U.S. Government’s Secret Move to Hide Files on the Osama Bin Laden Raid
Posted on July 8, 2013
The Osama Bin Laden raid was suspect from the very beginning. Not only were key initial descriptions of the assault completely incorrect (such as him being armed and his wife being killed), but the manner in which his body was rapidly tossed into the ocean was beyond bizarre. I mean, Tony Soprano keeps a body longer than that.
Well it seems the “most transparent administration ever” has made sure that the American public never receives any information beyond the propaganda of Zero Dark Thirty. From the Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s top special operations commander ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded from ever being made public.
The secret move, described briefly in a draft report by the Pentagon’s inspector general, set off no alarms within the Obama administration even though it appears to have sidestepped federal rules and perhaps also the Freedom of Information Act.
But secretly moving the records allowed the Pentagon to tell The Associated Press that it couldn’t find any documents inside the Defense Department that AP had requested more than two years ago, and could represent a new strategy for the U.S. government to shield even its most sensitive activities from public scrutiny.
This administration makes the Nixon administration look like an open book. I remember when Obama accepted a transparency award, from some leftwing group. It was done behind closed doors, with reporters ordered to keep out. Now they are running the government like it all is like a highly classified secret. Maybe it is. After all, if the people find out how corruption, lying and stealing is really going on in the WH, there would be impeachment proceedings against Obama, an long jail terms for those around him.
There is nothing, absolutely nothing transparent about this administration.
They all must have read Machiavell,s Prince
The descriptions within The Prince have the general theme of accepting that the aims of princes ( Politicians)—such as glory and survival—can justify the use of immoral means to achieve those ends.