Friday, March 14, 2008

Oversight? Who needs oversight?

Because spy agencies aren't unaccountable enough.

President weakens espionage oversight
Board created by Ford loses most of its power

"It's quite clear that the Bush administration officials who were around in the 1970s are settling old scores now," said Tim Sparapani, senior legislative counsel to the American Civil Liberties Union. "Here they are even preventing oversight within the executive branch. They have closed the books on the post-Watergate era."

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