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POGO: “Reports the SEC Doesn’t Want You to See”

Posted by Larry Doyle on January 24th, 2011 10:52 PM |

The Project on Government Oversight has become the financial regulatory eyes and ears for our nation. While one would think Congress might care to thoroughly investigate government agencies and hold them to account, our recent history has shown us that the Congressional oversight is severely lacking. Enter POGO. What has POGO provided us now?

By utilizing the Freedom of Information Act, POGO has provided a huge window of transparency into the SEC. Why should POGO have to perform these acts? Where is the Congressional oversight? Heck, where is the SEC chair Mary Schapiro?

I strongly encourage readers to save this commentary as POGO provides links to a wealth of amazing stories and investigations. THANK YOU POGO for performing a national public service in opening the windows into the SEC. (more…)

Sense on Cents Endorses POGO

Posted by Larry Doyle on January 28th, 2010 3:14 PM |

In the never ending pursuit for truth, transparency, and integrity on our economic landscape, I am constantly looking for people, institutions, and enterprises which embrace and endorse those same principles. I hope and believe that readers of Sense on Cents appreciate that fact. Please do not be bashful to tell me when I fall short.

In checking on developments relating to the story I wrote the other day, “The SEC Pimped Peter Sivere”, I crossed paths this morning with an institution that has been around for thirty years but of which I was not acquainted. I am referring to the Project on Government Oversight (POGO).

Who is POGO? (more…)

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