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THE
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Vol. 9, No. 22
(Broadcast 407)
June 3, 1963
Dallas, Texas
DAN SMOOT
PLANNED DICTATORSHIP
"The way to have good and safe government is not to tr11st it all to one; b11t to divide it among the many, distrib11ting to every one exactly the f11nctions he is compet ent to. Let the National government be entr11sted with the
defense of the na"tion, and its foreign and federal relations; the State government with the civil rights, laws, police
and administration of what concerns the State generally; the counties with the local concerns of the co11nties and each
ward direct the interests within itself. It is by dividing and subdividing these republics, fro1n the great national one down
through all its s1tbordin-ations, until it ends in the administration of every man's farm and affairs by hhnself; . .. that
all will be done for the best. What has destroyed liberty and the rights of man in every govermnent which has ever
existed 11nder the sun? The generalizing and concentrating all cares an1 powers into one body, no matter whether of
the autocrats of R11ssia or France or of the aristocrats of a Venetian Senate."
-Thomas Jefferson
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In June, 19 5 5, the Federal Civil Defense Administration staged Operation Alert,
a nation-wide rehearsal of what civil defense would do in the event of a nuclear
bombing raid on the United States which killed around 10 million people. Operation
Alert revealed that sudden disaster could cause drastic confusion in the civil defense
system. It also revealed that absolute dictatorship would emerge ' before the casualties
could be counted.
After receiving reports of the mock casualties in the mock nuclear air raid, in connection with Operation Alert, President Eisenhower, on June 16, 195 5 (without waiting for reports to see whether normal civil authorities could maintain order) used his
Executive Power to issue a mock declaration of martial law for the whole nation.
Comments in ·the press and in Congress were, generally, unfavorable. To some, it
was chilling to see how readily a President of the United States would proclaim a
military dictatorship in time of emergency and disaster. To others, Eisenhower's haste
to issue a mock declaration of martial law revealed only that the Administration had no
adequate plan of action - that Eisenhower reached for the weapon of martial law
because he did not know what else to do.<!)
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�H ence, the Operation Alert exercise of
19 5 5 helped create dem and for a better plan
of national action to be ·followed if the United
States were suddenly struck a devastating
blow.
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civil defense responsibility of stockpiling
medical supplies; giving to the Secretar y of
Agriculture the civil defense responsibility
of stockpiling food.
On February 16, 1962, Kenn edy issued
ten Executive Orders ( 1099 5 and 10997
19 5 8, Presiden t Eisenhower reorganized
the civil defense system. He m erged the
Civil Defense A dministration with the old
Office of D efense Mobilization , creating
a new agency called the Office of Civil and
Defense Mobilization .
President Kennedy scrapped the Eisenhower system and established something
entirely new. Ken nedy says that civil defense
should not be handled by a separate agency of
government, but that the m ultiple activities
of civil defense should be handled by the regular departments and agencies of government
- all of their activities to be planned and coordinated by a small presidential st aff .
Kennedy's Executive Orders
OnJ uly 20,
196 1, Kennedy ( by Executive O rder No. 109 5 2) abolished the O ffice
of Civil and Defense Mobilization, immediately transferring most civil defense func tions to the D epartment of Defense. On
August 1, 19 61, Secretary of Defense McNamara put Adam Yarmolinsky temporarily in
charge of all civil defense activities in the
Department of D efense. Y armolinsky ( whose
parents are notorious commun ist-fronters)
has a record of participa ting in communist
activities since his undergraduate days at
Harvard. <2 > Since the Kennedy Administration apparently considers Yarmolinsky indispensable for other duties in the Defense
Department, Y armolinsky was soon replaced
as head of civil defense activities. T he p resent
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Civil
Defense is, Steuart L. Pittman.
On August 14, 1961, Kennedy issued
Executive Order No. 10958, giving the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare the
through 1100 5) delegating other civil defense
responsibilities to heads of other departments
and agenciEis - Interior Department, Commerce Department, Labor Department, Post
Office Department, Federal A viation Agency,
Housing and Home Finance Agency, Interstate Commerce Commission, and so on.
The small presidential staff, w hich has the
responsibility of planning and co-on l.-in-a---ctrrg
the civil defense activities of the regular
agencies and departments of government, is
called the Office of Emergency Planning.
Oddly enough, President Kennedy did not
issue an Executive Order "creating" the Office
of Emergency Planning and outlining its
duties until September, 1962 - more than a
year after the OEP had been actively in
existence.
On September 27, 1962, Kennedy issued
Executive Order 110 5 1, "Prescribing Responsibilities of the Office of Emergency Planning
in the Executive Office of the President."
T he most n ot able thing about this Executive
O rder, however, is that it amended 15 previous Execu t ive Orders ( 5 issued by Truman;
8, by Eisenhower; 2, by Kennedy himself) by
deleting references to ·~civil and Defense
Mobilization" and replacing those references
with "Office of Emergency Planning. "
The significance of t his ch ange in language
is subtle. In November, 19 62, the Eighth
NATO Parliamentarians' Conferen ce m et in
Paris, attended by delegates from the parliaments of the 15 countries belonging to t he
N orth 1:-tlantic Treaty Organization. Thirteen Umted States Sen ators ( under the chairmansh ip of J. William Fulbright, extreme
leftwing D emocrat from A rkansas ) ; and
eight United St ates R epresentatives (under
the chairmanship of Wayne L. H ays, extreme
leftwing D emocrat from Ohio) m ade up the
delegation from the American " parliament"
to the Eighth NATO Parliamentarians' Conference.
Senator Fulbright's official report to the
Senate on the Eighth NATO Parliamentarians' Conference contains a brief section on
Civil D efense, from w hich the follo wing is
quoted:
"Civil emergency planning is much wider
in its implications than civil defense.
Whereas civil defen se can be considered
as a purely n ational responsibility, civil
emergen cy planning requires close cooperat ion between the NATO Allies ....
"Although civil emergency plan ning does
not directly encroach on the responsibilities
of n a tional authorities, never theless on a
number of points t h e organization of t he
latter will h ave to take account of the
former's planning and prepar at ions." (3)
Here appears to be a reason for changing
"civil defense" and " defense mobilization"
to "emergency planning." It t akes our civil
defense prepar ations out of the " purely
n ational" realm , and m akes them p art of an
over- all in ternation al plan.
O n February 26, 1963, President Kennedy
issued nine more Executive Orders ( 110 8 7
t h ro u g h 1 1 0 9 5) de legating "emerge n c y
planning" activit ies to heads of governmental
agencies not mentioned in previous Execu tive
Orders on the subj ect: Federal Communicat ions Commission, Civil Service Commission,
Atomic Energy Commission, General Services
A dministration, Federal Reserve System,
Tennessee Valley Authority, Federal Power
Commission, National Science Foundation,
and so on.
In all , Kennedy has issued 2 3 Execu tive
Orders, dealing with emergency p lanning,
which prescribe the lines of au thority for a
total dict atorship to be controlled and coordinated at the top by a small group of
emergency planners in the executive office of
the President.
The n ational police state th us planned
would be a tighter, more com plete dictator ship th an any which h as ever existed in
modern times, in communist count ries or
elsewhere. Kennedy's executive orders outline
a plan, not for p rot ecting the American
people fr om suffering and death in the event
of disaster, but for seizing absolute control
of every aspect of human life in the United
States.
The Executive O rders, which formally proclaimed the plan , h ave been published in the
Federal Register. This is t he modern way of
giving executive proclamat ions the force of
law. In the formulation of such "executive
law," Congress does not deliberate and legislate, in response to the desires of the people
and in conformit y with grants of power . in
the Constitution . Indeed, C ongress has no role
at all. T he President proclaims a law, t hen
gives it statutory force by merely publishing
it in t he Federal R egister.
Thus, President Kennedy, by Executive
Orders which bypass Congress, has already
crea ted a body of " laws " t o transform our
Republic into a dictatorship - at the discretion of the President. T he ex t raordinary
principle ( th at the President can do anything
he pleases in time of dire emergency, and
that the President alone can determine what is
a dire emergency ) was proclaimed by Franklin D. Roosevelt in N ovember, 1933, and
reaffirmed by the A ttorney General - and
has never been challenged by the Courts or
the C ongress of the United States.<">
Ca n W e Trust Our Leaders?
J
t is a dangerous delusion to feel that we
can trust our President to tell us the truth;
trust him not to exercise authority unnecessarily; trust him to act only in the best
interest of the American nation.
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�Let us not forget what happened on October 29, 1962. On that day, Arthur Sylvester
(Kennedy's Assistant Secretary of Defense
for Public Affairs) admitted that the Kennedy Administration was giving the public
false information about Cuba. Sylvester
defended official falsification of the news as
1 " sayproper (( management ,, and " contro,
ing that the "generation of news" by officialdom is "part of the weaponry that a President
has" in the "solution of political problems" - and that the end of creating, in
the minds of the people, the correct attitude
about governmental programs, justifies the
means. <5 >
Let us remember also President Kennedy's
statement on May 12, 1963, concerning the
dispatch of Federal troops to Alabama. The
President said:
"This Government will do whatever must
be done to ... uphold the law of the land . ...
The Birmingham agreement was and is a
fair and just accord ... . The Federal Government will not permit it to be sabotaged by a
few extremists on either side who think they
can defy both the law and the wishes of
responsible citizens by inciting or inviting
violence. "<6 >
Unless there is obvious and significant
violation of legitimate federal authority, the
President ( under the Constitution ) has no
right to send troops into a state to maintain
order, except on invitation of the government
of that state. In Alabama, the Governor had
asked the President not to send troops. No
federal authority was being violated. The
"law of the land" which the President mentioned was a figment of his own mind because no federal law, or even federal court
order, was involved. The "Birmingham agreement" which the President said he would
enforce with federal troops, was a private
agreement between whites and negroes, dealing, primarily, with the question of job
opportunities for negroes.
As to "inciting or inviting violence" in
Alabama, the President himself was guilty of
that, by continual agitation of the delicate
situation, specifically by calling Mrs. Martin
Luther King to express concern when her
husband ( a professional agitator, with a communist front and jail record) was behind bars
for inciting civil disturbance.
As to the need for federal troops to suppress violence: the total of human suffering
which the race riots have caused in Birmingham is hardly worthy of notice in comparison
with the continual savage depradations upon
white people, by negro hoodlums, in the city
of Washington, D. C.
In the Alabama affair, the President proves
that he does misrepresent facts to the people
and does use illegal and unnecessary power to
serve his own political ends.
As to whether the President can be trusted
to act only in the best interests of the nation
- note two cases which indicate otherwise:
El Chamizal and Panama.
EL CHAMIZAL-The Treaty of Guadalupe, February 2, 1848, established the Rio
Grande River as the boundary between Texas
and Mexico. Between 18 64 and 18 6 8, the
Rio Grande eroded a large portion of the high
Mexican south bank and formed an alluvial
deposit ( about 6 3 0 acres in size) on the
United States side of the river. This occurred
just south of El Paso, then a small border
town. As El Paso grew, it took in the great
alluvial deposit which came to be called El
Chamizal. In 189 5, the Mexican government
made a formal claim to El Chamizal. The
American government maintained, in effect,
that the middle of the River was the boundary line, and that all soil north of that
boundary line was American soil, regardless
of how it got there.
On June 24, 1910, the Mexican and United
States governments agreed to let an Arbitration Commission ( composed of one Mexican,
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.one American, one Canadian) decide whether
El C hamizal belonged to the United States
or t o Mexico. T he Arbitration C ommission
refused to decide the question. Instead, the
Commission decided, on June 1 5, 1911, that
El Chamizal should be divided between Mexico and the United States. The United States
government would not accept that decision,
which the Arbitration Commission had not
been empowered to make.
The issue became dormant for more than
fifty years, except fo r an occasional political
speech by some Mexican demagogue who
whipped up hatred for the United States and
gathered votes for himself by denouncing
the El Chamizal "land grab."
President Kennedy reopened the old El
Chamizal sore. Trying to win Mexican support for his Alliance for Progress, Kennedy
quietly opened negotiations with the Mexican
government, to work out a means of giving
Mexico the 630 acres of United States territory, which, meanwhile, had become part of
the downtown section of modern El Paso.
Kennedy got support from the city government of El Paso and from certain business
interests there, by promising tremendous outIays o f taxpayers ' money to (( compensate ,,
the city for the loss of territory. m
An article in T he Dallas Morning News,
May 28, 1963 , reported information, from
"authoritative sources," that the United
States and Mexico would announce within the
nex t few days a settlement of the El Chamizal
dispute.
PANAMA - Many events and circumstances ( too numerous to review at this time)
indicate that Kennedy is also planning to
surrender American control of the Panama
Canal, either to the government of Panama
or to a United Nations agency. Following the
example set by Eisenhower, Kennedy has
already weakened the American position by
permitting the flying of the Panama flag
alongside the Stars and Stripes in the Canal
Zone, thus showing a Panamanian "titular"
sovereignty over ou r territory.
Asto the question (if there be a question )
of
whether the Kennedy Administration
wants a socialist dictatorship in the United
States - we need only to read one publicat ion of the U. S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.
United Nations officials - realizing that
the massive outpouring of American tax dollars ( in the U ~ited States and abroad ) is
rapidly building a one-world socialist system;
realizing that most of that spending is done
under the guise of arming to resist communism; and realizing that the Kennedy
Administration is determined to disarm the
U nited States - grew concerned about the
reduction of American governmental spend ing which disarmament might bring.
On September 22, 196 1, the UN Secretariat requested that the United States furnish
information on "the economic and social consequences of disarmament in the U.S." Kennedy's U .S. Arms Control and Disarmament
Agency prepared a report to reassure the
United Nations officials. T he report, published
in July, 1962, says, in essence, that disarmament will not su bstantially reduce the spending of American tax dollars, but will deflect
t hose dollars into such programs as social
security, federal aid to education, urban renewal, financing mass transit systems, expand ing public health and mental h ealth activities,
and increasing foreign aid channelled through
United Nations agencies.
Only An Emergency Is Needed
Any thoughtful person who has watched
the arrogant and lawless behavior of the Kennedy Administration; its studied efforts to
deceive the people and the Congress; its habit
of appeasing foreign powers (particularly
communist and pro-communist powers) by
sacrificing American national interests; and
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�its relentless drive toward the total socialist
state - reasonably fears that Kennedy might
t ake advantage of some emergency to make
himself a dictator, in accordance with the
plan which his Executive Orders have already
outlined.
T he May, 19 6 3, W heat Referendum (when
farmers repudiat ed Kennedy 's farm program,
in the fac e of Kennedy's threats and promises)
is only one of man y indic ations of a growing
political revolt against the Kennedy Administration. Kennedy has enough cunning to see
this. If his prestige and influence continue to
sink, what will he do in 1964 if he feels he
cannot win re -election? W ill he accept the
verdict of elections and surrender the power
so dear to him ? Or will he make himself a
dictator, by creating an "emergency"?
What kind of emergency could he create?
Since the temperamen t and disposition of
the President became apparent, in the first
months of his Administration, there h as been
anxiety that he might arrange a wa r for the
United States in 1964, if he fel t that necessary for his own re -election. This anxiet y is
by no means unfounded. It deepened in lat e
1962 when Kennedy made war- like gestures
about Cuba for the purpose of getting New
Frontier supporters elected to Congress.
There is another possible emergency already building up under the senseless and
ceaseless prodding of the President and his "'
brother, the Attorney General: an emergency
involving racial conflict in the United States.
Note this grim paragraph from the May,
1963, issue of H. du B. Reports, a newsletter
written in Paris, France, by the extremely
well-informed Hilaire du Berrier:
"The governments of Western Europe are
receiving alarming reports which touch on
America's internal stability. Their informants put it bluntly: A development has taken
place within the past few weeks which can
shake America, and a crisis in America can
endanger the West. The NAACP has con-
sistently expressed embarrassment at the
violence and anti-White declaration s of
another group, the Black Muslims, who
preach a distorted mohammedanism under
the leadership of a former factory hand,
Elijah Poole, now known as Elijah Muhammad. The NAACP's moderate leaders have
acquired both sympathy and support by
repudiating Black Muslim advocacy of terrorism and black supremacy. However, according to reliable reports reaching governments around the world ( though not the
American public), the NAACP and Elijah
Muhammad's followers have formed a common front, which means that the more violent leaders have assumed direction. The
focal points for a sudden, brutal outbreak
are now New York, Detroit and Chicago,
Black Muslim strongholds where for five
years Elijah Muhammad's lieutenants have
been organizing an elit e militia and stocking arms."
The Black Muslims
want negro supremacy, and openly advocate murder of white
people until all whites in the United States
are either exterminated or reduced to bondage. The NAACP has made an elaborate pret ense of "repudiating" the Black Muslims
movement, but there are many indications
t hat the NAACP and the Black Muslims are
working h and-in-glove: the NAACP warning that if their particular brand of violence
is not f ully supported , the bloodier violence
of the Black Muslims is inevit able.
U nited .States Representative Adam Clayton Powell (Democrat, New York ) , n egro
Chairman of the House Ed uca tion and Labor
Committee, is a life -member of t he NAACP.
Ye t he has openly associated himsel f with the
Black Muslims movement . He recently spoke
gloatingly on a national television program
abou t how the negro "has the white man
running scared. "( 9>
The head of the NAACP in Washington,
D. C. (where negro criminal violence against
white people is creating something akin to
a reign of terror) said, on a national television program in early May, 1963, that negro
violence is coming and that the NAACP will
promote the violence if whites do not immediately give the negro what he demands.
What does he demand? Absolute legal
equality with whites? Not at all! The most
explosive racial situation in America is not
in the South, but in New York City - where
the white man's right to own and dispose of
private property and his right to choose his
own associates have been violated to grant
negroes so-called "anti-discrimination" laws.
In New York, negroes have no trouble exercising their voting rights. There are no legal
barriers to school integration. Housing laws
make it illegal for private realtors to refuse
rental or sale on racial grounds. And "fair
employment" laws make it illegal for private
employers to refuse employment to negroes
because of race.
Yet, the negroes of New York City, prod-
ded by Black Muslim and NAACP leaders
and by men like Adam Clay ton Powell, are
more restless than ever before. Now they are
demanding enf arced social and economic
equ ality with white people - which means
nothing less than confiscation of the property
and earnings of white people (whose superior
abilities give them superior earning power ) in
order to give negroes what they lack innate
ability to earn.
In New Rochelle, New York; in Berkeley,
California; in Englewood, New Jersey; in
Nashville, Tennessee; in Baltimore, Maryland ;
in Birmingham, Alabama; in Detroit, Michigan; in Greenwood, Mississippi; in Chicago,
Illinois; in Washington, D. C . - all across
the land, racial tensions are growin g every
day. Everywhere, they are being prodded by
the whole pack of liberal politicians, both
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Republican and Democrat, who are jockeying for the organized negro vote in 1964.
This situation could become the "emergency" which projects John F. Kennedy into
absolute dictatorship.
What To Do
It may very well be that · President Kennedy will never try to make himself a dictator, or involve the nation in war just to get
himself re-elected. Despite the blueprint for
dictatorship already prepared by Kennedy's
Executive Orders; and despite abundant indications that Kennedy is capable of creating
a pretext for seizing power if he fears defeat
at the polls in 1964, it is quite likely that
none of this will happen. But the very
possibility - however remote - should be
removed. Congress could remove it, and
probably would, if there were sufficient public
demand.
Congress should abolish (by withholding
funds, if necessary) the whole federal civil
defense, and "emergency planning," setup. In
time of emergency or disaster, individuals and
communities would be infinitely better off in
looking after themselves, than in waiting for
direction and dictation from federal bureaucrats.
Beyond that, Congress should submit an
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ment. The corrupt, oppr~ssi)ve income tax
system feeds all the plans for socialist dictatorship in the United States. Cut off the excess
tax money, and the evil plans will wither and
die.
The public could demand that Congress
enact a law providing that all appropriations
will be withheld from any agency of government trying to initiate any program which
has not been authorized by Congress through
formal, constitutional, legislative process.
A Congress which would do t~t would
go further, and reverse the settled trend
toward dictatorship in the United S_tates.
FOOTNOTES
( 1) The Po zvers of the Presiden t as C ommander ill C hief of t he Army and
(2 )
(3 )
(4)
(5)
(6 )
(7)
(8 )
(9 )
Navy of the Unit ed Stal es, H ou se Document No. 44 3, 84th Congress,
June 14, 19 56, pp. 14 , 13 7-45
M ilit ary C old \Va r Edu catio11 and S peech R e view Policies, H earings
before the Special Preparedness Subcommittee of t he Senate Armed
Ser vices Committee, 1962, Part IV, pp. 149 1-2
Eighth NA TO Parliam ent arians' C o11fere11ce, R epor t to the Senate
Committee on Foreign Relations, April 8, 1963, p . 23
" Bet ween the Lines - Emer gen cy Planners," by Edith Kermit R oosevelt, T he Shreveport Journ al, N ovember 17 , 1962, p. 2
"Free Press Maintains C onfidence of Public," AP story by J . M.
R oberts, The D allas M orni11g Ne111s, November 1, 196 2, Section I,
p. 8
C on gressional Q uarterly \11/eekly R eport , May 17, 1963, p. 783
"Mexico Seems Sure to W in 'Chamizal '," by \'i'alter B. Moore, The
D"llas Mornin g N,•,vs, M ar ch 9, 1963, Sec tion 4, p. 2; " 3 5 Million
I ndemni t y For 'Ch am izal' Seen, " UPI d ispatc h from El Paso, T exas,
The Dall"s T i m es H erald, Ju ly 18, 1962 , p. A -6 ; Co11gressio 11al Record,
J anuary 29 , 1963, pp. 124 3 ff.; UPI dispatc h from Laredo, Texas,
The Dall"s M om i11 g News, Februar y 24 , 1963, Sect ion I, p . 16
T he Eco11omic a11d Social Co11seq11ences of D isarmament , U .S. Arms
Con t rol and Disa rmament A gency Publication No. 6, July , 1962 ;
"Woul d D isarmament Mean a Dep ression"? b y Em ile Benoit , The New
York Times Magazine, April 28, 1963, pp. 16 ff.
" T wo Ways: Blac k Muslim and N .A.A.C. P. ," by Gert rude Sa muels,
The N e111 Yo rk Times Magazine, May 12, 196 3, pp. 26 ff.


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