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March 19, 2012
From the article I posted a link to below in comments:
Obama's Order sets forth as its rationale that "the United States must have an industrial and technological base capable of meeting national defense requirements and capable of contributing to the technological superiority of its national defense equipment in peacetime and in times of national emergency." It goes on in Section 103 C to authorize the President, "in the event of a potential threat to the security of the United States, to take actions necessary to ensure the availability of adequate resources and production capability, including services and critical technology, for national defense requirements." The task of advising is assigned, in Section 104 to "the National Security Council and Homeland Security Council, in conjunction with the National Economic Council," which "shall make recommendations to the President on the use of authorities under the Act."
This EO has in fact been in existence for over 50 years BUT what they are trying to tone down is that the President does not need to be engaged in war or Federal martial law declared for an emergency. He can now invoke that power at his own will if he 'believes' if is necessary. That is a massive change in power. This is the same privilege that another President imposed recently in America. That is South America BTW and that President makes no bones about it now that he is a Dictator by the name of Hugo Chavez! This is very dangerous and a move that a few other leaders of nations have done as well. Some that come to mind are Stalin, Hitler, Iddia Amman, etc. This give Obama complete power and control over the natural resources such as oil, water rights and navigation of the waterways, Highways, mining which includes coal, gas, and all metals that are used in industry. Why is this necessary?
I gave it a thumbs up because if people think they can govern themselves in time of emergency why haven't they done it yet here in the US. Because some of us really on the government to solve our problems when in fact we can solve them ourselves.
The government controls everything anyway so what's the fuss about. Those who think the state and city government deals with Disasters think again who do you think they get their resources from the federal government, who do you think is in charge of the federal government the President of the United States. Those who believe in doom days prediction do not have a mind of their own they do not know rather they are coming or going. No one will be coming to your house to take away your guns.
We do have 3 branches of government--and if either or both of the other two have concerns, then they'll take action. Problem solved. Anyone saying this is anything other than a routine battening down the hatches in case of, for example, a blockade of the Strait of Hormuz by Iran, is simply trying to stir the pot.
Anyone wanting to discuss deliberately alarmist hypotheticals regarding gun-ownership is also...trying to stir the pot.
This is scary to think he now has that much power. I'm thinking dictator is a better word. I've had conversations where people are saying they will eventually have to turn in all their handguns and long rifles. Any comments about that topic? Sure would like your input.
With all due respect the article states, "On March 16th, President Obama signed a new Executive Order which expands upon a prior order issued in 1950 for Disaster Preparedness, and gives the office of the President complete control over all the resources in the United States in times of war or emergency."
New executive order which expands..........last I checked we have 3 branches of government, and for good reason.
The Article is stating that a current President "signed & continued" a Presidential order from 1950, Whatever, Nothing has happened since 1950 & Nothing will the before the another President to signs & renews the same order. This is Not doomsday network, Lets focus on FOP, LEO safety Issues.
Sounds a little Totalitarian to me, but I wouldn't want a repeat of the way Katrina was handled had something equivelant happened in my State. Could there be a reason he signed the Bill other than he's just gone completely mad and want's to rule the world like Pinky and the Brain?
Don't like it one bit...nope...sounds like the Pres forgot the read the Constitution and the War Powers Act.
Big Bump ! ajs ......
Mz, no matter how you say "emperor" it is pronounced the same.
Heh--a "news" article with the word "dominion" in it. How cute.
Here's a slightly less sensational take on the same story.
Barack Obama Prepares for War Footing
Wow this is scarey, why do we need this unless in November it does not go his way???
I thought this country was a republic/democracy? It appears as if this is not the case anymore. Can you say power grab?
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