Sunday, August 30, 2009

The Secret Government

By Christopher Hayes
August 26, 2009
This article appeared in the September 14, 2009 edition of The Nation.

The original Church Committee ushered in an era of reforms that we've come to take for granted: the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) courts and executive orders banning assassinations. But it's hard to survey the legal and moral wreckage of the "war on terror" and conclude that those reforms have stood the test of time. When the country faced another "implacable" enemy, the reforms of the Church Committee were subverted, circumvented, rolled back and outpaced.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Posthumous book claims Ford knew of CIA coverup in Kennedy assassination

David Edwards and Nick Juliano
Published: Wednesday November 21, 2007

Did the CIA orchestrate a cover-up in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy?

According to the publisher of a new book, who appeared on Fox News Wednesday morning, the last living words of former President Gerald Ford fingered the CIA in the orchestration a cover-up of Kennedy's assassination.

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