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And, yes, I DO take it personally: A logical follow-up to Section 1076 of the Defense Authorization Act
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Sunday, May 20, 2007

A logical follow-up to Section 1076 of the Defense Authorization Act

ah, how comforting it is to know that, when the major national emergency hits (or is orchestrated from the white house), all will be in good hands once martial law is declared under section 1076...
National Security and Homeland Security Presidential Directive



Subject: National Continuity Policy


(1) This directive establishes a comprehensive national policy on the continuity of Federal Government structures and operations and a single National Continuity Coordinator responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of Federal continuity policies. This policy establishes "National Essential Functions," prescribes continuity requirements for all executive departments and agencies, and provides guidance for State, local, territorial, and tribal governments, and private sector organizations in order to ensure a comprehensive and integrated national continuity program that will enhance the credibility of our national security posture and enable a more rapid and effective response to and recovery from a national emergency.



(e) "Enduring Constitutional Government," or "ECG," means a cooperative effort among the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the Federal Government, coordinated by the President, as a matter of comity with respect to the legislative and judicial branches and with proper respect for the constitutional separation of powers among the branches, to preserve the constitutional framework under which the Nation is governed and the capability of all three branches of government to execute constitutional responsibilities and provide for orderly succession, appropriate transition of leadership, and interoperability and support of the National Essential Functions during a catastrophic emergency;

now, all we have to do is sit back and wait...

(thanks to pinche tejano at daily kos...)

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