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Peter Dale Scott on why ‘Continuity of Government’ figures in governmental failures

“There is no evidence to suggest that [NSC staffer Oliver] North’s actions in Iran-Contra were known to any of his superiors other than CIA chief William Casey and probably George Bush…”

 

“…The point is that a very small group had access to a high-level secret network outside government review, in order to implement a program in opposition to government policy. They succumbed to the temptation to use this secure network that had been designed for other purposes.”

via  | Global Research.

‘Terminate the States of Emergency’

Peter Dale Scott’s response to the Ellsberg Challenge:

“The first step towards an end to excess secrecy and rule by unchecked agencies (the American deep state) is for Congress to terminate the two States of Emergency proclaimed after 9/11 under Executive Orders 13223 and 13224, presumably authorizing Continuity of Government (COG) procedures, such as the warrantless surveillance so amply documented by Edward Snowden. Read more