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Executive Orders (EO)s are decrees that are issued by the President of the United States and which carry the force of law when activated by a president. All EOs are printed in the U.S. Federal Register.

State of National Emergency

The following are a few examples of some EOs and their purposes that relate to a State of national emergency. [1]

  • 10995--Federal seizure of all communications media in the United States;
  • 10997--Federal seizure of all electric power, fuels, minerals, public and private;
  • 10998--Federal seizure of all food supplies and resources, public and private and all farms and equipment;
  • 10999--Federal seizure of all means of transportation, including cars, trucks, or vehicles of any kind and total control over all highways, seaports and water ways;
  • 11000--Federal seizure of American people for work forces under federal supervision, including the splitting up of families if the government so desires;
  • 11001--Federal seizure of all health, education and welfare facilities, both public and private;
  • 11002--Empowers the Postmaster General to register all men, women and children in the United States of America;
  • 11003--Federal seizure of all airports and aircraft;
  • 11004--Federal seizure of all housing and finances and authority to establish Forced Relocation. Authority to designate areas to be abandoned as "unsafe," establish new locations for the populations, relocate communities, build new housing with public funds;
  • 11005--Seizure of all railroads, inland waterways and storage facilities, both public and private;
  • 11051--Provides FEMA complete authorization to put above orders into effect in times of increased international tension of economic or financial crisis (FEMA will be in control in case of "National Emergency").

"President William Jefferson Clinton wrote one EO that can cover all of these. He wrote Executive Order 12919 on June 3, 1994, which was released on June 6, 1994.

This EO will be the only thing he needs to enact in order to become a fully empowered dictator. It covers all of the EOs mentioned previously. The only thing this EO doesn't do is define WHAT the "national emergency" would have to be in order for this EO to be signed. Please keep that in mind. Anything can be declared a "national emergency" to facilitate EO 12919 being enacted." [2]

Taken with permission from Government by Executive Order by Paula Demers, 1996.

Additional Executive Orders

  • Executive Order 13233 of November 1, 2001, by which George W. Bush "greatly restricts access to Presidential papers by forcing all requests for documents, no matter how innocuous, to be approved by both the former President and current White House." [3]
"On Nov.1, 2001, Bush issued Executive Order 13233, which revoked a prior order issued by President Reagan. In doing so, Bush gave himself and former presidents the right to withhold records or delay their release indefinitely. A license to re-write history via incomplete records? You bet. But there's hope yet.
"The Senate is currently looking at The Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2007 (H.R. 1255), which seeks to rescind Executive Order 13233."—Editorial Board, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 6, 2007. re Bush administration U.S. attorney firings controversy

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