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Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
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William Proxmire

Edward William Proxmire (November 11, 1915 - December 15, 2005) was a member of the Democratic Party, who served in the United States Senate for the state of Wisconsin from 1957 to 1989

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