Sec. 803. Authority. (a) Executive Order 12919 of June 3, 1994, and sections 401(3) (4) of Executive Order 12656 of November 18, 1988, are revoked. All other previously issued orders, regulations, rulings, certificates, directives, and other actions relating to any function affected by this order shall remain in effect except as they are inconsistent with this order or are subsequently amended or revoked under proper authority. Nothing in this order shall affect the validity or force of anything done under previous delegations or other assignment of authority under the Act.
Originally posted by Blackmarketeer
reply to post by jdub297
Of course it REVOKES those previous orders!
You can't have previous orders conflicting with NEW orders. The languages in this new order is virtually identical with the order issued in 1994 and 1988.
Again here is the 1994 E.O.
Executive Orders And Laws relating to National Emergencies Laws
EXECUTIVE ORDER 12919
NATIONAL DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL RESOURCES PREPAREDNESS
READ THOUGH it and tell me, how is the one Obama signed AT ALL different from the one signed back in 1994?
All you are doing is using this as another sad attempt to smear Obama for upholding his office. If this executive order was so offensive to you, why didn't you demonize Bush for signing the same thing back in 1988 or Clinton for it in 1994? Did you even KNOW they had signed these orders, and that this 2012 version was a virtual copy of those previous orders?
TextSec. 904. Effect on other Orders. (a) The following are superseded or revoked: (1) Section 3, Executive Order No. 8248 of September 8, 1939, (4 FR 3864). (2) Executive Order No. 10222 of March 8, 1951 (16 FR 2247). (3) Executive Order No. 10480 of August 14, 1953 (18 FR 4939). (4) Executive Order No. 10647 of November 28, 1955 (20 FR 8769). (5) Executive Order No. 11179 of September 22, 1964 (29 FR 13239). (6) Executive Order No. 11355 of May 26, 1967 (32 FR 7803). (7) Sections 7 and 8, Executive Order No. 11912 of April 13, 1976 (41 FR 15825, 15826-27). (8) Section 3, Executive Order No. 12148 of July 20, 1979 (44 FR 43239, 43241). (9) Executive Order No. 12521 of June 24, 1985 (50 FR 26335). (10) Executive Order No. 12649 of August 11, 1988 (53 FR 30639). (11) Executive Order No. 12773 of September 26, 1991 (56 FR 49387), except that part of the order that amends section 604 of Executive Order 10480.
Originally posted by ziggystrange
reply to post by timetothink
You'll find that it does give the president unprecedented power. The specific word changes in for instance Obama 102 and Clinton 102 the difference is 1 word.
The word "threat" is replaced by the word "need".
This alone changes the entire purpose of the EO from being a National Defense EO to an all inclusive, obstruction busting, potential nationalization of all industries, and changes the US to a Neo Socialist nation. So yes it does make for the worst case scenario for a conservative, Republican, or libertarian, independents and Liberals will see it as something completely different. I know because I am one of them.
I see it as the Check Mate of the Conservative / Right / Republican / Libertarian agenda. Game over. No more congressional obstructionism. Since everything can be tied to a National Defense "need" it gives the admin a free hand to act to improve the economy, and right a lot of wrongs without Republican obstructionism.
So in the end I trust Obama with these powers and if you can elect a Republican, or Libertarian, he can sign them away on day one. All I can say is this is what the Republicans and the Tea Party brought upon themselves by their actions, and lack thereof.
Obama 2012edit on 18-3-2012 by ziggystrange because: typo