The Budget Deal and Article V

On December eleventh a “budget deal” was announced by the leadership in Congress. They say the deal adds certainty to the operation of the Federal government. I agree. This makes it that much more certain that Washington will continue to kick the can down...

Federal Government Shutdown

The shutdown of many parts of the Federal government due to the debate over Washington’s control of medical care is just a symptom of a much deeper problem. As significant as is the debate over who should control our medical systems, it is but one aspect of the...

Runaway?

Yes, if we are talking about the U.S. Congress. But a runaway Article V Convention is not likely. And if such a convention did propose an off-the-wall amendment, the ratification requirements in Article V would keep it from ever becoming law. Ratification is the...

Levin Book Kick-Starts Article V Momentum

For a long time, talk show host Mark R. Levin questioned the wisdom of using an Article V Convention of States to propose constitutional amendments. In his newly released book, “The Liberty Amendments,” he now enthusiastically encourages U.S. citizens and state...