Police State: White House Circulating Draft Of Executive Order On 'Cybersecurity'...

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    The White House is circulating a draft of an executive order aimed at protecting the country from cyberattacks, The Hill has learned.

    The draft proposal, which has been sent to relevant federal agencies for feedback, is a clear sign that the administration is resolved to take action on cybersecurity even as Congress remains gridlocked on legislation that would address the threat.

    The draft executive order would establish a voluntary program where companies operating critical infrastructure would elect to meet cybersecurity best practices and standards crafted, in part, by the government, according to two people familiar with the document.

    The concept builds off of a section in the cybersecurity bill from Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) that was blocked last month by Senate Republicans, who called it a backdoor to new regulations.

    The draft has undergone multiple revisions and is brief, spanning no more than five pages. It is still being worked on and is subject to change, the people familiar with the draft stressed.

    The concept builds off of a section in the cybersecurity bill from Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) that was blocked last month by Senate Republicans, who called it a backdoor to new regulations.

    The draft has undergone multiple revisions and is brief, spanning no more than five pages. It is still being worked on and is subject to change, the people familiar with the draft stressed.

    It's also unclear whether the final product will get the president's approval to move forward.

    A new draft of the executive order is expected to be shared with agencies next week.

    White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan first floated the idea of an executive order in a speech a few days after the Senate bill failed. He said the White House would consider taking action on the executive level to ensure key infrastructure such as the power grid, water supply and transportation networks are secure.

    The momentum for cybersecurity legislation in Congress weakened after Lieberman's bill failed to clear the Senate. Now industry groups and Congress are watching the White House for clues about what might be included in a executive order on cybersecurity.

    A spokeswoman for the White House declined to comment on whether a draft for a executive order was being circulated, but said it is one of the options the administration is weighing.

    "An executive order is one of a number of measures we’re considering as we look to implement the president’s direction to do absolutely everything we can to better protect our nation against today’s cyberthreats," said White House spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden. "We are not going to comment on ongoing internal deliberations”...

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    If we want a law, we'll go through Congress. If that doesn't work, we'll issue an Executive Order. If there's a law we don't like, we'll ignore it, or issue an Executive order issuing a new law to overtake it. (The reasoning of The Obama Administration.)
     
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    The only trouble with that little schema is it only benefits Democrats, and it excludes Republicans while everybody pays who works. Since that seems to be only Republicans lately, Democrats get a free lunch, free time off, free 60 day holiday/vacation packages, free strike time, free health care, free dental, free snacks, free everything.

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    obama doesn't need a senate or a congress. He rules by edict. He's not a president, he's an emperor. So let it be written, so let it be done.
     
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    Yeah, these are very dark times for sure. But Big Brother knows the People in general, don't care. These are truly wonderful times for the NWO Global Elites. They're living it up bigtime :(
     
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    Draft order would give companies cyberthreat info
    19 Oct.`12 WASHINGTON (AP) — A new White House executive order would direct U.S. spy agencies to share the latest intelligence about cyberthreats with companies operating electric grids, water plants, railroads and other vital industries to help protect them from electronic attacks, according to a copy obtained by The Associated Press.
     
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    So let me get this straight.

    Congress is dicking around with some new laws about cybersecurity. In the meantime, Obama is drafting some suggestions for some companies to VOLUNTARILY follow.

    Something akin to, "Make sure you lock all your doors and windows when you leave your house."


    And like clockwork, all the little shepherd boys start shouting wolf. POLICE STATE!!! DICTATOR!!!! Activate Hyperbole Boilerplate Eleventy!

    Christ, when something that is a real threat to our freedoms comes along, the objections to it are going to sound just like all this bullshit noise.

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