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Response to Douglas Carpenter (Original post)

Sun Jun 30, 2013, 05:36 AM

12. So, if this program is as benign as some would have us believe . . .

. . . why does the Order prohibit even the disclosure of either the order, or the fact that the NSA or FBI has requested the information? I mean, former counter-terrorism Richard Clarke pointed out a week or two ago that any would-be terrorists already assume stuff like this is going on, so the argument that the secrecy was necessary so as not to tip off such would be terrorists is simply not plausible. Gee, do you it could be because -- oh, I don't know -- because the government knew damned well people would be outraged if they knew what was really going on?

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