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Anything But Quiet

This is day six since the last posting of any presidential action on the White House website. In some respects, it was inevitable the orders, memoranda, etc. 538 more words

My Opinion

Executive Order: Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

Stated in the guise of public safety, this is in fact an executive order aimed at immigration law enforcement, especially expediting deportation of illegal aliens. It appears to be an attempt to push enforcement of immigration law beyond any normal interpretation, limited only by the phrase “..to the fullest extent of the law..” (meaning limits by other laws, as well as immigration laws), which may well be the only way to keep this order from being an ominous, fear-producing unilateral act. 469 more words

Presidential Executive Order

Statement by the President on Signing the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

Bill and Statement signed December 23, 2016

Obviously, I have not been monitoring Presidential actions for very long, but this is the first time I have encountered a significant difference of opinion between the President and Congress on a bill signing. 526 more words

Domestic

On #AuditTheVote

The 11/22/16 re:act newsletter included an item about #AuditTheVote and linked to the following USA Today article: Still time for an election audit by 2 professors who were members of the U.S. 997 more words

New Zealand needs to decide on a formal Constitution

Former Prime Minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer has written about his desire as a constitutional lawyer to see New Zealand adopt a formal constitution. And as a citizen concerned about an encroaching surveillance state, abuses of New Zealand and international human rights laws and an increasingly unstable world, I can understand his reasoning – albeit for different reasons to the ones he mentioned. 442 more words

New Zealand