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Response to still_one (Reply #26)

Sat Oct 24, 2015, 05:12 PM

31. Good luck finding irrefutable evidence of something your government is trying to keep secret,

unless there is an "whistleblower" willing to step outside the law. And if you look at what happens to those people, there is a huge disincentive.

Even without the massive resources of government, you don't get irrefutable evidence of much wrongdoing in this world. Take even an ordinary murder conviction, after a supposedly fair trial and proof beyond a reasonable doubt, with no one but the perp trying to keep the truth secret. If you always had irrefutable evidence of things that actually happened, you'd never have a hung jury, or a jury that deliberates for days, or evidence that shows up later that proves the person convicted did not do it.

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