Earth Charter

 

“We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise. To move forward we must recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures and life forms we are one human family and one Earth community with a common destiny. We must join together to bring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice, and a culture of peace. Towards this end, it is imperative that we, the peoples of Earth, declare our responsibility to one another, to the greater community of life, and to future generations.”

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Global Trends 2025 – A Transformed World

 

“The international system—as constructed following the Second World War—will be almost unrecognizable by 2025 owing to the rise of emerging powers, a globalizing economy, an historic transfer of relative wealth and economic power from West to East, and the growing influence of non-state actors. By 2025, the international system will be a global multipolar one with gaps in national power2 continuing to narrow between developed and developing countries. Concurrent with the shift in power among nation-states, the relative power of various non-state actors—including businesses, tribes, religious organizations, and criminal networks—is increasing. The players are changing, but so too are the scope and breadth of transnational issues important for continued global prosperity. Aging populations in the developed world; growing energy, food, and water constraints; and worries about climate change will limit and diminish what will still be an historically unprecedented age of prosperity.”

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Building a North American Community

“Building a North American Community”

by the Council on Foreign Relations

 

“The security and well-being of its citizens are at the pinnacle of any government’s responsibilities. At the beginning of the twenty-first cen- tury, the futures of Canada, Mexico, and the United States are shared as never before. As a result, all three countries face a historic challenge: Do they continue on the path of cooperation in promoting more secure and more prosperous North American societies, or do they pursue divergent and ultimately less secure and less prosperous courses? To ask the question is to answer it; and yet, if important decisions are not pursued and implemented, the three countries may well find themselves on divergent paths. Such a development would be a tragic mistake, one that can be readily avoided if they stay the course and pursue a series of deliberate and cooperative steps that will enhance both the security and prosperity of their citizens.

At their meeting in Waco, Texas, at the end of March 2005, U.S. President George W. Bush, Mexican President Vicente Fox, and Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin committed their governments to a path of cooperation and joint action. We welcome this important development and offer this report to add urgency and specific recom- mendations to strengthen their efforts.”

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Executive Orders #11490 & 11921

“Executive Order #11490”

by Richard Nixon

 

“This order is concerned with the emergency national planning and preparedness functions of the several departments and agencies of the Federal Government which complement the military readiness planning responsibilities of the Department of Defense; together, these measures provide the basic foundation for our overall national preparedness posture, and are fundamental to our ability to survive.
The departments and agencies of the Federal Government are hereby severally charged with the duty of assuring the continuity of the Federal Government in any national emergency type situation that might confront the nation. To this end, each department and agency with essential functions, whether expressly identified in this order or not, shall develop such plans and take such actions, including but not limited to those specified in this order, as may be necessary to assure that it will be able to perform its essential functions, and continue as a viable part of the Federal Government, during any emergency that might conceivably occur. These include plans for maintaining the continuity of essential functions of the department or agency at the seat of government and elsewhere, through programs concerned with:

(1) succession to office;
(2) predelegation of emergency authority;
(3) safekeeping of essential records;
(4) emergency relocation sites supported by communications and required services;
(5) emergency action steps;
(6) alternate headquarters or command facilities; and
(7) protection of Government resources, facilities, and personnel. The continuity of Government activities undertaken by the departments and agencies shall be in accordance with guidance provided by, and subject to evaluation by, the Director of the Office of Emergency Preparedness.

In addition to the activities indicated above, the heads of departments and agencies described in Parts 2 through 29 of this order shall:

(1) prepare national emergency plans, develop preparedness programs, and attain an appropriate
state of readiness with respect to the functions assigned to them in this order for all conditions of national emergency;
(2) give appropriate consideration to emergency preparedness factors in the conduct of the regular functions of their agencies, particularly those functions considered essential in time of emergency, and
(3) be prepared to implement, in the event of an emergency, all appropriate plans developed under
this order.

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“Executive Order #11921”

by Gerald Ford

 

“Executive Order No. 11490 of October 28, 1969, is hereby amended as follows:
SECTION 1. The ‘Table of Contents’ is amended as follows: (a) In Part 6, delete ‘Post Office Department’ and substitute therefor ‘United States Postal Service’.

(b) After Part 15 insert ’15A Environmental Protection Agency.’.
(c) After Part 22 insert ’22A National Credit Union Administration.’.
(d) After Part 28 insert ’28A United States Information Agency.’.

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Rogue Nation Eternal Militia Handbook

“Rogue Nation Eternal Militia Handbook”

by J.A. Mullins

 

 

The Personal Oath of the Rogue Nation Eternal Militia Soldier

I am a FREE MAN. I fear NO one. I bow before NO one. I own MY body, MY mind, and MY spirit. I will allow NO one to take these from me. MY life, MY time, and MYlabor are MY property alone to do with as I see fit. Men may try to steal MY freedom and ENSLAVE me. I will fight such men to the DEATH to defend MY personal FREEDOM and the FREEDOM of my fellow men. IF I must fight, I will fight COURAGEOUSLY. IF I must die, then I will die VALIANTLY.”

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Executive Order #10005

“Executive Order #10005”

By John F. Kennedy

“The Interstate Commerce Commission (hereinafter referred to as the Commission shall prepare national emergency plans and develop preparedness programs covering railroad utilization, reduction of vulnerability, maintenance, restoration, and operation in an emergency; motor carrier utilization, reduction of vulnerability, and operation in an emergency; inland waterway mutilization of equipment and shipping, reduction of vulnerability, and operation in an emergency, excepting the St. Lawrence Seaway; and also provide guidance and consultation to domestic surface transportation and storage industries, as defined below, regarding emergency preparedness measures, and to States regarding development of their transportation plans in assigned areas. These plans and programs will be designed to develop a state of readiness in these areas with respect to all conditions of national emergency, including attack upon the United States.”

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