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Bureau secrets: ‘Censusgate’
e-mails fail the smell test

New York Post, by John Crudele

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Posted By:StormCnter, 4/17/2014 4:42:22 AM

What is the Census Bureau hiding? Census, which is under investigation by several government agencies and by Congress, is refusing to turn over an estimated 1,900 e-mails and text messages between a regional supervisor in its Philadelphia office, where falsification of unemployment data took place, and a colleague in its Chicago region, who a source has identified as the supervisor’s mentor and confidant. On March 5, under the Federal Freedom of Information Act, I requested all e-mails between Fernando Armstrong, the regional director of the Philadelphia office, and Stanley Moore, Chicago’s regional director, from 2010 until my filing date.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/17/2014 5:07:56 AM     (No. 9813966)

Transparency to Barry´s thugs means total opaqueness.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: steveW, 4/17/2014 5:57:01 AM     (No. 9813975)

Odd, the utterly corrupting influence of Hope and Change...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TulsaTowner, 4/17/2014 6:46:58 AM     (No. 9813999)

My heavens, it´s something new every few hours! The sheer hubris of these people is unbelievable.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: god of irony, 4/17/2014 8:01:26 AM     (No. 9814065)

All government emails should be put on a goverment wide enterprise system to take this power to not comply with FOIA and other requests out of the hands of the crooks.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rinktum, 4/17/2014 8:05:32 AM     (No. 9814069)

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." (Edmund Burke)

The time to act was when this was first presented as a possibility. I am getting thoroughly disgusted at the Republican leadership. Evidently, they are driven to prove Mr. Burke´s wise observation.

You must confront wrongdoing. Silence is consent. Although the Republican leadership did not have a hand in this, they also did nothing to stop it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: eoddad, 4/17/2014 8:07:25 AM     (No. 9814072)

This maybe wishful thinking , but I think ALL these scandals are going to reach Critical Mass (Atomic Explosion).

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney, 4/17/2014 8:36:20 AM     (No. 9814124)

The NSA has the emails. Make them cough them up.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 4/17/2014 8:40:09 AM     (No. 9814127)

Our government has no right to ask anything but how many people live at a given address!!!
Why on earth people will give information about what time they leave for work to the guy at the door who used to be an Acorn employee is shocking to me. I told him to just write down that I refused to fill out the expanded census form.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MattMusson, 4/17/2014 8:42:01 AM     (No. 9814129)

Obama makes Richard Nixon seem honest by comparison.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: joew9, 4/17/2014 10:57:08 AM     (No. 9814290)

Before e-mail records, if someone said he was told to lie, then that was the proof.

Before Nixon and tape recordings - If someone said what happened then that was proof.

Nowadays if there is not a clear and concise email and if there is not a tape recording and video then the press says there isn´t enough evidence.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: Nordlander, 4/17/2014 2:48:47 PM     (No. 9814586)

FTA: "One more thing I need to bring up. A while back Obama put this statement in the Federal Register: “My administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in government.”"

And he did. Total opaqueness is an unprecendented level of openness.

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