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Thursday, December 31, 2009

White House Subpoenas Bloggers


“As the government reviews how an alleged terrorist was able to bring a bomb onto a U.S.-bound plane and try to blow it up on Christmas Day, the Transportation Security Administration is going after bloggers who wrote about a directive to increase security after the incident.
“TSA special agents served subpoenas to travel bloggers Steve Frischling and Chris Elliott, demanding that they reveal who leaked the security directive to them. The government says the directive was not supposed to be disclosed to the public.” (AP, Wednesday)
The “Transparency” President strikes again.
FEE Timely Classics:
Two Cheers for Transparency” by Lawrence W. Reed