Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2012 8:46 PM
Subject: Fw: martial law
Folks, I urge you to read the Below about MARTIAL LAW.
I am of the opinion that Obama will “declare MARTIAL LAW between today and the end of this year. All the pieces are now in place and this Executive Order, along with several others have now become a working order if you will and the Past Two Sessions of Congress has done nothing to stop this madness. In fact, on yesterday’s news, it was stated that the past two sessions of Congress are the MOST WORTHLESS since 50 years ago.
Please Read all the below and see what all this Executive Orders does to the Various Agencies, i.e. HHS, EPS, DOT, Public utilities and the list goes on. Read it folks. Now let me urge you to pass to all.
There are 21 Million VETERANS. We can turn this Country around–AGAIN. Please get involved. Get out of this APATHY MOOD AND/OR COMPLACENT MOOD THAT WE ARE IN., We must stop this and in this case the Train has left the station and is gaining speed unless we STOP THE TRAIN.
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Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:01 PM
Subject: martial law
On March 16, President Obama without public notice unilaterally assumed dictatorial power over the entire country, issuing an Executive Order (“Executive Order-National Defense Resources Preparedness”) that would permit him in times of peace or war, in his sole discretion, to control all of the nation’s industry and resources for “purposes of national defense.”
Under Article I, Section 9, Clause 2, Congress has the exclusive power to suspend the writ of habeas corpus (the right of one to be released by a court from military or police custody) in “cases of rebellion or invasion” when “the public safety may require it.” Although not synonymous with martial law, which the Constitution never mentions by name, it is nevertheless clear that the Founding Fathers did not intend the President either to declare a state of war or to act independent of Congress to suspend the writ. Moreover, there is no executive power to impose blanket regulations over the economy independent of Congress, even in times of war.
In this Executive Order, President Obama assumes that extraordinary power beyond the limits of the Constitution. Indeed, so sweeping are the areas of control, that there is no substantive difference between the powers he has assumed and those of a dictator.
Under the March 16 Executive Order, the President invokes a 1950 Act of Congress, the Defense Production Act, as a basis for asserting extraordinary control over the entire economy in service to the national defense needs of the United States. In effect, President Obama has unilaterally expanded the authority of Commander-in-Chief to include not only command of the military but also to command all private parties and resources in support of the military and objectives of his administration.
The powers assumed are vast, comparable to those exercised by dictators. Part II of the Order includes the following section, which delegates to the various secretaries of the administration the power to supplant private contracts with federal controls over every part of the economy.
Sec. 201. Priorities and Allocations Authorities.
- (1) The authority of the President conferred by section 101 of the Act . . . to require acceptance and priority performance of contracts or orders (other than contracts of employment) to promote the national defense over performance of any other contracts or orders, and to allocate materials, services, and facilities as deemed necessary or appropriate to promote the national defense, is delegated to the following agency heads: the Secretary of Agriculture with respect to food resources, food resource facilities, livestock resources, veterinary resources, plant health resources, and the domestic distribution of farm equipment and commercial fertilizer;
- (2) the Secretary of Energy with respect to all forms of energy;
- (3) the Secretary of Health and Human Services with respect to health resources;
- (4) the Secretary of Transportation with respect to all forms of civil transportation;
- (5) the Secretary of Defense with respect to water resources; and
- (6) the Secretary of Commerce with respect to all other materials, services, and facilities, including construction materials.
The Executive Order expressly does not limit the use of these extraordinary powers to times of war or the theater of war but, rather, they can be used for “purposes of national defense,” entirely in the discretion of the President. The powers are delegated to the cabinet secretaries.
There is no provision for prior authorization from Congress, so the President assumes that he may act unilaterally. The National Defense Authorization Act declared the entire country a “battlefield” in the war on terror and granted the President the power to suspend the writ of habeas corpus, permit military arrest and detention without notice of charges or any right of due process any American accused of providing support to terrorists. The President’s Executive Order grossly expands the constitutional violations in the NDAA by replacing the Constitution with a presumed power of the President to govern the entire economy. In the history of the United States, there has never been a more profound and grave moment of the exercise of imperial executive power than this. This President who would be Emperor, now is
Laurel, MS 39440
And BTW Folks, Martial Law, even though ill defined in the Constitution, can be used Nationally, State Wide, County Wide, City Wide if States, County, City have given powers to be the authority to invoke Martial law. The last time it was use was in Aug 2005 during Hurricane Katrina. Martial Law was issued by the Mayor of N.O. That to the best of my knowledge and based on what I can find out.
Laurel, MS 39440