Secret surveillance reminds us: Trust, but verify

    As Ronald Reagan said many times with regard to our treaties with the Soviet Union, “Trust, but verify.” We trust our presidents not to abuse the law.  We verify with transparency. Secrecy is anathema to democracy.

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