Democratic Party

Movement to rein in federal government alive in North County

Movement to rein in federal government alive in North County

Lou Oberman Courtesy

Up until a few years ago, Lou Oberman counted himself among many in the country who are frustrated by the problems plaguing the federal government in Washington, but didn't think there was any way to change things for the better.

Then the Encinitas resident discovered the Convention of States project and became a convert. The group, which claims to have three million supporters across all 50 states, is working to bring about a national convention to discuss potential amendments to the U.S Constitution, in three areas: fiscal restraint; limits on the federal government's power and jurisdiction; and term limits for federal officials,...

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