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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Retraction, sort of

Well there have been some responses from Missouri. The Presidential candidates sent a letter demanding a correction. The Governor first was standing by the Document but then said the the candidates names would be removed.
The Missouri State Police have come out now and are rescinding the document.
Missouri Highway Patrol rescinds controversial militia report

As someone posted on the forum,(kudos beerista)
Who else reads this "apology"/"retraction" as the state of Missouri and Homeland Security saying: We're really sorry (that you all found out) and we promise to do better in the future (to ensure that the many similar reports we will produce are not leaked)?

They still have not responded to the Sunshine Law/FOIA request to find who and what was behind this. Activists in Missouri and elsewhere are still working on this

House bars Department of Public Safety from 'political profiling'

JEFFERSON CITY — In response to a controversial report profiling political beliefs of militia members, the Missouri House of Representatives has barred the Department of Public Safety from spending any "state or federal funds for political profiling."

Missouri MIAC Documents Scandal Leads to Advisory on SPLC & ADL

(MMD Newswire) March 26, 2009 -- ALIPAC is issuing a national advisory to all local, state, and Federal law enforcement agencies and officers, along with all DHS Fusion Centers, a warning against any reliance upon faulty and politicized research issued by the Southern Poverty Law Center
(SPLC) and Anti Defamation League (ADL).

I would really like to see some hard proof. There are many including myself that believe they were behind this. It does seem to have their fingerprints. I would still like to have the "Smoking Gun".


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