Skip to comments.Obama, Most Secretive President Ever
Posted on 01/26/2009 3:14:42 PM PST by joygrace
The media fawning over Obama never ends. The latest tingly feeling they are getting is over his orders for openness.
The day after inauguration, The Associated Press ran an article with the headline Advocates Praise Obama Move on Disclosure. The lead was, Government watchdogs are cheering President Barack Obama's move to change how open records laws are interpreted as a sign of greater disclosure of agency information than during the Bush administration.
The article explains, In the late 1970s, Carter's attorney general, Griffin Bell, issued guidance to err on the side of releasing information. Under Reagan, William French Smith came in and reversed that; he told them, when in doubt withhold. Then under Clinton, Janet Reno reversed it again; she told agencies their presumption should be for release.
Is that so? I dont remember the Clinton administrations openness that way at all; in fact, I am still waiting for documents to come back from Freedom of Information Act requests that I filed as a journalist back in 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998.
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There, fixed that crap...
Well, when one has that much to hide......
No surprise there.
LOL — Yeah, my thought exactly.
He is too busy hiding from the press since he now knows they might actually ask him a question.
First president with a governor-sealed birth certificate.
First foreign born president
First marxist-mentored president
Hes running up lots of records.
I’m refusing to buy any publication, and I mean any (book, magazine, or newspaper) with Obama’s picture on the cover. His image is everywhere. Pretty soon, it’ll be on every street corner, ala those totalitarian countries with those twenty by forty foot photo banners. Anyone else want to join this boycott? I mean it, I can’t stand to look at him. Our compliant and servile press has never been more despicable or irresponsible!
If the obamedia says it it must be true. Easily the most Corrupt administration ever.
Pray for America, Our Troops and obama’s Guidance
Oldest trick in the book. Say ‘yes’, do ‘no’. Talk big about the great things you are doing, but don’t do any of them, just talk. And when someone questions you just repeat what you’ve already said.
He can’t even tell where he was frigging born.
Well, surely you recall how forthcoming Bill was about revealing all his medical records, just like the One?
Mr. 0bama is a lying fraud. He has to be secretive.
HA....I go around turning any publication with Bambi’s picture on it.....backwards.
I wonder how we could do a Freedom of Information Act request for any and ALL emails sent from and received on Obammie’s Crackberry?
Betcha there are emails from Soros and Ayers on it???
Oh I saw tons today at WalMart.....I never buy that crap anyway.....And they better not ever put him on Sky Telescope!!!!!!!!
Griffin Bell died earlier this month at the age of 90—I don’t think his death got much attention in the media. Not relevant to Obama’s coronation.
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