• A More Perfect Union: George Washington and the Making of the Constitution (Full Movie)
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    A More Perfect Union: George Washington and the Making of the Constitution (Full Movie)

    (dramatic music) – [Narrator] History is filled with stories of rebellion and revolution, oppressor and oppressed. But for every dictator overthrown and noble victory achieved, too many revolutions have succumbed to either the siren call of new tyrants or descended into bloody chaos. So how is it that the United States, formed from its own eight-year war, managed to avoid these common pitfalls? How is it that no American king stepped forward to be crowned? That 13 fractious states chose to unify rather than go their separate ways? (grand music) It was largely due to the leadership of a small group of visionaries who understood the lessons of the past…

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    Were Federalist Really Your Friends

    United States Department Of Justice: The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The Department is led by the Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The “Act to Establish the Department of Justice” drastically increased the Attorney General’s responsibilities to include the supervision of all United States Attorneys, formerly under the Department of the Interior, the prosecution of all federal crimes, and the representation…

  • FDR’s 2nd Bill of Rights p2
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    FDR’s 2nd Bill of Rights p2

    k i d alana finish up f_d_r_’s second new deal it’ll just take a second then will pick up some in your thoughts on this cuz i got people here live who won tell me i’m crazy and others who think that this is that this is gonna save america so we don’t want the rate of thirty on the other thing for farmers is not so much farmers anymore in business of free from apple a home in health care uh… here is speckled number six this is f_d_r_ about the social safety net here you go no probably economic head already shipment the prime aldape sickness accidents and…

  • Defending States’ Rights: Impossible (Almost) | Sotirios Barber
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    Defending States’ Rights: Impossible (Almost) | Sotirios Barber

    I want to thank Professor Bibby and Thomas Hone for their work in putting this conference together and inviting me to this really beautiful state and this exciting University. Also the students who have helped to shuttle us around: Aaron, Top, and Jeremy. The subject of the conference is federalism and I’m going to be talking about states rights federalism. I’ll keep my comments brief because I’m anxious to hear what the others have to say, especially what the Congressman has to say. If you’re dealing with a practical subject “walking the walk and talking the talk” are closely connected. You don’t want to talk the talk that can’t be…

  • Southern Governors To Use Proposed Constitutional Amendment To Achieve Devolution Of Power
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    Southern Governors To Use Proposed Constitutional Amendment To Achieve Devolution Of Power

    Southern Governors To Use Proposed Constitutional Amendment To Achieve Devolution Of Power Governors from the southern regions of Nigeria have resolved to attain restructuring and devolution of power by amending the country’s 1999 constitution. Addressing the press after the Southern Governors’ Forum held in Lagos, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State said that the governors had reached a conclusion to amend the constitution in such a way that would devolve greater power to the states. He said this would help states’ finances and would prevent them from having to approach the federal government to request funds needed to run their states. “States are disparaged for always carrying begging bowls to…

  • ALEC Trying to Undo The 17th Amendment!
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    ALEC Trying to Undo The 17th Amendment!

    his 17th amendment thing the American Legislative Exchange Council Alec you know the mood coming over the right-wing strategy since nineteen seventy something I read other pol memo more the founders is Paul way rector I don’t want everybody to vote frankly are are leveraging the election goes up as the voting populace goes down back I that I guys organization American Legislative Exchange Council which rewrites and create state laws they got this new one to basically undo the 17th amendment the 17th amendment came about because the a copper Baron in a montana literally state bet he used to be that the state legislatures decided who was going…

  • Should we Have a Constitutional Convention?
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    Should we Have a Constitutional Convention?

    David Cobb is on the line with us the national spokesperson for moved to a man former Green Party candidate for president United States moved to amend .org course the website that I am constantly ranting about on this program David welcome back thank you thomas thanks for all that good ranting I can always a Salehi you you are definitely at the cutting edge of corporate personhood out here and asking well thank you in the hustings why haven’t heard that phrase in a while are it be David how do I want to talk with you about a constitutional conventions and about how we get amendments into the…

  • The Convention of States Article V Application in 2 Minutes
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    The Convention of States Article V Application in 2 Minutes

    Article V of the United States Constitution gives We the People the power to put the federal government back in its constitutional box and expand liberty for all. Once two-thirds of the states pass similar applications, a Convention of States will be called and there is nothing the federal government can do to stop it. This isn’t a red movement or a blue movement. It’s an American movement based on one fundamental question: Who decides? Who should decide the issues that affect your community–Washington, D.C. or you? The Convention of States Action resolution applies for an Article V convention that would propose constitutional reforms limited to three topics. First, fiscal…

  • Ratification History: North Carolina and Rhode Island Say No to the Constitution
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    Ratification History: North Carolina and Rhode Island Say No to the Constitution

    Did you know North Carolina and Rhode Island were both independent countries for a short while even after the Constitution was ratified? Article 7 established the requirements for putting the new Constitution into effect. “The Ratification of the Conventions of nine States, shall be sufficient for the Establishment of this Constitution between the States so ratifying the Same.” Notice an important point here, ratification by those nine states didn’t automatically force the four non-ratifying states into the union. They would continue to exist independently until they ratified. And if a state never did ratify, it would never become part of the Union. There was no mechanism to force reluctant states…

  • Time to Bring Back FDR’s Second Bill of Rights…
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    Time to Bring Back FDR’s Second Bill of Rights…

    its sole worth revisiting I just I wanna share this with you know back to your phone calls you on anything goes Friday in and it being anything as writing pick up any topic you what and so as you moderators privilege I’m gonna pick the topic that I want which is the FDR second Bella rights this is what we need to do to reboot this country it was proposed in 1944 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in his State of the Union address and he said in our day these economic truths have become accepted as self-evident we have accepted so to speak a second bill of rights under…