Tuesday, January 15, 2013

ok when i go into the national ack this is what they give me

The dismissals over President Obama’s latest Executive Order for National Defense Resources Preparedness as just “an update” miss the point.
We’ve hit a nerve on Before It’s News with this story with almost 60,000 views this morning. (Intel Hub Note: The two stories on our site reached another 45,000 people)
People are upset, angry and disappointed. Why? Because a normally arcane proclamation is seeing the light of day, exposing the tip of a vast “shadow government” of black budgets and rules that go beyond anything spelled out by the Constitution.
Ed Morrissey at Hot Air played down the significance of this order :
“In fact, that’s almost entirely what it is.  The original EO dealing with national defense resources preparedness was issued in 1939 (EO 8248) according to the National Archives.  It has been superseded a number of times, starting in 1951 by nearly every President through Bill Clinton, and amended twice by George W. Bush.   Barack Obama may be arrogant, and the timing of this release might have looked a little strange, but this is really nothing to worry about at all.”
Nothing to see here, move along.  Actually, Ed, this is a HUGE deal and it’s not going to go away that quickly.
As World Net Daily intoned “If someone wants to make the argument that this is an expansion of presidential powers, then do so based on actual language,” warns Jacobson.
Professor Jacobson is correct, this is really a minor expansion of these powers.   The article goes on to point out that:
As it turns out, Obama’s executive order is nearly identical to EO 12919, issued by President Clinton on June 7, 1994, which itself was an amendment to EO 10789, issued in 1958 by President Eisenhower, and which in fact, was later amended by EO 13286, issued in 2003 by George W. Bush.
What’s the REAL story, as the WND email asks? The story is about the power of the internet as a media force.
People are hopping mad because this information is now openly available. In the past, none of this ever saw the light of day. They are waking up and they aren’t happy about what they are seeing.
It’s a similar reaction to when people find out that the Federal Reserve is a private business, not a part of the U.S. Government.
Let’s look at order #12919 mentioned in the WND story. When Bill Clinton was president in 1994, the internet barely existed and the government hadn’t yet set up web sites to publish this sort of proclamation.
People got their news from the NY Times, the Wall St. Journal and the major TV networks…let’s see what kind of coverage this got.
A search of the NY Times since 1851 turned up…ZERO…for a search of Clinton “executive order” 12919. The major TV networks? This wouldn’t even make it into Walter Cronkite’s “circular file”. These orders barely merit a mention, even today.
Yet they have teeth. Go ask any Japanese American who was interned during WWII and had their property stolen.
That was Executive Order 9066 issued by FDR.
The real problem is that a “shadow government” has been established by these executive orders and now you know about it.  It’s being exposed.  People now realize that they are basically property that can be disposed of at the whim of the president.
Don’t believe me, let’s have a look in the comments to the stories downplaying this order, the WND commenters got right to the point this morning:
dumbboy: BALONEY!  Why does it have the word “peacetime” all over it.  I can understand during war or “real” national emergencies, but not peacetime!  Hey, Mr. Cornell Law (liberal) professor, good try, but some of us aren’t as dumb as you would like us to be!  We know how to read and we can actually comprehend!  Wonder who you voted for?  Wonder where your campaign donations went?  Nothing to worry about?  Are you kiddin’ me?  If it is nothing to worry about them why did Obama do it?  You “know it all” guys really crack me up.
EdwinBuck: Calm yourselves, don’t worry, there’s nothing to fear. This is what these government types want to tell you. If you believe this government, shame on you. I have a question; WHAT IS THE FIRST DUTY OF ANY GOVERMENT? ANS: TO PROTECT ITSELF FROM THE PEOPLE. Look what’s happening in SYRIA? The Syrian Government is just protecting themselves from their own people. If you don’t think this government is doing the same thing, protecting itself from the very people they were sworn to protect. They will lie, cheat, steal and yes even commit murder to protect itself from their own people that they have stolen from.
People are starting to wake up.
In case you were wondering here’s a long list of some of the other “Executive Orders” you might not be aware of that were collected by Harry Martin:
A Presidential Executive Order, whether Constitutional or not, becomes law simply by its publication in the Federal Registry.
Congress is by-passed. Here are just a few Executive Orders that would suspend the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. These Executive Orders have been on record for nearly 30 years and could be enacted by the stroke of a Presidential pen:
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 10990 allows the government to take over all modes of transportation and control of highways and seaports.
  • 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 10998 allows the government to take over all food resources and farms.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 11000 allows the government to mobilize civilians into work brigades under government supervision.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 11001 allows the government to take over all health, education and welfare functions.
  • 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.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 11004 allows the Housing and Finance Authority to relocate communities, build new housing with public funds, designate areas to be abandoned, and establish new locations for populations.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 11005 allows the government to take over railroads, inland waterways and public storage facilities.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 11051 specifies the responsibility of the Office of Emergency Planning and gives authorization to put all Executive Orders into effect in times of increased international tensions and economic or financial crisis.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 11310 grants authority to the Department of Justice to enforce the plans set out in Executive Orders, to institute industrial support, to establish judicial and legislative liaison, to control all aliens, to operate penal and correctional institutions, and to advise and assist the President.
Without Congressional approval, the President now has the power to transfer whole populations to any part of the country, the power to suspend the Press and to force a national registration of all persons.
The President, in essence, has dictatorial powers never provided to him under the Constitution. The President has the power to suspend the Constitution and the Bill of Rights in a real or perceived emergency.
Unlike Lincoln and Roosevelt, these powers are not derived from a wartime need, but from any crisis, domestic or foreign, hostile or economic. Roosevelt created extraordinary measures during the Great Depression, but any President faced with a similar, or lesser, economic crisis now has extraordinary powers to assume dictatorial status.
Many of the Executive Orders cited here have been on the books for over a quarter of a century and have not been applied. Therefore, what makes them more dangerous today than yesteryear?
There has been a steady, consistent series of new Executive Orders, originating from President Richard Nixon and added to by Presidents Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and George Bush that provide an ominous Orwellian portrait, the portrait of George Orwell’s 1984.
A series of Executive Orders, internal governmental departmental laws, unpassed by Congress, the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 and the Violent Crime Control Act of 1991, has whittled down Constitutional law substantially.
These new Executive Orders and Congressional Acts allow for the construction of concentration camps, suspension of rights and the ability of the President to declare Martial Law in the event of a drug crisis. Congress will have no power to prevent the Martial Law declaration and can only review the process six months after Martial Law has been declared.
The most critical Executive Order was issued on August 1, 1971. Nixon signed both a proclamation and Executive Order 11615. Proclamation No. 4074 states, “I hereby declare a national emergency”, thus establishing an economic crisis. That national emergency order has not been rescinded.
The crisis that changed the direction of governmental thinking was the anti-Vietnam protests. Fear that such demonstrations might explode into civil unrest, Executive Orders began to be created to allow extreme measures to be implemented to curtail the demonstrations.
The recent Los Angeles riots after the Rodney King jury verdict only reinforced the government’s concern about potential civil unrest and the need to have an effective mechanism to curtail such demonstrations.
Here are the later Executive Orders:
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 11049 assigns emergency preparedness function to federal departments and agencies, consolidating 21 operative Executive Orders issued over a fifteen year period.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 11921 allows the Federal Emergency Preparedness Agency to develop plans to establish control over the mechanisms of production and distribution, of energy sources, wages, salaries, credit and the flow of money in U.S. financial institution in any undefined national emergency. It also provides that when a state of emergency is declared by the President, Congress cannot review the action for six months.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 12148 created the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that is to interface with the Department of Defense for civil defense planning and funding. An “emergency czar” was appointed. FEMA has only spent about 6 percent of its budget on national emergencies, the bulk of their funding has been used for the construction of secret underground facilities to assure continuity of government in case of a major emergency, foreign or domestic.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 12656 appointed the National Security Council as the principal body that should consider emergency powers. This allows the government to increase domestic intelligence and surveillance of U.S. citizens and would restrict the freedom of movement within the United States and granted the government the right to isolate large groups of civilians. The National Guard could be federalized to seal all borders and take control of U.S. air space and all ports of entry. Many of the figures in the Iran-Contra scandal were part of this emergency contingent, including Marine Colonel Oliver North.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has broad powers in every aspect of the nation. General Frank Salzedo, chief of FEMA’s Civil Security Division stated in a 1983 conference that he saw FEMA’s role as a “new frontier in the protection of individual and governmental leaders from assassination, and of civil and military installations from sabotage and/or attack, as well as prevention of dissident groups from gaining access to U.S. opinion, or a global audience in times of crisis.”
The Violent Crime Control Act of 1991 provides additional powers to the President of the United States, allowing the suspension of the Constitution and Constitutional rights of Americans during a “drug crisis”.
It provides for the construction of detention camps, seizure of property, and military control of populated areas.
This, teamed with the Executive Orders of the President, enables Orwellian prophecies to rest on whoever occupies the White House.
The power provided by these “laws” allows suspension of the Constitution and the rights guaranteed in the Bill of Rights during any civil disturbances, major demonstrations and strikes and allows the military to implement government ordered movements of civilian populations at state and regional levels, the arrest of certain unidentified segments of the population, and the imposition of Martial Law.
When the Constitution of the United States was framed it placed the exclusive legislative authority in the hands of Congress and with the President.
Article I, Section 1 of the United States Constitution is concise in its language, “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.”
That is no longer true. The Bill of Rights protected Americans against loss of freedoms. That is no longer true. The Constitution provided for a balanced separation of powers. That is no longer applicable.

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Multiple States Forming Gun Laws, Thousands Rally at Gun Shows Around the Nation

Multiple States Forming Gun Laws, Thousands Rally at Gun Shows Around the Nation

by Ezra Van Auken
State and federal lawmakers are raging to get legislation passed on gun reform and New York may be the first state to achieve that goal. Senate lawmakers and the Assembly leader are expecting to vote on the bill very soon, although the vote never occurred on Monday as they hoped. Sen. Jeffrey Klein told NBC New York and other reporters, “I’m very excited about it. I am very confident we are going to vote on a comprehensive bill that will be agreed on by the governor, the Senate and Assembly.”
Unknown sources told the Associated Press that over the weekend, lawmakers decided and agreed on specifics of the gun reform bill. Overall, the bill would ban “assault” weapons, put a limit on the size of gun clips to no more than seven bullets, and put into play more sophisticated requirements to purchase firearms. Republicans also pushed an amendment that would make it easier to detain any individual with mental illnesses that poses a threat to society.
In addition, NBC New York explains, “Senate Republicans also have included a further crackdown on illegal gun trafficking into New York, the people said. Most New York City gun crimes involve weapons illegally brought into the state, state and city officials say.” The governor, Andrew Cuomo has not yet agreed to the full piece of legislation, but lawmakers remain hopeful for his approval.
*Update* Gun legislation has passed the NY Senate and is headed to the General Assembly. http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/bill/S2230-2013
Other states such as Maryland are doing the same – more gun reform. Gov. Martin O’Malley has started pushing Maryland’s lawmakers to propose legislation, which would again ban “assault” weapons. The Washington Post also details, “Perhaps most controversially, O’Malley will ask the General Assembly to force prospective gun owners to provide fingerprints to state police, complete a hands-on weapon-familiarization and gun-safety course, and undergo a background check to be licensed.”
Differently for O’Malley, Senate Republicans aren’t too keen on gun control. House Minority Leader Anthony O’Donnell said, “The reality is Martin O’Malley is trying to get to the left of Cuomo in New York because he wants to run for president in 2016.
Notably, one of the deadliest cities in America, with the highest gun homicide rate, Chicago, tastes the gun debate spotlight as well. Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago was in Washington D.C. on Monday supporting new gun measures. My Fox Chicago explained, “Emanuel said last week that he is working on a gun control ordinance for the city after an assault weapons ban stalled in the Illinois General Assembly. He is expected to introduce that ordinance at the next City Council meeting. It will include a call on city pensions and retirement fund managers to review their portfolio of investments and eliminate companies that make or sell assault weapons.
Yahoo news pointed out also, “The Democratic governors of Connecticut, Delaware and Colorado have also said they will seek tougher laws. Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber said Monday he would support gun control legislation, including an assault weapons ban, if state lawmakers pass it.”
Besides Governors, Mayors and state lawmakers around the country promising to further gun laws, huge numbers came out this past weekend to support gun shows.
For instance, in Daly City, California, gun advocates saw the largest crowd ever for their gun show event over the weekend. San Francisco’s CBS local reported, “A gun show drew a record crowd over the weekend in Daly City. Thousands waited in long lines to buy guns and accessories.” An apparent 10,000 showed up for the show.
Northeast of California, Minnesota saw the same response with thousands showing up for the Minnesota Weapons Collectors Association show. PostBulletin.com commented, “That was the report gun dealers gave Sunday morning as they manned their exhibitor tables at Mayo Civic Center. Association President John Chappuie said, at one point on Saturday, the line to get into Exhibitor Hall stretched the length of the Civic Center’s North Lobby.”
PostBulletin.com went onto say, “About 2,700 people attended the weapons show on Saturday, the MWCA’s Executive Director Gail Foster said. Last year, the show drew about 2,800 for the whole weekend.”
In Saratoga Springs, New York – the locals were out in numbers to purchase, sell and converse with the gun culture. Not only did the gun show produce a huge line of enthusiasts, but also accompanied pro-gun protestors and anti-gun protestors. North County Public Radio explained, “Jay Curtis, a National Rifle Association member from nearby Galway, says the gun show became a rallying point for gun rights activists: “Well, it is a lot more than a gun show, there’s people here that do believe that they do have a 2nd Amendment right, and there’s people here who believe that right should be infringed, which is exactly the opposite of what the Constitution says”.
Just under New York is Maryland, and Marylanders saw a huge turnout as well in Timonium. Vendors expected 30,000 to participate throughout the weekend, although numbers have not been released. Baltimore’s local station WBAL talked to a gun seller named Neil Kravitz, “Kravitz said gun owners in Maryland are already subjected to a number of background checks, adding that gun laws in Maryland are some of the most restrictive.  Maryland state law requires a person buying a firearm to get a background check and be subjected to a seven day waiting period.”
Maryland’s neighbor, Virginia, also carried out a gun show in Henrico County! WTVR reports, “Lines stretched for hundreds of yards throughout the parking lot comprised of gun enthusiasts wanting to browse the latest technology or stock up on ammunition.”
So, while gun legislation brews in multiple states, pro-gun advocates are just as active, amassing in the thousands to participate in their inalienable right of owning a firearm. As most anti-gun advocates push the “guns kill” rhetoric, not one person was reported killed over the weekend at each of the multiple gun shows.
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Biden Proposals Include Framework for Gun Registry & Confiscation

Biden Proposals Include Framework for Gun Registry & Confiscation
Up to 50-80% of all guns in circulation could be covered

Press reports now make it clear what Vice President Joe Biden’s gun control package will look like.  Biden wants to impose:
* A Feinstein-like semi-auto ban which, according to experts who have done the counting, could ban up to 50% of all long guns currently in circulation and up to 80% of all handguns.  Incidentally, if you wanted to keep the AR-15 you currently have, you would have to have a 6-month FBI background check, be      fingerprinted, and get a machine gun-type license.
* The framework for national gun registration and confiscation by requiring every gun transaction to have a Brady Check.
* Supposed “toughening” of anti-gun trafficking measures, but without doing anything about the man responsible for allowing more gun trafficking than any other American -- Attorney General Eric Holder (with his Fast and Furious program).
Let us backtrack and explain a couple of things:  Increasingly ATF is going into gun dealers and xeroxing all of the 4473’s.  This is illegal under McClure-Volkmer, but, in case you hadn’t noticed, Obama is increasingly ignoring the law when it inconveniences him.
Thus, if every gun transaction in America must have a Brady Check, every gun in America could presumably be fed into a national registration system by ATF by simply copying the 4473’s.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo -– a man who gives you a pretty good idea of where gun control is going -– said, on the front page of the New York Times, that “confiscation” of firearms is an option.  Obviously, having a registration list makes such a task much easier.    
But what about so-called large-capacity magazines?  Well, Republicans like Georgia’s Phil Gingrey have talked about the possibility of banning them.  However, there are many problems with this.
First of all, millions of gun owners own these magazines for defensive purposes.  To take away a homeowner’s right to choose these devices will simply make honest citizens less safe -- especially, when they are facing multiple attackers.      
Moreover, police have sometimes had to fire 20-30 rounds to finally stop just one drug-crazed individual from shooting.  This just underscores why, quite often, good guys will need more than just six-shooters.
Second, there are tens of millions of high-capacity magazines in circulation.  What are you going to do about them?
Third, changing magazines (or switching guns) is not a big deal for people like Adam Lanza.
Fourth -- and perhaps most important –- this is a game the anti-gun zealots have played before:  They threaten to kill the Second Amendment, and then negotiate their way back to “merely” eviscerating it.
Or put another way, they threaten to shoot us in the head to get us to agree to cutting off our fingers.
The only way that America’s gun owners are going to have peace over the next decade is to stop ALL gun control -– as we did after Columbine –- and then defeat compromising legislators running for reelection in 2014.
ACTION:  Contact your Senators and Congressmen.  Demand that they oppose ALL gun control -- including magazine limitations and universal background (registration) checks -- being proposed by the Biden commission. 

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NY Punishes Law-Abiding Citizens: Cuomo signs Nation's Most Punitive Gun Legislation into law

NY Punishes Law-Abiding Citizens: Cuomo signs Nation's Most Punitive Gun Legislation into law

In a move used by fascist governments, Cuomo rammed through the most restrictive gun legislation in the country:

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Background: Tyranny: NY Governor Cuomo's Illegal Gun Control Putsch
The NY SAFE Act would adjust the definition of a banned assault rifle so that any single characteristic — such as a telescoping stock, flash suppressor, bayonet attachment or pistol grip — on a semiautomatic rifle would render it illegal. Existing weapons would be grandfathered in, but their ownership could not be transferred.
A statewide registry of these guns would be created, and the county-by-county process for issuing handgun permits would also be standardized and centralized. In a change to the state's Freedom of Information Law, permit applicants would be able to request their name and address not be released — a point that arose after the Journal News in Westchester County last month published a list of the names and addresses of pistol permit holders.
The maximum capacity of an ammunition magazine would be reduced from 10 rounds to seven, and a current exemption for clips manufactured before 1994 will end.
Private sales of firearms, which now proceed unfettered, would require a background check through a licensed dealer, putting those transactions in line with current purchasing requirements for rifles and shotguns.
At the urging of Republicans in the Senate, the bill also stiffens penalties for people who use guns criminally. It would also include an expansion of mental health providers' ability to commit those found to be a danger to the public — another GOP priority — under what's known as Kendra's Law.
But the content of the legislation is taking a back seat to the imaginary need to get it passed as quickly as possible.  The state Senate passed the measure without any debate on the bill, and Governor Cuomo has dispensed with the three-day public review law in an attempt to avoid public debate on the topic.

Warner Todd Huston writes:
... weekend dealmaking behind closed doors resulted in a bill that has bipartisan support, but the full legislature has not yet had a chance to see the back room-written legislation.
New York State has a constitutional amendment that requires a three-day public review of all laws before they are allowed to take effect. However, this bill's backroom deal makers are urging anti-gun Governor Cuomo to issue a "message of necessity" that would cancel the three-day review period.
Further discussion will continue behind closed doors and away from the light of public view.
Sadly Huston is correct, not only has the bill been forced upon New Yorkers with not so much as a discussion, but a dozen Republicans in the Senate went along with it.

Despite Republicans willingness to bow to the governor on this legislation, and emotionally respond to a topic that requires level-headed thinking, criticism of these tactics has been strong.  New York Post editor Fred Dicker, a normally reliable ally and current biographer for the governor, ripped these latest measures.

Politico reports:
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's new gun-control package is drawing sharp criticism from one of his most reliable allies: The New York Post editor and Albany radio host Fred Dicker, who calls it "a Trojan Horse" effort to "regulating every single gun" in New York.
As Capital New York's Azi Paybarah reports, Dicker is usually Cuomo's "closest and most influential ally in the media... a consistent booster of Cuomo and... a useful clearing house for Cuomo's proposals, personnel decisions and political threats, which often appear first in Dicker's column as lightly attributed offerings of sources close to the governor. (He's also writing a book about Cuomo, with the full cooperation of the governor's staff.)
But on today's radio show, Dicker described the package as being "all in secret, typical Albany, behind closed doors," and accused Cuomo of using the tragedy to push his gun agenda, perhaps in order to win national attention.
"This is a Trojan Horse. This is not about semi-automatic rifles. This is a sweeping set of gun laws the governor is using," he said. "The governor is using the tragedy... as a justification for sweeping changes in gun laws including regulating every single gun millions of New Yorkers now own... It's another reason people are going to be leaving New York."
UPDATE: Mental Recession has this:
This is priceless.  Governor Cuomo is bragging about a provision in his new gun law that would make the murder of a first responder punishable by life in prison.
He based this provision on a case in Webster, NY.  Problem being, that particular gunman killed himself, meaning the Webster provision would never have prevented, or even been applied in that case.


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Presidential Policy Directive 20, issued in mid-October 2012, addresses the cyber-operations of military and federal agencies. According to a November 14, 2012 article in the Washington Post, the directive "establishes a broad and strict set of standards to guide the operations of federal agencies in confronting threats in cyberspace [....] For the first time, the directive explicitly makes a distinction between network defense and cyber-operations to guide officials charged with making often-rapid decisions when confronted with threats. The policy also lays out a process to vet any operations outside government and defense networks and ensure that U.S. citizens’ and foreign allies’ data and privacy are protected and international laws of war are followed."
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White House yanks petition calling for resignation over birth certificate

A petition posted at the White House website demanding President Obama resign over his birth certificate and social security number was yanked on Monday, claiming it violated the site's terms of participation.
The petition was started by Dr. Orly Taitz, who is well known for her belief that Obama was not born in the United States.
"We petition Barack H. Obama (aka Soetoro aka Soebarkah) to resign due to his use of a stolen CT SSN, forged BC and SS. On February 15, 2013 Supreme Court of the US will hear in conference Noonan et al v Bowen A12606 brought by Attorney Orly Taitz," the petition read.
"This case deals brings forward undeniable evidence of Barack Obama being listed in his school records in Indonesia as an Indonesian Citizen and using his step father’s last name Soetoro. In his mother’s passport records, as a child he was listed under the last name Soebarkah," Taitz added.
"E-verify and SSNVS show him using in his tax returns a CT SSN 042-68-4425, which was never (assigned) to him and Sheriff Arpaio, former Chief investigator for Coast Guard Coffman declare his Selective Service Certificate a forgery," the petition said. "Multiple experts found his alleged birth certificate a forgery with letters of different fonts and sizes. We call for Obama to resign due to his use of forged IDs."
In a press release, Taitz said the petition was removed because the "Obama regime is running scared."
According to Taitz, nearly 1,000 people signed the petition before it was removed.
"Clearly Mr. Obama did not want to answer to the inconvenient truth," Taitz added.
She also promised to "continue fighting this fight" and encouraged others to meet her in front of the White House visitor entrance at 10 a.m. on Jan. 20, and in front of the Supreme Court at 10 am. the next day.
In another press release, Taitz said that Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has set a conference of the Court on Feb. 15 to determine the merits of her case.
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Presidential Policy Directive 20: [Classified]  [open webpage - 8KB]

Alternate Title: PPD 20: [Classified]
Presidential Policy Directive 20, issued in mid-October 2012, addresses the cyber-operations of military and federal agencies. According to a November 14, 2012 article in the Washington Post, the directive "establishes a broad and strict set of standards to guide the operations of federal agencies in confronting threats in cyberspace [....] For the first time, the directive explicitly makes a distinction between network defense and cyber-operations to guide officials charged with making often-rapid decisions when confronted with threats. The policy also lays out a process to vet any operations outside government and defense networks and ensure that U.S. citizens’ and foreign allies’ data and privacy are protected and international laws of war are followed."
Report Number:PPD 20; Presidential Policy Directive 20
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Obama Covertly Signs Directive Authorizing Military to Control the Internet

Last week, the Senate failed to pass hurried cybersecurity legislation. To ensure privacy on the Web, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act was revised. Senator Harry Reid explained: “The bill that was and is the most important to the intelligence community and the Pentagon was just killed, and that was cybersecurity. Mr. President, I had a number of people come to me during the day and say ‘Are you going to allow relevant minutes on this?’ I said, ‘Sure.’ They said, ‘How about five?’ I said, ‘Fine.’ But Mr. President, whatever we do on this bill isn’t enough for the [U.S.] Chamber of Commerce. Not enough. So everyone should understand cybersecurity is dead for this Congress.”
Senators Lieberman and Collins concocted the “SECURE IT Act” that restricted the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from new authority to govern cybersecurity and digital controls over privately owned power grids and internet service providers.
In another move by the Senate, the Federal Trade Commission was given jurisdiction (again) to fight internet fraud.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FIOA) request to obtain a copy of Presidential Policy Directive 20 (PPD20) or the new cybersecurity declaration from the executive branch of our US government.
Obama has outlined a protocol that explains procedures that enable the military industrial complex to prevent digital attacks from foreign nations, hackers and any other definable threat to national security by specifying “constitutes an “offensive” and a “defensive” action in the rapidly evolving world of cyberwar and cyberterrorism, where an attack can be launched in milliseconds by unknown assailants utilizing a circuitous route.”
It is said that PPD20 directs the military to take over the internet in the event a cyber-attack is acknowledged by the President. Obama has outlined a protocol that explains procedures that enable the military industrial complex to prevent digital attacks from foreign nations, hackers and any other definable threat to national security on the internet. This “secret law” allows the National Security Agency (NSA) and Pentagon to employ armed forces to ensure American cyber-infrastructure and digital communications.
In March, to convince Congress to vote for legislation (that was subsequently voted down) that would empower the DHS to protect the US government against cyber-attacks, Obama staged hacker attack to US infrastructure with the intention “to provide all senators with an appreciation for new legislative authorities that would help the U.S. government prevent and more quickly respond to cyber-attacks.”
A classified briefing on the “hypothetical cyber-attack against United States critical infrastructure networks” was held as well.
The focus of attack was:
• U.S. banks
• Power grids
• Telecommunications systems
The blame for the lack of cohesive cybersecurity is placed on public and private corporations because of their lack of cooperation with the federal government, according to Mark Weatherford, deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity of DHS. At a Security Innovation Network conference Weatherford asserts: “It’s not a technical issue. The governance of security is equally as important as the technology.”
However these systems are not connected to the internet and therefore that argument is moot. In fact, the power grid and public water systems “are rarely connected directly to the public internet. And that makes gaining access to grid-controlling networks a challenge for all but the most dedicated, motivated and skilled — nation-states, in other words.”
The NSA’s involvement in cybersecurity has been covert which makes Congressional legislation difficult because pin-pointing the NSA’s exact authority is nearly impossible.
The PPD20 is beyond an executive order. This is a declaration by the first American Dictator-in-Chief who plans to use military force to ensure over-reaching governmental control over the Web.
The UN has offered to assist sovereign countries in internet surveillance for anti-terrorism purposes. In a recently published report entitled “The Use of the Internet for Terrorist Purposes” (UITP), the UN claims that social media sites are used for terroristic schemes in terms of organization and recruitment; specifically Skype, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU), an extension of the UN, became the UN’s official move toward totalitarian control over the internet. And in December of this year, Dubai, India will be hosting their conference which will decide the globalist stance on the free flow of information on the Web.
Hamadoun Toure, the ITU secretary-general, stated that: “When an invention becomes used by billions across the world, it no longer remains the sole property of one nation, however powerful that nation might be.”
The UN’s ITU proclaims that because the internet is a “global entity” that the UN should have jurisdiction over it, manage its abilities according to global UN standards and engage restrictions that could be installed at the fundamental level of the internet to prevent any infractions of international mandates. The UN wants to include the domain-name system along with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which is currently a privately owned US non-profit organization.
It is expected that the ITU would begin a sort of taxation that international telecommunications corporations would be expected to pay for the ITU’s handling of web traffic as it flows across the world. ITU members would be privy to the new found cash flow that would be in the hands of international governance; which could begin to line the pockets of the UN in record time.
In October, Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) claims that unspecified reports coming from US financial institutions assert that hackers are “actively” attacking them. Napolitano said: “Right now, financial institutions are actively under attack. We know that. I’m not giving you any classified information… I will say this has involved some of our nation’s largest institutions. We’ve also had our stock exchanges attacked over the last [few] years, so we know… there are vulnerabilities.”