Behold a Pale Horse - Chapter 14 "A Proposed Constitutional Model for the Newstates of America" Summary & Analysis

William Cooper (novelist)
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Chapter 14 "A Proposed Constitutional Model for the Newstates of America" Summary and Analysis

Chapter fourteen presents a document titled "A PROPOSED CONSITUTIONAL MODEL FOR THE NEWSTATES OF AMERICA" without editorial comment. Cooper introduces the chapter with a rather cryptic notation that the document was prepared over a ten-year period by the Center for Democratic Studies of Santa Barbara, California, with considerable expenditure of public funds.

The document is arranged similarly to the Constitution and includes a preamble and twelve articles. The document establishes the rights and responsibilities of the citizenry; proposes the political organization of entities termed Newstates; and establishes six portfolios of governance-the Electoral Branch, the Planning Branch, the Presidency, the Legislative Branch, the Regulatory Branch, and the Judicial Branch. Later articles deal with general provisions and governmental arrangements. A process of amendment...

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