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Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr.

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Member of (past or present) Republican Party (U.S.) / Republican National Committee Organization Feb 10, 2006
Member of (past or present) US House of Representatives Organization Feb 10, 2006

Articles and Resources

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Oct 09, 2009 Against Transparency: The perils of openness in government.

QUOTE: More information,[from greater government transparency]" as [Archon] Fung and his colleagues put it, "does not always produce markets that are more efficient." Instead, "responses to information are inseparable from their interests, desires, resources, cognitive capacities, and social contexts..."

New Republic, The (TNR)
Jul 28, 2006 Detainee Abuse Charges Feared: Shield Sought From '96 War Crimes Act

QUOTE: An obscure law approved by a Republican-controlled Congress a decade ago has made the Bush administration nervous that officials and troops involved in handling detainee matters might be accused of committing war crimes, and prosecuted at some point in U.S. courts. Senior officials have responded by drafting legislation that would grant U.S. personnel involved in the terrorism fight new protections

Washington Post
Jun 22, 2006 Bill Sends Strong Message on Workplace Rules

QUOTE: In February, U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan ruled that the Pentagon's regulation creating new workplace rules, called the National Security Personnel System, did not protect collective bargaining rights or ensure fair treatment of civil service employees facing major disciplinary action. Late Tuesday, the House adopted an amendment to the fiscal 2007 defense appropriations bill that would prohibit the use of taxpayer dollars for the areas that the judge faulted.

Washington Post
Feb 10, 2006 Air Force Eases Rules on Religion: New Guidelines Reflect Evangelicals' Criticism, General Says

QUOTE: The Air Force, under pressure from evangelical Christian groups and members of Congress, softened its guidelines on religious expression yesterday to emphasize that superior officers may discuss their faith with subordinates and that chaplains will not be required to offer nonsectarian prayers.

Washington Post