[…] The directive specifies that, following such an emergency, an “Enduring Constitutional Government,” comprising “a cooperative effort among the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the Federal Government,” coordinated by the President of the United States, will take the place of the nation’s regular government, presumably without the oversight of Congress. Conservative activist Jerome Corsi and Marjorie Cohn of the National Lawyers Guild have interpreted this as a break from Constitutional law in that the three branches of government are equal, with no single branch coordinating the others. The directive specifies that the president has the power to declare a catastrophic emergency and does not specify who has the power to declare said emergency over. […]
I’ve said it before, and I will say it again. The Republicans have no intention of letting a Democrat become President on Tuesday, January 20, 2009.
Yes, my tin foil hat has been recently upgraded, ever since war with Iran became more probable.