This Just In: Nemo Vigilo Custodiae

In response to Juvenal's maxim "quis custodiet ipsos custodes?" -- "Who will watch the watchmen?" -- comes the apparent reply, no one. Think Progress reports that the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, established on the recommendation of the 9/11 Commission, is now "officially vacant. The terms of the original members expired on Jan. 30, 2007, but 'no nominations have been sent to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, which must approve appointies for the five vacancies...'"
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