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Vote All You Want. The Secret Government Won’t Change. – The Boston Globe

Monday, November 14, 2016 18:53
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The people we elect aren’t the ones calling the shots, says Tufts University’s Michael Glennon.

Though it’s a bedrock American principle that citizens can steer their own government by electing new officials, Glennon suggests that in practice, much of our government no longer works that way. In a new book, “National Security and Double Government,” he catalogs the ways that the defense and national security apparatus is effectively self-governing, with virtually no accountability, transparency, or checks and balances of any kind. He uses the term “double government”: There’s the one we elect, and then there’s the one behind it, steering huge swaths of policy almost unchecked. Elected officials end up serving as mere cover for the real decisions made by the bureaucracy.

Source: Vote all you want. The secret government won’t change. – The Boston Globe

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  • Don - 1

    Secret black budget money is awarded by Congress to CIA,NSA, etc. These unaccounted for funds in the billions and billions of dollars totally control the USA. They also control the MSM. The US is actually the world’s largest outdoor prison, police state. The idea that there is ”freedom” in the USA is an illusion.

    • Buck

      It’s the same in any former Protestant common law jurisdiction that has been “legalized” with Papal CANNON LAW.

  • my2pesos

    Vote ~ Veto
    Vote ~ O! Vet

  • charlie2dogs

    the vote has always been worthless but you couldnt tell american fools

  • Anonymous

    1987. You don’t see reporting like this anymore and you never will again.

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