posted on Mar, 12 2003 @ 04:54 AM
And who exactly would the "we" be? I don't recall any seasoned ATS'ers leaping to ludicrous conclusions or misquoting Executive Orders.
There may have been the odd poster constitutionally or intellectually incapable of verifying a reference to a publicly available text; but that
scarcely constitutes a "we".
Once we've grasped that a suspension of the Constitution cannot derive from Constitutional power, the matter's pretty much over.
The whole business goes back 65 years, for goodness' sake - Carter merely consolidated a ragbag of acts and later presidents (notably GB) added
Conspiracy brainlessness- and in any case, as MidnightD points out, there are lots of other ways to get Joe Citizen: ask 'em in Waco.
[Edited on 12-3-2003 by Estragon]