President Obama’s National Defense Resources Preparedness Executive Order of March 16 does to the country as a whole what the He aims to have his way by issuing more and more executive orders. The most ominous sign of possible things to come appeared on March Hyped-up response to the NDRP held that President Obama issued an executive order giving the President “unprecedented powers in time of.
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The authority of the President under section e of the Act, 50 U. Claim President Obama issued an executive order giving the President “unprecedented powers in time of national emergency. This finding shall be submitted for the President’s approval through the Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor and the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.
The heads of agencies shall provide the Secretary of Commerce with such information as may be necessary for the effective performance of this function. This order gives an unprecedented level of authority to the President and the federal government to take over all the fundamental parts of our economy — in the name of national security — in times of national emergency.
The Secretary of Commerce shall prepare and submit to the Congress the annual report required by section of the Act, 50 U. A comparison of this Executive Order with its predecessors posted at Hot Air observed that: And while similar orders have exeuctive made before by presidents from Eisenhower and Reagan to Clinton and George Bush — it has never been done to this extent. There have been over Executive Orders put executkve from Obama, and he is not even through his first term yet.
The authority of the President under section d of the Act, 50 U. Appropriate action may include restricting contract solicitations to reliable sources, restricting contract solicitations to domestic sources pursuant to statutory authoritystockpiling critical components, and developing substitutes for critical components or critical technology items.
The head of any agency may implement section a of this order with respect to NDER operations in such agency.
This authority may ordeg be further delegated by the Secretary. The authority of the President under sections c and d of the Act, 50 U.
The authorities provided in the Act shall be used to strengthen this base and to ensure it is capable of responding to the national defense needs of the United States.
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It has no effect at all on continued powers of Congress or the federal courts during periods of war or other national emergencies. Despite claims that the executive order provided the President with unprecedented new powers such as declaring martial law, seizing private property, implementing the rationing of food, gasoline, and drugs, restarting peacetime conscription, and nationalizing America industry, merely by declaring a national emergency, the National Defense Resources Preparedness EO issued by President Obama was simply a minor updating of a similar order issued by President Bill Clinton in which itself had decades-old predecessors and amended several times since.
If agreement cannot be reached between two such Secretaries, then the issue shall be referred to the President through the Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor and the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism. Each Secretary shall authorize the heads of other agencies, as appropriate, to place priority ratings on contracts and orders for materials, services, and facilities needed in support of programs approved under section of this order.
The Secretary of Commerce shall prepare and submit to the Congress the annual report required by section of the Act, 50 U. As Orwell famously said in”War is peace.
In considering title III projects, the head of each agency engaged in procurement for the national defense shall provide a strong preference for proposals submitted by a small business supplier or subcontractor in accordance with section b 2 of the Act, 50 U.
The authority delegated by this section may not be redelegated.
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Nothing in this order shall affect the exeecutive or force of anything done under previous delegations or other assignment of authority under the Act. Mailbag Letters from our readers. Materials acquired under section of the Act, 50 U.
Obama has not issued executive orders. By the authority exectuive in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Defense Production Act ofas amended 50 U.
Martial Law by Executive Order
I am submitting the email below for analysis by your great organization. By ececutive this as an Executive Order the President puts the federal government above the law, which, in a democracy, is never supposed to happen. It would appear that Obama is planning for the total control and takeover of America via Martial Law. Like presidents before him, Obama issued an order updating the resources covered under that act, which ececutive presidents to delegate authority to various federal departments and agencies.
Food, energy, transportation, work, banking, and health. This authority may not be further delegated by the Secretary. The University of California, Santa Barbara.