Beltway “whistleblowing” groups: not-curiously silent on Barack Obama’s lack of transparency.
The solution to this quandary about transparency in the Obama White House is pretty easy to resolve… Whether it’s responding to Congress, media questions, or FOIA requests, this administration is no better than its predecessor. The big difference: Obama is a Democrat. And because he is a Democrat, he’s gotten a pass from many of the civil liberty and good-government groups who spent years watching | Read More »
Tech at Night: FCC gets it wrong by pushing an agenda in its 706 Report
So, the FCC put out another report (the “706 report”) that just pushes an agenda rather than reporting the true facts about high speed Internet in America. Commissioners McDowell and Pai tell it like it is. We’ve also got Broadband for America telling the story. I’m not even worried about the details: the FCC is saying what they feel they must say to justify expanding | Read More »
Tags: Ajit Pai
, Department of Defense
, Department of Justice
, Robert McDowell
, Section 706
Shelley Berkley (D, NV-01) under ethics investigation for medical crony capitalism.
OK, here’s the background: back in 2011 it came out that in 2008 Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D, NV-01) intervened to prevent the shutdown of a Nevadan kidney transplant program that was killing patients. It’s important at this point to distinguish between proper and improper responses: for example, it is proper to be concerned about what was reported as being “the only transplant center in Nevada” | Read More »
CREW Complaint Against Christine O’Donnell Dismissed
The world is too full of liberal organizations posing as neutral arbiters of fact and fairness. Thankfully, these organizations are never able to maintain the patina of objectiveness very long, and the mask inevitably slips. Last week, Politifact exposed themselves as liberal hacks yet further. Now it is Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)’s turn. I was not a Christine O’Donnell supporter. I | Read More »