On September 11 2011, 2996 people were killed and some buildings were destroyed in a series of terrorist attacks. These costs we know. What has been the cost of America’s reaction? The Eisenhower Study Group made up of researchers at Brown and Boston Universities has
H.R. 2701 would provide a little bit more information to Congress, though it only expands the number of members of Congress given briefings from 8 to 37. Furthermore, the legislation gives the President a loophole, allowing information about spying to be concealed from this slightly larger group, just so long as the President writes a vague justification of the secrecy.
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?