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Tom Coburn: “The only way to fix Washington is to have a Convention of the States and limit their power”
Posted on Jan 15, 2014 at 11:02 AM

By The Right Scoop

It turns out that Senator Tom Coburn is a big supporter of Mark Levin’s new book The Liberty Amendments. When asked last night about this new 1000 plus page spending bill and the fact that the Senate will vote on it before anyone gets a chance to read it, Sen. Tom Coburn told Mark Levin that you can’t prevent this stuff from happening because all we have is a bunch of career politicians who only care about getting reelected. He says the only way to fix Washington is for the states to convene a Convention of the States and limit their power, something he definitely supports.

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“The time is now near at hand which must probably determine, whether Americans are to be, Freemen, or Slaves.” G Washington July 2, 1776

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We HAD a Constitution that did that.  Coburn and his cronies have been shredding it for quite some time so why would congress respect a new Constitution that limits the power of the federal government when they didn't respect the old one?  Oh, it's campaign season, isn't it :cheerlead:
Constitutions are not designed for metaphysical or logical subtleties, for niceties of expression, for critical propriety, for elaborate shades of meaning, or for the exercise of philosophical acuteness or judicial research. They are instruments of a practical nature, founded on the common business of human life, adapted to common wants, designed for common use, and fitted for common understandings.

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