Posted 8 years ago on June 7, 2012, 3:04 p.m. EST by LeoYo
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Amendment for a Democratic Congress
The Democratic Congress shall constitute all United States Citizens of the United States Electorate.
Barring conviction for either treason or for voting fraud, the right of all mentally coherent adult citizens to fully participate in the Democratic Congress shall be guaranteed, the violation of which shall be punishable with equivalence to an act of treason.
The Democratic Congress shall convene in groups of approximately 100 voters called a Kentum in the months of January, April, July, and October on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, Sundays of those months for deliberation on matters pertaining to the Local, State, and National governments, respectively.
The Library of the Democratic Congress shall exist at every level of government and shall include the duties of receiving bills proposed by the Kentums, the grouping of any similar bills into amendments of the same bill, and the dissemination of the bills in the order received to the Democratic Congress.
No more than three bills per level of government shall be disseminated to the Democratic Congress.
In the 24th week after a bill’s dissemination, the bill and any amendments to have arisen shall undergo Judicial Review.
In the 26th week after a bill’s dissemination, the bill and any of its amendments to have passed Judicial Review shall be presented to the Democratic Congress for final deliberation.
In the 52nd week after a bill’s dissemination, the Democratic Congress shall vote on the bill and its amendments.
Anyone to vote on a bill must vote on all amendments of the bill or completely abstain from voting on the bill.
Any amendments of a bill to receive greater than 50% of the votes, barring any conflict with any other amendments with a greater number of votes, shall become law. Any approved amendment in conflict with an amendment of a greater number of votes shall not become law.
Amendments to the Constitution of the United States shall be approved by a two-thirds majority of the Democratic Congress.
The Democratic Congress shall have the power to revoke any Executive Order at the corresponding level of government.
The Head of the Executive Branch at any level of government shall have no power of veto over the Democratic Congress at the corresponding level.
At every level of government, the Heads of the Executive Branch and the Chief Legal Officers shall be elected to four-year terms on the 4th Sunday of October for no more than three terms.
Candidates elected to office shall take office on the 4th Sunday of January.
Candidates for Public Office shall be non-partisan.
The provision of Patriot Dollars to the Democratic Congress for the sole funding of political campaigns shall be enacted to keep political campaigns free from the undemocratic influences of monied interests that shall be prohibited from funding any political advertisements outside of political campaigns.
The Office of the Attorney General of the United States shall be under the jurisdiction of the Democratic Congress and shall head the management of Congressional Oversight.
The decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States shall be unanimous, determined by a court of twelve Justices selected by the Democratic Congress, each Justice serving a maximum of twelve years.
Each State of the United States shall have a state bank collectively forming the Union Reserve Bank of the United States with a state appointed bank official from each State to compose the Union Board of Governors exercising all the responsibilities of the Open Market Committee and a Chairman of the Union Board of Governors under the jurisdiction of the Democratic Congress.
The Amendment for a Democratic Congress is not an amendment expected to ever be passed by elected representatives. After all, why would anyone ever vote themselves out of a good paying job? The Amendment for a Democratic Congress is only expected to have a realistic consideration upon Americans obtaining the right to engage in a national initiative process such as the one proposed among the Free Democracy Amendments http://occupywallst.org/forum/free-democracy-amendment/. Even so, it is doubtful that the American people would ever elect to take on the responsibility of governing themselves full time. After all, why would anyone ever vote themselves into a non-paying job? As Thomas Jefferson had said;
"They will be forgotten, therefore, and their rights disregarded. They will forget themselves, but in the sole faculty of making money, and will never think of uniting to effect a due respect for their rights."