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  •  Granted but not the point (2+ / 0-)
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    Pluto, neroden

    The problem is that oversight is toothless when those doing it are sworn to secrecy.

    "The real wealth of a nation consists of the contributions of its people and nature." -- Rianne Eisler

    by noofsh on Thu Jun 02, 2011 at 01:08:00 PM PDT

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    •  Nature of the beast, I would say. (0+ / 0-)

      It's one of those "If I tell you, I'll have to kill you" sort of paradoxes.

      •  Then don't call it oversight (2+ / 0-)
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        Betty Pinson, neroden

        That is really deceptive.  It lulls people to sleep thinking that there is real oversight.

        "The real wealth of a nation consists of the contributions of its people and nature." -- Rianne Eisler

        by noofsh on Thu Jun 02, 2011 at 01:18:20 PM PDT

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