Because if We Can't Lie About a Plane Crash, We Won't Be Able to Subvert the Patent Process


United States vs. Reynolds, the 1953 Supreme Court case that codified Executive Branch authority to exert unreviewable power in the name of National Security, is not only based on a stack of crude government lies, it's now apparently being used to screw an inventor out of his royalties. And no, Reynolds didn't come up once during John Roberts' confirmation hearings. (Link via Slashdot.)