'What kind of sick and twisted toy factory is this?'
'We are all the sum of our tears. Too little and the ground is not fertile, and nothing can grow there. Too much, the best of us is washed away.'
"Better to be dead and cool, than alive and uncool."
This administration was never ever transparent. Not from it's first day. That was just little more than a silly and transparent campaign promise to the ObamaBots to cheer about.
Obama Cabinet Flunks Disclosure Test With 19 in 20 Ignoring Law - BloombergOn his first full day in office, President Barack Obama ordered federal officials to “usher in a new era of open government” and “act promptly” to make information public.
As Obama nears the end of his term, his administration hasn’t met those goals, failing to follow the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, according to an analysis of open-government requests filed by Bloomberg News.
Nineteen of 20 cabinet-level agencies disobeyed the law requiring the disclosure of public information: The cost of travel by top officials. In all, just eight of the 57 federal agencies met Bloomberg’s request for those documents within the 20-day window required by the Act.
“When it comes to implementation of Obama’s wonderful transparency policy goals, especially FOIA policy in particular, there has been far more ‘talk the talk’ rather than ‘walk the walk,’” said Daniel Metcalfe, director of the Department of Justice’s office monitoring the government’s compliance with FOIA requests from 1981 to 2007.
The Bloomberg survey was designed in part to gauge the timeliness of responses, which Attorney General Eric Holder called “an essential component of transparency” in a March 2009 memo. About half of the 57 agencies eventually disclosed the out-of-town travel expenses generated by their top official by Sept. 14, most of them well past the legal deadline.
If anything, this administration is the most lawless administration ever, just ignoring the laws that it doesn't like. If anything, this is what we've seen time and time again.
Nancy Pelosi said: “We have to pass it, to find out what’s in it.” A Doctor called to a radio show & said: "That's the definition of a stool sample"
"Under my plan of a cap-and-trade system, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket," Barack Obama January 2008
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
I just read that the White House did reluctantly inform Assad that air strikes would be taking place in Syria, contrary to BHO's initial downright refusal to do so. It seems that worldwide condemnation of his arrogance toward a sovereign nation did cause a change of thinking. When I look at the countries in the "coalition," I don't see many faces friendly toward the US. This seems to indicate that although they have fought amongst themselves for a thousand years due to religious reasons, they will stick together when "their ox is being gored" by ISIS, and use us to fight their battles for them. I wish I could say the same for our ""allies," who apparently don't agree with what we're doing, and will only provide humanitarian aid to the non-combatants who are being harmed. Bad mess all around, because if it doesn't succeed, we'll be held responsible!