• LAW & ORDER,  Laws & Legislation,  Obama Administration

    State Secrets Privilege Used During Obama Administration

    The state secrets privilege is an evidentiary rule created by United States legal precedent. Application of the privilege results in exclusion of evidence from a legal case based solely on affidavits submitted by the government stating that court proceedings might disclose sensitive information which might endanger national security. United States v. Reynolds, which involved military secrets, was the first case that saw formal recognition of the privilege. You can read the full background and history of this ‘rule’ on wikipedia if you would like a more comprehensive understanding of it. The Obama administration’s use of this rule was rather interesting when taking into consideration all of their actions promoting transparency to earn the trust of the public. Barack Obama set the stage on the first of the year in 2009 with an executive memorandum about Transparency and Open Government.   Later that year, on September 23, 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder established NEW state secrets and policies procedures to rebuild the…

  • LAW & ORDER,  Sealed Indictments

    Sealed Indictments

    Sealed Indictments from October 30, 2017 – March 31, 2018 The sealed indictments just keep racking up! Yes, it’s a painfully slow process for those of us who have been digging for years trying to bring about justice, but it’s happening. It is very important to continually dig and expose the truth to the public while these cases are being brought to justice, as much of this will be a hard pill to swallow for many. As you can see below, this is an unprecedented amount of sealed indictments in just 5 months, with a grand total of 24,554. There has already been an enormous amount of human traffickers and drug traffickers brought to justice, as well as an ungodly amount of pedophiles. Visit this site for an ongoing, current list of sealed indictments. These folks work tirelessly to monitor the courts and bring us this data.

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