Post-Conventional Society: America Under the Texas Plan

In the dawning of the new year, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a proposal dubbed the Abbott Plan or Texas Plan, calling for the assembly of a constitutional convention. In the 92-page document, amid a flurry of legal history and selected quotes from the Founders, nine core amendments were offered for consideration: I. Prohibit Congress from regulating activity that occurs wholly within one State. II. Require Congress to balance its budget. III. Prohibit administrative agencies—and the unelected bureaucrats that staff them—from creating federal law. IV. Prohibit administrative agencies—and the unelected…