Obama Executive Order: Blocking Property of Persons Threatening the Peace, Security, or Stability of Yemen
by Scott Creighton
UPDATE: Summary now included at the end of the article
UPDATE 2: A small except from a recent article written by Ralph Nader seems appropriate. This is the world in which we live. This is the new normal.
“Far more people have become rich and famous for telling lies and falsehoods than people who have a habit of telling the truth and reciting facts.” Ralph Nader
Yesterday as the news of U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest’s ruling on the Battlefield Act of the 2012 NDAA was trickling out to the people of this country, our president signed yet another stunningly undemocratic executive order which is garnering almost no mention anywhere at this time. The gist of the Obama executive order is thus: anyone, including U.S. citizens, citizens of Yemen, or even political opponents of the new dictator in Yemen, who directly or “indirectly”
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