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Quote of the Year
"By Any Means Necessary" by William E. Burroughs | 2001 | Campbell

Posted on 06/21/2013 5:47:24 PM PDT by pabianice

"By its very nature, bureaucracy is insular and protective. Lies beget lies. Lies empower people. At its worst, government is about deception and power is about abuse. While there are valid operational needs to have and keep secrets, the reality is that by abusing secrecy restrictions, one can cover up incompetence and protect careers." -- Carlos C. Campbell, former US Navy intelligence officer

From: By Any Means Necessary: America's Secret Air War in the Cold War


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Conspiracy; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: vanity

1 posted on 06/21/2013 5:47:24 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: pabianice
There is no doubt that Bill Burroughs is a genius...but he is also an unrepentant homosexual and it is difficult to pick the insanity (which homosexuality is) out of his writings.

It is amazing that those who are so dissipated have such insight into this thing we call life. And Burroughs was one of the most dissipated humans to dwell on this planet...yet his insight was brilliant.

2 posted on 06/21/2013 6:30:46 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Nothing to do with Beat Generation icon William S . Burroughs ! Wiilam E. Burrows . Duh !


3 posted on 06/21/2013 6:34:11 PM PDT by sushiman ( .)
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To: pabianice

William E. Burrows !


4 posted on 06/21/2013 6:35:00 PM PDT by sushiman ( .)
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To: pabianice
Maybe for 2001. But for THIS year, my vote is

"If people can't trust not only the executive branch but also don't trust Congress, and don't trust federal judges, to make sure that we're abiding by the Constitution with due process and rule of law, then we're going to have some problems here."


5 posted on 06/21/2013 6:36:06 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: sushiman

You’r sure it’s not Wile E. Coyote?


6 posted on 06/21/2013 6:37:20 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: sushiman

Hahah...right you are. Who the heck is W. E. Burroughs?


7 posted on 06/21/2013 6:49:32 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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