Just arrived in Colonial Williamsburg for the Convention of States Simulated Convention. #COSSIM #historybeingmade

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It’s fun when a plan comes together.

It’s even more meaningful when an idea, born originally of our Founding Fathers, is made manifest in modern times.

The Founding Fathers knew a thing or two about human nature…  they knew that the government would inevitably make errors.  They even envisioned a time when the federal government might grow so large that it would become corrupt, onerous, and unwieldy.   James Madison wrote in The Federalist, that Article V gives us an amendment procedure which lets future generations correct mistakes to make whatever “useful alterations will be suggested by experience.”  But what if the government gets too big and corrupt to voluntarily restrict itself?

That’s why we’re here.  That’s why state legislators from all over the nation are here to delve deeply into this process and change this nation.  Last night, I felt the need to welcome everyone for coming.  Here’s what I said. This is a message not only to people who are here, but to all Americans who are ready to save this nation.

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About The Author

Mark Meckler

Mark was a co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and served as the national coordinator. He left the organization to work more broadly on expanding the self-governance movement beyond the partisan divide. Mark appears regularly on television in outlets as diverse as MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox Business and the BBC. He’s highly sought after for the tea party perspective from print and electronic media outlets, from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Washington Examiner, Politico and the The Hill. Mark blogs at MarkMeckler.com, and his opinion editorials regularly run in many of the leading political newspapers both on and offline. Mark has a BA in English from San Diego State University and graduated with honors from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1988. He practiced real estate and business law for almost a decade. For the last eleven years of his legal career he specialized in Internet advertising law. When not fighting for the future of our nation, Mark is an avid horseman, and lives in rural northern California with his wife Patty and two children.