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Will the government take away your chickens?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Fowl_Odor002, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. Fowl_Odor002

    Fowl_Odor002 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the president signed a new executive order
    the National Defense Resourses Preparedness order

    he claims the right for the federal government to take control of anything the government determines it needs
    "during peace times and during times of national emergency"


    better hide your chickens
    don't say I didn't warn you
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Well they already have all my money so I guess the chickens are next.
     
  3. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of course they can, then we can all go down to the government food distribution center with our hat in our hand and say; "I'd like some more please. Along with that you will be handed a hammer and sickle.
     
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  4. gickelvolk

    gickelvolk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our founders thought Da' Gummint was to be our servant.... not our master..... WAKE UP AND FIGHT BACK!!!

    "Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property; together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can."
    Samuel Adams
     
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  5. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    You can read what Snopes said about it if you wish.

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/ndrp.asp

    This references something passed by congress and signed into law by Harry Truman in 1950 to deal with national emergencies. Presidents over the last 60 years have been dealing with this. George W. Bush revised the existing executive Order not once but twice.

    The big difference in this and the one in effect from Bush 43 is that FEMA and Homeland Securities duties have been revised to reflect current realities. It’s a little harder for the heads of the departments to say “Not my job” when the responsibilities are written down.
     
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  6. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    Seems harmless but then again them is the ones that getcha.
     
  7. FlockMama

    FlockMama ChickyBawkyChickChick

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    Doesn't surprise me they take everything else anyway....
     
  8. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote: And it's a lot easier for a President to say "It's not my FAULT"

    He's delegated Presidential authority to appointed officials
     
  9. GardenerGal

    GardenerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually, the very real National Animal Identification System (NAIS) that the USDA has been trying to pull over on us for years now, is something we shouldn't let slip under the radar. States have to "buy" into it, but some already have and are under its thumb.
     
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  10. punk-a-doodle

    punk-a-doodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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