Below is an email that I received from Publius Huldah about this year’s Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle Council 2017 conference next month in St. Louis, Missouri from September 21 to September24, 2017 extending an invitation to all.
Publius Huldah will be in attendance so if you live in the area or will be in St. Louis next month, please feel free to attend. (See the particulars at the bottom of this page.)
From: Publius Huldah
Yes! Please see Andy Schlafly’s letter below about big money from the Kochs and how that money has been used to infiltrate conservative forums to push for the con-con.
Andy and I will be speaking about an Article V convention (con-con) at the upcoming Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle Council in St. Louis, Missouri, and would love to see you!
Subject: ConCons infiltrate conservative conferences
The ConCon/Convention of States promoters have infiltrated formerly conservative conferences and talk radio. This is not because of any grassroots support, but because the Koch brothers’ network continues to buy influence. Charles Koch will turn 82 this year and he wants to see the Convention of States pass. But we defeated him 18-4 in 2017, and we’re determined to prevail against this “horrible idea” (Scalia’s words).
Last month the Convention of States promoters dominated the presentations at the ALEC and the Western Conservative Summit conferences in Denver, with multiple panels. Attendance was down at the Western Conservative Summit, perhaps as a result.
Meanwhile, Jim DeMint’s secret donors are setting him up in a brand new 501(c)(3) organization in D.C., called the “Conservative Partnership Institute.” It is apparently a front to give him a big salary while he pushes Convention of States (COS) outside of D.C. DeMint continues to email fundraising appeals for the Convention of States, and next month he is taking his road show to the Pittsburgh Marriott North to appear with Mark Meckler to push this horrible idea on Pennsylvania in September 19. Meanwhile, Senator Ben Sasse, perhaps the biggest Koch ally in the U.S. Senate, was reportedly considered for the top job at Heritage to replace DeMint there.
The Koch brothers poured money into radio a few years ago and this gives them an influence over the talk radio “conservatives” as well as right-of-center radio networks. Radio has been declining and there are a lot of “wannabes” who think the Kochs will write them big checks. The problem is not just those who have received ConCon money, but the people who want to. Many in D.C. sell out for Koch money too.
At the D.C.-based Council for National Policy (CNP), there is a pro-ConCon speaker at virtually every one of its meetings now: Mark Levin several times, Michael Farris at least once, a representative from ALEC, and Jim DeMint.
But grassroots conferences, like the upcoming Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle Council in St. Louis, will have speakers against the Convention of States rather than in favor of it. A very special hotel group rate is good until August 22nd at the St. Louis Airport Marriott, 314-423-9700, and conference registration is here. I’ve made my reservations, and hope you do too so we can plan in person how to improve on our 18-4 won-loss record in 2018.
Date and Time:
Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:00 PM
— Sunday, September 24, 2017, 1:00 PM CDT
St. Louis Airport Marriott
10700 Pear Tree Drive
St. Louis, MO 63134
For questions regarding Eagle Council, please call the Eagle Forum Education and Legal Defense Fund at 314-721-1213. (LINK)
- Phyllis Schlafly’s 2010 article, Good Advice Against a Con Con.
- Andly Schlafly’s letter: Coalition letter against Convention of States: ‘in Support of our U.S. Constitution’
Source: Phyllis Schlafly Eagles