Is Obama Poised to Cede US Sovereignty?
On October 14, Lord Christopher Monckton gave a presentation in St. Paul, MN on the subject of global warming. In this 4-minute excerpt from his speech, he issues a dire warning to all Americans regarding the United Nations Climate Change Treaty that is scheduled to be signed in Copenhagen in December 2009. A draft of the treaty can be read here: http:www.globalclimatescam.comdocumentsun-fccc-copenhagen-2009.pdf Page 18: Section 38 of the Share vision for long-term cooperation action plan contains the text for forming the new government. Page 40: Section 46 Subsection H of the Objectives, scope, and guiding principles contains the text for enforcement and establishment of the rule of law. There has been considerable debate raised about Monckton's conclusion that the Copenhagen Treaty would cede US sovereignty. His comments appear to be based upon his interpretation of the The Supremacy Clause in the US Constitution (Article VI, paragraph 2). This clause establishes the Constitution, Federal Statutes, and U.S. TREATIES as the supreme law of the land. Concerns have been raised in the past that a particularly ambitious treaty may supersede the US Constitution. In the 1950s, a constitutional amendment, known as the Bricker Amendment, was proposed in response to such fears, but it failed to pass. You can read more about the Bricker Amendment in a 1953 Time Magazine article: http:www.time.comtimemagazinearticle0,9171,806676-1,00.html Lord Monckton served as a policy adviser to Margaret Thatcher. He has repeatedly challenged Al Gore to a debate to which Gore has refused. Monckton sued to stop Gore's film An Inconvenient Truth from being shown in British schools due to its inaccuracies. The judge found in-favor of Monckton, ordering 9 serious errors in the film to be corrected. Lord Monckton travels internationally in an attempt to educating the public about the myth of global warming.
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Scott Bradley's talk about why we should oppose an Article V convention to propose a Balanced Budget Amendment was delivered at a Council Dinner of The John Birch Society in Ohio on May 4, 2013.
For more information about The John Birch Society's "Choose Freedom -- STOP A CON-CON" action project, go to http://www.jbs.org/issues-pages/no-con-con.(Media / Article V: Reality vs. Myth)
The John Birch Society has opposed calls for a modern-day constitutional convention (con-con) for decades and seeks to work through Congress for Constitutional amendments rather than through a convention.
Many view a con-con as a quick way to pass amendments they think will stop the big-government juggernaut. Why would politicians suddenly start following an amended Constitution after ignoring and violating the current Constitution for so long?
The remedy so desperately needed to return our country to good government is to enforce the Constitution, not amend it. For more information about the dangers of calling an Article V convention, visit The John Birch Society's action project -- Choose Freedom: STOP A Con-Con.(Media / Audit the Fed Update - Ron Paul)
A recent interview with Ron Paul about the continuing need for an audit of the Fed and what we can expect from Janet Yellen.
Click here to go to the "Choose Freedom -- Restore Constitutional Money" action project page at JBS.org.