Secrecy expands under Obama

The secrecy that surrounds the JFK story is becoming the norm, says the Huffington Post:

“In a year of intense public interest over deadly U.S. drones, the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, terror threats and more, the government cited national security to withhold information at least 5,223 times – a jump over 4,243 such cases in 2011 and 3,805 cases in Obama’s first year in office. The secretive CIA last year became even more secretive: Nearly 60 percent of 3,586 requests for files were withheld or censored for that reason last year, compared with 49 percent a year earlier.”

One comment

  1. Many of the participants in the JFK assassination would tell you that they did it in the interest of “national security.”

    In the 1980’s when Oliver North (who explicitly modeled himself after Gen. Ed Lansdale) and American foreign ran buck wild – CIA drug smuggling on epic proportions, murders, financial fraud –
    it was all done in the name of “national security.”

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