PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 2, 2013) – Governor Jan Brewer, or as she’s commonly being referred to as, “Federal Deputy Brewer,” vetoed Arizona’s bill that would allow, but not mandate, businesses and the state government to accept payments in gold or silver. Currently all debts and taxes in Arizona and the rest of the United States are either paid with Federal Reserve Notes (dollars) which were authorized as legal tender by Congress, or with coins issued by the U.S. Treasury — very few of which have gold or silver in them.
What Federal Deputy Brewer fails to acknowledge is that, The United States Constitution states in Article I, Section 10, “No State shall… make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts.” The Arizona Constitutional Tender Bill would’ve been a big step towards that constitutional requirement, which has been ignored for a long time in every state of the country. Disregarding the constitution is not a big surprise coming from the ALL show and no action, finger shaking Brewer!
Jan Brewer has a track record for not following the constitution! She is in favor of indefinite detention of American citizens, which she made clear last year by vetoing SB1182. She worked behind the scenes to block Arizona’s gun control nullification bill SB1112, while her conservative colleagues in Kansas, for an example, signed it into law. She’s currently in the middle of trying to get Arizona to participate in Obamacare’s medicaid expansion, which violates Article 27, Section 2 of the Arizona constitution. And now, by vetoing SB1439, our tyrannical state overlord is proving that not only is she a fan of the federal reserve, but her concern for our U.S. constitution and her own states’ economy is superseded by the directives given to her from her federal cronies up in D.C.
All these decisions that she’s been making are really starting to divide the Arizona republican party. The GOP is already a sinking ship, and Jan Brewer is at the helm of the USS Arizona. I’m beginning to think that when she attends her meetings, the opening discussion is something similar to, “do you guys have any ideas on how we can disenfranchise the entire state?” If Federal Deputy Brewer would spend as much time reading the constitution, as she does laying in her office tanning bed, she would be a constitutional scholar!
A lot of good constitutional bills were killed this past legislation session. From drone usage to anti-NDAA and anti-Agenda 21, the mood at the capitol is that unless Brewer gets her medicaid expansion passed, there’s a good chance she’s going to veto everything else with any kind of substance. Her perception outside the state might still be that she’s a statesman/woman, but nothing could be further from the truth and her recent decisions have really solidified this position within the state. She continues to make it very difficult for Arizona to retain it’s sovereignty. And with 4 years into her 2nd term, a lot of people are counting down the days until she’s out of office, including her Republican constituents.
You’re not wanted around here anymore. Get off our lawn, you puppet politician!
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