Because freedom can't protect itself
The abuses of the past several years are appropriately described as egregious, often sadistic, and certainly unlawful. The only thing that will cure what ails us, as a country, is "sunlight" (ala Judge Louis Brandeis). We need the "transparency and openness" that have been promised. The CIA is not "a country unto itself: -it should be accountable to "the people." The CIA should not be allowed to operate in complete secrecy, engaging in all manner of reckless and "rogue" activities, without significant oversight. Domestic spying and surveillance need to be sharply curtailed, as well. It's time for the truth - the American people need to know. (To the ACLU: Thank you for standing up for "the rule of law" - it must be fully restored.)
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