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Friday, August 19, 2005

State FOIA Led to Scoop on New Jersey Dems' Misuse of Homeland Security Funds

Not sure how I missed this fact, but let the record show the stories broken last week by Newark Star-Ledger investigative reporter Rick Hepp on former Gov Jim McGreavey's partisan use of federal homeland security grants was made possible by documents obtained under the state Freedom of Information Act.

It cannot be said too often: Transparency is Big Government's worst enemy. And liberty's best friend.

Michelle Malkin has an update of the latest developments, including The Trentonian's story about a New Jersey state legislator calling for the impeachment of Attorney General Peter Harvey for his role in the scandal.