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Submission + - Cheney Is Linked to Concealment of C.I.A. Project 1

archatheist writes: The Central Intelligence Agency withheld information about a secret counterterrorism program from Congress for eight years on direct orders from former Vice President Dick Cheney, the agency's director, Leon E. Panetta, has told the Senate and House intelligence committees, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said Saturday.
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Cheney Is Linked to Concealment of C.I.A. Project

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  • Your link is broken, but it's all over the major news feeds. The question at hand is whether what he did was 'merely' unconstitutional or out and out treason...again. If they hadn't done so many other bad things, this would have been bigger than Watergate. And rightfully so. It becomes maddeningly obvious that the CIA needs more oversight. What gets me is that this has been clear for decades. They got us into Vietnam, they perpetrated yearly coup attempts and eventually dropped more bombs in Laos that all t

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