I have little hope in America as a nation. Most are content to watch their wide-screen TVs and be fed propaganda.
Teaching this to a normal elementary student should be a crime!
The obvious purpose of a Convention of States is to propose amendments, such as a balanced budget or term limits - initiatives Congress seems not to want.
If laws are passed by the Congress and president but not enforced, then we are no longer a law-abiding nation.
The real debate is over the type of government we actually have.
If we continue to ignore the lessons of history, then we are doomed to repeat the mistakes - over and over!
Turning guns into playground equipment sounds great. But many ideas based on false premises have sounded great and have resulted in tragedy.
The solution is to make reasonable trade-offs with our planet.
I am having trouble believing that the American people are so clueless about debt.
Hopefully the federal government will not bail out decades of mismanaging politicians with federal taxpayer dollars.