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Brad

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Where the Sunshine Laws Don't Shine
« on: November 29, 2001, 07:59:00 AM »
NEW YORK The new, more wary America that emerged from the ashes of Sept. 11 has made sacrifices in its air travel, its spending and the national mood.

But should the idea of open government also be sacrificed?

That's what state legislatures across the country are saying. To take measures to prevent more terrorist attacks from happening on U.S. soil, they want to give themselves the power to do some of their governmental work without the public knowing about it.

Read the entire article here at Fox News

Since the attack I've heard people say that they would be willing to give up some of their rights for security. On the face this sounds reasonable and right but just a little digging below the surface reveals a dark and scary scenerio.