Thursday, May 24, 2007

Bush grants presidency extraordinary powers

Being reported by The Bill Press Show via World Net Daily News, the preznit has issued and signed a "directive for emergencies" which apparently gives authority without congressional oversight.
The "National Security and Homeland Security Presidential Directive" was signed May 9, notes Jerome R. Corsi in a WND column.

It was issued with the dual designation of NSPD-51, as a National Security Presidential Directive, and HSPD-20, as a Homeland Security Presidential Directive.

The directive establishes under the office of the president a new national continuity coordinator whose job is to make plans for "National Essential Functions" of all federal, state, local, territorial and tribal governments, as well as private sector organizations to continue functioning under the president's directives in the event of a national emergency.

"Catastrophic emergency" is loosely defined as "any incident, regardless of location, that results in extraordinary levels of mass casualties, damage, or disruption severely affecting the U.S. population, infrastructure, environment, economy, or government functions."

4 comments:

op99 said...

That's how Hitler did it - it was perfectly legal to assume emergency powers, dissolve the Reichstag (legislature), declare laws, and control the judiciary.

And you can call Godwin's Law, but that's a fack.

HopeSpringsATurtle said...

I wonder daily what it will take for the American people to DEMAND the exit of all these criminals.

Pandabonium said...

This story is almost completely blacked out of the mainstream press - no reporting, no editorializing.
Thanks for posting it here.

MarcLord said...

Hope,

It's usually not regular people who change this extent of systemic criminality. It's the military.

Thanks, yet again, for your nose. Err you know what I mean.