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Saturday, January 7, 2012

Sunlight Down the Spider Hole #tppatriots #newzealblog

By: Terresa Monroe-HamiltonLogo_NoisyRoom


Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.Louis Brandeis

This is the defining statement that The Sunlight Foundation claims to base their cause on. Oh, if that were only even remotely true…

Founded in January 2006, the Foundation has a stated goal of using the revolutionary power of the Internet and new information technology to enable citizens to learn more about what Congress and their elected representatives are doing and thus help reduce corruption, ensure greater transparency and accountability by government and foster public trust in the vital institutions of democracy. At the declared core of all of the Foundation’s work is a focus on the power of technology and the Internet to transform the relationship between citizen’s and their government.

The truth is somewhat different however.  READ MORE…

Grats to Trevor Louden’s super blog, The New Zeal for posting this important piece of journalism.

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