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Severely restrict the filibuster

Neither house of congress shall adopt or operate under rules that prevent any introduced bill from coming before that house for a vote after a reasonable amount of time for deliberation. A minority of three-tenths of the members of each house may...
stefan_stackhouse, 18.06.2012, 16:06
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Separate election of trust fund officers

1. All trust funds established to accumulate funds contributed by individuals for their future benefit under a program of entitlement shall be separately administered from the funds of the United States government, and shall not be incoporated...
stefan_stackhouse, 18.06.2012, 16:33
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Clarification - Bill of Rights - due process, etc.

1. Nothing in this Constitution shall be implied to preclude or prohibit any member of the armed forces or law enforcement officers of the United States or of any of the states or other jurisdictions from employing whatever armed force may be...
stefan_stackhouse, 18.06.2012, 17:17
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Money = gold or silver?

I'm going to just throw this out for discussion rather than as an actual proposal: The present constitution includes among the enumerated powers to Congress the authority to mint coins and regulate their value. All monetary policy authority...
stefan_stackhouse, 18.06.2012, 19:11
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Limits on draft, National Guard

1. No person shall be conscripted involuntarilly into the armed forces of the United States, except that persons may be conscriped involuntarilly for service in the state militias or National Guard during times when a declaration of war, duly...
stefan_stackhouse, 18.06.2012, 19:25
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The Solon Amendment

I. All political campaign contributions should derive solely from registered voters within the district, territory or state that the candidate is seeking to represent. II. Contributions from registered voters shall be limited to a single...
Patrick McLaughlin, 07.07.2012, 16:59
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Force U.S. manufacturing to keep jobs in U.S./force them back to U.S.

An Amendment that would 1) make it extremely difficult legally for American manufacturers to close down operations in U.S. and move them overseas (only allowed under certain, very specific circumstances); 2) force many corporation that have...
cjardine, 14.08.2012, 23:31
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INTERNET CONGRESS

Congressmen shall conduct all business in their home State in front of a citizen jury. Thier business shall be linked over the internet. All buiness shall be conducted in 4 week quarterly sessions. All bills of attainer shall be for a...
Edward machnik, 23.09.2012, 04:15
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Split the Supreme Court in Two

Split the Supreme Court into a Federal Court and a Constitutional Court. The Constitutional Court would be appointed by the people to adjudicate the terms of the Constitution on the Federal government. The Federal Court would be appointed by the...
ScottAmorian, 03.11.2012, 18:57
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Abolish Corporal Punishment

Neither the Federal Government nor any State shall have the ability to sentence an individual to death, regardless of circumstances. For all prisoners currently on death row, the States must review all cases to ensure that the investigation and...
Ryan Rardin, 10.10.2012, 21:34
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Get Rid of Winner Take All Elections

1. Get rid of Congressional districts. They are arbitrary and too easily fiddled with. Instead each state has statewide "at large" elections for its members. 2. Get rid of winner take all elections for the House. When a member is seated in the...
heartfixer, 24.10.2012, 23:37
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Allow regulation of political spending based on the rational basis test.

[Notwithstanding any other provision of law or this Constitution], Congress shall have the power to regulate, limit or or ban the spending of money or any other thing of value by any individual or entity on political campaigns, including political...
Samuel B. Johnston, 02.12.2012, 22:36
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Term Limits

1. The minimum age to qualify for Congress will be 45. 2. The minimum age to qualify for President will be 55. 3. Compensation for Congress shall be set by the representing State. 4. Retirement benefits will be limited to a 401k with a...
Edward J. Machnik, 06.12.2012, 09:12
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Too many amendments.

With all the amendments proposed it will just cause total confusion as is happening now. Have a vote where you can pick only ten of the proposed amendments give several options within each. The ten that are chosen will then be discussed as to the...
jcmadaris, 13.12.2012, 20:48
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New Bylaws for Elected Officials

Article 1: The US Citizens not Corporations are the bosses of all Elected Officials, They have the right with a majority of the populations support to pass laws that do not conflict with the Constitution. Article 2: The Government does not...
Robert Beers, 21.12.2012, 22:20
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Elected officials earn MEDIAN of their constituant

Make it so that ANY elected official, ANY office: federal, state, etc. May ONLY earn the median (average) wage of their constituents. Their Salary, benefits, and retirement, at any level cannot exceed their constituents on any level. Benefit and...
Robert, 30.12.2012, 21:25
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Reset Constitution Amendment on Direct Taxes

One Year after Ratification of this Amendment, the 16th Amendment to the Constitution will be repealled. Federal income taxes shall be collected from the several States according to the number of persons residing therein. States shall approve...
Edward J. Machnik, 01.01.2013, 15:06
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Limit federal spending and taxation

Objective is to return the balance of power back to the states by limiting federal spending, taxation and ability to run annual budget deficient. There are three components: 1. Annual Federal expenditures ≤ 18% of GDP. 2. Annual Federal...
ScottD, 06.01.2013, 01:55
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Congress shall pass no law coercing the States into public policy decisions or be denied federal funding.

SLKendall, 20.01.2013, 00:37
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No person may serve as a federal judge beyond their 75th birthday.

SLKendall, 20.01.2013, 00:57
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I propose three amendments

Amercian citizens, who are not minors, have a right to privacy, personal responsibility, property and the pursuit of wealth. Senators to the Fedrel government, shall be appionted by the states chief executive, and shall serve at his or hers...
kevin Sechler, 28.02.2013, 14:56
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The Constitution of the United States Only Apply to Legal American Citizens.

All of the rights that are contained within the United States Constitution shall only be granted to legal citizens of the United States, and shall never under any circumstance be granted or extended to individuals or group who are in the United...
Aaron, 13.03.2013, 20:45
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End Politics in schools and public univesities

Our children and young adults are constantly under indoctrination (brainwashing) by progressive school and university teachers/professors and administrators in our public education and training institutions. We need an amendment prohibiting any...
Al Barrs, 18.08.2013, 01:52
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Balanced Budget

Stop overspending by the government and politicians...
Al Barrs, 18.08.2013, 02:03
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Limit Congress/Senate to 2 terms only

I think it is great to limit the Congress, however, I think we need to limit the Senate as well. Two terms only, just like the President. We really need to get rid of the "dead wood" on both sides!
Karen Hill, 18.08.2013, 02:17
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RIght of repeal to the states and to the people

The power to repeal any federal law with a simple majority vote in 2/3rd of the states, or a 60% vote of the entire American citizen population or by a vote of 2/3rds of the state legislatures shall be ensured by the Constitution. A recall vote...
Chris Hannan, 18.08.2013, 02:31
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no tax can be levied for passive inaction

The recent SCOTUS decision to clarify the penalty for not buying health insurance under the Affordable Health Care Act as a tax, is an unprecedented tax on *not* taking an action. A taxable event should only be triggered by the ownership of...
anonymous, 19.08.2013, 04:50
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Add a "none of the above" option on ballets

When electing a president, there should be the option of "none of the above". If that receives enough votes, new candidates will have to run.
Lisa, 20.03.2015, 02:39
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An Amendment banning unjust foreign wars

1. Congress shall not have the power to authorize the President, in his or her role as Commander in Chief, to authorize the Armed Forces to invade any foreign sovereign nation or to intervene in any foreign war that is not related to the direct...
Clayton Mortl, 03.11.2016, 16:29
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New Constitution Needed Now

Our current political system is beyond tweaking or amending. A foundation document designed for the 21st century is the beginning of survival for the vision that was America. Congress will not fix itself and the parties will never end a system...
B. Thomas Marking, 14.12.2011, 18:09
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