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Response to randome (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 12:59 PM

12. What a coincidence, the sheer volume of redacting also means the

government doesn't look too closely either. Documents with all but three words redacted are not unheard-of, and a few years ago they started denying that some documents even exist.

Not only has our government gone on a military rampage abroad, but analysts are taken aback at the sheer scope of material that has been reclassified as secret.

Compared to the actions of the US government, claiming that Manning's actions were rash is stretching things more than a little. A government, BTW, that domestically has taken the position we are to surrender private information to them without warrants. I.E. privacy for government and no one else. They wipe their asses with FOIA and the Fourth Amendment, and they set the standard for rashness.

If you want society to err on the side of government secrecy and the "security" establishment, then what you're really arguing for is a police state.

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