As the Convention reaches its planned vacation, many of the delegates have plans for relaxation and rest before the final push to the end. The problem is that there are now nineteen resolutions on the table as the framework for the new government. There are cornerstones, and regular stones, but no mason to put them all together.
But there is no single document bringing them together into a coherent format.
As General Washington leaves to go fishing, five men are chosen to stay behind and work to bring all of the motions and discussion the Convention has approved so far, into a useable document.
John Rutledge of South Carolina will, by sheer force of will, become the de facto leader of this small committee. And over the next eleven days, he will forge what will become recognizable as the Constitution’s final form.
The problem with what he will do starts in a small, long forgotten tavern, on St. Patrick’s Day, Seventeen Eighty Four.
It is three years before the Convention will begin, and John Rutledge is ill…
The President goes to Africa and gives Kenyans “a Pep talk” about gay rights. The President of Kenya give an answer which should remind us of our responsibilities and virtues as Americans. But the truth is that we are so consumed by the trivial unimportant things, like Khloe Kardashian’s butt, that we have no time for the really important issues.
Before you call for an Article V Convention, answer one question: What are YOU will to compromise upon in order to have a successful convention of the states?
“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dave appears on an episode of Investigation Discovery’s “Blood Relatives” which deals with a Central Valley murder in 2010. The show is a valuable lesson for today, in that it is chock full of “factually accurate things.” But when we “peel back the investigatory avocado,” what do we find?
The truth of course.
But a much different truth than we were shown and asked to accept.
The expected El Niño is growing ever stronger in the ocean. Did you know that the El Niño is yet another example of American Imperialism and destruction of the environment?
A caller has an idea for dealing with the 11 Million Illegal Immigrants that would keep them here, but not voting. What does Dave think of the idea?