In a big surprise that almost no one predicted, Donald Trump bested Hillary Clinton as the nation’s pick for president. This has upset a whole slew of people who are now left wondering what kind of bad things the new president will do when he enters office.
In an outlandish election season almost asking for selling show tickets and popcorn, it’s appropriate to spend time considering our country’s voting methods — including how secure vote results are from tampering. Should we be concerned? Yes. The following story illustrates one reason why. Read the story….
Irregular vote counting procedures across Texas have been brought to light dealing with violations of Texas Statute & Texas Constitution. Both the Texas Secretary of State and the state Director of Elections are at fault.
If Gov. Abbott wants Texas to participate in a con con as he has stated in his Texas Plan, let’s examine those Texans other than the governor, who would be a delegate to represent Texas at such a con con.
The Article V convention is a Constitutional Convention [Part II]
In Governor Abbott’s own words, his Texas Plancalls for a “constitutional convention”, a.k.a con con. He calls for a constitutional convention no less than 5 times (pages 67 & 68). This flies in the face of those who support his Article V Convention (from the right and the left). The Convention of States supporters have vehemently denied this “amending” convention could have the authority to rewrite the U.S. Constitution, and they come out swinging when constitutionalists describe their “amending convention” as a con con. Well, it seems that the governor has slung mud on the faces of his supporters, or the governor didn’t author the Texas Plan and lacks knowledge of its contents. Either is no excusable matter.Continue reading “Gov. Abbott Wants a Con Con, part II”
of Texas shall be divided into three distinct departments, each of which shall be confided to a separate body of magistracy, to wit: Those which are Legislative to one; those which are Executive to another, and those which are Judicial to another; and no person, or collection of persons, being of one of these departments, shall exercise any power properly attached to either of the others, except in the instances herein expressly permitted.
Only the Texas legislature can propose a “request” (through a resolution) to Congress, for an Article V convention, a.k.a. constitutional convention (con con), yet Gov. Abbott released his 92 page “Texas Plan” to re-write the U.S. Constitution (con con). And, no less than 5 times the governor calls for a “constitutional convention”, under the Texas Plan (pages 67 & 68). Continue reading “Gov. Abbott Wants a Con Con, part I”