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October 9, 2015

I had the unfortunate experience a couple weeks ago to listen to Representative Don Young call in to the Rick Rydell radio show on KENI. While most of the conversation was expected, one of his comments really got my attention. Young promised that the House of Representatives would not be shutting down the government.

I had the unfortunate experience a couple weeks ago to listen to Representative Don Young call in to the Rick Rydell radio show on KENI. While most of the conversation was expected, one of his comments really got my attention. Young promised that the House of Representatives would not be shutting down the government.

January 1, 2014

More continuously legitimate government is possible by shortening the “lame duck” session that occurs every two years. We also need to move Congressional operations into the electronic age.

Election day

December 7, 2013

The 17th amendment removed an important power of the states in the interest of reducing corruption. Moving that power back to the states while creating a hybrid system that also curtails corruption is the goal of this new amendment.

November 3, 2013

One of the ways to remove power from Washington DC is to no longer allow them to turn a brief term as a member of congress into a lifetime appointment.

Term limits of the President

Since 1951 the President of the United States has been limited to two terms by the 22nd Amendment to our Constitution.

No comparable limits restrict the longevity of other federal office holders. In particular members of the House of Representatives and U.S. Senators may continue to serve as long as they are re-elected.

September 17, 2013

In times of crisis, the US normally responds with a series of Constitutional Amendments to address the new problems.  Mark Levin proposes an Article V Constitutional Convention called by the many states to propose amendments that will move power out of Washington DC.

Why amend the Constitution?

Before I propose amendments that I believe strengthen the original intent of our Constitution, let me briefly explain why.