Secrecy Sucks

Secrecy Sucks: Spooky, Snoopy Spies Run Amuck —By Tom Turnipseed Since 9/11, a collection of secret intelligence groups called the United States Intelligence Community (IC) has become a monstrous, overlapping hodge-podge of spooks with some 850,000 people having top secret clearances, according to the Washington Post.   The clandestine tangle of CIA spooks and related “national security” groups like military intelligence, civilian contractors and mercenaries has grown so much that its actual cost, or size, is unknowable and out-of-control according to the Post’s series of articles.  The mainstream [...]

The Real US Government

Map of National Security Buildings Since 2001 Government Locations 2,164 Company Locations 6,944 An estimated 854,000 people, nearly 1.5 times as many people as live in Washington, D.C., hold top-secret security clearances. The Real US Government By Glenn Greenwald https://projects.washingtonpost.com/top-secret-america/ https://axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/Article_60680.shtml The Washington Post’s Dana Priest demonstrates once again why she’s easily one of the best investigative journalists in the nation -- if not the best -- with the publication of Part I of her series, co-written with William Arkin, detailing the sprawling, unaccountable, inexorably growing secret [...]

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