Obama To Launch

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Most the following video is about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan, but the big idea here is that along with the passage of the stimulus plan comes a new website (just a landing page so far) that will keep track of where and how tax dollars are being spent.

Obviously this is an unprecedented level of transparency, and a great win for advocates of open government. But it also has a secondary effect of allowing moderate Republicans to support the bill because of responsibility and honesty being shown right off the bat.

More as it develops…