Global Security Watch > Bush declares "national emergency"
[The Blog of M'Gath] Bush declares "national emergency" On August 2, President Bush declared that a so-called "national emergency" continued to exist and would be extended for another year. One might think that a national emergency would be big news, but just about the only story on the Web which mentions it is this one on CNET news.
[News.com.com] Alert! President Bush declares national emergency... again | News ...: If Bush didn't sign that "national emergency" paperwork, then the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security would lose some of its regulatory power. That's because Congress never extended the Export Administration Act after it lapsed (it's complicated).
[Blindmindseye.com] Blind Minds Eye » Blog Archive » Bush really knows how to stick ...: If unescrowed encryption becomes ubiquitous, there will be many more stories like this. We can’t afford as a society to protect pedophiles and criminals today just to keep alive the far-fetched notion that some future tyrant will be brought down by guerrillas wearing bandoleers and pocket protectors and sending PGP-encrypted messages to each other across cyberspace.