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“National Defense Resources Preparedness” executive order: Power grab or mere update?
Hot Air ^ | March 18, 2012 | Ed Morrissey

Posted on 03/18/2012 12:08:10 PM PDT by QT3.14

We’re getting a lot of e-mail this weekend about an executive order issued on Friday afternoon by President Obama titled “National Defense Resources Preparedness.” While the timing of the EO is curious — why send it out on a Friday afternoon when an administration is usually trying to sneak bad news past the media? — the general impact of it is negligible. This EO simply updates another EO (12919) that had been in place since June 1994, and amended several times since.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: eo; executiveorder; obama; security; stellarwind
Power Grab or Update?


1 posted on 03/18/2012 12:08:16 PM PDT by QT3.14
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To: QT3.14

A power grab, by Obama? Who could think such a thing? As for sneaking it past the media, I was sure they only bother shining his shoes.


2 posted on 03/18/2012 12:15:58 PM PDT by Advocatus Sancti Sepulchri
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To: Advocatus Sancti Sepulchri
The truly scary thing about this is the lack of media coverage it has. Not even Drudge or The Blaze have picked up on it. An uninformed public is a controlled public.
3 posted on 03/18/2012 12:38:21 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: QT3.14

take your meds they will help you feel better and are good for you, there is nothing of note here. Ummmm ya whatever. They say to hope for the best and prepare for the worst. Its not out of the realm of possibility for Obama to use this to take control.


4 posted on 03/18/2012 12:42:14 PM PDT by eak3
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Additional (and I think there are more):
5 posted on 03/18/2012 12:50:25 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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To: QT3.14

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZkm6oEgTrY&feature=related


6 posted on 03/18/2012 12:51:05 PM PDT by PLD
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To: fella

Drudge has it finally.


7 posted on 03/18/2012 12:54:14 PM PDT by crazydad
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To: fella
The truly scary thing about this is the lack of media coverage it has. Not even Drudge or The Blaze have picked up on it. An uninformed public is a controlled public.

This may be another forbidden issue like eligibility.

8 posted on 03/18/2012 12:56:07 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: QT3.14

I haven’t even heard about this in the media(didn’t expect CNN or MSDNC to report on it but not even Fox News is talking about it)..we have to get Obama out of office or else we won’t recognize this country by the time he’s finished destroying it..he wont be happy til we are all Communists


9 posted on 03/18/2012 1:02:22 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: QT3.14
So this is an update of a Clinton EO? Boy, that makes me feel better - not.
10 posted on 03/18/2012 1:20:24 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason (The Chicago Way isn't the American Way.)
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To: QT3.14

Here is the Executive order on the White House website:

Executive Order — National Defense Resources Preparedness

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/03/16/executive-order-national-defense-resources-preparedness

Kneal Surfs, to the Mighty Obozo /sarcasm


11 posted on 03/18/2012 1:26:59 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: QT3.14

Great pic


12 posted on 03/18/2012 1:46:24 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: QT3.14

The drumbeat of Bolshevik Dictator Baby-Doc Barak continues to grow louder - - - .


13 posted on 03/18/2012 1:48:45 PM PDT by Graewoulf (( obama"care" violates the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND is illegal by the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Major Matt Mason

Uh, this basic EO has been ongoing for decades. For example, here is the one that was made under Reagan.

http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/EO12656.htm

It has the same sort of stuff in it, including things on developing industry to meet necessary needs of national defense. I’m going to agree with the general assessment of the linked article, that this EO is little more then mere boilerplate changes, and doesn’t grant any additional powers that the administration did not already have.


14 posted on 03/18/2012 2:21:12 PM PDT by JerseyanExile
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To: Major Matt Mason
A few months later in 1994, Clinton followed up his EO with his Assault Weapons Ban.

Wonder what 0zero has waiting in the wings...
15 posted on 03/18/2012 2:27:40 PM PDT by CaptSkip
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To: QT3.14
"Nothing to see here! Move along, citizens! Those rooms up ahead are showers!"

Yeah, right.

Obama the radical WILL take advantage of whatever power he has. Updating this EO gives him some advantage. Count on it.

16 posted on 03/18/2012 2:30:22 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: JerseyanExile

What hasn’t been going on for decades tho is now we have a president who is a marxist muslim anti American who is trying, and succeeding, to destroy our great Nation. HE will use EO’s like this in peace time, Reagan would not have.


17 posted on 03/18/2012 2:34:06 PM PDT by bobby.223 (Retired high up in the mountains of the American Redoubt and it doesn't get any better than that!)
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To: QT3.14
Although this appears as a routine thing, the thing they tried to sneak through Friday night was the addition of "non-emergency" to the not so mundane EO!!!

That changes everything!!!

18 posted on 03/18/2012 2:51:34 PM PDT by SierraWasp (I'm done being disappointed by "He/She is the only one who can win" and being embarrassed later!!!)
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To: QT3.14

My guess is a nuke or three may be touched off soon. The Iran thing could disrupt our energy supply and
the clown in the white house is preparing. Ammo check.


19 posted on 03/18/2012 6:19:07 PM PDT by soycd
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To: QT3.14

bttt


20 posted on 03/18/2012 7:24:41 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: JerseyanExile
I’m going to agree with the general assessment of the linked article, that this EO is little more then mere boilerplate changes, and doesn’t grant any additional powers that the administration did not already have.

The huge difference is, Dwight Eisenhower, Dick Nixon, and Jimmy Carter were not power-mad Mau-Mau's planning a bloodsoaked Red revolution.

These extraordinary "standby powers", granted under the shadow of a giant mushroom cloud, were badly conceived and unwisely granted, with insufficient opportunities for Congress to "clog" (Madison's word), delay, impede, or restrict use of them by the Executive Branch. These laws were not written with the People's liberty interest at the fore, and it shows. That's why these passages read like Nazi decrees, or like rescripts from the court of the Emperor Majorian.

21 posted on 03/19/2012 3:38:48 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: SierraWasp
.....the thing they tried to sneak through Friday night was the addition of "non-emergency" to the not so mundane EO!!!

Did they succeed?

22 posted on 03/19/2012 3:40:26 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: lentulusgracchus

of course they succeeded in sneaking this through. besides here very few places are talking about it. So I would say about 99.5% of the population has no idea this took place and 99% will still have no idea this happened 6 months from now. Even better about 98% of the population probably has no idea what an Executive Order even is.


23 posted on 03/19/2012 5:20:00 AM PDT by eak3
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To: QT3.14
Obama Preps for a `Non-Emergency' Named Iran
24 posted on 03/19/2012 6:28:04 AM PDT by opentalk
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