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Thursday, May 26, 2005

$6.5 Billion So No One Will Know

The recently received Spring newsletter of the Project on Government Oversight reports that the govt. spends $6.5 billion dollars annually to classify documents. That's outrageous!

Under the Bush Administration record numbers of documents are being classified, probably overclassified, and every man, woman, and child in the country is obliged to pay more than $20 a year for the favor.