Everyone except a Teatard knew the Amber Alert system wasn't shut down and reports to "confuse" people was nothing but a propaganda ploy by reich wing pundits. Disgusting creatures.Obama administration shuts down Amber Alert site, blames "confusion." Don't worry. They're still in charge of your health care.
"The Amber Alert system was never interrupted, but to eliminate any confusion, the informational site maintained by the Justice Department has been restored,” Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon told CNN.
The official told CNN that the website is informational only, detailing the department's role in providing training to states on how to have an Amber Alert system, and that the alerts themselves were not affected. Amber Alerts are issued jurisdictionally, by county or state, the official said, adding that the Amber Alert system, which consists largely of press notifications, highways signs, and tweets, is functional and not affected by the shutdown."
“We had to bring in a furloughed employee to re-open the site,” Fallon said, adding that it’s “unclear if we will have the funds to monitor”* the site.(*Faux Noise and the RNC should pick up the tab)
The decision was made, a senior Justice Department official said, because there was a “public safety worry because of INCORRECT REPORTING (can anyone say Fox broadcasting System)that the program itself was down,” as opposed to just the federal website."