are Being Lumped Together
with Terrorists, Beware!
Minutes after the bomb went off at the Boston Marathon, while emergency crews and brave Bostonians scrambled to help their neighbors, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) said it could be homegrown terrorists to blame.
Soon after, T.V. pundit Chris Matthews goes on air and asks, “…would you as an expert be thinking domestic at this point?” Later, David Axelrod, a former Clinton and Obama advisor, let’s out on air, “…. I’m sure what was going through the president’s mind is – we really don’t know who did this – it was tax day. Was it someone who was pro-you know…”
There’s no doubt the U.S. has bad guys, we have the largest prison population in the world. The disturbing thing about these veiled statements is that it pushes the “war on terror” at home narrative, which attempts to justify eroding our civil liberties.
Since at least September 2005, the U.S. Department of Justice has publicly asserted that Americans who wish for less tax, a smaller government, or a greater adherence to the Constitution and Bill of Rights may be potential domestic terrorists. The FBI has a label for it: Sovereign Citizen.
What’s more, the “U.S. citizen as potential terrorist” narrative is even taught to military cadets at West Point. A report written by Dr. Arie Perliger, director of terrorism studies at West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) reveals these irrational gems.
Americans who embrace…
Today, more than ever, it’s vital to be vigilant of what you do, say, and search for online (and offline). The government at the local, state, and federal levels, plus the mass media all irresponsibly target the wrong people – hard-working Americans.