On Benghazi: a challenge to conservatives to spell out, with specifics, what the wrongdoing was and who covered it up, when, and how.
Archive for the ‘Secrecy in government’ Category
There’s an old joke about a man who asks a woman to sleep with him for $1 million. She agrees, whereupon he asks her to sleep with him for $1. “What kind of a girl do you think I am?” asks the woman indignantly. “We’ve settled that,” replies the man, “We’re just arguing about the [...]
Government needs to have mandatory discipline for high-ranking officials who act like jerks, and a mandatory snitch rule for lower-level employees who pretend they didn’t see it. If Massachusetts had such a policy, we might not be in the mess we now face about faked test results at the state lab. Have you ever heard [...]
Everyone knows about the river of blood – criminals’, bystanders’, and good guys’ – flowing in Mexican streets as the country tries to get on top of its drug trafficking problem and the corruption of police and military it has engendered. What’s less well known is the pervasive inability of the criminal justice system to [...]
Glenn Beck has revealed himself, finally, as a covert agent of the communist/socialist left-Islamic-fanatic-Code Pink-Obama-fluoridation-currency-abasing-job-killing conspiracy. While ill-informed and unqualified naïfs like Jon Stewart and Rachel Maddow give him the cover of ridicule, Beck advances his masters’ designs by describing just enough of the plotters’ workings (and for credibility, sticking assiduously to facts) to conceal [...]
Regarding the WikiLeaks affair, I wish to associate myself publicly with the wise comments (posts below) of the Senators from the University of Chicago and UCLA. Let me give a concrete example of why they are correct about the value of secret government communication. A few months ago, I had the honor to meet Lord [...]
Whoever sent a quarter-million U.S. diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks should go to jail.
What the heck were the people at WikiLeaks thinking when they apparently posted identifying information about Afghans fighting the Taliban?
The tyrannical origins of civil registration, and a private war on death certificates.