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The Flawed Balanced Budget Amendment

The Flawed Balanced Budget Amendment
by JBS President Emeritus John F. McManus

Texas Governor Greg Abbott favors creation of a Constitutional Convention in order ”to fix the cracks in our broken Constitution.” He is not alone in wanting such a gathering. 767 more words

John Birch Society

It’s Dark Money, Not Money in General, That’s a Problem in Politics

I have written several posts recently advocating for a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  A number of people have responded (on FaceBook) that we don’t really need a BBA, we just need to elect honest politicians who won’t be corrupted by money.  321 more words

Jack Heidel

"An Emotionally Abusive Relationship": Tea Partyers Love The Constitution So Much — They Want To Blow It Up

Sometimes I think tea partyers are in an emotionally abusive relationship with the Constitution.

One day, they proclaim its inerrancy and say it must be loved, honored and obeyed in all its original perfection. 751 more words

Ted Cruz

The Argument for a Balanced Budget Amendment: a Summary

Ever since the end of World War II the strength of the United States has guaranteed world order and stability. As Americans we are especially fortunate to live in such a strong, free and prosperous nation.  342 more words

Jack Heidel

Abbott Proposes 9 - Count 'em - 9 Constitutional Amendments

Gov. Greg Abbott (TP-Texas) appears to have bigger things on his mind than simply running the state that he was elected to lead.  Abbott has come out with a call for a constitutional convention and… 308 more words

Texas News

Setting Up a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

I have made the case in several recent posts, herehere, and here, as to why we need a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. 340 more words

Jack Heidel

Not Conservative, Reactionary

The word “conservative” has become a kind of battle flag that politicians use to rally the troops.  George W. Bush described himself as a “compassionate conservative”;  Romney, as “severely conservative”.  1,901 more words