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    You might want to forward this







    28th Amendment, 35 States and Counting









    It will take you less than a minute to read this. If you agree, please pass it on. It's an idea whose time has come to deal with this self serving situation:












    Children of Congress members do not have to pay back their college student loans.












    Staffers of Congress family members are also exempt from having to payback student loans.












    Members of Congress can retire at full pay after only one term and they donít pay into Social Security.












    Members of Congress have exempted themselves from many of the laws they have passed, under which ordinary citizens must live.












    For example, they are exempt from any fear of prosecution for sexual harassment.












    And as the latest example, they have exempted themselves from Healthcare Reform, in all of its aspects.












    We must not tolerate an elite class of such people, elected as public servants and then putting themselves above the law.












    I truly don't care if they are Democrat, Republican,Independent, or whatever. The self-serving must stop.












    Governors of 35 states have filed suit against the Federal Government for imposing unlawful burdens upon their states. It only takes 38 (of the 50) States to convene a Constitutional Convention.












    IF???





    Each person that receives this will forward it on to 20 people, in three days most people in The United States of Americawill have the message.












    Proposed 28th Amendment to the United States












    Constitution:





    "Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators and/or Representatives; and, Congress shall make no law that applies to the Senators and/or Representatives that does not apply equally to the Citizens of the United States..."



















































  • #2
    Originally posted by Steve Hollander View Post
    You might want to forward this







    28th Amendment, 35 States and Counting









    It will take you less than a minute to read this. If you agree, please pass it on. It's an idea whose time has come to deal with this self serving situation:












    Children of Congress members do not have to pay back their college student loans.












    Staffers of Congress family members are also exempt from having to payback student loans.












    Members of Congress can retire at full pay after only one term and they don’t pay into Social Security.












    Members of Congress have exempted themselves from many of the laws they have passed, under which ordinary citizens must live.












    For example, they are exempt from any fear of prosecution for sexual harassment.












    And as the latest example, they have exempted themselves from Healthcare Reform, in all of its aspects.












    We must not tolerate an elite class of such people, elected as public servants and then putting themselves above the law.












    I truly don't care if they are Democrat, Republican,Independent, or whatever. The self-serving must stop.












    Governors of 35 states have filed suit against the Federal Government for imposing unlawful burdens upon their states. It only takes 38 (of the 50) States to convene a Constitutional Convention.












    IF???





    Each person that receives this will forward it on to 20 people, in three days most people in The United States of Americawill have the message.












    Proposed 28th Amendment to the United States












    Constitution:





    "Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators and/or Representatives; and, Congress shall make no law that applies to the Senators and/or Representatives that does not apply equally to the Citizens of the United States..."


















































    Thanks Steve, we need to send this out to everyone.

    Lou

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    • #3
      Amen Lou it's a blatant disregard for the constitution.

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      • #4
        Hm. I'm not so convinced, guys. We ought to think through the consequences of amending the US Constitution. It is a slippery slope. Every amendment potentially weakens the Constitution. If we keep amending then soon we'll have a Constitution as complicated and unlike the original as the corrupt legal system in place now. In my opinion, amendments should be a last resort. They want us to call for amendments. Some have been submitted and rejected, and I count their rejection as a good thing.

        Surely there are alternatives? No state has recalled its representatives in recent years. I'd suggest it's about time for some good old recalls and removals from post for breach of trust. But, alas, the people seem fairly comfy with the status quo.

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        • #5
          Maybe a bit of explanation is in order.

          "They" want us to call for amendments because it strengthens the liberal stance that the US Constitution is a living document and should change with the times. Which means: 1) it is to be interpreted in the context of the era, so we can assign any meaning we want; and 2) if it is found wanting we should hack from it and paste onto it. (It is not on the same level as Holy Scripture. But it may help to ponder, what if men thought this way about the Bible? Many do, it seems.) Enemies of the state want this so badly to be the way we view the US Constitution.

          The conservative stance is that the US Constitution is a dead document. It does not move, does not change its meaning. In order to apply its meaning, one must interpret it in the era that it was written, with the mindset of the fathers. And to change it one must design and write in the same spirit.

          This is why I suggest we should be very wary of anyone who wants to change it. Too few politicians and justices view the Constitution as a dead document. Whatever new thing is amended not only changes it, but it is open to reinterpretation by their slimy minds in the future.

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          • #6
            Hi Barry,

            It would be far better if we could get congress to pass a law saying this, BUT the people can not get the congress to do anything it wants done. They simply do what they want and act as though they have done the will of the people. The people should not reelect almost all of the members of congress, but the people are the problem. They were stupid enough to elect a man that had no qualifications and was simply a Muslim black supremacists, and they did this twice.

            While Obama is in the very act of destroying our nation, there are few that are aware of what he is doing, and many still support him while he sells them down the river.

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            • #7
              In my personal opinion, our government today is using the old Roman Empire tactic of "panem et circenses," or "bread and circuses." In other words, keep the populace fed and entertained and they will do as they are told.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Fisherman View Post
                In my personal opinion, our government today is using the old Roman Empire tactic of "panem et circenses," or "bread and circuses." In other words, keep the populace fed and entertained and they will do as they are told.
                Well said Thomas, well said.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Fisherman View Post
                  In my personal opinion, our government today is using the old Roman Empire tactic of "panem et circenses," or "bread and circuses." In other words, keep the populace fed and entertained and they will do as they are told.

                  I agree with Steve, Tom, very well said. I have often thought of that myself many times. As Solomon said," there is nothing new under the sun".

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