Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Top 25 Censored Stories of 2006

Project Censored's list of neglected and under-reported news stories for 2006 is up. 25 facts stories that just weren't as important as Paris Hilton or that missing girl in Aruba.

#1 Bush Administration Moves to Eliminate Open Government

...“The Bush Administration has an obsession with secrecy,” says Representative Henry Waxman, the Democrat from California who, in September 2004, commissioned a congressional report on secrecy in the Bush Administration. “It has repeatedly rewritten laws and changed practices to reduce public and congressional scrutiny of its activities. The cumulative effect is an unprecedented assault on the laws that make our government open and accountable.”


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