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Obama yields on White House visitor logs
MSNBC ^ | 9/4/09 | Bill Dedman

Posted on 09/04/2009 8:22:06 AM PDT by Titus-Maximus

The Obama administration says it will release names of most visitors to the White House, starting at the end of this year. Information on visitors in the first eight months of his administration will remain secret — unless you know which names to ask for.

The White House called the release of information "voluntary," continuing to argue the Bush administration's position that full disclosure is not required by the Freedom of Information Act.

After being sued twice by a nonprofit organization seeking the records, the Obama administration said Friday it will post the visitor logs online. The release will be time delayed, with 90 to 120 days passing before the records are posted on the White House Web site. And only visits after Sept. 15, 2009, will be revealed.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: crew; cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; flipflop; foia; karlmarxlite; lawsuit; lyingliar; obama; obamaadministration; obamaflipflops; obamalies; obamascandals; secrecy; transparency; visitorlog; visitorlogs; whitehousevisitors
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The most transparent administration in history has to be sued to release their visitors list.

Hypocrisy Hypocrisy Hypocrisy

1 posted on 09/04/2009 8:22:08 AM PDT by Titus-Maximus
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To: Titus-Maximus

With all the technology in “our” house, there really is no need to visit our White House.


2 posted on 09/04/2009 8:23:44 AM PDT by edcoil (If I had 1 cent for every dollar the government saved, Bill Gates and I would be friends.)
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To: Titus-Maximus

“Information on visitors in the first eight months of his administration will remain secret — unless you know which names to ask for.”

Soros.


3 posted on 09/04/2009 8:24:51 AM PDT by ScottinVA (I remember Jack Kennedy... Jack Kennedy was a President of mine.. and Teddy, you're no Jack Kennedy!)
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To: ScottinVA

How about any Arab-sounding name?


4 posted on 09/04/2009 8:26:10 AM PDT by manic4organic (We Are S0 Screwed)
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To: Titus-Maximus

I wonder what he’s hiding this time???


5 posted on 09/04/2009 8:26:20 AM PDT by tractorman
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To: ScottinVA

Yep, that’s a big one. Another would be Jeff Jones?


6 posted on 09/04/2009 8:27:36 AM PDT by AnglePark
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To: Titus-Maximus
B-HO, go lie to someone else. I have had my fill of Barry Soetoro for a lifetime!
7 posted on 09/04/2009 8:27:47 AM PDT by SpeedRacer (Where's your records, B-HO? What are you hiding?)
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To: Titus-Maximus

He’s only doing it because of that and the fact that when we find out just who is visiting 1600 on a regular basis it will add to our fear and outrage.

Zero & his posse seem to enjoy starting a fire and throwing gas on it.


8 posted on 09/04/2009 8:29:28 AM PDT by Califreak (If it's Astroturf, why are you trying to mow it?(sign seen at a town hall meeting))
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This is such a joke. It’s non-compliant compliance. They’re going to overwhelm anyone looking for names by releasing tens of thousands of names each month, including every tour visitor to the white house. No one cares about them. The white house says it WILL NOT release the names of “purely personal” visitors or names they deem to be sensitive to national security. The WHITE HOUSE will still decide what is released. I would guess that means Rev. Wright could visit every week and never be named. What a sham.


9 posted on 09/04/2009 8:29:34 AM PDT by Honcho Bongs (Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy. - Churchill)
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To: tractorman
I wonder what he’s hiding this time???

Maybe the people who went on a joyride on Air Force 1.

10 posted on 09/04/2009 8:29:44 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper ("The Community Organizer better stop bitching that the community is organizing." - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Titus-Maximus

It says MOST visitors...so he can still hide who he wants.


11 posted on 09/04/2009 8:31:24 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Titus-Maximus
Anyone wanna bet:
a) they'll be heavily redacted
or
b) there will be two sets of books: one for the "public" and another for "national security" reasons?

12 posted on 09/04/2009 8:32:57 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: RummyChick

you’re right.


13 posted on 09/04/2009 8:33:13 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Titus-Maximus

What a bunch of crap this is. Transparency? Not at all.

Friends and family of the Pres. and VP will NOT be released.

We haven’t forgotten whose on this list and who is currently advising Obama, have we?

No names of those pre-Sept. 15...would have been nice to know those who had Barry’s ear in light of all the nonsense shoved through since January.

No names of those who would be meeting with Obama regarding sensitive issues...very subjective.

All in all, there is no transparency and this is more of the same from this administration.


14 posted on 09/04/2009 8:33:19 AM PDT by milford421 (U.N. OUT OF U.S.)
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To: Titus-Maximus
The Obama administration says it will release names of most visitors to the White House, starting at the end of this year. Information on visitors in the first eight months of his administration will remain secret — unless you know which names to ask for.

LMAO this is a JOKE....right? Name avowed communists and terrorist and chicago mob rulers and we are in like Flynn.

15 posted on 09/04/2009 8:33:53 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

No bet(s) required for something that is already a given.


16 posted on 09/04/2009 8:33:56 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Titus-Maximus

“..most visitors to the White House”

Why even bother if you can cherry pick out the names you do not want the public to see anyway...............


17 posted on 09/04/2009 8:35:12 AM PDT by blueyon (It is worth taking a stand even if you are standing alone!)
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To: Titus-Maximus

I’ll bet a few savvy people would know which names to ask about. I hope they do, then share with Rush, Hannity, Beck, etc.


18 posted on 09/04/2009 8:35:14 AM PDT by MizSterious (Impeach Barak "let them eat cake" Obama, while there's still something of our Republic to save.)
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To: Titus-Maximus

As well as name CEO’s of all the payoffs of WallStreet/Healthcare that are on the take with the WH.


19 posted on 09/04/2009 8:36:12 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama, the first ever 3 in a half year, lame duck TOTUS)
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To: Titus-Maximus
The Obama administration says it will release names of most visitors to the White House, starting at the end of this year.

Which means absolutely nothing. Most visitors? Is there a single living person who thinks they'd release the name of a single visitor that might raise awkward questions for the White House?

20 posted on 09/04/2009 8:37:24 AM PDT by Will88
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To: Titus-Maximus

“most” visitors? Love that transparency!


21 posted on 09/04/2009 8:37:44 AM PDT by newfreep ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." - P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: Titus-Maximus

Release the names of most visitors at the end of the year, huh?

More obfuscation and delay.


22 posted on 09/04/2009 8:40:59 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Democrats, the party of evil. Republicans, the party of stupid.)
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To: MizSterious

“I’ll bet a few savvy people would know which names to ask about. I hope they do, then share with Rush, Hannity, Beck, etc.”

1.Don’t you think this is interesting timing?
2.Think about it - this administration has been about creating chaos in many areas and some things are a distraction.
3.a cover up for past errors (Van Jones)
4. Someone will come forward from the administration - someday (we can hope it will be soon - just like the artist that Beck interviewed)


23 posted on 09/04/2009 8:48:10 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Titus-Maximus
Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, Chairman Mao, Che Guevara, Margaret Sanger, Saul Alinsky, Joseph Goebbels, Josef Mengele and a host of other prominent America haters.
24 posted on 09/04/2009 8:48:33 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Kennedy complained at 2:55 am to the hotel owner that he had been awoken by a noisy party.)
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To: Titus-Maximus

This IS the most transparent administration in history. I see right through his LIES.


25 posted on 09/04/2009 8:52:53 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: Titus-Maximus
And only visits after Sept. 15, 2009, will be revealed

Shades of John F. Kerry "signing" his 180 form.

26 posted on 09/04/2009 8:54:45 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

Start asking for Ayers, Manson, Wright, Marx, Moore, Quanell X,...

If we have to GUESS who may have been there, don’t leave anyone out.


27 posted on 09/04/2009 8:56:44 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: Titus-Maximus

Way to point an arrow at the records that absolutely must be seen now. The Obama folks are daring folks to redouble efforts to get this information released.


28 posted on 09/04/2009 8:58:35 AM PDT by dalight
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To: Titus-Maximus

“Who knows?”

The Secret Service knows.


29 posted on 09/04/2009 9:00:37 AM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: a fool in paradise

“And only visits after Sept. 15, 2009, will be revealed”

Yes, this is what I mean about interesting timing!
I thought I heard they want the health care bill passed by 9/15 - maybe that is not correct.

But it makes you wonder what do they have planned between now and Sept. 15.


30 posted on 09/04/2009 9:00:40 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Whenifhow
Makes you wonder who went there after the inauguration up to NOW.
31 posted on 09/04/2009 9:02:29 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: Titus-Maximus

Considering the Open Racists and Marxists that the administration openly appoints to high level position, it really makes you wonder how radical the people must be if they actually are afraid to let you know they were present in the White House.


32 posted on 09/04/2009 9:02:39 AM PDT by NavVet ( If you don't defend Conservatism in the Primaries, you won't have it to defend in November)
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To: Titus-Maximus

Key word; “MOST”, translation: we will release the names of whom WE choose to. They will continue to HIDE the names of the communist, socialist, revolutionary “fellow-travelers” that they invite to dine and meet with king Obamessiah.


33 posted on 09/04/2009 9:03:15 AM PDT by Jmouse007 (Thank you)
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To: Titus-Maximus

It’s purely a distraction from Van Jones, his tanking poll numbers, and his flagging health care proposal he’s never read.


34 posted on 09/04/2009 9:08:47 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper ("The Community Organizer better stop bitching that the community is organizing." - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Titus-Maximus

And on Sept 15, 2009 two separate logs will be maintained. One for visitors and one for guests. The guest log will be secret of course.


35 posted on 09/04/2009 9:14:22 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Raycpa

THIS IS A COVER-UP. Take it back to court.


36 posted on 09/04/2009 9:17:53 AM PDT by Melchior (h)
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To: Melchior
Can you not dye your hair during Ramadan??

37 posted on 09/04/2009 9:21:00 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: newfreep

““most” visitors? Love that transparency!”

That all depends on what your definition of “most” is.


38 posted on 09/04/2009 9:22:08 AM PDT by romanesq
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To: Melchior

The Non-profit organization mentioned in the article has stated it is satisfied with the Obama administration response. It tucked its tail between its legs and made off for the hills. This should not be the end of this matter.


39 posted on 09/04/2009 9:22:19 AM PDT by Melchior (h)
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To: Titus-Maximus

Selective Transparency...thats what we got!


40 posted on 09/04/2009 9:25:13 AM PDT by Jessica2677 (I cant afford taxes anymore so I am claiming EXEMPT!)
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To: RummyChick

Good photo and on Drudge today. It says quite a bit. He’s failing and he knows it.

He wouldn’t mind so many Americans being out of work if the socialist plank was being put into place. But it’s not and the damn proles are rising up.

Who do these clingers, proles and little people think they are anyway?

The Rats hate the people, condescend to America with every breath and are now shocked that the average American is rising up against them.

They can scarcely believe it. Neither can the media. And their self-denial is only making it worse.

Proud of you America, damn proud. Now go out folks and make sure everyone you know hits the phones on Tuesday and beyond. Axelrod and co. are going to make another attempt to shove DeathCare right down America’s throat.

They know what’s good for you.


41 posted on 09/04/2009 9:25:41 AM PDT by romanesq
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COme it to the photo on his other vacation...

42 posted on 09/04/2009 9:27:46 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

>> The Obama administration says it will release names
>> of most visitors to the White House, starting at the end
>> of this year. Information on visitors in the first
>> eight months of his administration will remain secret
>> — unless you know which names to ask for.

Fine. What was it LBJ said? “Let’s make the son****itch deny it.”
Enter the names of all known terrorists, communists, mobsters — and with due credit to Arlo Guthrie, “mother rapers, father stabbers, and father rapers.”

And all their lawyers.

Leave no one but the litterbugs.


43 posted on 09/04/2009 9:34:06 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Rebellion is not brewing. Frog is brewing.)
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To: Titus-Maximus

Yo obama, WTH are you hiding????????


44 posted on 09/04/2009 9:34:15 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: rockabyebaby

Fidel Castro and Joanne Chesimard! For dinner.


45 posted on 09/04/2009 9:36:14 AM PDT by Titus-Maximus (Light from Light)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

Everyone from George Soros and Ward Churchill to Lyndon LaRouche.


46 posted on 09/04/2009 9:41:18 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

..excepting Alice!


47 posted on 09/04/2009 9:54:55 AM PDT by Voter62vb
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To: ScottinVA

I also bet his reverend wright and bill ayers among others


48 posted on 09/04/2009 9:56:51 AM PDT by Citizen Soldier (Just got up from Bedroomshire)
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To: Titus-Maximus

“Obama Drops Log...details at 11.”


49 posted on 09/04/2009 9:58:19 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Titus-Maximus

The White House called the release of information “voluntary,” continuing to argue the Bush administration’s position that full disclosure is not required by the Freedom of Information Act.

So, Bush is bad but Bushdoubleplusoneandwaybeyond is okay?

Well, its a new day of enlightenment in politics.


50 posted on 09/04/2009 9:59:14 AM PDT by Voter62vb
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