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Falsehoods Mark the Campaign for a Constitutional Convention

by JBS President John F. McManus

For one excellent reason, The John Birch Society has always opposed the creation of a constitutional convention (Con-Con) as authorized in Article V of the Constitution. 860 more words

Article V Convention

Fear And Politics

Reporting on the 2015 Fairfield County State of the County Address Carl Burnett of the Lancaster Eagle Gazette gives a glimpse of reaction to the recent Buckeye Lake Damn issue (Commissioner: Fear fuels Buckeye Lake discussion, 3-25-15). 810 more words

Critical Analysis

Falsehoods Mark the Campaign for a Constitutional Convention

Falsehoods Mark the Campaign for a Constitutional Convention
by JBS President John F. McManus

For one excellent reason, The John Birch Society has always opposed the creation of a… 850 more words

Iowa House Calls for a Convention of States to Rein in DC

Earlier today the Iowa House of Representatives approved a resolution applying for a convention of states under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, making it the sixth legislative house to pass this resolution in 2015. 526 more words

Article V

How to Balance the Budget

   By Bob Shapiro

The US federal Budget has been in Deficit for generations. Our leaders in Washington have borrowed from our children without any prospect that the money will be paid back, at least not in Dollars with anywhere near the same value. 793 more words

GDP & Employment

A Federal Balanced Budget: Not a Cure-All, but Definitely Not a Bad Idea

To all the people who believe that a constitutional requirement forcing Congress to pass a balanced budget every year will make the federal debt (and yes, there is a difference between a debt and a deficit: deficit being how much money we have to borrow per year, debt being how much money we have borrowed in total over the history of our nation) go away, I’m afraid that is just simply not true. 706 more words

Politics

Putting Uncle Sam on a Diet

By Bob Shapiro

I have written several times that every Dollar that our government spends must come out of the private, productive sector of the US Economy. 876 more words

GDP & Employment