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Just got this in my email

by Diana Forum moderator / May 10, 2013 / 5:16 AM UTC
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Dissolve the Federal Govt
by James Denison / May 10, 2013 / 6:34 AM UTC

Put it into Receivership. All we need is a Constitutional Convention to accomplish that. Immediately end all federal taxes including income taxes. Set up a General Fund in the interim to continue support of military for Common Defense. We could get more done by a convention of all 50 governors, or their appointees to such convention, than we currently get from Congress.

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(NT) 50 heads of state to make military decisions
by Roger NC / May 10, 2013 / 6:08 PM UTC
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Delegate, delegate, delegate
by James Denison / May 10, 2013 / 8:37 PM UTC

No doubt there would be a committee setup and regular reviews by them, till a better form of confederation of states could be formed.

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so you don't want independent states after all
by Roger NC / May 11, 2013 / 6:21 PM UTC

you just want to form a different federal government.

All government grows eventually, but maybe it would take another 250 years again.

Of course, during the "adjustment period" (anarchy) after abolishing the current federal government, I wouldnt be surprised if we ended up with foreign attacks because of the confusion.

Or even if no foreign invasion, woud there be another 50 state union, or would there be the south rising again, New England confederation, the southwest alliance (which might be taken over by Mexico anyway), etc.

Transition to a new government without anarchy is called elections. Unfortunately our system has involved until those that have the power/money makes the rule to keep the power.

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I have always questioned
by TONI H / May 12, 2013 / 3:24 AM UTC

the logic behind "you have to pass it to see what's in it". Didn't the Federal Government pass a law quite a while ago that forces financial and credit institutions 'full disclosure' on contracts when you take out a loan or a apply for a credit card? If it's supposed to be good enough for the people, why wasn't that law good enough for our representatives regarding this law? Would YOU sign a loan agreement that didn't give you full disclosure?

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