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So there are a few things that I want to cover today. It has to do with #Cuba🇨🇺 & the new #FamilyCodeLaw #CodigoDeLasFamilias #CodigoSi & why the Extreme Right Wing of the #CubanDissidents & #CubanExiles are against it #LGBTQRightsAreHumanRights #CubanConstitution #Socialism
So first what is #ElCodigoDeLasFamilias Or the #FamilyCodeInCuba. First we need a small lesson in #Socialism. #Marxism teaches that we need to use #Science & Common Sense to advance society.
Common sense says if you want a #Democracy to advance and flourish, you need to improve it with scientific precision. So, #Marxist countries make it very easy to have what is known in America as a #ConstitutionalConvention. Aka whenever they come up with something better for
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The professional politicians have done an excellent job of splitting up the issues to keep the citizens fighting with each other so we don’t focus on the fact that they are the problem, not us.
The professional wrestling promoters know that good fighting evil and prompting the audience to be involved in the action will keep people engaged. Our career politicians know it, too.

Without a crisis to engage the public, the career politician is less significant.

#TermLimits
#ManufacturedCrisis are common in politics - They provide another more sinister advantage to the professional politician: misdirection and sleight of hand.

Both sides do it

They do it because there are no #TermLimits

#WeThePeople can put an end to it

#COS

#ArticleV
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A tale of journalism innovation and collaboration: Several years ago, the @Publici state politics team started to realize there were a lot of special interests pushing copycat bills state-by-state.
Through a lot of grunt work, @Publici reporters found such "model legislation" by hand. For example, @abalcerzak found state legislators pushing a #ConstitutionalConvention with language pushed by @ALEC_states, the original model legislation king publicintegrity.org/state-politics…
But it wasn't just ALEC. @nkus uncovered how Big Tobacco was pushing similar bills across the country for e-cigarettes: publicintegrity.org/state-politics…
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Dear @HillaryClinton,
I'm appealing directly to you for help in stopping the stealth mission to Rewrite the Constitution.

As of today, Feb 9/19, there are 52 resolutions in 23 state legislatures for an Article V Convention of States (COS). Of these,13 are D sponsored & 8 R+D!
It was because of a televised speech you gave years ago that I heard about GOP plans for a COS, and never forgot your warning.

This is significant, as I'm a CDN living in Canada and the terrifying implications of this were crystal clear to me.
What's more horrifying however, is:

How close GOP is to realising their goal
How Dems are playing right into their plans
How MSM is not covering this
And
How few Americans know it's happening!
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🚨CALL TO ACTION🚨

Take immediate steps to protect US Constitution
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As of Jan 25 there are 29 resolutions in 12 states calling for a
#ConventionOfStates (#COS) also known as a #ConstitutionalConvention (#ConCon)

Info required to contact legislatures 👇
#NoConCon
See link👇👇👇 for interactive chart tracking Active #COS Legsln

Committee contact names & #s are included for all Resolutions

Public hearing dates listed as available

⏰ALL ConCon resolutions MUST BE BLOCKED & Rescission calls DEMANDED

#ConConTracker
docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d…
What is the threat?

For years there’s been a stealth mvmt guided & funded by #DarkMoney sliding under radar

GOAL 👉 to #RewriteConstitution in ways beneficial ONLY to #Koch-#Mercer-Extreme Christian Right-1% population

#NoConCon #UnKochAmerica #ALEC

prwatch.org/news/2017/03/1…
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There are people who don't plan to vote in November 😠

This may change their minds:

💥GOP plans to REWRITE US CONSTITUTION💥

THEY"RE VERY CLOSE TO DOING THIS AT A #ConventionOfStates/#ConstitutionalConvention

Listen to warning from Hillary Sept 2017👇
I wish I was exaggerating...I'm not

💥We ARE 6 STATE VOTES AWAY FROM REWRITE OF CONSTITUTION💥

28 of the 34 state votes have been obtained to hold a #ConventionOfStates

w/Republican trifectas in 26 states WE NEED EVERYONE AT POLLS


#NoConCon #FlipItBlue
For source info on first 4 changes (set out in image above) to US Constitution see #DemocracyInChains author, Nancy MacLean interview w/ @billmaher 👆

Source info for last two changes see here 👇This is one of hardest pushing #Koch backed astroturf grps
conventionofstates.com/news/these-two…
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Right on cue #MarkMeckler reads line from script all #Koch bought actors & #GOP R work'g from
Summary:
GOP:
1 xplds deficit
2 proposes #BalancedBudgetAmendment as solutn
Meckler:
3 claims only #BBA chance of Bcoming law ➡️#CoS ➡️#RewriteConstitution
conventionofstates.com/news/house-to-…
One "small" problem...The reading of the script neglects to mention a couple of things.
Firstly, #BBA - #BalancedBudgetAmendment actually means gutting SS, Medicare, public education as a start.
#NoConCon #ProtectSocialSecurity #ProtectMedicare
2ndly,#ConventionOfStates or #ConstitutionalConvention wld allow Constitution 2B #Rewritten. There R NO safeguards in place 2 lmt #CoS 2 single topic or 2 determ what delegates R sent
A #Koch written constitution would end democracy in America
#NoConCon
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