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Group hired to provide intelligence for Pa. tracked array of activists

• Donald Gilliland - The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News
A review of all 137 intelligence bulletins, more than 1,250 pages, revealed that more than half explicitly indicate some form of active tracking of groups in the United States. "Analysts will continue to monitor the Tea Party movement in the Commonwealth in order to detect any illegal, racist, and/or anti-government action," reads a bulletin from Nov. 11, 2009. A bulletin from February 2010 notes that anti-casino activists were planning a rally in Philadelphia. It states "analysts are monitoring for further information regarding future protests against casino construction that may include elements of disruptive ‘direct action’ such as road or site blockings." Another February bulletin says, "ITRR is monitoring anti-war activist communications for additional planning related to Pennsylvania assets." A March bulletin announces "ITRR researchers have intercepted internal communications among activists from the Students for a Democratic Society" in Pittsburgh. It says "analysts a

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