Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Growing Support for an Article V Convention of the States

One reason Donald Trump is finding support for his presidential bid is that so many people are fed up with Washington and its inability to get things done—that is, get things done the way the fed-up people think they should.

Some of that sentiment is also driving a reexamination of an Article V Convention of the States.
Most Americans know that the Founding Fathers tried to set up a system of checks and balances, but that issue is usually discussed in relation to the three branches of the federal government imposing a check on each other.   But Article V of the U.S. Constitution creates a check and balance between the states and Washington.......

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