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US Constitution, Article II, Section 1
Before he enter on the execution of his office, he shall take the following oath or affirmation: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States."
The case could be made that Obama has violated the oath of the office of the Presidency of the United States in not closing the borders at the threat of a global pandemic of the Mexican flu, the violations of the U.S. Constitution in the CIFTA, and his refusal to clarify the circumstances of his birth. Think about it.
...In the U.S., which is home to 20 sites (two co-managed with Canada), no new
sites have been added to the list since Carlsbad Caverns and Waterton-Glacier
International Peace Park were inscribed in 1995. Unfortunately, that was also
the year that a proposed gold mine near Yellowstone landed the park on UNESCO’s
World Heritage in Danger list; the resulting controversy essentially put the
kibosh on subsequent nominations....
(We can hope at least but we will not give up the fight to protect our Otero County Ordinances. Click link below for full story. Thank you to Luther for your eagle eyes.)
Otero County Wolf Incident Investigation: Federal, State or County Agencies Involved in Incident
DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME, FOLKS. NO QUESTIONS ABOUT DOCUMENTATION AND FACTS
"Southwesterners Want Wolves !
June 16, 2008 —
WWPblog links to a poll released today which demonstrates that Southwesterners Want Wolves - by a hefty margin no less
WHEN I BROUGHT UP WESTERN WATERSHEDS PROJECT'S (WWP) IRS 990 FOR 2006.
I GOT A PERSONAL EMAIL FROM THE BLOGGER INSTEAD OF A PUBLIC RESPONSE. WWP'S 990 LISTED A $1,340.000.00 PROPERTY AND OVER $20,000.00 A YEAR IN GRAZING LEASES.
IT DIDN'T TAKE LONG. I WAS BANNED FROM PUBLIC INPUT. "I AM JUST AS PROUD OF MY ENEMIES AS I AM OF MY FRIENDS" - Janet
If you don't read anything else you must hear this.
Blake Dwyer remembers pain:
The agonizing burn of electrical shock. And shouting. And fear.
UP Date: Heart experts warn Tasers deadly
Tasers can cause fatal cardiac arrest and are even more dangerous if the subject is agitated, stressed and experiencing pain from thedevice, two top Vancouver heart specialists said Tuesday.
The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America. He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years, and, together with the Vice-President chosen for the same Term, be elected, as follows:
Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress: but no Senator or Representative, or Person holding an Office of Trust or Profit under the United States, shall be appointed an Elector.
(The Electors shall meet in their respective States, and vote by Ballot for two persons, of whom one at least shall not lie an Inhabitant of the same State with themselves. And they shall make a List of all the Persons voted for, and of the Number of Votes for each; which List they shall sign and certify, and transmit sealed to the Seat of the Government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate. The President of the Senate shall, in the Presence of the Senate and House of Representatives, open all the Certificates, and the Votes shall then be counted. The Person having the greatest Number of Votes shall be the President, if such Number be a Majority of the whole Number of Electors appointed; and if there be more than one who have such Majority, and have an equal Number of Votes, then the House of Representatives shall immediately chuse by Ballot one of them for President; and if no Person have a Majority, then from the five highest on the List the said House shall in like Manner chuse the President. But in chusing the President, the Votes shall be taken by States, the Representation from each State having one Vote; a quorum for this Purpose shall consist of a Member or Members from two-thirds of the States, and a Majority of all the States shall be necessary to a Choice. In every Case, after the Choice of the President, the Person having the greatest Number of Votes of the Electors shall be the Vice President. But if there should remain two or more who have equal Votes, the Senate shall chuse from them by Ballot the Vice-President.) (This clause in parentheses was superseded by the 12th Amendment.)
The Congress may determine the Time of chusing the Electors, and the Day on which they shall give their Votes; which Day shall be the same throughout the United States.
No person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any Person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty-five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.
(In Case of the Removal of the President from Office, or of his Death, Resignation, or Inability to discharge the Powers and Duties of the said Office, the same shall devolve on the Vice President, and the Congress may by Law provide for the Case of Removal, Death, Resignation or Inability, both of the President and Vice President, declaring what Officer shall then act as President, and such Officer shall act accordingly, until the Disability be removed, or a President shall be elected.) (This clause in parentheses has been modified by the 20th and 25th Amendments.)
The President shall, at stated Times, receive for his Services, a Compensation, which shall neither be increased nor diminished during the Period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that Period any other Emolument from the United States, or any of them.
Before he enter on the Execution of his Office, he shall take the following Oath or Affirmation:
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
Thanks for your email. I
know Michael Nivision is leaving for DC today and will not be at the commission
meeting tomorrow night to report on the Dry Canyon issue raised at the last
meeting. I have directed staff to get any and all information regarding this and
will forward what I find to you.
On the World Heritage discussion from last meeting:
I went back and looked at the minutes from the initial direction to
staff dated Jan.24th regular meeting. There is a lengthly discussion regarding
the letter to be sent to the Secy of the Interior as well as some other
information and actions that will be taken. Per the legal explanation in the
minutes, Dan stated that the US has a seat on the Board from 2005-09. During
this time frame, no country seated on the UN board may receive the formal
nomination for designation. By expiration of that board seat in Oct 09- the
County will formally contact NPS regarding this ordinance and prior ordinances
requiring participation and notification of any nominations, identify the
personnel connected with the international affairs group working on the
nominations, site violations of the people identified with the nomination and
violations of NEPA and all 4 ordinances. We have sent a letter regarding
opposition to the World Heritage Designation/and tentative list. Although there
is time involved to take action on all these suggested actions, we need to keep
it rolling. I will make sure this is on our projects in progress so that it is
continually followed and updated.
Hope there is a good showing for
the tax hearing. I dont believe there will be action with just Doug and I there
tomorrow. I understand the spaceport authority is interested in polling the
community to gage support on the issue prior to a ballot question. I could go
I let you know any other information I find on these 2 issues
that you have requested.
Per the USFS today, the boulders are going to
be used for landscaping at the new building and at some campgrounds. They will
make sure none are blocking road access.
Founders will take the first 100 commercial seats. They will be world’s first private astronauts who will be in the vanguard of a new industry. In order to guarantee one of these first 100 seats we are asking for payment of the full projected ticket price of US$200,000 as an up-front (but fully refundable) deposit. In return for this significant commitment we offer our Founders a high degree of involvement in the project as it progresses; to meet with its key proponents and to provide ideas and feedback to help Virgin Galactic get the details right. Founder seats are almost all sold so are reservations are being taken on a waitlist basis only.
Pioneers will gain their Virgin Galactic astronaut wings after Founders. Comprising 400 individuals, all of whom can expect to be amongst the first 1000 humans in space and to fly within Virgin Galactic’s first year of operation. Pioneers are being asked to secure a numbered seat reservation by paying an up-front deposit as follows…
US$200,000 to be among seat numbers 1 to 100 **-SOLD OUT-** US$175,000 to be among seat numbers 101 to 199 **-SOLD OUT-**
US$150,000 to be among seat numbers 200 to 299 **-ALMOST SOLD OUT-**
Call 1-800-220-TRIP to reserve your ticket today!!
US$125,000 to be among seat numbers 300 to 399
US$100,000 to be among seat numbers 400 to 500"
For purposes of this chapter—
(a) A “foreign state”, except as used in section 1608 of this title, includes a political subdivision of a foreign state or an agency or instrumentality of a foreign state as defined in subsection (b).
(b) An “agency or instrumentality of a foreign state” means any entity—
(3) which is neither a citizen of a State of the United States as defined in section 1332 (c) and (e) of this title, nor created under the laws of any third country.
(c) The “United States” includes all territory and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
(d) A “commercial activity” means either a regular course of commercial conduct or a particular commercial transaction or act. The commercial character of an activity shall be determined by reference to the nature of the course of conduct or particular transaction or act, rather than by reference to its purpose.
(e) A “commercial activity carried on in the United States by a foreign state” means commercial activity carried on by such state and having substantial contact with the United States.