Your Government working for you, or is it your First Amendment.
The White House is under fire for a blog post asking supporters to send “fishy”information received through rumors, chain e-mails and casual conversations to a White House e-mail address, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, August 05, 2009: By Molly Henneberg
The White House is under fire for a blog post asking supporters to send “fishy” information received through rumors, chain e-mails and casual conversations to a White House e-mail address, email@example.com.
Conservatives have pounced on the request, accusing the White House of acting Orwellian.
“If you get an e-mail from your neighbor … Continue reading
POLITICO : 8/6/09: By DANIEL LIBIT
With the summer recess turning into a cross between election-year frenzy and an Ultimate Fighting Championship, the traditional town hall is looking less desirable by the day. The recent antics of “tea party” activists and “birthers” have provided incentives for members of Congress on both sides to seek a less vulnerable alternative to face-to-face communication. And there’s a good one: technology.
A soon-to-be-released study of online town halls might persuade the most old-fashioned member to ditch the local armory for a “meeting” with constituents via the phone or computer. The study, slated to be published next month, shows a surprisingly large benefit to virtual … Continue reading
Gee here is a good example of US politicians that thinks that their shit does not stink, and they are above corruption and graft, but you know, it seams every week one of them or all of them are in some kind of trouble one way or other for the same thing that this article is talking about.
Wed Aug 5: By MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press
Tom Maliti contributed to this report.
NAIROBI, Kenya – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton criticized Kenya on Wednesday for rampant graft and corruption as she made the case that business and trade across Africa cannot grow without good governance and solid democracy.
Speaking to a conference in… Continue reading
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