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Re: TWA 800 - Serious thread.

At 03:30 PM 9/9/96 -0700, Dale Thorn wrote:

>If govt. protects its "sources and methods", however nefarious, to the 
>extent that the public is never asked to assent to these methods (even 
>though a few of us know about them anyway), then the public doesn't have 
>to become overtly cynical about what's going on.

But the public *is* asked to assent to those methods - your chance to vote
on them is known colloquially as "jury duty". 
Greg Broiles                |"Post-rotational nystagmus was the subject of
[email protected]         |an in-court demonstration by the People
http://www.io.com/~gbroiles |wherein Sgt Page was spun around by Sgt
                            |Studdard." People v. Quinn 580 NYS2d 818,825.