives on a rainbow JakeStarkey has a flying unicorn and lives on a rainbow
JakeStarkey has a flying unicorn and lives on a rainbow JakeStarkey has a flying unicorn and lives on a rainbow JakeStarkey has a flying unicorn and lives on a rainbow JakeStarkey has a flying unicorn and lives on a rainbow JakeStarkey has a flying unicorn and lives on a rainbow JakeStarkey has a flying unicorn and lives on a rainbow
I think I remember the 21st (repeal) was the "state" way but I am too lazy to look it up.
__________________
"One by one they throw us from the tower. And we spread our wings and fly."
Reply With Quote
  #14 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 07:29 PM
Nyvin's Avatar
Registered User
Member #45320
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 1,740
Thanks: 66
Thanked 681 Times in 444 Posts
Mentioned: 43 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 818
Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve
Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve Nyvin could run the Federal Reserve
Quote: Originally Posted by JakeStarkey Guests cannot see images in the messages. Please register to forum by clicking here to see images.
I think I remember the 21st (repeal) was the "state" way but I am too lazy to look it up.
oh my! I guess you're right!
__________________
Fox News.

Proof that Obama is not a dictator because no dictator would allow them to exist.
Reply With Quote
  #15 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2014, 07:38 PM
Little-Acorn's Avatar
Registered User
Member #3254
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 3,210
Thanks: 18
Thanked 1,563 Times in 850 Posts
Mentioned: 16 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Rep Power: 2775
Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute
Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute Little-Acorn has a reputation beyond repute
I’m not sure if a “Constitutional Convention” is a good idea. What if it’s hijacked by the left?
Then everything it passes, will be thrown in the trash can when it comes time for states to ratify it.

Had you forgotten that a Constitutional Convention (ConCon) cannot change the Constitution?

All it can do, is offer proposals. No different from Congress when it passes amendments with the required 2/3 vote of heach house.

Once it passes something, it must be ratified by 3/4 of the states... or it goes in the trash can.

So don't get paranoid over a ConCon being "hijacked by the left". A ConCon is just one small piece of the puzzle.

The Framers made sure that the final decision on whether to modify the Constitution or not, rests with the people FURTHEST REMOVED from the central government in WashDC as possible. There was a reason for that.

In fact, the American people don't want the extreme-left agenda that current Democrat leaders are pushing. And the states will refuse to ratify anything produced by a "hijacked" ConCon.

The bad news is, while 34 states can force Congress to call a ConCon, it's Congress who actually calls it... and decides who is in it.
__________________
The Constitution isn't perfect, but it's better than the system we're using now.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Lower Navigation
Go Back   US Message Board - Political Discussion Forum > US Discussion > Politics
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:30 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.