Manhattan Institute President Lawrence Mone
Introduction of Thomas W. Smith, Chairman of OpenTheBooks
Thomas W. Smith
Introduction of Adam Andrzejewski, CEO of OpenTheBooks
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The Open-Government Movement
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"Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman," wrote Louis Brandeis in 1914. Today, the Freedom of Information Act and internet make it possible to post online all spending at the federal, state, and local levels. This kind of radical transparency can transform U.S. politics.
In America, we need a 'war on government waste.' Please watch our 'lunch lecture.' Join the transparency revolution!
us. It's our moral obligation to stop government waste, taxpayer abuse, corruption and duplication.
The tools of transparency have given the American people and our political leaders the chance to see waste like never before.