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"Its pretty basic stuff - secrecy invites corruption."
- Steven Aftergood


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Top secrets, classified secrets, unclassified secrets,
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"The very word "secrecy" is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths and to secret proceedings. We decided long ago that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweighed the dangers which are cited to justify it. Even today, there is little value in opposing the threat of a closed society by imitating its arbitrary restrictions. Even today, there is little value in insuring the survival of our nation if our traditions do not survive with it. And there is very grave dangers that an announced need for increased security will be seized upon by those anxious to expand its meaning to the very limits of official censorship and concealment. That I do not intend to permit to the extent that it is in my control. And no official of my Administration, whether his rank is high or low, civilian or military, should interpret my words here tonight as an excuse to censor the news, to stifle dissent, to cover up our mistakes or to withhold from the press and the public the facts they deserve to know." - John F. Kennedy, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel New York City, April 27, 1961


"In 1997, 20 officials in the federal government were empowered to wield the top secret stamp. In 2006 there are 1,300." - Paul McMasters

"In recent years, the executive branch has asserted the privilege more frequently and broadly than before, typically to seek dismissal of lawsuits at the pleadings stage. Facing allegations of unlawful Government conduct ranging from domestic warrantless surveillance, to employment discrimination, to retaliation against whistleblowers, to torture and 'extraordinary rendition,' the Bush administration has invoked the privilege in an effort to shut down civil suits against both Government officials and private parties. Courts have largely acquiesced.

While there is some debate over the extent to which this represents a quantitative or qualitative break from past practice, what is undebatable is that the privilege is currently being invoked as grounds for dismissal of entire categories of cases challenging the constitutionality of Government action, and that a strong public perception has emerged that sees the privilege as a tool for Executive abuse." - Senate Judiciary Committee Report 110-442

"Secrecy all too often becomes a political tool used by Executive Branch agencies to shield information which may be politically sensitive or policies which may be unpopular with the American public. Worse yet, information may be classified to hide from public view illegal or unethical activity." - Senator Jeese Helms, Senate hearing in 1997

A 1953 Supreme Court decision, United States versus Reynolds, that is the cornerstone of national security secrecy policy, the "state secrets privilege", relied on false government information to provide the precedential basis for asserting that there are "military matters which, in the interest of national security, should not be divulged."

The Reynolds case originated when the widows of three crew members who died in a 1948 crash of a B-29 S bomber requested accident reports on the crash.

The Air Force denied the request and filed affidavits with the Supreme Court claiming that the withheld reports contained information about the aircraft's secret mission and described secret electronic equipment on board that had to be protected from disclosure.

The Supreme Court, citing that claim, ruled in favor of the Air Force and established the state secrets privilege.

Eventually the Air Force accident reports were declassified and found to contain nothing whatsoever about a secret mission or sensitive electronic equipment.

The declassified Air Force accident reports do highlight negligence in training crew members, negligence in maintenance of the aircraft and pilot error.

There is absolutely no mention of ‘classified secrets' in the accident reports.

Permanent flying crews had not been established for the experimental flights of 3150th Electronics Squadron.

Civilian passengers and crew were not briefed prior to take off on emergency procedures.

The commanding officer failed to exercise adequate supervision.

The pilot inadvertently hit the feathering switch on engine #4 when hitting the feathering switch of engine #1.

Technical orders, as to maintenance, were not complied with so the aircraft was not considered to have been safe to fly

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The legal precedent that granted the federal government the ‘state secrets privilege' was based on false and misleading information provided by a federal government agency, the Air Force.

Because of this legal precedent the federal government has used the ‘state secrets privilege' to cover up government negligence and mistakes that would be embarrassing to government officials and that might prove government officials were liable for their acts.


"Over time, the desire
to protect military secrets has started to
look a good deal like the impulse to cover up mistakes,
avoid embarrassment and gain insulation from liability" - Barry Siegel

The rule of law does not exist
when your precedence is based on fraud !

Court Views State Secrets Too Narrowly, Govt Says


"A layman might have supposed that 'the very principle upon which our judicial system is based' is justice, or fairness to the parties, or an accurate record. But a layman would be wrong.

Since 9-11 government agencies have restricted access to unclassified information in libraries, archives, Web sites, and official databases.

Once freely available, a growing number of these sources are now barred to the public as "sensitive but unclassified" or "for official use only."

No comprehensive catalog of deleted information exists.

The information blackout serves the interests of George W. Bush, who is allergic to criticism or probing questions.

The information blackout is a disservice to the American people.

Current information policies are conditioning Americans to lower their expectations of government accountability and to doubt their political leaders.

Information is the oxygen of democracy." - Steven Aftergood


"It quickly becomes apparent to any person who has considerable experience with classified material that there is massive over classification and that the principal concern of the classifiers is not with national security, but with governmental embarrassment of one sort or another."- Erwin Griswold, who as United States solicitor general prosecuted the New York Times in the Pentagon Papers case in 1971, persuaded three Supreme Court justices to vote for a prior restraint on the New York Times in the case based on national security. In 1989, Erwin Griswold confessed in a Washington Post Op-Ed article that there was no actual national security damage from the publication of the Pentagon Papers.

"Since 911, George W. Bush's mouthpieces have ferociously attacked anyone not in complete agreement with their position, accusing them of anti-patriotism, naivete and, now, actual crimes of treason. All this noise must serve a purpose. I wonder what else they don't want us to know." - David Higgins

"In too many cases, claims of state secrets have succeeded in keeping important cases out of court entirely or preventing courts from considering evidence vital to the outcome of a case," said Rep. John Conyers, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, at a January 29, 2008 hearing on "Reform of the State Secrets Privilege".

"Like George Orwell's Newspeak, we need a new language for the legal environment that George W. Bush's radical judges have created. "Not guilty by reason of secrecy" - is there anything the government can't do, as long as it keeps it secret?" - Dan Kronstadt

Top secrets, classified secrets, unclassified secrets, more secrets and damning secrets.

"A court that automatically accepts the governments argument about 'state secrets', without ever looking at the documents in question, aligns the judiciary with the executive branch and eliminates any chance of a fair trail." - Louis Fisher

"In the councils of government we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist." - Dwight Eisenhower

"They're doing everything to remove our history, to damage the Freedom of Information Act. George W. Bush managed to have a number of presidential papers, including those of his father, put out of the reach of historians, or anybody for a great length of time, during which they will probably be shredded, so they will never be available. And what I have always called jokingly the United States of Amnesia will be worse than an amnesiac, it will have suffered a lobotomy, there will be no functioning historical memory of our history." - Gore Vidal


A federal government report by the special inspector general of Iraq reconstruction stated that Halliburton subsidiary Kellogg, Brown and Root routinely stamped information, such as the number of meals served, as proprietary "secret" information.

The federal government army corp of engineers has stamped "secret" information on flooding dangers in Florida. The federal government does not want Floridians to know if they are in imminent danger of flooding.

Information on 140 Superfund sites, sites contaminated with highly toxic materials, has been stamped secret. The federal government does not want Americans to know if they are in imminent danger of being poisoned by toxic chemicals.


"The raft of lies George W. Bush used to justify the Iraq war have made the nation particularly suspicious of his assertions, which would lead one to think he would try extra hard to allay our fears; instead, he again urges us to trust him. What has he done to earn that trust?" - Christian Breiding


"The American Constitution specifically requires the president to take an oath that he will "faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."

That is his job. If he rejects that duty, he must be impeached.

George W. Bush uses the purported threat of terrorism as justification for tearing apart the Constitution.

This unchecked abrogation of power to George W. Bush is the danger now faced by our democracy.

Those vested with the duty to resist must act urgently to control this abuse." - John Strain


"It is time to call the bluff of the George W. Bush.

We are not a nation at war.

The so-called war on terror has never been a war.

It is a threat from a wide variety of autonomous groups that hate us.

It is not a war, and we cannot justify abandoning our laws to fight it.

There are other threats, equally dangerous.

The founding fathers knew about them and created a system of checks and balances that George W. Bush wants to circumvent.

George Orwell knew about these threats too, and he wrote about a civilization in which governmental spying on citizens and above-the-law authoritarianism was the norm.

George W. Bush is taking us down that road." - Bill Burnett

The annual financial costs attributable to the national security classification system reached a record high of $9.2 billion in 2005 according to a new report from the Information Security Oversight Office.

"There's over 50 percent of the information that, while it may meet the criteria for classification, really should not be classified in terms of what we lose." - Information Security Oversight Office director William Leonard at an August 24, 2004 hearing of the House Government Reform Committee.

"There is a need for classifying information, but people cannot make intelligent decisions about our government without full information, and controlling this information only obscures our ability to do so." - Ralph Mitchell



waterboard bush


secrecy under the Obama administration

Douglas N. Letter, a justice department lawyer for the Barack Hussein Obama II administration, surprised a panel of federal appeals judges on February 9, 2009 by pressing ahead with an argument for preserving state secrets to continue to shield those involved with rendition and torture under the George W. Bush administration. Barack Hussein Obama II ran on a platform that would reform the abuse of state secrets, but his Justice Department has reneged on that important civil liberties issue.

Douglas N. Letter urged the judges to pore over the classified "secret" information, and predicted "you will understand precisely, as Judge Ware did, why this case can't be litigated." (The lower court judge, James Ware, allowed the invocation of the state secrets privilege.)

The Barack Hussein Obama II's administration is following in the footsteps of previous administrations. The federal government mindset remains the same, that the revealing of past crimes committed by top federal government officials would only enlarge the "crisis of confidence" in the federal government. (Imagine that!)



Executive Order 12,958

"The present standards for classifying and declassifying information were last amended in March, 2003.

Under these current standards, the President, Vice President, agency heads, and any other officials designated by the President may classify information upon a determination that the unauthorized disclosure of such information could reasonably be expected to damage national security. Such information must be owned by, produced by, or under the control of the federal government, and must concern one of the following:

- military plans, weapons systems, or operations;

- foreign government information;

- intelligence activities, intelligence sources/methods, cryptology;

- scientific, technological, or economic matters relating to national security;

- federal programs for safeguarding nuclear materials or facilities;

- vulnerabilities or capabilities of national security systems;

- weapons of mass destruction.

Information is classified at one of three levels based on the amount of danger that its unauthorized disclosure could reasonably be expected to cause to national security.

Information is classified as "Top Secret" if its unauthorized disclosure could reasonably be expected to cause "exceptionally grave damage" to national security.

The standard for "Secret" information is "serious damage" to national security, while for "confidential" information the standard is "damage" to national security.

Significantly, for each level, the original classifying officer must identify or describe the specific danger potentially presented by the information's disclosure.

The officer who originally classifies the information establishes a date for declassification based upon the expected duration of the information's sensitivity.

If the office cannot set an earlier declassification date, then the information must be marked for declassification in 10 years' time or 25 years, depending on the sensitivity of the information.

The deadline for declassification can be extended if the threat to national security still exists."


Anything related to physical military operations should be kept secret.

Executive Order 12,958 covers the military problem quite well but goes too far by allowing any information that involves ‘scientific, technological, or economic matters relating to national security' to be classified.

It could be argued that any and all information relates to one of these three categories ‘scientific, technological, or economic' and can be withheld - especially if national security includes profitability.

Scientific, technological, or economic matters that relate to oil, gas, energy, hedge funds, leveraged buyouts, money management, government bonds, insurance, banking, publishing, broadcasting, consumer products, chemicals, telecommunications, outsourcing, drugs, medical products and information services could each be connected to national security.

Especially if national security was defined in terms of protecting corporate hegemony.


Military and intelligence operations that are based on propaganda efforts can be classified. This means that we can never know whether or not the government is actually telling us the truth as all an officer has to do is proclaim that it is in the best interests of the government to conceal knowledge.

As we have seen in multiple circumstances the federal government is willing to lie to the American people by using propaganda for political reasons.

"If it is true that no one can find White House advisor Karl Rove's deleted e-mails, it does not say much for the president's domestic spying capability to keep track of terrorist communications." - Edward Saade


how to bury a secret

At the stroke of midnight on December 31, 2006 the paradigm of secrecy shifted in the government secrecy system.

The days when secrets would be secret forever officially ended that night.

Some 400 million formerly classified pages at the National Archives, another 270 million at the FBI, 30 million elsewhere, all emerging into the sunshine of open government. Some 700 million pages of secret documents became unsecret.

This would seem a victory for freedom of information, just as President Bill Clinton envisioned when he signed Executive Order 12958 in 1995 (affirmed by President Bush in 2003), which mandated that 25-year-old documents be automatically declassified unless exempted for national security or other reasons.

There is a dirty little secret about these secrets.

Fifty archivists can process 40 million pages in a year, but now they are facing 400 million.

The backlog, inside the National Archives II facility in College Park, measures 160,000 cubic feet inside a massive classified vault with special lighting and climate controls to preserve old paper. Row upon row of electronically operated steel shelves hold hundreds of thousands of document boxes buffered to fight destructive acidity.

Inside the boxes are documents that have to be scrutinized and processed according to the classification instructions written on them by staffers in any one of several agencies, which leaves archivists with a task not unlike deciphering a 25-year-old crime scene.

"It's like 'CSI,' only it's in records," says Neil Carmichael, the supervisory archivist. "You never know what you're going to get."

The work, says Jeanne Schauble, is "esoteric," all about arcane rules and layers of document review. She holds the rather Orwellian title of director of the Initial Processing and Declassification Division at the National Archives, which means she leads the beleaguered team of archivists faced with the task of making open government real.

Not only are archivists overwhelmed by the number of documents that have arrived at the facility; they also face the strange mumbo jumbo of competing declassification instructions from various agencies.

To solve this problem, a National Declassification Initiative has been established so that agencies can sort out their equity issues together, around the same table, at the same time, and perhaps prevent embarrassments such as occurred last year when previously public information was reclassified.

The archivists spend their days poring over these papers, straining their eyes, kinking their necks and knowing that a lot of those classified documents never needed to be classified in the first place.

In the secrecy system, over-classification is rampant.

On that point, people in and out of government agree.

The 911 Commission Report decried the level of government secrecy as a national security obstacle.

A Defense Department official testified before Congress in August 2004 that perhaps 50 percent of classified documents did not need that designation.

Leaks and unauthorized disclosure of classified information are bad, "but the flip side is equally damaging, and that is the over-classification of information," says J. William Leonard, director of the Information Security Oversight Office, which reports to both the National Archives as well as the White House.

- adapted from Lynne Duke


arcani imperii

Central to the global right to information movement is the presumption that information held by government should be publicly available unless government officials can make a good case that legitimate interests – perhaps the public interest in preserving national security or the need to protect another citizen's privacy – would be harmed by releasing that information.

Many people believe that the right to information, the right to know and the presumption of openness is a basic principle of democratic governance. Unfortunately, access to information has always been closely tied the distribution of political power.

The political philosopher Jean Bodin revived the term used by the Roman historian Tacitus to describe the "secrets of imperial policy" that had to be protected against prying: the arcana imperii. Following Tacitus, Jean Bodin and other supporters of absolutist rule argue that the ability to maintain the integrity of the state will be undercut if arcana imperii is not protected.

Revolutions in England (in 1688) and France (in 1789) led to an abandonment of the absolutist conception of state secrecy. The right to free speech was gradually entrenched, legislatures improved their capacity to monitor taxing and spending, and the process of lawmaking was itself opened to public scrutiny. In 1803 that the British House of Commons acknowledged the right of the press to sit in the public gallery and record its debates; the Hansard, the daily record of British parliamentary debates, begin publication in 1829.

The drafters of the Constitution of the United States of America emphasized the need for open lawmaking by requiring publication of a "regular statement of account of the receipts and expenditures of all public money," as well as a journal of Congressional proceedings. In 1789, these matters could not be taken for granted.

By the end of the nineteenth century, Western democracies had achieved what might be called a level of basic transparency.

The rule of law was established, the process of lawmaking was open to public view, and the right to speak freely about government affairs was protected. This was a great achievement, but it was very far from a repudiation of the presumption of official secrecy.

Within the bowels of the government, secrecy is still very much the rule.

The concept of the "official secret" is the specific invention of government and nothing is so fanatically defended as the "official secret."

Every government seeks to keep knowledge and intentions secret to shield it's actions from critical examination. Government naturally welcomes a poorly informed populace in so far as ignorance agrees with the government's interests of concealing knowledge and intentions behind the Veil of the "Official Secret."

federal grand juries

"Arnold Burns, former United States deputy attorney general, has said that federal grand juries can be used as a "vicious tool." They can be used to violate Constitutional rights and basic standards of fairness, while all records are secret forever. We should at least unseal records after 10 years so that abuses can come to light." - Elaine Fleeman


secret law

"The law in this country includes not just statutes and regulations, which the public can readily access, it also includes binding legal interpretations made by courts and the executive branch. These interpretations are increasingly being withheld from the public and Congress.

The most notorious example recently released is the 2003 Justice Department memorandum on torture written by John Yoo. The memorandum was, for a nine-month period in 2003, the law that the administration followed when it came to matters of torture.

That law was essentially a declaration that the administration could ignore the laws passed by Congress. The content of the memo was deeply troubling, but just as troubling was the fact that this legal opinion was classified and its content kept secret for years. As we now know, the memo should never have been classified because it contains no information that could compromise national security if released.

The memos on torture policy that have been released or leaked hint at a much bigger body of law about which we know virtually nothing.

The code of secrecy also extends to yet another body of law: changes to executive orders.

The administration takes the position that a president can "waive" or "modify" a published executive order without any public notice - simply by not following it. It's every president's prerogative to change an executive order, but doing so without public notice works a secret change in the law. Because the published order stays on the books, Congress and the public have no idea that it's no longer in effect. Keeping the law secret doesn't enhance national security, but it does give the government free rein to operate without oversight or accountability." - Senator Russ Feingold


blowing the whistle
blow the whistle on Big Brother!

whistleblowers

"Army Corps of Engineers officials did not violate any rules when they allowed defective pumps to be installed after Hurricane Katrina, according to a report by the Defense Department's inspector general. The report's findings will be reviewed by the United States Office of Special Counsel, an independent federal agency that handles complaints by whistleblowers including a corps engineer who warned in early 2006 that the pumps would not work properly." - Cain Burdeau 6/13/2008

In early 2006 a $33 million contract was awarded to Moving Water Industries Corporation. Army Corps of Engineers officials in New Orleans installed MWI's 34 pumps on three major drainage canals before the 2006 hurricane season despite a warning by Maria Garzino, the whistleblower, that the pumps would fail if put to the test during a hurricane.

MWI is owned by J. David Eller and his sons. J. David Eller was once a business partner of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in a venture called Bush-El that marketed MWI pumps.

In July 2008 it was revealed that over 900 cases made by whistleblowers alleging that government contractors and drug makers have defrauded taxpayers are languishing in a backlog that has built up over the last decade because the Justice Department has been ordered to ignore them. Many of the cases involve the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, rising healthcare payouts and privatization of government functions - all offer rich new opportunities to swindle taxpayers.

A democratic republic is doomed if moneyed powers are able to flaunt the law. There is a push to outlaw whistleblowers as whistleblowers put a crimp on illegal activities which enriches the syndicate of the soulless. Therefore it is necessary for each and every citizen to stand up and demand accountably. After all - what good are laws if they are designed to be circumvented by a small powerful elite of soulless individuals.


whistleblower Bradley Manning
deliberately premeditatedly tortured into psychic disequilibrium

National Security Whistleblowers Coalition

The Whistleblower Directory

War on Whistleblowers

A rare peek into a Justice Department leak probe

Obama only goes after leaks that don't benefit him

Government Protects Criminals by Attacking Whistleblowers

Court ruling leaves many federal workers ‘defenseless’ and without appeal rights

Katharine Gun’s Risky Truth-telling

AMERICA'S POLITICAL PRISONERS

Another whistleblower suit alleges Medicare Advantage fraud

The Mysterious Deaths of Nine Gulf Oil Spill Whistleblowers

Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, Joining The Whistleblowers' Club

Dana Milbank: The price Gina Gray paid for whistleblowing

Watch: Factory Farm Whistleblower Unveils Disturbing Video

Whistleblower Terminated from Northwestern for Revealing Human Experimentation

State Department stymied probe into shooting of four Hondurans, whistleblower says

Countrywide protected fraudsters by silencing whistleblowers, say former employees

Sibel Edmonds

Susan Lindauer


John Kiriakou

John Kiriakou

Exclusive: Freed CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Says
"I Would Do It All Again" to Expose Torture


Bunnatine H. Greenhouse

Jeffrey Sterling

The Invisible Man: Jeffrey Sterling, CIA Whistleblower

This is how a police state protects “secrets”:
Jeffrey Sterling, the CIA and up to 80 years on circumstantial evidence

Guilty Verdict for CIA Agent Called 'New Low' in War on Whistleblowers

Why Jeffrey Sterling Deserves Support as a CIA Whistleblower



The United States Labor Department has only "ruled in favor of [corporate] whistleblowers 17 times out of 1,273 complaints filed since 2002," and has dismissed 841 cases. Many of the dismissals were based "on the technicality that workers at corporate subsidiaries aren't covered" by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

"My name is Fred Whitehurst and my life's work is dangerously close to being destroyed. I am a former FBI Supervisory Special Agent who blew the whistle in 1993 on forensic fraud in the FBI crime lab. I was looking forward to seeing President Obama and Congress fulfill their promise to strengthen whistleblower rights. I was horrified to discover that the Senate whistleblower bill S. 372 repeals the FBI whistleblower protections that I sacrificed my career for. I am not only a whistleblower, I am also an attorney who personally read the law and can tell you that S. 372 sets back whistleblower rights 30 years." - Fred Whitehurst


breaking news FBI foils another terrorist plot

federal bureau of investigation links

Terrorist Plots, Hatched by the F.B.I.

Deploying Informants, the FBI Stings Muslims

The FBI Allowed the 1993 WTC Bombing to Happen

The FBI successfully thwarts its own Terrorist plot

FBI Says It Supplied Fake Bomb in Chicago Plot

FBI Tracked Metro Bomb Plotter from Beginning

FBI's History of Handing "Terror Suspects" Live Explosives

FBI Director: Obeying the Constitution “Will Take An Awful Long Time”

Exclusive: FBI allowed informants to commit 5,600 crimes

FBI a ‘secret domestic intelligence agency,’ ACLU says

Only 1 percent of “terrorists” caught by the FBI are real



COST OF SECRECY SYSTEM REACHES RECORD HIGH

The cost of implementing the national security classification system in government and industry reached an all-time high of $9.91 billion last year, according to the latest annual report from the Information Security Oversight Office.

http://www.fas.org/sgp/isoo/2007rpt.pdf

The 2007 classification cost figure, which includes physical security, computer security and other aspects of classified information security, was a 4.6 percent increase over the year before and is the highest amount ever reported by the Information Security Oversight Office.


On September 15, 2009 Director of National Intelligence Admiral Dennis C. Blair, disclosed that the current annual budget for the 16 agency U.S. "Intelligence Community" (IC) is $75 billion and employs some 200,000 operatives world-wide, including private contractors.

Admiral Blair is seeking to break down "this old distinction between military and nonmilitary intelligence," stating that the "traditional fault line" separating secretive military programs from overall intelligence activities "is no longer relevant." Everyone is a possible enemy of the State!

Domestic enemy watchlists can be accessed by law enforcement personel through the Homeland Security Data Network or the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) at a fusion center near you! {Fusion centers are lucrative cash cows for enterprising security grifters. Wikileaks investigations editor Julian Assange described the revolving-door that exists among Pentagon spy agencies and the private security firms who reap millions by placing interrogators and analysts inside fusion centers.}

By breaking down the "traditional fault line" that prohibits the military from engaging in civilian policing another step has been taken down the dark road of tyranny - the continuing militarization of American social culture at the behest of the corporate-military-industrial-entertainment complex.

The enemy is no longer the traditional enemy soldier but is anyone that does not see the controlling criminal corporate elite as saviors but as tyrants!
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