posted on Oct, 4 2012 @ 08:17 PM
"Shoddy" isn't the right adjective but change a few letters and it would be. In a nutshell these fusion centers cannot account for expenditures,
produce no actionable intelligence, distribute alerts so far after the fact as to be useless and trample on the civil liberties and privacy of
The inquiry was unable to account for a vast majority of the funds the federal government has spent on fusion centers between 2003 and
The Senate subcommittee report, while scathing, doesn't call for DHS to stop supporting and funding fusion centers. Rather, the report calls
for Congress and DHS to "revisit the statutory basis for DHS support of fusion centers."
Typical government response; it's useless, expensive and does nothing. Keep it going.