Did You Know...

   

Congress tasks intelligence community to work on greatest threat facing America

Share
By See-Dubya  •  June 26, 2008 02:57 AM

I thought this comment in the Corner was funny and sad–people who joined intel agencies hoping to support our warfighters and inform our policymakers about threats to our security have been tasked to fighting Al Gore’s battles. Trained analysts who could be tracking Al Qaeda or probing for weaknesses in Mugabe’s regime or watching China’s buildup or tracking smugglers or interrogating Khaled Sheikh Mohammed are instead cranking out a new National Intelligence Assessment on Global Climate Change.

Yesterday Congress held hearings about it, and it sounded like some of the spooks didn’t much care to be there:

2) Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Peter asked what intelligence was used for this estimate and whether intelligence collection requirements were prepared. National Intelligence Council Chairman Thomas Fingar said no clandestine intelligence was used and that intelligence officers extrapolated what would happen if the “mid-level estimates” by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change were correct. When Hoekstra asked why the U.S. Intelligence Community would write an major analysis of low to medium confidence that contained no intelligence, Fingar answered, “because you [Congress] told us to.”

This is so stupid. Like we don’t have anything better to worry about.

____

{Post by See-Dubya}

blog comments powered by Disqus
~ For the latest breaking news, be sure to join Michelle's Email List:
Posted in: Enviro-nitwits

Priorities: Obama admin tasks healthcare facilities with focusing more on … climate change

December 16, 2014 10:05 AM by Doug Powers

gorebear

The doctor is: In

Obama’s 2011 prediction of a million electric vehicles on the road by 2015 **barely missed

December 3, 2014 06:46 PM by Doug Powers

missedit

Missed it by that much!

Berkeley City Council votes to put ‘climate change’ warning labels on gas pumps

November 19, 2014 09:08 PM by Doug Powers

algorethumbs

Wait, there are still gas stations in Berkeley?

White House: Do something about ‘climate change’ or prepare for a fiery death — or worse

November 18, 2014 07:24 PM by Doug Powers

homealone

Is it hot in here or are they crazy?

‘XL’ in Keystone XL stands for X-tra Lethal, says abortion advocate Barbara Boxer; Updated

November 18, 2014 12:16 PM by Doug Powers

boxer

X-tra large demagogue


Categories: Abortion, Democrats, Enviro-nitwits

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook