Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Tim Shorrock: US Intelligence has been Contracted out to Private Companies

Tim Shorrock Asks Why It Took the Washington Post So Long to Investigate the US Intelligence System

Tim Shorrock says:

--->"70% of the US intelligence budget goes to private companies"

--->"We have to really wonder about the quality of the information we obtain from these companies"

--->Private companies are surveiling Americans within US borders contributing more and more to the creation of a police state (not exact word for word quote, hence absence of quotation marks)

"Top Secret America" Washington Post Investigation Reveals Massive, Unmanageable, Outsourced US Intelligence System

For more background information on this topic see the Washington Post series by Dana Preist and Bill Arkin HERE...