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It is a basic American right

The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives.
Transparency — keeping the light on the people’s business — ought to be something everyone can agree on.
Instead, conservatives want to reveal the secrets of liberals and liberals want to expose the actions of conservatives.
Openness in government is not a liberal, conservative, Republican, Democrat, independent, Libertarian or freedom caucus issue.
It often appears that whatever party is in the minority becomes the champion of transparency right up until the time it is in the majority.
Politicians stump on transparency ...


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