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  •  doc2, either we search for truth in reporting, or (2+ / 0-)
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    Lujane, Meteor Blades

    we give cover to inconvenvient truths?

    "These are difficult questions, to be sure, and there is no one right answer."

    •  It makes no sense for all 350 million of (0+ / 0-)

      us to pore over our secrets and decide collectively what is truly worth keeping secret. We have elections for that. We've elected Barack Obama and it is up to him to make these decisions. That's really the only way this can work.

      •  So the senate intelligence committee has no role? (0+ / 0-)

        This is a report written by the body constitutionally empowered to oversee the executive branch. We don't elect the President to be king.  We have a system of checks and balances for a reason.

        I am not going to sit here and be an idle spectator to the diminution, the subversion, the destruction, of the Constitution. Barbara Jordan

        by Lcohen on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 08:48:32 PM PDT

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