The Constitution of The Internet Union
We the People of The Internet Union, in order to form a more perfect union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the American Union.
All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of a single house of state chosen senators with a term lasting indefinitely upon ratification of this Constitution, unless states decide they wish to have a different senator.
The Senate shall be composed of singular senators from each state, and any senator may propose legislature at any time for any reason so long as the legislation does not aim to undermine this document or the foundations of the Union itself. Legislation vote time is determined by the importance believed by the senator proposing the legislation. The elected president of the Union may veto any legislation proposed by senators so long as it does not undermine this document and the progress of the nation. (Progress can be considered infrastructure plans, harmless “quality of life” legislation)
The Legislative Powers may at any time amend minor legislation to suit the needs of the nation, but for major ratified legislation such as Google Document bills that form the basis of the union, a majority vote by The Legislative Powers is in order for any amendment. (¾ is a majority)
Nations who accept membership into this union are from then on known as states whom send a singular senator to congress and pay taxes in accordance with regulations brought on by Congress. Different people are voted into each state, and no one state can have the same leaders.
The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises in accordance to the Economy Reform Bill, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the Union; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the Union;
1. To borrow Money on the credit of the Union;
2. To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States.
3. To establish a uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the Union;
4. To establish Post Offices and post Roads;
5. To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offences against the Law of Nations;
6.To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;
7.To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;
8.To provide and maintain a Navy;
9.To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;
10.To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;
11.To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the Union, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress.
No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation.
No State shall, without the Consent of Congress, enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State, or with a foreign Power, or engage in War, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent Danger as will not admit of delay.
Sites are responsible for electing their own senators either by general vote within their respective organized website discord, or if the Site Discords populations are low enough by simply the decision of the Site Owner.
The Executive power will be vested in the President of the Internet Union, he shall hold office for a term of 4 weeks, and will be ordained with the ability to:
1. Manage and command a unified military
2. Veto any bill as described in Article I, Section II
3. Propose legislation in the Legislative powers section
4. Sign executive orders that temporarily override Congressional legislation for an approximate time of 12 hours, at which it will need to be re-voted on or dropped.
5. Be re-elected one more time for a maximum serving time of 8 weeks, unless the president was formerly a vice president that was promoted after the removal or resignation of the active president.
6. Partake in foreign politics, and represent the nation on the world stage whether it be with Pax Americana, UN, or other alliances.
7. Form formal alliances with other nations with Congressional consent.
The president will be elected by a general vote with registered citizens of the IU. The only non-citizens able to view the voting ballots are journalists, which will be moderated to assure that journalists to not vote. Citizens are given the ability to vote for ONE candidate, and are not permitted to vote for multiple candidates. If a citizen votes for more than one candidate, both of their votes will be removed and they will be asked to decide. The President should be elected by at least a 50% majority, if not, the candidate with the least number of votes shall be eliminated, and the next round of voting begins, if no one gets a majority, the same process would be repeated until a candidate receives a majority. Each presidential election will run for 24 hours, with the acting president retaining their powers until the end of the vote.
Vice Presidents are chosen by presidential candidates, but other presidential candidates cannot be chosen by presidents to become the VP. Vice Presidents hold the power to break ties within Congress, or solve disputes with compromise solutions within Congress. Vice Presidents take over the position of President if the President is removed from office.
Presidents shall give a speech or status of the Union at the end of their second week of office and provide Congress with a brief rundown on the nation's problems, goals, and international standing. If the president is unable to give this speech upon the end of their second week in office, they may reschedule it to a fitting time.
If a president proves to be against the Union's welfare or actively violates laws established by Congress or this document, the President may be impeached and removed from office by a majority Congressional vote, however in order for this vote to legally occur the President must be accused and found guilty in a fair trial in order for the president to be removed from office.
None shall influence by means of party or conspiracy to change, modify, or affect the result of a presidential election
Other government positions outside of Congress such as military and domestic departments are created and instituted by Congress OR the President.
Acting Government Agencies
1. Department of Justice
2. Department of Technology
3. Department of Civil Rights
4. National Content Association
5. Department of Defense
Subsidaries of DoD
National Security Agency
In order for an institution to be removed, the President and Congress must have a general agreement and reason for the dissolution of the agency.
This constitution comes with a bill of rights that cannot be violated by the Congress, Executive Office, or the IU millitary
Each Citizen of the IU has a right to free speech or content, even when that speech is in criticism of the established government.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence.
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
The powers not delegated to the Union by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.
Any modifying amendments approved by the Legislative Powers of The Internet Union are to be placed in this section and the modified text to be indicated to be modified in the general document.
when a peice of legislation is presnented by US congress, we have to email reps to tell them to not support the bill
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