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March 20, 2013
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Executive order tyranny

Editor: Could an executive order directly affect me? Yes, and it has in the past. Two instances that immediately come to mind were in 1942 when FDR ordered all Japanese-Americans on the West Coast, to be rounded up and confined in detention centers (euphemism for concentration camps) simply because they happened to be descendants of a certain race. The second was in 1952 when Harry S. Truman attempted to seize the steel industry and have the Department of Commerce operate the mills, but the Supreme Court intervened. So, yes it could happen again and if it does, it will be …

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The Record Courier Updated Apr 5, 2013 09:08PM Published Mar 20, 2013 08:50AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.