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The federal government doesn't have all this power you

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To the program give an example Jonathan Turley's piece in which he he's a liberal and he's arguing for federalism he said Hey governor you have all this power the federal government doesn't have all this power you do he's saying don't don't nationalize a crisis their national issues that have to be addressed it's a pandemic across state lines and so forth but in terms of analyzers missing in your state beds missing in your state we should now nationalise companies make the matter a hundred times worse plus the president doesn't have this power anyway warranty in the nation quarantine state the federal government doesn't have that power he goes on federal does it this is very important federal disaster relief and control is a relatively recent phenomenon the response to the Galveston hurricane in nineteen hundred with some twelve thousand dead was almost entirely by Texas after the San Francisco earthquake in nineteen oh six with around three thousand dead federal troops help maintain order and establish medical units but the recovery was primarily an effort by California now listen to this that's guess this mistreated you know one female was established the Federal Emergency Management Agency was not created until nineteen seventy nine nineteen seventy nine its mandate was to coordinate national responses to assist state and local governments and disasters it was never meant to shift control of the federal government he says I was a critic of the model state emergency health powers act adopted by the states in two thousand two is the way to respond to public emergencies from terrorist attacks the pandemics has a civil attorney says I was alarmed by the sweeping language giving governors virtually unchecked authority I objected that they already had significant authority and these laws created absolute authority left entirely to the discretion of individual governors and now you're saying that my objection was cited seem premised on the idea that the best cure for terrorism may be a small dose of tyranny and also the model had responded by saying you do have to face hard trade offs between civil liberties and property rights of individuals against the collective rights of society we do not need to give up a little bit excuse me we do need to give up a little bit now the immediate trade off is that the authority held by governors is only as effective as each governor states remain in the best position to address emergencies and such laws gave governors ample authority to act but they did relatively little in the next two decades to prepare for public health emergencies now we've talked about this Turley does here now as well a New York health department task force report twenty fifteen has resurfaced warning that the state faces a shortage of fifteen thousand ventilators and a pandemic this is five years ago while the report did not call for stockpiling supplies states clearly have not done enough individually or collectively to set aside such resources media coverage has referred to the national emergency act along with other impressive statutory titles to suggest the president can order national quarantines and take over management of this crisis actually these laws follow the same model laid out by the constitution in leaving the responses to state control the often cited Stafford act this is the what they call the defense production act for instance merely heightens the authority of federal technical financial logistical and other kinds of assistance to state local governments it's meant to advance priorities instead of establishing a nationalized industrial base if companies have agreed to expand production to retool for the new products then there's no need to impose mandates under this law since that process unlikely to go any faster this is why I objected to what the president did with General Motors in many of the people going out of my social sites so it was kind of swell kind of cool in fact nationalization could slow rather than speed relief and emergencies with replacing existing systems with indemnification some large orders business executives have incentive to expand production after General Motors failed to meet the expectations of pride in production trump info the act and that is precisely how it should be handled we have a strong disagreement there first of all the act has already been invoked the issue is the extent to which you enforce different aspects of it not invoke it so I want to split that here sekali General Motors was already doing this which is why now the administration is praising General Motors General Motors can't move any faster or slower as a result of an edict it's just not possible this one additional misconception on this that a more historical there's more have missed historical and legal many referred to the need for trump to use the same authority Franklin Roosevelt will during World War two the situation in the case is different back then there was considerable control exercised over industry the most companies had voluntarily agreed to retool to make the necessary equipment for obvious business reasons but was operate was primarily through the control of raw materials and prices that the federal government could exercise chokepoint control it could expand agriculture production by taking over farms but by setting the crop prices high to encourage expansion even with massive national control it took about eighteen months for a coherent system of production to emerge and that effort was largely based on price and resource controls and it goes I think I can count on one hand the number of civil libertarians who are left in this country I really do do you hear anybody else talking about liberty property rights federalism no very few check people say don't get in the way conservatism is changed with a new model consumers no longer believe in federalism a fiscal responsibility I want to give an example what's going on out there because of this massive bill with at least one or one point two trillion dollars an outrageous waste welfare is a man the redistribution of wealth I received this in the in an email involving a a college or university and this is the real deal I'm not going to read the name of the person who sent it from the college and university and I'm not going to to tell you the person who received it I don't want to read this to you this is advice that was given to students today early this morning on the so called relief for stimulus bill ready ready for this Mister Addison this is going to

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