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The Obama administration unilaterally rewrote parts of the Freedom of Information Act in order to suppress access to documents.

The law is such an inconvenient thing: The Obama administration unilaterally rewrote parts of the Freedom of Information Act in order to suppress access to documents.

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Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
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  • wodun

    Let’s all say it together, this is the most transparent administration in the history of the world.

    The exception is so broad it means the executive can deny any and every FOIA request.

  • Chris Kirkendall

    A couple thoughts:

    First, this was done just a couple months after Obama took office – almost as if they knew they were going to break laws & were proactively taking steps to prevent anyone from finding the truth.

    2nd, this plays right into the Obama Regime’s attempts to continue to shield any & all his records from public scrutiny. He’s never produced a verifiably valid Birth Certificate, his SS # was previously issued to someone else & he’s prevented us from seeing the original document, he has refused to release any of his college grades & records, including those for college loans which would show whether he was (fraudulently) claiming status as a foreign student, and on & on (no point naming them all).

    He has never answered what happened to him as the Benghazi debacle was unfolding, where he went & why he was apparently unreachable during a time of crisis – unprecedented for a U.S. president. So by unilaterally (and I believe illegally) changing the FOIA law for his own benefit, he’s been able to stonewall any investigation into any number of serious matters. Reminds one of the actions of a tin-horn Banana Republic Dictator…

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