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DOJ Argues for "State Secrets" Coverup On Grounds That "Truth Commissions" Can Substitute for Prosecutions


Senator Leahy couldn't have made it any clearer himself:

One judge presented a hypothetical that awful things could be happening in Missouri that would then never be disclosed due to state secrets creating this black hole where litigation was banned despite our courts and Constitution. The DOJ lawyer rejected this hypothetical, saying there were plenty of alternatives to litigation, such as Congressional oversight, foreign relations, inspector general investigations and reports. A "senior administration official" pushed this same spin yesterday of alternative avenues to hold Bush officials accountable, such as a "truth commission idea, a DOJ truth commission, or even investigations run by the Justice Department."

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Congressional oversight, foreign relations, inspector general investigations and reports, has not seemed to work at deterring criminal behavior! These bodies do not and cannot enforce the law, they may set law. To enforce the law and prosecute the war criminals we MUST have a special prosecutor!!

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