Saturday, July 28, 2007
Republicans: The People Don't Need to Know
Photo of Senator Patrick Leahy (D) - from Wikipedia.com
Nice. Could these guys be any more transparent? They're protecting a corrupt administration. The only way to prevent public revolt is to keep their activities secret.
Republicans blocking Freedom of Information Act bill, Judiciary Chairman says
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) issued a Friday afternoon statement criticizing Republican colleagues for holding up an open government bill that seeks to reform the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and end delays in government compliance with requests for information.
"The Republican obstructionism continues in the Senate and the latest casualty is Americans’ access to their government," Senator Leahy said. "I am deeply disappointed that Republicans continue to block attempts to pass the Openness Promotes Effectiveness in our National Government Act” (“OPEN Government Act”).
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