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President Obama Signs Executive Order Establishing Council of Governors
Executive Order ^ | January 11, 2010

Posted on 01/11/2010 7:45:15 PM PST by Pantera

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COUNCIL OF GOVERNORS By the authority vested in me as President by theConstitution and the laws of the United States of America,including section 1822 of the National Defense AuthorizationAct of 2008 (Public Law 110-181), and in order to strengthenfurther the partnership between the Federal Government and Stategovernments to protect our Nation and its people and property,it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Council of Governors.
(a) There is established a Council of Governors (Council).The Council shall consist of 10 State Governors appointed bythe President (Members), of whom no more than five shall be ofthe same political party. The term of service for each Member appointed to serve on the Council shall be 2 years, but a Membermay be reappointed for additional terms.

(b) The President shall designate two Members, whoshall not be members of the same political party, to serve asCo-Chairs of the Council.

Sec. 2. Functions. The Council shall meet at the call of the Secretary of Defense or the Co-Chairs of the Council toexchange views, information, or advice with the Secretary ofDefense; the Secretary of Homeland Security; the Assistant tothe President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; theAssistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs andPublic Engagement; the Assistant Secretary of Defense forHomeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs; the Commander,United States Northern Command; the Chief, National GuardBureau; the Commandant of the Coast Guard; and other appropriateofficials of the Department of Homeland Security and theDepartment of Defense, and appropriate officials of otherexecutive departments or agencies as may be designated by theSecretary of Defense or the Secretary of Homeland Security.Such views, information, or advice shall concern:

(a) matters involving the National Guard of the variousStates;

(b) homeland defense;

(c) civil support;

(d) synchronization and integration of State and Federalmilitary activities in the United States; and

(e) other matters of mutual interest pertaining toNational Guard, homeland defense, and civil support activities.

Sec. 3. Administration.

(a) The Secretary of Defense shall designate an ExecutiveDirector to coordinate the work of the Council.

(b) Members shall serve without compensation for theirwork on the Council. However, Members shall be allowed travelexpenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, asauthorized by law.

(c) Upon the joint request of the Co-Chairs ofthe Council, the Secretary of Defense shall, to theextent permitted by law and subject to the availability ofappropriations, provide the Council with administrative support,assignment or detail of personnel, and information as may benecessary for the performance of the Council's functions.

(d) The Council may establish subcommittees of theCouncil. These subcommittees shall consist exclusively ofMembers of the Council and any designated employees of a Memberwith authority to act on the Member's behalf, as appropriate toaid the Council in carrying out its functions under this order.

(e) The Council may establish a charter that is consistentwith the terms of this order to refine further its purpose,scope, and objectives and to allocate duties, as appropriate,among members.

Sec. 4. Definitions. As used in this order:

(a) the term "State" has the meaning provided inparagraph (15) of section 2 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002(6 U.S.C. 101(15)); and

(b) the term "Governor" has the meaning provided inparagraph (5) of section 102 of the Robert T. Stafford DisasterRelief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5122(5)).

Sec. 5. General Provisions.

(a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair orotherwise affect:

(1) the authority granted by law to adepartment, agency, or the head thereof; or

(2) functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary,administrative, or legislative proposals.

(b) This order shall be implemented consistentwith applicable law and subject to the availability ofappropriations.

(c) This order is not intended to, and does not, createany right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable atlaw or in equity by any party against the United States, itsdepartments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, oragents, or any other person.


BARACK OBAMA

THE WHITE HOUSE,January 11, 2010. #


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Looks like the White House is conspiring with state governors to work with the Dept of Homeland defense. I am sure we all recall that latest definition of terrorist coming out of Napalitano's office.
1 posted on 01/11/2010 7:45:16 PM PST by Pantera
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To: Pantera
Is it time yet?

2 posted on 01/11/2010 7:47:43 PM PST by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Pantera

First steps toward martial law.


3 posted on 01/11/2010 7:49:51 PM PST by Rodebrecht (Democracy is the most vile form of government. -- James Madison)
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To: Pantera

Stroke of the pen, Law of the land

Kinda cool, eh?

I gotta wonder what brought this on.


4 posted on 01/11/2010 7:51:42 PM PST by ASOC (In case of attack, tune to 640 kilocycles or 1240 kilocycles on your AM dial.)
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To: ASOC

this is crap - just more nannying
can this be redacted by the next President?


5 posted on 01/11/2010 7:53:19 PM PST by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Free Nobel Peace Prize with oil change =^..^=)
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To: Pantera

Obama Brown shirts. Just like Hitler did in 1930 - 1938 . disarmed the German people and installed his SS Guard and made them more powerful then the German army. Hmmmm what is “THAT ONE” up to?


6 posted on 01/11/2010 7:53:35 PM PST by ncfool (Obama Bare fisted Politican at home. Pantywaist VS. Real thugs abroad.)
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To: Pantera

Interesting...


7 posted on 01/11/2010 7:54:00 PM PST by rangerwife (Proud wife of a Purple Heart Recipient)
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To: Rodebrecht

There is a light at the end of the tunnel...

and it is a train.


8 posted on 01/11/2010 7:54:00 PM PST by EBH (it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute a new Government)
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To: Pantera

CA, NY, MI, IL, OH, PA will be 6 out of the 10. Can you say disproportional representation?


9 posted on 01/11/2010 7:54:05 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: Pantera
"synchronization and integration of State and Federal military activities IN the United States;"
10 posted on 01/11/2010 7:54:12 PM PST by Pantera
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To: Pantera
Oh goody. Another Federal Committee. That's just what we need.
11 posted on 01/11/2010 7:55:40 PM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: ASOC

The thought of losing power in the upcoming elections, 2010 and 2012.


12 posted on 01/11/2010 7:56:07 PM PST by Mr. Jazzy ("I AM JIM THOMPSON and moderates make me PUKE!!!")
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To: Pantera

I guess the states will soon be provinces with the federal government in total control.


13 posted on 01/11/2010 7:57:07 PM PST by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards,com)
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To: Pantera
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution

BO, if you don't meet the Constitutional requirements for President, you have no authority at all...

14 posted on 01/11/2010 7:57:08 PM PST by thecodont
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To: Pantera

Tightening Noose Alert!

15 posted on 01/11/2010 7:58:00 PM PST by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: Pantera

I know this question is asked often and rarely taken seriously, but is this order constitutional?


16 posted on 01/11/2010 7:58:24 PM PST by jz638
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To: Pantera

No. This cannot be permitted.


17 posted on 01/11/2010 7:58:45 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Kartographer

That’s what I am thinking.


18 posted on 01/11/2010 7:59:44 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Pantera

Now we might have an idea where the internal security force comes from.


19 posted on 01/11/2010 7:59:58 PM PST by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards,com)
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To: Travis McGee

An interpretation, please?

(and WTF?)


20 posted on 01/11/2010 8:00:15 PM PST by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir!)
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To: Pantera

If the Govenors fall for this; they don’t deserve to be in office.


21 posted on 01/11/2010 8:00:46 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Pantera

He will pay as much attention to them as he does the rest of the people.


22 posted on 01/11/2010 8:02:05 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: Pantera

Are they expecting something this summer?


23 posted on 01/11/2010 8:02:15 PM PST by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir!)
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To: Pantera

What? Where did this come from? What is the purpose of this and why haven’t we heard about this before?


24 posted on 01/11/2010 8:04:08 PM PST by livius
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To: Pantera
Pantera, you got it. Will the ten states with the largest Federal and Natl Guard presence be on the council? They meet at the call of the Sec Def and DHS. Is this the groundwork for controlling State's Military?
25 posted on 01/11/2010 8:04:52 PM PST by John.Galt2012 (I'll take Liberty and you can keep the "Change"!)
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To: Mr. Jazzy

Fascist theory of government: “If they disagree with you, shoot them in the face.”


26 posted on 01/11/2010 8:05:56 PM PST by Rodebrecht (Democracy is the most vile form of government. -- James Madison)
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To: Lurker

“Oh goody. Another Federal Committee.”

Yes, that’s also what I see here. It appears to me he/they/them are further entrenching the Fed beyond its Constitutional assignments.

Get out the suspenders as the Fed is getting too big to button its britches anymore.


27 posted on 01/11/2010 8:06:00 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: Pantera
The language is that the Council is advisory, but this is the first time that a legal body is established between the National Government and the States.

This is unconstitutional.

28 posted on 01/11/2010 8:06:12 PM PST by AU72
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To: Pantera

Preparing for revolution they are.


29 posted on 01/11/2010 8:06:52 PM PST by Mariner
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To: AU72

I guess we haven’t heard about it before because it happened today:

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release January 11, 2010
EXECUTIVE ORDER


30 posted on 01/11/2010 8:08:43 PM PST by Bluebird Singing
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To: Mr. Jazzy
You are assuming we'll be allowed to vote in 2010, and 2012.
31 posted on 01/11/2010 8:09:10 PM PST by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Rodebrecht; All

Not just martial law, but what about that other army that was talked about on the campaign .. a “home” service with as much power and as well funded ..??

These people are taking over America unless we get busy and stop them.


32 posted on 01/11/2010 8:09:10 PM PST by CyberAnt (Healthcare is not a RIGHT guaranteed by the Constitution)
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To: AU72

Is this true?

“...but this is the first time that a legal body is established between the National Government and the States. “


33 posted on 01/11/2010 8:09:15 PM PST by Pantera
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To: ASOC
Martial law is the system of rules that takes effect when the military takes control of the normal administration of justice.

Usually martial law reduces some of the personal rights ordinarily granted to the citizen, limits the length of the trial processes, and prescribes more severe penalties than ordinary law. In many states martial law prescribes the death penalty for certain crimes, even if ordinary law does not contain that crime or punishment in its system.

Originally martial law was imposed during wars or occupations to let the government control population more effectively in spite of heightened unrest. Nowadays it is most commonly used by authoritarian governments to enforce their rule, for example after coup d'état (Thailand 2006), when threatened by popular protests (PRC 1989), or to crack down on the opposition (Poland 1981). Martial law can also be declared in cases of major natural disasters, however most countries use a different legal construct like "state of emergency".

In many countries martial law imposes particular rules, one of which is curfew. Often, under this system, the administration of justice is left to a military tribunal, called a court-martial. The suspension of the writ of habeas corpus is likely to occur.


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34 posted on 01/11/2010 8:10:09 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: VRWC For Truth
CA, NY, MI, IL, OH, PA will be 6 out of the 10. Can you say disproportional representation?

For the remainder, can you spell R-I-N-O?

35 posted on 01/11/2010 8:10:13 PM PST by depressed in 06 (Tea parties today, Lexington tomorrow.)
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To: Pantera

What is going on?


36 posted on 01/11/2010 8:11:19 PM PST by ColdOne (ColdOne(0bama=Treason))
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To: EBH

TRAIN = WE THE PEOPLE!!


37 posted on 01/11/2010 8:12:18 PM PST by CyberAnt (Healthcare is not a RIGHT guaranteed by the Constitution)
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To: CyberAnt

No kidding. I don’t think he ever outlined how this “civilian” national security force would be commanded.


38 posted on 01/11/2010 8:14:32 PM PST by Rodebrecht (Democracy is the most vile form of government. -- James Madison)
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To: Cicero

And what if the Gov refuse to show?


39 posted on 01/11/2010 8:15:28 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: dynachrome; All

There’s an election in November ..???????

Is this the goon squad getting set up to steal the election ..??

These people are so out of control.


40 posted on 01/11/2010 8:16:35 PM PST by CyberAnt (Healthcare is not a RIGHT guaranteed by the Constitution)
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To: shibumi; Salamander; Slings and Arrows; Mariner
Check this out: Another Executive Order.

I agree with Mariner, post #29.

41 posted on 01/11/2010 8:17:38 PM PST by Semper Mark (Life is a series of sucker punches. Protect yourself at all times.)
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To: MissDairyGoodnessVT
No, there is a definite purpose to this--the initial steps toward a domestic "Civilian Security Force" in each state, as called for by the fascisti during the campaign. It will be coordinated at the state level, under the authority of DHS and DoD and assorted agencies. The provision will be made for it to be "federalized" in an emergency, as is the National Guard.

This is a concrete step toward eliminating the independent authority and dissolving the sovereignty of the several States. It lays the groundwork for the end of the United States as a Republic.

42 posted on 01/11/2010 8:18:18 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Markos33

I did a Bing search on “council of governors” and came up with references in the UK, Canada, and Australia. Nothing in the U.S. came up.


43 posted on 01/11/2010 8:19:14 PM PST by thecodont
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To: moder_ator; All

This thread has been removed from “Breaking News” where I originally found it.

Just curious as to why?


44 posted on 01/11/2010 8:19:23 PM PST by Mr. Jazzy ("I AM JIM THOMPSON and moderates make me PUKE!!!")
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To: Pantera

“(d) synchronization and integration of State and Federalmilitary activities in the United States; and”

“(e) other matters of mutual interest pertaining toNational Guard, homeland defense, and civil support activities.”

Machiavelli AND Orwell all rolled into one. Last step in getting rid of Posse Comitatus which is ONLY Federal law, not a Contitutional guarantee and can be ignored at the stroke of a pen. CYA if governors from different states can plead the case, and not the president.


45 posted on 01/11/2010 8:21:07 PM PST by MestaMachine (Your CORE is the path you walk. RINOs don't walk paths, they build roads to nowhere..)
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To: Mr. Jazzy
This thread has been removed from “Breaking News” where I originally found it///same thing with me why.
46 posted on 01/11/2010 8:21:18 PM PST by ColdOne (ColdOne(0bama=Treason))
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To: whatexit

bookmark for later


47 posted on 01/11/2010 8:21:30 PM PST by whatexit
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To: CyberAnt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9b3Q89FZoY0&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eyoutube%2Ecom%2Fuser%2FTheChannelOfLiberty&feature=player_profilepage


48 posted on 01/11/2010 8:21:30 PM PST by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Cicero

Shadow government in the very beginnings.

This must not stand.


49 posted on 01/11/2010 8:22:11 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Rodebrecht; All

I don’t recall him talking about how it would be commanded either, but I know I was just as stunned when I heard him talk about it during some speech he gave.

Maybe somebody on this thread remembers that speech and can tell us where we might find a YouTube of it ..?????


50 posted on 01/11/2010 8:22:58 PM PST by CyberAnt (Healthcare is not a RIGHT guaranteed by the Constitution)
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