Today In Government Transparency

The American Civil Liberties Union went through the steps of requesting some documents from the FBI. Why the were requesting them isn’t really relevant, because, well it’s what they received that’s the real story [PDF].

Well, that certainly clearly the question up for me.

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Doug Mataconis
About Doug Mataconis
Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. John Peabody says:


  2. CSK says:

    Wow, that certainly answered any questions I might have.

  3. John Burgess says:

    Perfectly clear, though the interpretation may be a bit ambiguous.

  4. PJ says:

    @Doug Mataconis:

    Well, that certainly clearly the question up for me.

    That’s because you didn’t read the other document the ACLU got. It makes everything crystal clear. (Now, it’s 54 pages so it may take a while to read.)

  5. Sejanus says:

    A great dadaist masterpiece.

  6. Dave Schuler says:

    Passive aggressive.

  7. Anderson says: