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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Monday, April 16, 2012

"Enemies: A History of the FBI": Tim Weiner Explores a Century of Secrets, Snooping and Subterfuge

More than 70,000 pages of recently declassified documents about the history and practices of the FBI form the foundation of a new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tim Weiner, titled "Enemies: A History of the FBI." The book exposes how FBI directors, U.S. presidents and attorneys general have exercised their powers — both inside and outside the law — in the name of national security. Weiner explores how the FBI, since its formation over a century ago, has dealt with terrorists, spies and anyone else deemed subversive. He focuses in part on FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover and argues, "Nobody who’s not president will ever have that kind of power again." Weiner notes presidents, from Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Richard Nixon, found Hoover invaluable. "Information is power. ... Hoover brought them secret information. That’s power squared," Weiner says.  Read more...

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