Executive order consolidating government in emergency
* Executive Order 10995 allows the government to seize and control the communication media.* Executive Order 10997 allows the government to take over all electrical power, gas, petroleum, fuels, and minerals.* Executive Order 11002 designates the Postmaster General to operate a national registration of all persons.* Executive Order 11003 allows the government to take over all airports and aircraft, including commercial aircraft.Another viral email cuts and pastes a constituent newsletter from Republican Rep. She falsely claimed that an Obama executive order created martial law. Presidents number their executive orders consecutively. The first executive order that President Obama signed was EO-13489, which dealt with presidential records. “Senate Republicans Block DREAM Act for Illegal Immigrants.” ABC News.
[EET ] * Executive Order 10990 allows the Government to take over all modes of transportation and control of highways and seaports.[EET ] 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. 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. “Temporary Assistance For Needy Families: Information Memorandum Constitutes Rule for the Purposes of the Congressional Review Act.” .The order was none of those things — and Granger said as much in a subsequent statement.
Since the Korean War, Congress has granted the president the authority to ensure that national resources — such as the food supply and various industries — will be available to meet national security needs in times of war and other emergencies.
It also provides that when the president declares a state of emergency, Congress cannot review the action for six months.