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Sat Mar 31, 2012, 02:18 PM

Sky is falling!!!!

Dear Friend,

With all that is going in Washington these days some things don’t make the news the way they should. Fourteen days ago President Obama issued an Executive Order that you should know about. 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.

This means all of our water resources, construction services and materials (steel, concrete, etc.), our civil transportation system, food and health resources, our energy supplies including oil and natural gas – even farm equipment – can be taken over by the President and his cabinet secretaries. The Government can also draft U.S. citizens into the military and force U.S. citizens to fulfill "labor requirements" for the purposes of "national defense." There is not even any Congressional oversight, only briefings are required.

By issuing this as an Executive Order the President puts the federal government above the law, which, in a democracy, is never supposed to happen.

As President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, he has the Constitutional authority to issue executive orders. And while similar orders have been made before by presidents from Eisenhower and Reagan to Clinton and George Bush – it has never been done to this extent.

It is still unclear why this order was signed now, and what the consequences are for our nation – especially during times of peace. This type of Martial Law imposes a government takeover on U.S. citizens that is typically reserved for national emergencies, not in a time of relative peace.

I want you to know I am following this very closely. If you would like to read the order for yourself please click here.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/03/16/executive-order-national-defense-resources-preparedness

Sincerely,

Kay Granger
Member of Congress

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Response to white cloud (Original post)

Sat Mar 31, 2012, 02:22 PM

1. She is an old

fart who... "was given a 10 percent rating by NARAL and an 84 percent rating by the Christian Coalition of America. Granger has also voted several times in favor of an amendment to the United States Constitution to make it a crime to physically desecrate the American flag. She also supports the Federal Marriage Amendment."

This law has been voted on repeatedly over the years to keep it up to date w/changing technologies, etc.

The sky is falling indeed. Typical GOP ploy: "Terra! Socialist! Nazi! Freedom!"

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Sat Mar 31, 2012, 02:44 PM

2. she is cited as one who uses her position to help her relatives.

She has earmarked money for a boondoggle Trinity River Vision project, then got her son put in charge of it. She also earmarked a transportation center, the built a house for she and her son about a block away. I wish someone would run against her, but she has the $$ backing on some big players that nobody wants to take on.

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Sat Mar 31, 2012, 03:40 PM

3. Time of peace?

Still murdering people by the thousands in Afghanistan and beating the drums of war with Iran.

Yet we're in a time of peace.

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Sat Mar 31, 2012, 03:54 PM

4. Kay Granger is a Texas right wing nut

Now most national wingers are crazy, but the Texas variety is especially nutty.

First of all how does she claim these are "times of peace"? Has she forgotten that we're still fighting two wars and trying to start a third one?

This is just the start of campaign season for the wingers.

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