By The Right Scoop


Mark Levin spoke at the Reagan Library tonight in a discussion about his new book The Liberty Amendments. Watch the full discussion including Q&A below:

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  • subie201

    Mark is an amazing person, a true intellect, and a great patriot!! He would make a Superior Supreme Court Justice!

  • ningrim

    subie201 you could put those confirmation hearings on Pay Per View

  • Stehekin912

    May God bless you, Mark Levin, our National Treasure!

  • sybilll

    That was awesome, but just not long enough.  Visiting the Reagan library is on my bucket list, and oh my, had it been tonight, I’d be beside myself.  Thanks Scoop, so much!

  • ajtelles

    Mark said…
     It took the statists 100 years…
    So, let’s spend at least 20 years to get America back.

    As Sarah Palin said about The Liberty Amendments, ‘Let’s get it done.’
    Organize…
    Organize…
    Organize…
    It CAN be done.
    Art

  • old crank

    Mark would be wasted on the (rightly functioing) Supreme Court, nor would the Presidency engage all his powers.  I think he has the eye of a superior historian, an intelligent person informed by history  and intellectually equipped to take the appropriate steps into the future.  Though his office is not named in the Constitution, we desperately need such a person …such persons, if he has any peers …in our national leadership.

  • Judges718

    It was a great presentation.  Thanks for posting it for us Scoop. 

    Admittedly, I have been skeptical of Mark’s solution.  My thought was, if none of the branches of the Federal Government are confined by the Constitution as it is now, how would they be confined by an amended one?
    I think Mark answered my concern.  He said that one of the amendments, if passed, would be able to abrogate a Supreme Court decision with a 3/5th vote of the states.  That would apply to Congress and the Executive branches as well, but my main concern was the Supreme Court legislating from the bench.
    I am now on board with the Liberty Amendments.  I have always thought Federalism was our way out and by giving the states the power to override unconstitutional laws, court rulings, and regulations, we have a shot at true Federalism.

  • Stehekin912

    Agreed!  As with Statesman Senator Ted Cruz, I cannot get enough of listening to Mark Levin.

  • uncmetsgal

    sybilll You will *LOVE IT*  — Hubby and I planned our 10-year anniversary “gift” to ourselves as a trip to Hawaii (we were too poor do it as a honeymoon trip like we wanted), and after hearing Mark rave about the Library, I made a point of scheduling our flight out with an overnight in L.A., just so we could make the trip to Simi Valley.
    The Reagan Library is truly beautiful.  It’s inspiring.  The vistas are breathtaking.  
    I can honestly say, after 5 hours, when I left, I felt like a “Born Again” Conservative.  It just renewed by belief and hope in America — especially as we went in June 2012, and I wasn’t at all sure we would be able to “de-throne” The Imperial One.
    Folks, if you can — AT ALL — visit the Reagan Library, DO IT!  You will NOT be sorry.

  • Stehekin912

    The key is an informed and involved public.  Without an involved We The People, even the states will fail.

  • blasater

    Marks book is perfectly timed.  The process will start.  Progress will be made but not enough to get it done. Then…..the system WILL collapse.  Sooner than most people realize.  People will be forced to confront the failure of the Statist Progressive Federal superstate.  THEN we will have the path cleared for getting this done.

  • TarynOnthenews

    Wow that was fast!
    I was lucky enough to be at the Reagan Library today. It was packed with wonderful people. We are truly lucky to have Mark Levin. It’s now up to us to spread the liberty amendment message to our STATE legislators far and wide.

  • vorlath

    Great discussion. Lots of powerful stuff. I don’t think there’s another government in the world that has a provision for the people to take back the federal government through legal means. At least, not like this.

  • lanahi

    Article 5:
    Article Five of the
    describes the process whereby the Constitution may be altered. Altering
    the Constitution consists of proposing an amendment or amendments and
    subsequent ratification.
    Amendments may be proposed by either:
    Two-thirds () of both the Senate and the House of Representatives of the By a assembled at the request of the of at least two-thirds (at least 34) of the United States’ 50
    To become part of the Constitution, amendments must then be ratified either by approval of:
    The legislatures of three-fourths (at least 38) the states; or held in three-fourths of the states.
    Any amendment so ratified becomes a valid part of the Constitution,
    provided that no state “shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the
    senate”, without its consent.

  • lanahi

    vorlath  We just have to have the will to use it.

  • lanahi

    blasater  You are right…It may take a collapse of the system before we will do it.  If it will lead us back to our freedom under our constitution, so be it.

  • http://nation.foxnews.com/ sallyjohanna

    I do not have the knowledge or understanding of Mark Levin….just one Americans take.  If every state in the nation was strong.  Balance their budgets and maximized their asset’s.  Made their states the greatest state to live work and  play…they could tell the feds to stick to their role and go pound sand when they mess with us!
    A side note…here in GA we have had an increase in snake population this year.  My husband was bitten by a copperhead Saturday evening…please do internet research and learn as much as you can about identifying snakes and what to do if you are bitten by a poisonous snake.  It did help us..long story..but knowledge is power!

  • http://nation.foxnews.com/ sallyjohanna

    If you let your mind wander over the possibilities of the Constitution….it is exciting.  No other nation was given this treasure to be revered….we are criminals, if we let her fallow and be destroyed …by our own hands.

  • RReaganRepublic

    “A constitution which should be republican in its
    head, and ultra-monarchical in all its other parts, has ever appeared to me to
    be a short-lived monster. The voices of rulers and the inaptitude of the people
    would speedily bring about its ruin; and the nation, weary of its
    representatives and of itself, would create freer institutions, or soon return
    to stretch itself at the feet of a single master.”
    ~Alexis
    de Tocqueville~

    The American Declaration of Independence:
    “When in
    the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the
    political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the
    powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature
    and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind
    requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the
    separation.
    We hold
    these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are
    endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are
    Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights,
    Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the
    consent of the governed”

    quote
    “I do not believe in a fate that will fall on us no matter
    what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we do nothing.”
    ~ US President Ronald Wilson Reagan~

  • TruthSociety

    Thank God for Mark Levin.

  • NigelPaycheck

    Who has been saying to themselves, our government sucks and we need to make changes, but we cannot because they are all corrupt? I have been hemming and hawwing this for years with no answers. And yes I know that is all hot air, but with the help of Mark Levin, I truly believe the answer is right in our faces…it is our Constitution…PLEASE, PLEASE watch this, there is a way to make changes….Embrace the Constitution….He is not James Madison, he is more like Thomas Paine and Common Sense….

  • EleanorCovino

    Mark, I think you should, if you can, give away these books, to every member of the Senate and if possible the House.  Maybe, it will get them thinking, for real!  Also, given all the liberal teachers and their College Positions, we desperately need you, to talk with College Students, who are so confused….and believe me they are confused, and brainwashed!

  • RighteousCrow_JustCaws

    Most valuable take away for me was the last:  if your state is dark blue, rally in the red and purple states.  Collect all the state legislators’ contact info and make them aware.
    Another important point people don’t readily see is that this is a state thing, so forget your federal representatives…they’re the ones your’re acting against.

  • RighteousCrow_JustCaws

    sallyjohanna  
    Speedy recovery to your husband.  We have rattlers here, but at least they give warning.  Agreed, knowledge is power [and can be extremely aggravating when confronting ignorance].  Thank God for Mark Levin.

  • deTocqueville1

    Thanks mightily scoop. I was counting on you and you don’t fail us!

  • deTocqueville1

    RighteousCrow_JustCaws Excellent take away!

  • deTocqueville1

    TruthSociety And Palin, Cruz, Lee and a growing group of others!

  • deTocqueville1

    sallyjohanna Beautiful!

  • deTocqueville1

    vorlath Indeed, they were prescient because they were aware of the past.

  • gfk0617

    EleanorCovino That is a very expensive situation. They, meaning the Senate, and the House would never read it just like they do not read other valuable information. Plus, they do not care. If they are Democrats they will not change their thought process because that’s where their bread is buttered. That is the only thing these people think of first! Plus the president will take things away from their states they represent if they do not go along with the games put before them.

  • Conservative_Hippie

    Mark Levin is a true Patriot!

  • Conservative_Hippie

    RighteousCrow_JustCaws  I agree!

  • Conservative_Hippie

    sallyjohanna Hear Hear!

  • gigiof3

    Thank you! Was on my agenda to listen as soon as I got home from church. Was not disappointed in any way. Great information and got some ideas of what to do here in Central Ohio. Ordering his book this evening from Premiere to have one with an autograph. And I think I will brush up on a little US Constitution until it arrives! Should keep me busy for a few days…

  • hippership

    On 9/11 or when the SHTF, Mark Levin needs to be drafted immediately for POTUS.

  • CraigChambers1

    Mark is a fantastic American! I hope he has body guards! I am sure someone would like to shut him up!

  • hippership

    God Bless and keep you safe Mark.

  • FernandoArce

    im reading his book now.  I think this is the only way to bring us back to our founding principles.  Congress will try to de rail the process or offer their own water down amendments.

  • Willie Heath

    Thanks RS for posting this, Mark Levin is a great American!

  • K-Bob

    CraigChambers1 Too late!  He got the ideas out in print, and they will never silence that.

  • K-Bob
  • PVG

    RighteousCrow_JustCaws Living in CA, that point was critical! Though McClintock is a  conservative in the House, he is tied to the bureaucracy and cannot affect much change.
    Mark gives me hope!

  • TreuereWolf

    K-Bob CraigChambers1I hope you are correct , but if history is any indicator……
    Some examples of censorship and book burning:Alexandria, Egypt, The conquest of the Inca Empire., Nazi Germany., 213 BC of the Philosophy of Qin Shi Huang., 168 BC destruction of the Torah., Ignorance and religious fervor by Christians at Ephesus on the Sorcery Scrolls., Caliph Uthman’s destruction of competitive texts of the Koran., Papal destruction of competitive texts., The Samanid library’s destruction., The Mongol destruction of Baghdad’s House of Wisdom in 1258., Torquemada’s destruction of Arabic, Jewish, and non-Catholic literature in 1480., Savonarola’s Bonfire of the Vanities., The burning of Luther’s biblical translations by order of the Pope in 1624., The Oxford University cleansing of Literature by Hobbes in 1683., The Robespierre Library burnings., The Comic Book burnings., The black press was coerced and if that failed it was burned., Burning of Playboy, Penthouse, and National Geographic Magazines., Limitations proposed regarding the internet., The Jaffna Library destruction in 1981., The Sarajevo Library in 1992., The American destruction of the Baghdad library in 2003. 
    Many governments or groups burnbooks to eliminate opposition to their political position. Many people burn books to eliminate opposition to their philosophical position. They burn for economic reasons. They burn for nationalistic reasons. They burn for reasons of religion. Sometimes it is the result of some form of uncontrolled warfare. Sometimes they just burn for no reason at all.Many people who are afraid of certain kinds of knowledge (or propaganda) will find some method to limit access to that information. Historians must make every effort to preserve and protect the World’s History.

  • Bill in Tennessee

    FernandoArce  I too am reading the book, about 2/3’s through it….and I’m finding myself agreeing with Levin.   I’m not sure it’s the ONLY way to bring us back, but it’s the most peaceful and civil way.  There are other means, and I am so disgusted with the current crop of losers in the White House, SCOTUS, and Congress that I’m not all that particular how it happens at this point.  Jefferson did speak of how the Tree of Liberty needed to be watered from  time  to time.

  • Bill in Tennessee

    EleanorCovino You’re assuming our Congress critters CAN read.  I’m not convinced  of that at all.  Maybe their staffers could read it FOR them, and digest it down to a few short sentences of one-syllable words.

  • vorlath

    deTocqueville1 vorlath And yet Liberals continue to argue that we live in different times and the past doesn’t apply. We all know what happens to those who ignore the past, but liberals must ignore the past otherwise Liberalism would die off. The truth is that we may live in different times, but we’re still humans with perhaps bigger weapons, but the rest is still the same.

  • Lkoneal

    K-Bob Cool!  Thanks, K-Bob!

  • AnnaMarieMcElhinney

    LOVING THIS THANK YOU

  • AnnaMarieMcElhinney

    LOVE MARK LEVIN

  • JerryNLouAnnOlson

    This is a way back to a Republic. it will be a Long Hard battle

  • jeff4x4

    Where is customer service for the taxes we already pay? See my YouTube video jeff and jeramie

  • ajtelles

    JerryNLouAnnOlson  
    Dittos…
    The ‘Long March’ of Mao Zedong from October 1934 to October 1935 was a physical feat that took 370 days to walk 12,500 kilometers, 8,000 miles.
    So, it looks like ‘We the People’ have a whole lotta walkin’ and talkin, walkin’ and talkin’, walkin’ and talkin’ to do to inform and educate busy moms and dads about the U.S. Constitution, specifically about Article 5 as the legitimate constitutional way to ‘TRANSFORM America’ BACK into a constitutional representative republic.
    Is it too late?
    Well, there’s ONLY one way to find out.
    As Sarah Palin said about Marks book The Liberty Amendments, ‘let’s get it done.’
    – – – – – – – – – –
    Mark said that his first action for a potential amendment is #10 in chapter 9, page 147, ‘An Amendment to Grant the States Authority to Directly Amend the Constitution.’ 
    After the person asked Mark the question about which Mark considered the first objective, my immediate response, before Mark responded, was for the states to amend the constitution, THEN we can go after term limits for House and Senate and the SCOTUS and all the rest.
    – – – – – – – – – –

    A definite amendment for the states would be drafting clarifying language for Article 2 Section 1 Clause 5 to solidify the original intent of the original birthers that ‘natural born Citizen’ was a reference to ONLY being born on U.S. soil and ONLY with two (2) U.S. Citizen married parents who were U.S. Citizens BEFORE the child is born.

     Hey, if Clause 5 was important enough for the original authors to insert the words ‘natural born Citizen’ concerning POTUS eligibility, it is definitely STILL important enough to clarify the original intent of the original birthers who wrote the original words, right?

    Art

  • Pancake3

    Mark Levin: a thinking man’s thinker.  Our “Constitutional scholar” POTUS, on the other hand, hasn’t had an original thought in 40 years, if ever.

  • K-Bob

    TreuereWolf K-Bob CraigChambers1  
    I read Farenheit 451.  Everyone should.
    Thankfully Levin’s books are easy to ingest and remember.

  • Willie Heath

    Keeping Liberty and holding on to it, is hard dirty work, but with this book, Mark Levin is trying to show a pathway to rid ourselves of this coming tyranny. Through the Constitution he found a way, it is now up to us “we the people”,….. thanks Mark.

    • opinionated1234

      I think the tyranny is already here. I think it is subtle at this point.

  • dougkoehler

    Look at how folks keep changing the way they want us to think and we keep going along with it with a silent MOOO! We need to stand up and make our voice heard or else our liberty will be lost.

  • The Sentinel

    Thanks for posting this Scoop!

  • Rappini Pasta

    Excuse me while I go and get Mark’s book.

  • ZanP1

    WHERE DO I GET A HAT??

  • ClariceHair

    Mark Levin. Words fail.  What a brilliant mind.  What a national treasure.  A spiritual descendant of our great Founding Fathers.  Long may he live.

  • StephenMichael2

    I would like a hat too .

  • StephenMichael2

    We are so blessed to have LEVIN on our side. What a treasure.

  • opinionated1234

    Please call the Senators in your part of the country and try to call 10 more to convince them to defund Obama Care…..We need to stop this or it will be really oppressive in the near future!

  • opinionated1234

    Call or write you state legislature and the Governor of your State! Start getting them familiar with the Convention of States. Plug this in online and some sites that have started putting this together will give you more information!