7. Can Presidents Do Whatever They Want During a National Emergency?

Throughout U.S. history, presidents have used national emergencies to abuse their power. While the president is the Commander in Chief of the nation, that doesn’t mean his authority is without limits.

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  • Enumerated Powers: A list of things the government is allowed to do 
  • Executive Orders: A rule or order issued by the president to an executive branch of the government and having the force of law.

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On Global Taxes and Leviathan Crises

Have you ever heard of the Group of Twenty? You might know it better by its nickname, the G20. It’s a conference of government bank ministers and officials from the 19 richest countries in the world, plus the European Union. Members meet each year to discuss policy, strategize, and, in theory, work to make their countries stronger, more prosperous places. But if you’ve read The Creature From Jekyll Island, you know that when you put all the people who control our money in one room, it doesn’t always end well for the rest of us. Well, this week, the G20 is meeting. And according to some news reports that went mostly under the radar, these folks are cooking up a plan to tax everyone even more. Yes, everyone. We’re talking the entire world. No joke. This plan to set a “minimum corporate tax” rate of 21% was pitched this week

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