Skip to comments.Whistleblowers Call to Rescind Obama’s 'Transparency Award' (rookie Hussein increases secrecy)
Posted on 06/15/2011 4:25:02 AM PDT by Libloather
Whistleblowers Call to Rescind Obamas 'Transparency Award'
Over 20 noted whistleblowers have just released a petition calling for rescinding a "Transparency Award" President Obama recently received.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 :: Staff infoZine
Washington, D.C. - infoZine - The signatories including Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers; former CIA analyst Raymond McGovern; former Pentagon analyst Lt. Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski; and former National Security Agency analyst Russ Tice.
Sibel Edmonds and Coleen Rowley drafted the petition. Edmonds is a former FBI official and whistleblower. Rowley is a former FBI Special Agent and Division Counsel whose May 2002 memo described some of the FBI's pre-9/11 failures and was named one of Time Magazine's "Persons of the Year" in 2002.
The petition begins: "On March 28, 2011, President Obama was given a 'transparency award' from five 'open government' organizations: OMB Watch, the National Security Archive, the Project on Government Oversight, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and OpenTheGovernment.org. Ironically -- and quite likely in response to growing public criticism regarding the Obama administrations lack of transparency -- heads of the five organizations gave their award to Obama in a closed, undisclosed meeting at the White House. If the ceremony had been open to the press, it is likely that reporters would have questioned the organizations proffered justification for the award, in contrast to the current reality:
"President Obama has not decreased but has dramatically increased governmental secrecy! According to a new report to the president by the Information Security Oversight Office -- the federal agency that provides oversight of the government's security classification system -- the cost of classification for 2010 has reached over $10.17 billion. That's a 15 percent jump from the previous year, and the first time ever that secrecy costs have surpassed $10 billion.
(Excerpt) Read more at infozine.com ...
That should go to the little pervert Weiner.
I remember chuckling when Obama received this award in Secret.
The 5 agencies named are obviously so enamored of Obama that their missions (if they have one) is over ridden by their blind obedience to their Messiah.
Like the Nobel Peace Prize their credibility is zilch.
Oh, I don’t know; pretty much everybody sees through Obama by now.
I'd bet every one of these organizations is a Soros funded front group.
Well, he does often say, “let me be clear”.
Thanks for the heads up Loud Mime
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