Transparency Eh? White House Rejects Media’s Demand for Openness … Flashback: “We have Put in Place the Toughest Ethics Laws & Transparency Rules in US History”


More from the most transparent presidency evah!!!

Remember when Barack Obama promised the most transparent administration in the history of America, the World and the Galaxy? Take a good look at the transparency promises that Barack Obama made and now compare that to what you have seen and read for the past six years. Mr. President, you get an F.

Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies

SUBJECT:      Transparency and Open Government

My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government.  We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration. Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in Government.

Barack Obama on Government Transparency in 2008 ... “I will allow you to comment on legislation before it is sign” … can you say Obamacare?

Flashback: Obama: Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency. (Oh My, Watch this One)

Obama-We’re the Most Transparent and Ethical Administration in U.S. History!

 What a joke, the MSM gets the old “go pound sand” from the Obama White House in asking them for openness and transparency. What, did that actually think that Richard Nixon Barack Obama was telling the truth about the promises of transparency?

The White House blew off a demand for openness and transparency from 40 prominent media groups, offering instead a “bunch of spin” that has reporters calling for a public debate on the administration’s anti-press policies, according to a prominent journalism organization.

“We need to have a discussion,” said David Cuillier, president of the 10,000-strong Society for Professional Journalists.

Cuillier, in Washington to address a national convention of archivists, told Secrets that White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Monday sent a response to a July 8 letter from SPJ and others demanding that the administration stop blocking reporter access to federal agencies and officials and end an overall “politically-driven suppression of the news.”

But Cuillier said, “It was just a bunch of spin and typical non-response, response.” He added that, “I’ve seen no indication or acknowledgement that it’s a problem. If they don’t see it as a problem, then I’m not optimistic we are going to see any improvement.”

And, he worried, as the president continues to be put on defense over foreign and domestic policies, the tendency to stiff-arm the press will grow. “When you are a president besieged, attacked, and fighting for your political life, information is power and you want to control it,” he said.

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  • Comments

    2 Responses to “Transparency Eh? White House Rejects Media’s Demand for Openness … Flashback: “We have Put in Place the Toughest Ethics Laws & Transparency Rules in US History””

    1. A Texas Grandfather on August 15th, 2014 1:55 pm

      Barry’s entire life is based on his fiction and that of those who surround his administration. He has told so many lies to cover up his lack of experience that he now cannot tell the truth.

      Maybe the MSM will slowly wake up and realize they have to finally begin to do their job or loose all credibility.

    2. kashakemon on August 16th, 2014 12:38 pm

      Transparency as far as being an empty suit and not fulfilling his duties and obligations as President of the United States. He’s without a doubt the worst thing that has ever happened to our country. Ashamed, humiliated, embarrassed, completely disgusted, beyond tolerance, the liar of his lifetime, responsible for the decline and destruction of America and he thinks he’s ethical and transparent on his actions and decisions on what the hell is going on.

      Let’s see Barry’s hidden away documents that are locked and sealed. Let’s see the original birth certificate from Kenya.

      Put the entire world in harm’s way by releasing 5 of the worst known terrorists….and did it secretly by negotiating with the terrorists. That alone should of been declared an emergency and immediate impeachment. He said he saw an opening, WHAT, an opening of what kind? There was none, a lie, only to negotiate with the terrorists and gave them exactly what they wanted. They would of made this deal anytime. There was absolutely no sound reasoning for his actions. Why is he still in office, the black’s are asking for his resignation, others for impeachment. What is Capitol Hill afraid of, him being America’s first black President. That’s a fake and phony line, obama can’t be referred as black when only 6.25% of him is black. He only uses that for political gain and his political legacy. Can the crap….!!!

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