Sabbath
Sabbath

Share this on FacebookGoogle+RedditEmailPrinter versionRSS Feed

Executive Orders


Commentary ; #884c; 15 minutes
Given 31-May-08

Description: (hide)

John Ritenbaugh emphasizes the danger of Presidential executive orders chipping away individual liberties. In 1999, Bill Clinton placed us into war in Kosovo simply by invoking executive orders. Without an act of congress, President Bush signed into being the Office of Homeland Security, overseen by no one. In a national disaster, the President can declare martial law and suspend the law of habeas corpus. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, for example, suspended the rights of 20,000 Japanese Americans imprisoning them in concentration camps. Bill Clinton and Janet Reno, without cause, snuffed out the rights of a religious compound in Waco, Texas. Today, property rights can become null and void instantly through the law of eminent domain. In the wake of this erosion of liberties, we are incrementally heading toward a dictatorial or totalitarian regime.

Download



The transcript for this audio message is not available yet.

If you would like to be notified when this transcript is available, please enter your email address in the space below and click the button.

Your Email Address:





 

The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment
The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment

Daily Verse and Comment

Receive Biblical truth in your inbox—spam-free! This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. See what over 145,000 subscribers are already receiving.


 



Privacy Policy
Close
E-mail This Page