With The Stroke Of His Mighty Pen Lord Obama Effectively Guts FOIA

Mr. MagicPen has done it again; he signed his name — I guess he might have also used the phone he likes to brag about! Now lets see how long it takes some big deal anchor macho man or femme fatal to report this ‘not good’ story quickly and accurately; can’t really count on FoxNewsCable any more; they’ve been slowly, but noticeably, taking a wide left turn. Advice: Stick with The Blaze!

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“Most Transparent” White House Ever Rewrote FOIA To Exclude Its Docs

” That’s right, the Obama White House has quietly rewritten a portion of the Freedom Of Information Act to exclude what it calls “White House equities” from being released without a White House review.  The rewrite was inspired by a 2009 memo by then White House counsel, Greg Craig:

  The Greg memo is described in detail in a new study made public today by Cause of Action, a Washington-based nonprofit watchdog group that monitors government transparency and accountability.

  How serious an attack on the public’s right to know is the Obama administration’s invention of the “White House equities” exception?

“ FOIA is designed to inform the public on government behavior; White House equities allow the government to withhold information from the media, and therefore the public, by having media requests forwarded for review. This not only…

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