This is a potentially dangerous issue and though they claim to build in protection what could stop a runaway convention? The progressives have dreamed for a chance to officially turn the constitution into a living document, or remove pieces like the first, or second amendments. Is it worth the risk?
They claim this is about adding a balanced budget amendment, ok, fair enough, but how would that work? Twenty trillion dollars will take a long time to pay off, even if there is no new debt added and if this started now. From some of the projections of Trump’s plans, he could run it up even further almost as soon as he gets started with his ‘infrastructure investment’ of about a trillion dollars.
one thing we know about Washington, nothing ever goes according to plan. Let’s see what Donald Trump actually does; if his growth plans work out and republicans make gains in 2018 and 2020, it could be a viable option to stop democrats from ruining his accomplishments.
Governor calls for constitutional convention Washington (CNN)The increasing dominance of Republicans inside statehouses across the nation has spurred talk that a constitutional convention — the very meeting that crafted the US Constitution — could be more than just a Hail Mary thrown to conservatives. Conservative groups and Republican […]