government secrets

World News
The hundreds of government documents that ended up at a resale store haven’t been confiscated from the media. They're just going into different containers.
Politics
Unlike Hillary Clinton's attorney, they don't get safes from the government.
Media
The question is: Is our country better off as a result of Edward Snowden's revelations? The president said last week: Write
Denver
The Colorado governor also said that he was elaborating on ideas that Fareed Zakaria presented in a Washington Post op-ed
Politics
President Obama hit the Oval Office and ordered State "to complete the processing of the backlog of 25-year-old records awaiting declassification by the end of December 2013." Didn't happen, of course. And that, it turns out, is the least of it.
Politics
The Brennan Center report also notes that even at the individual level, every incentive within a government agency points
Celebrity
THE FORMULA: Obama factor: Advertised for Obama and did meet Mayor Bloomberg. They're super rich and powerful and would only
Videos
The self-proclaimed "most transparent Administration in history" just rejected more FOIA requests than ever, a 22% increase. Just how transparent is this White House? Former National Security Council Spokesman Tommy Vietor and Investigative Blogger Marcy Wheeler join Alicia to debate.
Politics
Americans now possess (or more accurately are possessed by) a vast "intelligence" bureaucracy deeply in the shadows, whose activities are a mass of known unknowns and unknown unknowns to those of us on the outside. It is beyond enormous.
Politics
Many documents produced by the U.S. government are confidential and not released to the public for legitimate reasons of national security. Others, however, are kept secret for more questionable reasons.
Politics
Overclassification actually threatens national security by limiting the sharing of information among officials and agencies. More fundamentally, overclassification undermines the critical ingredient for a well-functioning democracy: an informed citizenry.