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State Dept. Busted By Inspector General For Lying About Hillary Clinton Email

The term of art for how the State Department handled information requests pertaining to Hillary Clinton’s email is “inaccurate and incomplete response,” but that means lying in plain old English. As the Washington Post reports, the State Department Inspector General found at least four cases

Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is greeted by ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) (2nd L) as chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) (L), and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) (R) look on as she arrives prior to testifying before the House Select Committee on Benghazi October …

Democrats Politicize the Benghazi Hearings; Media Couldn’t Care Less

After a few weeks of hand-wringing over the horrors of “politicized” Benghazi hearings, based entirely on the foolish words of Rep. Kevin McCarthy – who had nothing to do with those hearings – and a disgruntled ex-staffer of dubious portfolio, the media is suddenly very happy with Democrats politicizing the hell out of those hearings.

Accountablity

‘God is Going to Heal McKinney’ Says Local Pastor

Approximately 150 people peacefully rallied in McKinney for “accountability” in the aftermath of the Craig Ranch subdivision pool party fiasco. It was an ethnically diverse cross-section of a relatively middle-to-upper middle class suburbia.

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Accountability Theater: Nobody Got Fired Over the VA Scandal

It’s Accountability Theater, and we get a fresh performance every time scandals explode in the Obama Administration, because they know the public has a short attention span, and their faithful media has an even shorter one.

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The Biggest Failure In the Rolling Stone Rape Hoax

Americans have the power to prove we’re not children by punishing the storytellers, and forcing our profit-conscious bosses to start dispensing actual journalism again. Don’t stop with the media, either – there’s a huge zero-accountability storytelling government out there in need of reform.

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The Imperial Bureaucracy Has No Use For Accountability

The really dangerous development of the administrative state is that bureaucrats no longer fear the wrath of our elected representatives, many of whom are so interested in making the State bigger and richer that they’ll no longer countenance even token attempts at holding it responsible for its actions, because that would empower the people who want to make it smaller.

Email

Op-Ed: Today’s Technology Makes Hillary Clinton’s Secret Emails Even More Troubling

Despite her team’s best attempts to bury the story of Hillary Clinton’s bizarre email deception blunder, inquiring minds still want to know what was going on in that server closet at the Clinton residence while Hillary was serving as Secretary of State. It is a situation that drives open government advocates like me up a wall. Fortunately, open government advocates are everywhere, including South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin.

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Former FOIA Overseer Calls Hillary’s Email Defense ‘Laughable’

It’s not news, but the Clinton email scandal reminds us that the increasingly despotic Democrat Party thinks representative government should be done away with, replaced by a single election every four years to empower a unitary gridlock-free imperial executive. The emperor, or empress, can’t be distracted by peasants who forget their place and file Freedom of Information Act requests, either.