No Transparency

I hope you all are getting tired of this absolute horse crap. They are not only going to give tax dollars away, but they are going to give it away and not tell us who they are going to give money to or how much.

This is a perfect place in my opinion to stab the big snake in the eye. Obama talked a decent amount about having a transparent government. Then, not even a few months into his presidency he is (a) signing bills that were written overnight (b) signing bills that are filled with pork (c) signing bills that he doesn’t read (d) signing bills that the Americans don’t have a chance to read and lastly (e) having government take whatever they want to give to whoever they want… and nobdy can know about it. Horse shit.

Even (here) on 5 March 2009 Obama sends out a Memo to all departments stating:

Government should be transparent.  Transparency promotes accountability and provides information for citizens about what their Government is doing.  Information maintained by the Federal Government is a national asset. My Administration will take appropriate action, consistent with law and policy, to disclose information rapidly in forms that the public can readily find and use. Executive departments and agencies should harness new technologies to put information about their operations and decisions online and readily available to the public. Executive departments and agencies should also solicit public feedback to identify information of greatest use to the public.

“My Administration will take appropriate action, consistent with law and policy, to disclose information rapidly in forms that the public can readily find and use.” How is not even letting our Representatives see where this money is going supposed to be transparent?

I remember back with Halliburton, people were all pissed off because they thought that special contracts were being given out to Bush&Co people. True or not, at least we knew how much was being given and to whom! Here, we are just giving money away to… who knows!

This is ridiculous and I want to puke. I hope you all write your Representative to support H.R.1207 (which would make the Federal Reserve accountable/audited).

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