Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Wrap-up of the 17th Amendment on the Web for 16 May 2007

Here is the wrap-up of web postings that mentioned the 17th Amendment for 16 May 2007. There are two noteworthy articles; the first is by Fred E. Foldvary, called How California Lost Its Sovereignty. The second is by the long time supporter of the repeal Devvy Kidd called, The IRS, Amero And The Battleground For Liberty. I will comment upon these two separating this week.


How California Lost Its Sovereignty
By R Lee Wrights
This loss was in part the fault of the states themselves when they adopted the 17th Amendment to have a direct election of senators by the citizens rather than the original constitutional provision of having the state legislatures elect...
Liberty For All -

Worst Constiutional Amendments
By Dellis
17th - Direct Senate elections vitiated the Framer's vision of having the states possessing a structural role within the federal government, and the result has been the demagogue Senator, increased judicial review, increased federal ...

This Day on Capitol Hill: April 27
Politico - Washington, DC, USA
... reacting to Berger’s challenge, approved the long-delayed direct-election resolution – ultimately ratified as the 17th Amendment to the Constitution.

Race to Succeed Senate-Bidding Colorado Rep. Udall Already Getting ...
New York Times - New York, NY, USA
... adopted popular election of senators in 1912, a year before the 17th Amendment made that the national norm, and Shafroth won a Senate seat that year.

The IRS, Amero And The Battleground For Liberty - Merlin,OR,USA
... home from around the world, get our state legislatures to pass monetary reform bills, challenge the 17th Amendment fraud and stand up for its citizens.

Sombody’s Gotta Say It
By Laura Benjamin
Repeal the 16th Amendment and enact the Fairtax; Repeal the 17th Amendment; Eliminate the Department of Education; Extend First Amendment Rights to the Broadcast Media. Reform healthcare by:. Allow hospital emergency rooms to turn away ...
One Person's Opinion... -

Candidate's single issue is to weaken Senate, courts
Quad-Cities Online - Rock Island,IL,USA
That changed in 1913 when the 17th Amendment let senators be chosen by election. Mr. Johnson wants to repeal the 17th Amendment with his proposal. ...

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