The problem I have with the discussion of NSPD-51 is the built-in assumption that we HAVE elections NOW, or that we have our freedoms NOW, and that their denial inheres at some near or distant time in the future when there is the next terrorist attack or natural disaster. Yes, it may become even worse then, the NSPD-51 may well be triggered then, but that will just allow our governmental FORMS to catch up with the SUBSTANCE of what is in place NOW.

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