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Feds can hide rationale for killing U.S. citizen, judge rules

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A Bay Area federal judge says the Obama administration can keep secret a memo spelling out the legal rationale for a 2011 drone attack in Yemen that killed a U.S. citizen and alleged terrorist mastermind.

The Justice Department was entitled to withhold the memo on the grounds of national security and lawyer-client confidentiality, Chief U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken of Oakland said Friday....


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Comment by Ed Price
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Innocent until proven guilty is still largely the case. In this case, Government is innocent until proven guilty.

If Government can hide what it is doing, they can keep themselves innocent. The application for us is that this might trickle down to cops, and the whole police brutality thing can be hidden so that cops are always innocent, because they will never be proven guilty.

Hey, isn't that the thing that is happening right now?

Comment by Jerry Alexander
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Another Freak.How do they find such things?

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