The White House owes us some answers

“The Government should not keep information confidential merely because public officials might be embarrassed by disclosure, because errors and failures might be revealed, or because of speculative or abstract fears.”President Barack Obama

Along with other plaintiffs, talk radio host Michael Savage has sued Homeland Security Secretary Janet Reno and Attorney General Eric Holder for their roles in this issue.  While I don’t agree with the social agenda of the group bringing about the suit, at least they are attacking the issue on constitutional grounds.

Several questions occurred to me before I clicked the “send” button on the now infamous DHS report on right-wing extremism:

  • Did Janet Napolitano, Eric Holder or Barack Obama know about the report in advance?
  • Who was the highest level person to know of the report? Who authorized it to be released?
  • Why was the report issued (and released) when it was?  Did the timing have anything to do with Tea Parties planned across the country?

Hopefully, we’ll learn a lot more during the discovery phase of this suit.  Since President Obama repeatedly mentioned government transparency on the campaign trail, I’m sure the White House will be releasing these details to the general public over the next day or two.

  • Nick Marino

    What ever the “White House” released info you can be sure it will be slanted to favor Mr.O and his merry gang of liars and tax cheats !!!!

  • Jim Huffman

    I notice your mention of Michael Savage.
    Unfortunately for America this fat intellectual pedophile is allowed to spill his hate upon us.

  • Merf

    Jim, what do you mean by “intellectual pedophile”?

    Granted, it is a great insult, but to what do you refer when you use that term?