Intellect beyond the scope of today’s clouded society foreshadowed a nation deprived of its rights and freedoms at the hands of government.
As history has proven, once freedoms are taken, they are rarely ever given back. For this, the Founders brilliantly created Article V to be a mechanism the citizens could use to take back their rights before America could ever become another fallen empire in history books.
That time has arrived in the United States, where individuals are controlled beyond what was intended in the Land of the Free.
This week, we’ve covered the history of Article V in the U.S. Constitution and how it has led to our historical movement to rein in the overreaching bureaucrats of Washington.
Part 1 – The Founding Fathers' gift to future generations
Part 2 – 'One of our greatest men'; George Mason, the Forgotten Founder
Part 3 – The birth of a movement
The present day need for Article V is outstanding because the problems within the U.S. government are endless.
Can anyone actually say with certainty how many federal agencies exist? How about why or who runs them or what they do?
Can anyone track with certainty where trillions of dollars has gone in the past two decades in bills that are supposedly benefitting Americans? The one trackable item is the national debt, which stands at about $31 trillion, of which you, the reader, owe over $92,000.
Undoubtedly, you feel angry and used, but there’s nothing that’s stopping Congress from continuing to tack on trillions of dollars to the debt – so they will continue to do so.
Our privacy has been encroached upon, our daily lives have been permanently altered due to 'health' emergencies, and our economy and society have taken a turn for the worse, all due to political power.
Self-sufficiency has been replaced by subordination.
This kind of power abuse is exactly why George Mason and the Founders agreed to give the states a way out by proposing amendments. They couldn’t predict exactly what would occur in the centuries to come, but they could easily predict the urgency for new amendments in the future.
Convention of States is rising to the challenge of modern-day tyranny by ‘using the Constitution to save the Constitution.’
- Term limits need to be imposed, because it was never the objective to work as a lifetime politician while being paid at the mandatory expense of your neighbors.
- Budgets must be created, because self-control doesn’t exist when an individual feels no repercussions for their actions.
- Boundaries on the government’s authority must be enacted, because power evolves into a greedy aspiration.
Utilizing the brilliance of the Founders, we can remain the Land of the Free, but it will take the brave and the relentless.
Happy Article V Day from Convention of States Action!