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The Bill of Rights: use it or lose it

Source: Candorville.

The doctrine of state secrecy, which was never enacted into law, is being used to override the Constitution.  It has been used to conceal government blunders and lawlessness.  646 more words

Civil Liberties

Glenn Greenwald | Court Accepts DOJ’s ‘State Secrets’ Claim to Protect Shadowy Neocons: a New Low

Group of neocon extremists was literally just immunized by a federal court from the rule of law.

By GLENN GREENWALD   The Intercept   firstlook.org   March 26, 2015 … 2,395 more words


China's former security chief is charged with corruption and leaking state secrets

Former Chinese security czar Zhou Yongkang has been charged with “bribery, abuse of power, and intentionally leaking of state secrets,” according to state-run news agency Xinhua (link in Chinese). 343 more words

No Secret

You’re a leaker? No, you are a traitor;
With our foes you’re a collaborator,
And the secrets you sell
Earn a ticket to Hell;
You’ll be heading there, sooner or later.


New TV Series - Portillo's State Secrets

Michael Portillo in a new ten part TV series gets set to search the National Archives.

The first episode, on BBC 2 – Monday 23rd March – 18.30pm… 61 more words

Family History

It's ok because we're doing it

It’s a good think I know that the US and England are such good countries, otherwise I might think this was criminal:

AMERICAN AND BRITISH spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe, according to top-secret documents provided to…

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China frees Canadian held on spying charge

WATCH: A dramatic turn of events for a Canadian couple being held in China, accused of stealing state secrets. Julia Garrett has been released from a government detention centre, but her husband has been moved to a high-security prison. 416 more words