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The White House plans to try implementing as much new policy as it can by administrative order while stepping up its confrontational rhetoric with Congress... as he has in recent weeks on veterans' health care, air-traffic congestion, protecting endangered fish and immigration. They say they expect Bush to issue more of such orders in the next several months ...
Originally posted by xpert11
Is an Administrative Order the same thing as an Executive Order ?
Originally posted by dgtempe
I will eat my words if it doesnt happen.
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Originally posted by anhinga prior to edit
- Place all media under FEMA control
- Put you in concentration camps
Originally posted by Gools
I guess that whole separation of government, congressional oversight and due process thing means nothing to the people of the United States any more.
Are we talking about Bush here?
Originally posted by apc
An executive order can not create nor violate law.
[edit on 1-11-2007 by apc]
He's been creating and violating since day one in office.
Originally posted by apc
If these are executive orders, they aren't new law.
All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the
United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.
Many scientists are upset about Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, due to the invasiveness of the background checks it seeks to compel. As somebody who has a long-held interest in the sciences, this particular issue caught my attention. I share the concern of these scientists.
Wired News has a more detailed discussion of the issue here:
I wonder whether any legislative initiatives exist or might be possible on a State-level to mitigate the aforementioned concern.
I am a life-long Resident of our State. This is the first time I can recall writing a State Representative (although it's possible that I've forgotten about having done so as a Boy Scout).
I have strong feelings about the potential un-Constitutionality of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, which I believe is not Federal law, not having issued from the US Congress.
Please write back. Thank you for your time and consideration.