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  •  If you are a govt body doing illegal activity the (15+ / 0-)

    best way to keep that activity out of the open is to classify it as above secret. Under current rules, having a personnel file with their social security number is considered "secret" or "confidential". Can you imagine what torture is classified as? It would certainly get a rating of above "top" secret.

    The point is if we make everything at least confidential or secret and you can be prosecuted for divulging secret information; this is no longer national security, but pure thuggishness.

    If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never has and never will be. Thomas Jefferson

    by JDWolverton on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 07:21:42 AM PST

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