Skip to comments.Obama Administration Eclipsing Bush Administration in Secrecy?
Posted on 03/17/2010 7:54:17 AM PDT by Starman417
And in post-Bush Obama nation? How is that sunlight before signing and transparency-thingie going?
While there have been successes, there also have been some outrageous abuses of the public's right to know, perhaps most notably in the Department of Justice's refusal to disclose documents concerning the handling of the New Black Panther Party voter intimidation case.
Read more at floppingaces.net...
Since when was W anything but transparent?
“Then yesterday, the Associated Press published the results of its in-depth study of how federal agencies have responded to Obama’s directive instructing them to comply with the FOIA more aggressively than was done under President George W. Bush. Unfortunately, according to the AP analysis, agencies have instead responded by being even more restrictive, using the law’s vague “deliberative process” exemption at least 70,779 times in nine months in 2009, compared to 47,395 times during Bush’s last full year in office. Eisen countered that there were “problems” with AP’s counting, which the news service denied. But one thing is crystal clear this week: Much more sunshine is needed in government at all levels.”
Bush was at war with certain islamic groups and needed secrecy to protect America, Hussein is at war with the idea and reality of America, so he needs even more security to destroy it.
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