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#1 One must BEGIN intelligence dissemination and collaboration before one can END it!
They want to keep up the appearance of intel sharing without actually sharing intel."...
'FBI collaboration' is an oxymoron, always has been. They look down their noses at local law enforcement (where they get most of their leads) and possess total disdain for the military.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-04-20 09:18||
#2 Headline should be "Cold Fusion"
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-04-20 09:39||
#3 Better headline would be "FBI Director Replaced".
Posted by gorb 2012-04-20 09:48||
#4 To be expected for an agency headed up for decades by a dandyish bachelor fond of white linen suits, classical statues of male nudes and antique collecting. His long friendship with a chap named Tolson was capstoned when they were burried side by side. Today some gay activists include Hoover and Tolson in their pantheons of famous gay couples.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-04-20 09:48||
#5 And that is relevent precisely how, Besoeker?
Posted by lotp 2012-04-20 10:34||
#6 Thanks for asking lotp.
It is my view that elected as well as appointed officials should mirror population at large as opposed to paranoid fringe personalities hell-bent on power and dominance. Maintaining "secret" files (under the cover of law enforcement) on US citizens is but one example of the abuse of power. When paranoia, secrecy, and a failure to share information remain unchecked, they can become a disciplined, organizational methodology. When you've got the goods on your opposition and potential enemies, they tend not to divulge your own twisted wardrobe and affaires de coeur. Just my two cents worth.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-04-20 10:56||
#7 Why? Is there a leak? Whats the use of having a fusion center? WTF?
Posted by newc 2012-04-20 11:13||
#8 Perhaps there are things going on with the OWS (and Union's) that the FBI doesn't want the local LEO's and the public to know?
Posted by tipover 2012-04-20 11:50||
#9 Read some interesting comments on this topic. As to the why now question:
Something has or will happen that they don't want to get out yet.
On a little more tin-foil-hat level, this is part of a set up for a large October surprise.
I'll let your own level of distrust in this regime fill in the blanks.
Posted by AlanC 2012-04-20 13:54||
#10 How is that HOLLYWOOD Al Qaeda movie poster hunt coming anyways? Wonder why?
Posted by Clyde Schwarzeneggar2411 2012-04-20 19:49||
#11 Something has or will happen that they don't want to get out yet.
Yeah. I can think of three explanations:
a) the FBI are being dicks (and not in the Tracy sense)
b) they know something they don't want to share
c) and/or they don't trust the people they would have to share it with.
Posted by SteveS 2012-04-20 20:41||
#12 Though mostly over-paid beyond GS-12 for the most part, with a grandiose sense of power and entitlement (It's DC, after all).
If they remain altruistic and loyal to their sworn induction Oath of Allegiance; who cares? The more swagger, the better!
Posted by canalzone 2012-04-20 23:52||