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Gibbs: I Was Instructed Not to Even Acknowledge the Drone Program to the Press

Joel176 Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 3:30 PM
Calvin Coolidge. And yes, since then, both parties hands are dirty in regards to the growth of government. The biggest problem in my opinion has been the gradual shift from individual responsibility to a euro-nanny state model. I for one do not want to become anything like Greece.

President Barack Obama -- January 21, 2009:


The way to make government responsible is to hold it accountable. The way to make government accountable is to make it transparent, so the American people can know exactly what decisions are being made, how they're being well made, and whether their interests are being well served...For a long time now, there's been too much secrecy in this city. The old rules said that if there was a defensible argument for not disclosing...