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The Results of The People’s Convention 2016: The Sedona Amendments

The Results of The People’s Convention 2016: The Sedona Amendments After six years of research, polling and testing, I’m pleased to share with you the extraordinary results that have been combined here into The People’s Convention 2016: The Sedona Amendments. We asked over 450 generous residents of Sedona Arizona from across the political spectrum: “What do YOU think would make the BIGGEST difference in upgrading and strengthening—or restoring your trust and confidence in—our Americ

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Front Page NYTimes – Convention to Amend the Constitution

Front Page NYTimes – Convention to Amend the Constitution I recommend the terrific New York Times front page article by Michael Wines yesterday on the mostly right wing, highly partisan wing efforts to hold a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. See links below.  PLEASE NOTE HOWEVER that the work of The People’s Convention is DRAMATICALLY DIFFERENT from the work of those organizations. The primary difference is that (1) Each of the other efforts relies exclusively on the never-bef

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If You’re a Larry Lessig Fan . . .

If you’re a Larry Lessig fan and you want the money out of politics during your lifetime, you’re going to need a constitutional amendment. We can help you with that. That’s what we do. Support The People’s Convention. We’ve designed a modern convention to Bypass Congress Bring Americans together respectfully from across the political spectrum Align on what would make the biggest difference, and Agree on constitutional amendments likely to be approved by the required 75% of the state

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If You’re a Hillary fan, SHE’S RIGHT!

If you’re a Hillary fan, SHE’S RIGHT! We really do need to come together to realize the American dream. And we’re going to need a respectful nonpartisan convention to accomplish that. We’re The People’s Convention. We’re a modern convention that • Bypasses Congress • Brings Americans together from across the political spectrum • Aligns on what would make the biggest difference, and • Agrees on constitutional amendments likely to be approved by the required 75% of the state le

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If You’re a Donald fan, HE’S RIGHT. IT IS RIGGED.

If You’re a Donald fan, HE’S RIGHT. IT IS RIGGED. Our American political process is not democratic and it is rigged and dominated by a few wealthy individuals, a few political party hacks and a few for-profit media tycoons. It’s time now for a Convention that really makes a difference. We’re The People’s Convention. We’ve designed a modern convention process that • Bypasses Congress • Brings Americans together from across the political spectrum • Aligns on what would

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If you’re a Bernie fan. DON’T WORRY! THE MOVEMENT GOES ON and IT’S TIME FOR A REAL CONVENTION!

If you’re a Bernie fan. DON’T WORRY! THE MOVEMENT GOES ON and IT’S TIME FOR A REAL CONVENTION! Most of what Bernie stood for would have been stopped by Congress. So let’s exercise our constitutional right to • Bypass Congress • Hold our own convention • Re-write the rulebook (draft our own constitutional amendments), and • Present them for approval by the STATE legislatures We are The People’s Convention. We’ve designed a modern, nonpartisan convention process that • Inclu

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Don’t Be Alarmed

Don’t be alarmed. I’m sending out some separate invitations to Bernie fans, Donald fans and Hillary fans. Do NOT be alarmed by the possible appearance of bias. The job of The People’s Convention is to Bring Americans together respectfully from across the political spectrum Identify what THEY AGREE on what would make the biggest difference in upgrading and strengthening the American democratic process, and Have THEM DRAFT constitutional amendments likely to be approved by the STATE legislat

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The Partisan Political Conventions Are Coming!

Let’s have this be THE LAST YEAR of the OLD AMERICAN POLITICAL PROCESS where two major, highly partisan, self-serving and intentionally divisive political parties dominate our American democratic process. We Americans are among the most fair-minded, generous and technologically advanced people in the history of the world. We Americans are much stronger—and the entire world is encouraged–when we Americans work together, align on what’s really important and make sure our government alw

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When the game’s not working . . .

When the game’s not working, you don’t change the PLAYERS. You change the RULES. In our political process, REGARDLESS OF WHO IS PRESIDENT, when Congress won’t address the concerns of a majority of the people: Lack of honesty in policymaking Getting the money out of politics Term limits for members of Congress Balanced federal budget Greenhouse gas reductions THE ONLY OPTION (short of revolution), is to Hold our own convention, and Submit constitutional amendments for approval by 75% of

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If You Love Bernie . . .

Bernie fans!  If you love Bernie, you’ll love The People’s Convention. That’s because Bernie is going to need a constitutional amendment or two (campaign finance, Wall Street) And that’s what we do! Please (1) Forward this communication to all your other Bernie fans—and anyone on Bernie’s staff, and (2) Become a SUPPORTER of The People’s Convention! It’s FREE and it makes a BIG difference. Thank you! Blair Henry JD Founder & Executive Director www.ThePeoples

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