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  • Executive Order: National Defense Resources Preparedness

    03/16/2012 11:06:46 PM PDT · by ebshumidors · 440 replies
    The White House ^ | 3/16/12 | The White House
    The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 16, 2012 Executive Order -- National Defense Resources Preparedness EXECUTIVE ORDER NATIONAL DEFENSE RESOURCES PREPAREDNESS By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2061 et seq.), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows: PART I - PURPOSE, POLICY, AND IMPLEMENTATION Section 101. Purpose....
  • How do casualties in Iraq compare to peacetime casualty rates?

    10/01/2004 6:07:39 AM PDT · by pjd · 16 replies · 658+ views
    I keep hearing the other side claiming how badly the war in Iraq is going. Maybe I'm wrong, but I was under the impression that the War in Iraq was part of the War on Terror, but that the War in Iraq was fought and won in about 6 days with less than 100 U.S. casualties. Seemed pretty well planed and executed to me. My understanding is that we are seeing in Iraq now is Iraq reconstruction taking place in the midst of part of the continuing War on Terror. But The War in Iraq it is not. Anyway, my...