Friday, March 27, 2009

BLOWBACK! Missouri Law Enforcement Document Killed... And More

"The Motley Fool" caps

As I brought to your attention a couple of days ago, a report from a Missour Fusion Center (fusion centers bring together law enforcement agencies and offer policy guidance) characterized Ron Paul supporters as domestic terrorists.

Well, take a deep breath everyone. The report has been killed, an apology has been issued, and now... there's some BLOWBACK.

The head of the Missouri Department of Public Safety has apologized to U.S. Rep. Ron Paul and two other former presidential candidates for a state law enforcement report linking militia groups to the candidates. State officials killed the report late Wednesday.

State Highway Patrol Superintendent James Keathley said, "Law enforcement officers require intelligence of the highest quality and the report in question does not meet that standard. For that reason, I have ordered (the agency) to permanently cease distribution of the report." FULL STORY

Nixon distances administration from production of MIAC report; supports changes announced yesterday

JEFFERSON CITY | Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday distanced his administration from the process that allowed the release of a report linking support for libertarian and conservative causes to domestic terrorism.

"I was not governor when the MIAC was formed," Nixon said. "I was not governor, I did not hire any of the people there and nobody in my administration -- the director of public safety -- saw this stuff before it went out." FULL STORY

Governor Nixon of Missouri Violating Sunshine Law 2 of 2

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