December 22, 2004

How to hide 14 million secrets

Obviously, some information, in the name of security, should not be publicly disclosed. Even more obviously, vast amounts of information are being withheld unnecessarily, not to protect national security, but to protect bureaucrats from scrutiny.

I would not assume that the program obliquely referred to in the Congress is the already-public stealthy spy satellite. This claim may be a deception itself. - M. R.