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Obama Is Far Worse Than Bush On Freedom of Information

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    Here's yet another proof:

    Unprecedented: Obama admin. claims right to censor ‘unclassified’ materials

    In the case of former National Security Agency (NSA) executive Thomas A. Drake -- indicted last April and accused of funneling documents to an unnamed reporter at an unnamed newspaper, for stories that have not been identified -- the president's lawyers have made a unique and potentially unprecedented claim.

    With less than a month before Drake's trial begins, the Obama administration has filed a memo with the court claim the Classified Information Procedures Act (CIPA) gives courts the right to censor and withhold material that is "unclassified."

    http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/05/1...ied-materials/

    The photogenic phoney in the WH has more than just a little whiff of the taste for tyranny about him. For all the nuttiness and racism that swirls around the Teabaggers, they've got it right that our "Constitutional scholar" wants to be Big Brother.
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