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@watchdog This topic really creeps me out. I did some research on this topic as well.

It seems that while Obama is doing this, and has in fact expanded the program, the program began under President Bush.

Janet Napalitano has publicly supported the program, she was appointed by Mr. Obama.

The ACLU has publicly denounced the program saying that “that fusion centers posed grave threats to Americans’ privacy and civil liberties, and that they needed clear guidelines and independent oversight.”

It seems to me that the program is meant to target Muslim American citizens. Is that what you’ve found and read as well?

Check out this article I found that indicates the reports by these fusion centers were in violation of American’s constitutional rights to free speech and freedom of religion: http://investigations.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/10/02/14187433-homeland-security-fusion-centers-spy-on-citizens-produce-shoddy-work-report-says

However it seems that mosques and muslims are mostly being targeted. Do you have any indication that other groups are being targeted as well?

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Also, for anyone that doesn’t know what a fusion center is, this is a broad description from Wikipedia I think does it justice. But basically Fusion Centers are overarching information centers. They make it possible for different government agencies and offices to share information with each other.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fusion_center

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