On its historic anniversary, watch the first-ever Simulated Convention of States in 30-minute segments organized by topic
On this weekend last year delegates from all fifty states gathered for the first-ever Simulated Convention of States. To honor this historic anniversary, we've divided the six-hour live stream into twelve 30-minute segments and organized them by topic. Enjoy!Read more
You’ve seen the “man on the street” interview designed to make Americans look like absolute idiots? In that same vein, a new poll was released that makes it seem like everyday citizens know very little about the Constitution. The survey found 37% of Americans couldn’t name any specific right guaranteed in the First Amendment.
Two years ago, Gerardo Serano – an American citizen, Kentucky farmer and a one-time GOP Kentucky statehouse candidate – was driving his brand new, $60,000 Ford F-250 pick-up truck to visit relatives in Mexico, snapping pictures along the way, when Customs and Border Patrol agents halted him at the border, demanded his cell phone, and asked him why he was taking pictures.Read more
Opponents of a balanced budget amendment and other spending reforms argue that forcing the feds to be fiscally responsible would hurt the American economy.Read more
The late, great economist Milton Friedman was a strong proponent of constitutional amendments that would unleash the American economy, as well as the Article V Convention of States process.Read more
The following is a great letter to the editor written by COS supporter Tim Means and published in the Maui News.
President Obama was only 48 years old when he took office in 2009. If there were no term limits and his popularity (or manipulation of the vote) was maintained, he could have easily served six to seven terms as president.Read more
Constitution Day was Sunday, the 17th — the day we honor and remember the “formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens.” To commemorate the day, I wrote this piece in The Hill, which explains one concrete thing we can do as we reflect about our founding document:
You know you're doing something right when Hillary Clinton thinks it's a bad idea.Read more
A dozen top federal departments and agencies have gone without Inspectors General (IG) — the government’s front line of defense against waste and fraud — for more than two years on average, including the Department of Interior, which has been without a permanent watchdog for 8.5 years, according to data compiled by the Project on Government Oversight.Read more
Sen. Tom Coburn appeared on the Howie Carr show recently to discuss the Convention of States Project and why the odds of holding one in the near future are HIGH.Read more
COS New York warriors had a great time at the Richmond County Fair recruiting 170 new supporters for Convention of States.Read more
We have a great Constitution, and next Sunday, Sept. 17, we celebrate its 230th anniversary on “Constitution Day.” But which Constitution will we celebrate?
Mark Meckler appeared on Fox Business recently to discuss the latest budget deals and why he thinks the Republican establishment has been so willing to undercut Trump's agenda.Read more
It's true -- some politicians just don't get it.Read more
Two prominent House Republicans criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions for declining to reopen a criminal investigation into charges that former IRS Director Lois Lerner violated several federal laws by targeting conservative groups and lying to Congress during its three-year probe.Read more