Economist Steve Moore Endorses Balanced Budget Compact & Joins Compact for America Team!
We’re pleased to advise you that Stephen Moore just accepted the title of National Spokesman for the Balanced Budget Compact! And here’s what Moore says about why he supports the Compact for a Balanced Budget (and why you should too): “I’ve joined the Compact for America team because of the threat to future economic growth and societal stability posed by unlimited federal spending, taxes and borrowing. The Baby Boomer generation is retiring at the clip of 10,000 a day and cla
Article V 2.0, Part 3: SPEED!
This blog post is the third and last of 3, explaining the difference between the Compact for a Balanced Budget approach and other “legacy” approaches to originating federal constitutional amendments from the states under Article V of the U.S. Constitution. The differences between the Compact approach to Article V and the “legacy” approaches to Article V can be captured in three categories: 1) Certainty; 2) Safety; and 3) Speed. As you will see, the Compact approach is truly “
Courage, Not Fear Needs to Animate the Modern Day Patriot
In this speech to the Conservative Forum of Silicon Valley, Compact for America Educational Foundation Executive Vice President Jeff Utsch explains why patriots need to act, not fret, and how the Compact for a Balanced Budget fufills the Founders' intent. It is your support that makes presentations like this possible. Please make a generous gift to the Foundation! #compactfundraising #balancedbudgetamendmentmerits #compactmechanics #compactforamericacoreprinciples
Arkansas' Morning Jam Covers Compact for America!
The Morning Jam team hits CFAEF President Nick Dranias with all of the most frequently asked questions about the Compact for a Balanced Budget. #compactforabalancedbudgetevent #frequentlyaskedquestions #balancedbudgetamendmentmerits #articleveducation
How Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Vision Underpins the Compact for a Balanced Budget
Perhaps the most important aspect of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision was his core belief that every American should be represented equally in our system of governance, regardless of race, color or creed. King understood that good intentions were not enough to secure such equality. He understood that the structure of governance itself had to be reformed, and from the bottom-up. The same core value animates the Balanced Budget Amendment, which is advanced by the Compact for a
Inside Track Covers Arizona Compact for Balanced Budget Push
Inside Track's Emil Franzi and Bruce Ash talk about the Arizona push for the Compact for a Balanced Budget, championed by AZ Rep. JD Mesnard, with CFA President Nick Dranias. Part 1 Part 2 #articleveducation #balancedbudgetamendmentmerits #compactforabalancedbudgetpitch #compactforamericacoreprinciples #nonpartisanbalancedbudgetamendment
2006-An Alternate Reality
Remember when Senator Obama opposed lifting the federal debt limit in 2006 when it was a mere $8.6 trillion? Imagine if Republican majorities in Congress and 38 states responded by adopting the Compact for a Balanced Budget. Just imagine the bad policies that could have been avoided if the spigot of "free money" were turned off... share and like if you wish we had a time machine. We can still stop the bleeding today. Let's not look back 8 years from now and wish we had. Suppo
Compact for America's Nick Dranias on the Frank Beckmann Show!
If you like what you're seeing and hearing, like, share and consider a contribution to our "Balance the Budget Now!" campaign! #articleveducation #balancedbudgetamendmentmerits #compactforabalancedbudgetpitch
Compact for America Superstar Workshop
On December 5, 2014, the Compact for America Team converged on Washington, DC for a panel discussion explaining the policy, economics and constitutionality of the Compact for America approach to Article V. In a mere 70 minutes, you will hear from 6 experts in all relevant fields both explaining the issues and fielding hard-hitting questions from an engaged audience of policy analysts and policy makers. Introductions by Compact Commissioner Paulette Rakestraw CFA Board Chairma
States Take Charge at the John Locke Foundation in Raleigh, NC!
Check out this full length video of CFA President Nick Dranias' speech explaining and advocating for the Compact for a Balanced Budget. And if you want to bring Nick or any of the members of the CFA Council of Scholars or Advisory Council to your state, please consider a year-end tax deductible donation to our 20 state educational tour. #articlevcomparison #articleveducation #balancedbudgetamendmentmerits #compactforamericacoreprinciples #compactmechanics