Posted by: tristar3research | February 3, 2009

Seeking Accountability in Release of Bush’s Missing Memos

ProPublica has published a series of Presidential memos that should be a starting point for reversing the Constitutional damage done to this country over the past eight years. The Bush administration’s controversial policies on detentions, interrogations and warrantless wiretapping were underpinned by legal memoranda. While some of those memos have been released (primarily as a result of ACLU lawsuits), the former administration kept far more memos secret than has been previously understood. At least three dozen by our count. The decision to release them now lies with President Obama. To help inform the debate—and inject an extra dose of accountability—we’re posting the first comprehensive list of the secret memos. (The ACLU first compiled a list, which ProPublica verified and expanded on.)

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