Obama: 923 Executive Orders in 40 Months

October 1, 2012

Teddy Roosevelt:                  3
Others Prior To FDR:            NONE
FDR:                                          11 in 16 years
Truman:                                      5 in 7 years
Ike:                                             2 in 8 years
JFK:                                             4 in 3 years
LBJ:                                             4 in 5 years
Nixon:                                         1 in 6 years
Ford:                                           3 in 2 years
Carter:                                        3 in 4 years
Reagan:                                      5 in 8 years
Bush 1:                                       3 in 4 years
Clinton:                                     15 in 8 years
Bush 2:                                      62 in 8 years
Obama:                                   923 in 3½ years!
by Dave Brubaker
923 Executive Orders in 40 Months
If you don’t get the implications you’re not paying attention. How many warnings do you need?
During my lifetime, all Presidents have issued Executive Orders, for reasons that vary, some more than others.  Continue reading

Senators Demand the Military Lock Up of American Citizens in a “Battlefield” They Define as Being Right Outside Your Window

While nearly all Americans head to family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, the Senate is gearing up for a vote on Monday or Tuesday that goes to the very heart of who we are as Americans. The Senate will be voting on a bill that will direct American military resources not at an enemy shooting at our military in a war zone, but at American citizens and other civilians far from any battlefield — even people in the United States itself.

Senators need to hear from you, on whether you think your front yard is part of a “battlefield” and if any president can send the military anywhere in the world to imprison civilians without charge or trial.

The Senate is going to vote on whether Congress will give this president—and every future president — the power to order the military to pick up and imprison without charge or trial civilians anywhere in the world. Even Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) raised his concerns about the NDAA detention provisions during last night’s Republican debate. The power is so broad that even U.S. citizens could be swept up by the military and the military Continue reading