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One word of advice I would offer to everyone who reads this blog;

....Each and every day, take just a moment of your precious time to pray for Peace and Justice.

Monday, May 21, 2007

Daily Digest back soon...

Go to this link and sign the petition that Bob Greenwald ("The Truth About Iraq") and DFA put together, requesting Congress begin the impeachment of Alberto Gonzales for refusing to testify truthfully.

this just in via Crooks and Liars' link to The Progressive (that's how "the blogs" work)...

National Security Presidential Directive/NSPD 51

"Under that plan, he (BUSH!!!) entrusts himself with leading the entire federal government, not just the Executive Branch. And he gives himself the responsibility “for ensuring constitutional government.” He laid this all out in a document entitled “National Security Presidential Directive/NSPD 51” and “Homeland Security Presidential Directive/HSPD-20.”
The White House released it on May 9.
Other than a discussion on Daily Kos led off by a posting by Leo Fender, and a pro-forma notice in a couple of mainstream newspapers, this document has gone unremarked upon. The subject of the document is entitled “National Continuity Policy.” It defines a “catastrophic emergency” as “any incident, regardless of location, that results in extraordinary levels of mass casualties, damage, or disruption severely affecting the U.S. population, infrastructure, environment, economy, or government function.” (what that means is martial law throughout the US whenever there is a natural or manmade emergency, or a terrorist event anywhere!) This could mean another 9/11, or another Katrina, or a major earthquake in California, I imagine, since it says it would include “localized acts of nature, accidents, and technological or attack-related emergencies.” (so if some punk hacker rips-off the world-bank online, we get martial law?!) The document emphasizes the need to ensure “the continued function of our form of government under the Constitution, including the functioning of the three separate branches of government,” it states. But it says flat out: “The President shall lead the activities of the Federal Government for ensuring constitutional government.(a bit late for that, isn't it George?) The document waves at the need to work closely with the other two branches, saying there will be “a cooperative effort among the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the Federal Government.” But this effort will be “coordinated by the President, (isn't that something of an oxymoron these days?) as a matter of comity (is that a comity of errors???) with respect to the legislative and judicialbranches and with proper respect for the constitutional separation of powers.”

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