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Old 01-14-2010, 01:49 PM
 
Location: San Diego, CA
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No, this is not a report from The Onion. It actually happened.

Vice President Joe Biden is holding a meeting today to discuss Transparency in Government, with the "Chief of Transparency for Economic Recovery".

The meeting is closed to the press. Only Democrats are allowed.

Someone said that we have to be careful whenmaking silly jokes about Democrats. The jokes have a way of becoming reality as the Democrats eventually do what seemed ludicrous only a short time before.

This time, they have managed to do it even before anyone made any jokes about it. I mean, who would make a joke about having a closed meeting on "transparency"? That's too silly even to bother joking about.

But, nonetheless, the Dems come through....!

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Joe Biden update: He meets on transparency today. But the meeting is closed | Top of the Ticket | Los Angeles Times

Joe Biden update: He meets on transparency today. But the meeting is closed

January 14, 2010 | 2:22 am

In fact, today's Biden schedule highlight is a meeting with the chief of transparency for economic recovery. But, unfortunately, the transparency meeting is non-transparent, closed to the press. (See his full schedule below.)
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Old 01-14-2010, 01:52 PM
 
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You just can't make up stuff this good.................
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Old 01-14-2010, 01:53 PM
 
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The bait and switch administration. Plus they probably had an open bar and everyone knows how Joe gets when there's booze anywhere in reach.
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Old 01-14-2010, 01:59 PM
 
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You aren't understanding though.

It wasn't actually a meeting on transparancy, it was a meeting about transparancy. Basically, how the administration can continue to claim to be transparent while holding healthcare debates in private.

It was a strategic meeting, not a press release.
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Old 01-14-2010, 02:07 PM
 
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You aren't understanding though.

It wasn't actually a meeting on transparancy, it was a meeting about transparancy. Basically, how the administration can continue to claim to be transparent while holding healthcare debates in private.

It was a strategic meeting, not a press release.
The administration that is solely cloaked in secrecy from top to bottom.
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Old 01-14-2010, 02:31 PM
 
Location: Southcentral Kansas
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You aren't understanding though.

It wasn't actually a meeting on transparancy, it was a meeting about transparancy. Basically, how the administration can continue to claim to be transparent while holding healthcare debates in private.

It was a strategic meeting, not a press release.
You are so right, but it is all part of the same thing. Obama promised complete transparency on the debate of that subject and there has been none up to now. GOPers weren't even allowed to take part in the writing of Dirty Harry's version.

Maybe somebody will tell these clowns what the word, transparency, means.
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Old 01-14-2010, 02:33 PM
 
Location: MI
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Sounds like a winner to me. Keep the naysayers OUT! YIPPEE
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Old 01-14-2010, 02:35 PM
 
Location: Land of debt and Corruption
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It doesn't get more hypocritical than this!
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Old 01-14-2010, 02:50 PM
 
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Once again my theory is proven right.

Do this exercise. Look at what the Democrats are making about the Republicans.

Then start looking at the Democrats. You will either find that the Democrats have been doing what they say the the Republicans are doing, or shortly they will be doing it.

Examples:
Democrats say Bush lied.
Reality: Bill Clinton couldn’t tell the truth.

Democrats said Republicans want to kill old people.
Reality: Democrats start pushing Euthanasia.

Democrats say the Bush administration held secret meetings with big business and were not transparent.
Reality: Under Obama Democrats actually pass law without even letting Republicans in the meetings when the bills are drafted. Forget letting the public know what is going on…. Oh and Obama had secret meetings with Big Pharma to get them on board with the healthcare bill.

So next time you hear a democrat say something bad about Republicans, just start looking. Chances are the democrats are already doing it, or they have plans on doing it in the near future.
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Old 01-14-2010, 03:17 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth Texas
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No, this is not a report from The Onion. It actually happened.

Vice President Joe Biden is holding a meeting today to discuss Transparency in Government, with the "Chief of Transparency for Economic Recovery".

The meeting is closed to the press. Only Democrats are allowed.

Someone said that we have to be careful whenmaking silly jokes about Democrats. The jokes have a way of becoming reality as the Democrats eventually do what seemed ludicrous only a short time before.

This time, they have managed to do it even before anyone made any jokes about it. I mean, who would make a joke about having a closed meeting on "transparency"? That's too silly even to bother joking about.

But, nonetheless, the Dems come through....!

-----------------------------------------

Joe Biden update: He meets on transparency today. But the meeting is closed | Top of the Ticket | Los Angeles Times

Joe Biden update: He meets on transparency today. But the meeting is closed

January 14, 2010 | 2:22 am

In fact, today's Biden schedule highlight is a meeting with the chief of transparency for economic recovery. But, unfortunately, the transparency meeting is non-transparent, closed to the press. (See his full schedule below.)
that is so Orwellian
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