Texans don’t like to be deceived and lied to. It is especially disappointing when that Texan has invested countless hours and resources behind a leader’s words, trusting that the leader has Texan’s best interests in mind.
Well, in politics just as in business, it is unwise to trust your resources to another without proper oversight and investigation.
Convention of States proponents have long been told by such deceivers as Michael Farris, Mark Meckler, Mark Levin, and Tom Colburn to name just a few, that the Article V convention is not a constitutional convention – it can’t be, and it won’t be. They further pretend that those naysayers claiming that it is a constitutional convention are ignorant or misleading, and refuse to do anything about our runaway federal government. Continue reading “Convention of States Lied to Texans”
In what is a growing movement of state interposition against federal judicial tyranny, the Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore today issued an order directing probate judges not to issue marriage licenses to homosexuals. The order states:
This is the first of several postings intended to encourage civil, thoughtful debateregarding the idea of an Article V convention to amend the U.S. Constitution.
The Texas 84th legislature defeated the A5 (Article V) convention effort to re-write the U.S. Constitution this year. But those pushing the effort will return next session with even more paid lobbyists from outside of Texas pressing our legislators to join the scheme.
Texas should refrain from participating in a re-write of our form of government.
Pro Article V convention lobbyists have instructed Texans to challenge the accusation that an Article V convention could be a constitutional convention (con con) but they refuse to answer pertinent questions with reliable facts. Here are the first in a series of questions for Texans to ponder: QUESTION #1 that the pro con-con effort won’t answer:
If the Texas legislature supports a “limited” A5 convention, why didn’t ¹HJR 144 pass in the 84th Legislature? HJR 144 was killed in the House Committee on State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select, chaired by Representatives Phil King and Paul Workman, who also happen to have authored bills advocating for a “limited” A5 convention.
¹ [HJR 144by Rep. Elkins, proposed to rescind the unlimited callfor a constitutional convention, dated June 1899]
Tuesday May 27th the Texas House of Representatives came out showing their true colors by effectively killing Sen. Van Taylor’s bill to increase transparency of government officials and terminate conflicts of interest.
Bill Ames has reviewed some 200 bills that have been filed in the 84th Texas Legislature, relating to public education. We express our gratitude to Bill for his offering of 12 of the “Best” , and 10 of the “Worst” bills filed.
84th Texas Legislature – Key Public Education Recommendations
– created by Bill Ames for North Texas Citizens Lobby (NTCL)
Bill Content Description: State contractors (incl. school district contractors) must participate in E-Verify program.
Bill Number: HB88
Author: James White (R)
NTCL Recommendation: Support
Justification: Contain employment of illegals
Bill Content Description: Course in U. S. Constitution in curriculum requirements for public school students
Bill Number: HB135
Author: Dan Flynn (R) NTCL Recommendation: Support
Justification: Counters trend towards progressive curriculum in Texas public schools