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Obama promised
transparency, delivered secrecy

Washington Examiner, by Timothy P. Carney

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/15/2012 1:34:21 PM

Candidate Obama promised transparency. President Obama talks as if he has delivered it. People paying close attention know he hasn’t. Mike Riggs at Reason magazine lays out Obama’s pattern of secrecy, especially with regard to national security. The meat of Riggs’ article: While the Obama administration invested big money in redesigning old government websites and launching flashy new ones such as recovery.gov and federalregister.gov, it continued to behave like its predecessor on transparency issues of consequence. In the first year of Obama’s presidency, the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury were sued by Bloomberg News, Fox News, and

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What a shock. s/o Everything he said in 2008 has been proven to be lies and it sure isn´t going to get any better!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nevernaught, 11/15/2012 2:34:22 PM     (No. 9016634)

They always promise transparency, but then they always lie. A person with no known history isn´t transparent.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/15/2012 3:06:41 PM     (No. 9016712)

There is an element of ´transparency´ in this regime. It is their utter contempt for anyone who requests actual transparency.


Asking hard questions makes you racist, crazy,dangerous, 40 pounds overweight and endowed with no dental history or GED.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Watlines, 11/15/2012 3:42:53 PM     (No. 9016808)

Perhaps our greatest President, Abraham Lincoln, is quoted as saying:
"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.

Barack Obama, touted to really be our greatest president, may achieve that status using an updated version of Lincoln´s maxim:
"You can fool all the people some of the time, and most of the people most of the time, if you lie to the people all of the time."

Transparency requires truth. Secrecy demands lies.

Obama lies.

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