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How Tennessee Could Be About To Start A Constitutional Crisis (Article V)
Zero Hedge ^ | February 22, 2017 | Tyler Durden

Posted on 02/22/2017 10:54:09 PM PST by Perseverando

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To: Trump Girl Kit Cat

Yes. The little Demi-gods will never limit their access to the gov’t trough.


81 posted on 02/23/2017 8:41:42 PM PST by alpo (Resist we did.)
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To: Hostage

Amazing that two old stupid white guys could do such things.


82 posted on 02/24/2017 4:00:06 AM PST by Lee'sGhost ("Just look at the flowers, Lizzie. Just look at the flowers.")
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To: Gaffer
"its measures aren’t allowed before 1808."

I'm not sure what you are referring to. Article V includes this text:

"...Provided that no Amendment which may be made prior to the Year One thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any Manner affect the first and fourth Clauses in the Ninth Section of the first Article;"

However, the 1st and 4th clauses of Sec. 9, Article 1 deal with the importation of slaves, not a CoS. Therefore, I stand by my original reply.

83 posted on 02/24/2017 5:27:23 AM PST by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: Da Bilge Troll

Okay....you guys can plug all sorts of meaning and explanation and extrapolation of what can or can’t happen into those 143 words, but I have a great deal of trouble in accepting the volumes and volumes of assurances, hypothesizing and even supposing that I’ve seen come out of “the movement.” And when someone does question, he/she is told to “educate yourself” [by those same volumes and volumes above].

Good luck to you guys. More power to you, but I am not going to be on board that train lock, stock and barrel.


84 posted on 02/24/2017 5:47:54 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Perseverando

“If two-thirds or 34 states pass a resolution calling for a Constitutional Convention,”

Article V is not a “Constitutional Convention.” It is a Convention of the States. I expect better from Zero Hedge. They are usually more reliable.


85 posted on 02/24/2017 9:45:46 AM PST by CSM (White wine sipping, caviar munching, Georgetown cocktail circuit circulating, Perrier conservative.)
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To: cba123

“We really, really, really need to not do this.”

So you are satisfied living in a a post-Constitutional America?

“Our founders created a very good system.”

Let me nit-pick first. The “founders” didn’t create the system. The Framers did.

Second, Article V in the very system the Framers created is what is at discussion. They created this as the final way for the States and the People to force Constitutional discipline.

“Leave it, the way it is.”

How is it? The courts make things up almost every day that changes the living document. This has been happening for a century! In fact, just the other day, the 5th circuit court GUTTED the 2nd Amendment.

“We will not like what happens, if we open up things now, to changes.”

The progressives of both parties change it at their own whims now. That is reality and your position allows for that to continue.

I suggest that you read “The Liberty Amendments” to better understand the subject.


86 posted on 02/24/2017 9:54:37 AM PST by CSM (White wine sipping, caviar munching, Georgetown cocktail circuit circulating, Perrier conservative.)
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To: Boomer

While there at it why don’t they bust up the interstate commerce clause and destroy the centralized power of D C sending them back to the level of relevance the constitution originally prescribed for them. What a breath of fresh air that would be.


87 posted on 03/04/2017 7:55:28 AM PST by ping jockey
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