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2023,       2024


URGENT, OPPOSE OHIO CON-CON BILLS HJR 3 & HB 607

Monday, July 1, 2024
Dear Friends;

All of you may not be aware of the continual Danger that is constantly pushed to a vote in every State for the "Calling" of a "Constitutional Convention" (actually an Article V Convention). There are actually 2 types of these being pushed by the Elitists, 1.) Article V Convention and 2.) a Convention of the States, (which was originally referred to as a Con-Con).

The Latter is not a Constitutionally mandated form of action, but a made up "End run" around the former, as a "slicker plan of action". PLEASE read the descriptions below describing the current action that is being pushed.

While keeping in mind the Caliber of Men that came together and Drafted the Constitution for the United States of America, giving us a "Constitutional Republic" ....NOT A DEMOCRACY as we are always told by our leaders.

If either of these actions come together, The Constitution we have come to know and Love and ALL of our "GOD GIVEN RIGHTS" will be Eliminated. ... Which is the Goal of either proposal. The Federal Government was given only the 18 powers (Enumerated) in the Original Constitution. WILL re-writing the Constitution make the Federal Government adhere to it ? LOL....

It does NOT need to be Re-Written...IT NEEDS TO BE ENFORCED, BY THE STATES !!!

Read the descriptions below so when you call, you will understand the danger involved, and convey your thoughts.

Fred Deming

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Editors’ note: For more information read LAWMAKERS DISCUSS LONG-SHOT CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION

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There are two Con-Con bills that have been assigned to the Ohio House Government Oversight Committee: HJR 3 and HB 607.

House Joint Resolution 3 calls for the convening of an Article Five Convention ( Con-Con ) for the “ … purpose of imposing fiscal restraints on the federal government, limiting the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and Congressional term limits. “ However, HJR 3 is unnecessary, since the solutions proposed in this amendment are already provided for in the Constitution ( and the Tenth Amendment ), the supreme law of the land. The Constitution needs to be obeyed, not changed.

House Bill 607 gives the false assurance that an Article Five Convention ( Con-Con ) would be limited and would not get out of control, by regulating the appointment and conduct of the delegates. The states ( including Ohio ) do not have this authority – this power is possessed only by the Congress. The Congress will determine the process by which delegates to a convention would be elected. However, once the convention is convened, the delegates are an independent and sovereign body, and could possibly eliminate the entire Constitution. Some people say that such an action would be unprecedented: they are mistaken! The Philadelphia Convention of 1787 was called for “ … the sole and express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation. “ “Instead, the delegates proceeded to scrap the Articles of Confederation!

WE ARE ASKING YOU TO “ KILL TWO BIRDS WITH ONE STONE. “ PLEASE PHONE CALL THE 13 MEMBERS OF THIS COMMITTEE ( THE NAMES AND PHONE NUMBERS OF THESE STATE REPS ARE INDICATED BELOW ), URGING THEM TO VOTE “ NO “ ON BOTH HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 3 AND HOUSE BILL 607. THANKS!

1. Bob Peterson, Chairman ( 614 ) 466-3506

2. Jim Thomas, Vice Chairman ( 614 ) 466-8030

3. Latyna Humphrey ( 614 ) 466-8010

4. Richard Brown ( 614 ) 644-6002 ( correct )

5. Dave Dobos ( 614 ) 466-9690

6. Michele Grim ( 614 ) 644-6017 ( correct )

7. James Hoops ( 614 ) 466-3760

8. Dani Isaacsohn ( 614 ) 466-5786

9. Scott Oelslager ( 614 ) 752-2438 ( correct )

10. Justin Pizzulli ( 614 )466-2124

11. Bill Seitz ( 614 ) 466-8258

12. Michael Skindell ( 614 ) 466-5921

13. D.J. Swearingen ( 614 ) 644-6011 ( correct )



OPEN LETTER PUBLISHED AT LOBBYIST FOR CITIZENS IN LAKE COUNTY

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

To: Attorney General Dave Yost (via fax)

To: Treasurer Robert Sprague

To: Secretary of State Frank La Rose

Cc: Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association, (postal mailing)

A group of concerned citizens in Lake County Ohio fear that a financial crime, of monumental proportions, will soon take place. We are requesting that you take a close look at section 8 of the Ohio Revised Code 1308-53, which is based on (identical to) the UCC code section 8-503 (all 50 states have adopted this same UCC code). We share concerns about this law that have been raised by both Governor Kristie Noem of South Dakota and the Heartland Institute in Illinois (see the link below). That letter is signed by Liberty Counsel Attorneys, several financial hedge fund managers, two Congressmen, Lieutenant Colonel Allen B. West, and several other notable figures.

The UCC code authorizes the “too big to fail” banks to confiscate all securities, whether owned personally or within a state pension, company 401K, or IRA, as well as bank deposits, during a financial crisis. This will affect EVERYONE. In effect, this statue steals ownership of all securities by considering them property of the brokerages, etc during their bankruptcy; we just have use of these assets. This is outright theft. Those of us who track the financial markets fear that a serious financial crisis is imminent, and could well happen this Spring/Summer.

We ask that you please consider asking the legislature to change Ohio’s UCC code to line up with South Dakota’s HB1199, restoring full personal property rights of securities to their rightful owners. Please consult with the Heartland Institute—a public policy think tank—for further guidance. Please read their full signed letter.

EXPLANATION FROM THE HEARTLAND INSTITUTE:

https://heartland.org/publications/protecting-private-property-through-the-uniform-commercial-code/

Respectfully,



LETTER FROM CAROLYN BRAKEY

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

I am running for Geauga County Commissioner to defeat dysfunction, but some may ask, “What dysfunction?”

As President of the Geauga Board of Health, I am proud of the work we have done to cut spending and keep taxes low, while ensuring full delivery of public health services for Geauga residents.

And in that role, I have also had a front row seat to some of the dysfunction in county government. For example, when the Commissioners’ Office recently spent time and taxpayer resources to issue unprecedented demands for rent payments from Geauga Public Health, I was a little frustrated… but thankfully, I had the law in hand.

Pointing to an Attorney General’s opinion that the Commissioners’ Office conveniently kept hidden from the Board of Health, I argued that the county is legally obligated to provide space at no charge to Geauga Public Health — and won the day.

But the Commissioners’ Office won’t leave well enough alone. Even the Chagrin Valley Times noted the dysfunction, satirizing it in their paper.

The Chagrin Valley Times recently satirized the dysfunction in county government.

I'm running for Geauga County Commissioner to solve problems — not make problems. That’s why, upon election, I will work to defend freedoms, protect paychecks, and defeat dysfunction.

I hope you are with me.



ELAYNE CROSS FOR CONGRESS, OHIO 14TH DISTRICT

Sunday, January 21, 2024

“JUST DAVE” has occupied the district 14 seat for far too long. At the March 19, 2024, Republican primary, “Just Dave” is opposed by a qualified Portage County opponent. Please cast your vote for “NEW BLOOD.”  ElectCross.US