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  •  Selective enforcement is the most damning... (4+ / 0-)
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    aliasalias, JesseCW, gerrilea, divineorder

    of all the charges against this government. It shows with quite some clarity that national security is simply a political tool to supress inconvenient information. Otherwise, why isn't the Times being prosecuted for writing article after article about the supposedly classified drone war and the decision making process behind it?

    •  Go back and start with the folks (1+ / 0-)
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      2020adam

      That released information about active Intelligence assets in the field during the last administration. I am sure Ms. Plame's associates will be comforted, if they haven't been discovered.

      Or is there a line back in time we won't cross, that looks too far back?

      We need to stop cloaking our actions behind secrecy.

      This wouldn't have been an issue if so much everyday stuff hadn't been classified.

      That we need to use secrecy at all against our own people is the issue.

      Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance. Kurt Vonnegut

      by ToKnowWhy on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 06:37:34 AM PDT

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