Secrets and Lies

“I live in a transparent country. I live in a country where decisions made by government are wide open and people are able to call people to me to account, which many out here do on a regular basis.”- President George W. Bush, 2/24/05

“Secrecy in [the United States] government appears to be on the increase.”- Judge Robert W. Sweet of the Southern District of New York, 2/24/05