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Monday, December 1, 2008
Constitution? What Constitution?
Constitution? What Constitution?: By Colonel Bob Pappas, USMC, Retired
"If there is nothing to hide there should be no problem or reason for U.S. citizens to see the original certificate. After all, any potentially embarrassing personal information is already in the public domain. On the other hand, if there is an underlying problem with the certificate, then the problem not 'should be,' but must be resolved. Given the body of evidence that is available, it is evident that the Court is on the cusp of an historic decision. And yet, there is not even a ripple of interest in the media. Where are the 'protectors' of the public's right to know? As one TV talking head likes to say, 'They are hiding under their desks.'
That the intrigue of the case is not of interest to the Washington Post or New York Times or for that matter anyone in the 'media' to the extent that they have not given it one moments consideration raises a fundamental question about the integrity of the entire establishment. But, alas, that should not come as a surprise." Read more.