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Monday, May 11, 2009

Op-Ed on Obama Release of Waterboarding Memos

This op-ed by Ramsey Ramerman, an attorney representing local governments in open-government cases, discusses President Obama's release of the waterboarding memos from the Bush administration. Ramerman lauds President Obama's release of the previous administration's records.

However, the Obama administration is still withholding public records about which corporations are receiving bailout money. So the release of records that embarrass the previous administration is occurring, but releases about the current administration's actions seem to be less forthcoming.