To the President and The Rest of the US Government: Claiming National Security or Executive Privilege is No Excuse to Cover Up Corruption, to be Secretive, or Lie to Us Anymore
Saturday, November 5, 2011
It is appalling to see our government on a daily basis to see the government thumb their nose at us and insult our intelligence everyday. While government is forming policies to get into our personal space monitoring our bank accounts, our emails, and our phone calls. They want to do check points the roads, track, trace us and know our every move everywhere we go. They do not want our lives to be a secret to them because that could be suspicious if we want to keep it away from their prying eyes is a different story. To be secretive not wanting the government looking over our shoulder is somehow criminal. The fact is; it is bad for us to keep our lives a secret from them because we might be a domestic terrorist. Wanting to be left alone is bad now, claiming your fourth amendment rights is somehow is taboo to Homeland Security and the White House.
When it comes to the US Government, everything is secretive. The resent report on the TSA was now classified claiming national security. Jesse Ventura’s court case against the TSA was dismissed; the ruling is secret now claiming national security. The plaintiff cannot access the ruling for appeal because of national security. It sounds like claiming this type of status tells us that the government is using this shield to quell public outrage. When the US government makes a document classified, that the public ought to know and keeps a court ruling secret all claiming national security says they are trying to keep secrets from the American people because if the light of day shined on all this. It will enrage the public on the other hand keep it away from the public will confirm all suspicions the government is up to no good.
When corporate giants meet in the White House, Both Obama and Bush administrations tried to use executive privilege as an excuse to keep the meetings secret from the public and congress. Did we hear about from both the Bush and Obama that they would be the most transparent administrations? Both Presidents stalled congress and used executive privileged to hide meeting. They were more secretive than Bill Clinton was. Hillary Clinton when she was the first lady had a lot of scrutiny keeping the meetings forming her healthcare bill secret. She had to disclose the meeting. President Bush used the executive pen claiming National Security doing a power grabs with PD-51 making it classified to keep the public and congress from finding out what is in the document. Once that document was declassified and made public for the people to read. I believe the American people will be horrified to see how our government was setting up a dictatorship usurping the power from the states and other branches of government.