The Obama administration and the Democrats have been working to force the Republicans to cave into their demands and as a result, Obama’s Justice Department, led by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, decided to make it hurt even more that if a child goes missing, don’t count on the Amber Alert support system to notify the public.
In viewing the Justice Department amber-alert website, visitors are greeted with, “Due to the lapse in federal funding, this Office of Justice Programs website is unavailable”.
Interestingly enough, the Washington Examiner on Saturday reported that only 17% of the federal government is shutdown, which would beg the question as to why a safety system such as the Amber Alert system is down.
Since the shutdown, John Hawkins of Townhall.com on Friday noted six things that the public has learned about the Democrats from the government shutdown.
Hawkins listing includes Harry Reid doesn't care about kids with cancer, Barack Obama is willing to deliberately tank the stock market for political reasons, Democrats don't care if Obamacare works or not, the Democrats absolutely, positively will not compromise, Democrats don't care about veterans, and Democrats in Congress believe they should be exempt from Obamacare.
Now that the government Amber alert support and coordinating system is down, Hawkins can now add to his list that the Democrats don't care about the safety of missing children either.
[Notice] The Paulding County Republican Examiner was just alerted that Amberalert.com website is still up and running. However, Amberalert.com does coordinate with the Department of Justice which could interrupt amber alert services around the country. Furthermore, due to confusion, this is on the federal government (DOJ) level only and does not affect private missing children organizations for the most part but may interrupt national coordination efforts.