Americans are facing the most grave danger in the history of the United States. Recently Wisconsin became the 28th state to call for an Article V constitutional convention. We are only six states away from the 34 needed to completely destroy the very foundation on which our country was established. There are only two types of people supporting this call, the ignorant and the traitors, which is a good argument for mandatory testing of candidates running for office. Even among the traitors, ignorance is a problem.

The reasoning behind the convention call is disguised as a balanced budget amendment. Supposedly the state senates around the nation feel Congress is not being responsible when it comes to the budget. So to fix this, the best thing they can think to do is give Congress the authority to rewrite the entire Constitution and hope that after we lose all of our rights, that there just might be a balanced budget amendment with no emergency spending clause in there somewhere.

If I had the time and space, I could list and explain at least 100 other reasons to appose a constitutional convention. I would challenge anyone to come up with one good reason to support it.

There is absolutely nothing wrong with our Constitution. We've just stopped applying it. Eighty percent of our budget spending is unconstitutional, so what do we really need to change?

ALEX BLAZER

Beloit

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