Tuesday 1 September 2015

How come American Christians are now enemies of the State?




Ask a conservative what they think of when America comes to mind, and you’ll hear things like baseball, apple pie, NASCAR, national defense, fast food, faith, hunting, family outings, pee-wee football, entrepreneurs, the American Spirit of hard work, bar-b-cues, helping the helpless, belief in a higher power and a religion that guides our moral compass. More than many other other trivial things, the rule of law, and the value we place on our commitments are traditions we hold dear.

Ask a liberal what’s wrong with America, and it’s the very rule of law we live by, They lift their noses in the air at the thought of equal opportunity, because it leaves no assurance for the promise of equal success. They believe religion is something that should be cherished, just not Christianity. The liberal religion is the hatred of Christians. Liberals would say America is a place with too many voices. If more people would shut up or be silenced, and just did what liberals asked, we'd all be happier they'd tell us.

My fellow Americans, the list below the video is a very sobering look at the belief system that is hard at work against all the values we Americans have held dear since this great nation’s inception. The video below is one of the best I've ever seen. It’s literally a call to action that is put to music, narrated by a former Marine, and in the video, the former marine reminds us that American Patriots are vastly outnumbered by the uninformed, and the ignorant masses who don’t know better. It is our duty to educate one another. Right now, an entire generation has been specifically told half-truths about this country. Because they believe what they are taught, the battles our forefathers fought so hard to make sure their children and grandchildren would never experience, along with the wolf of tyranny is knocking on their doors… and they don't even know it. Right now, that very wolf is outside our door, and there is good reason to be scared. Thomas Jefferson once said, “If a nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.”






Defense Department: The Bible, Constitution And Declaration Of Independence All Perpetuate Sexism. According to a Defense Department-approved "sexism course," the Bible, the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence all contribute to modern sexism. Those three cherished texts all count as "historical influences that allow sexism to continue," according to a presentation prepared by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, whose mission is to give a "world-class human relations education."

DoD to Continue Using Liberal Southern Poverty Law Center as Training Resource. The Department of Defense (DoD) will continue to use the liberal Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) as a resource for its training materials despite numerous complaints about the SPLC's biases by a coalition of Christian and conservative groups. The SPLC's website features a "hate map" that lists the Christian and conservative Family Research Council (FRC) as a "hate group" because of its defense of traditional marriage. The "hate map" helped inspire convicted domestic terrorist Floyd Lee Corkins in his decision to attack the FRC in 2012 when he shot and wounded a security guard before being subdued.

Mandatory Snoop Program in Army. "This is a picture I took this evening on a wall just down the hall from my office. It's new and put up today. While it may look innocent enough, those in the know realize the paranoia this poster represents. It's part of this year's campaign against insider threats which included a mandatory online program where you 'vet' other workers based on 'suspicious' evidence. In other words, the suspects were primarily conservative males who were outspoken against current US policies and adhering to constitutionality. Females were present but the focus was on white males.

Pentagon training manual: white males have unfair advantages. A controversial 600-plus page manual used by the military to train its Equal Opportunity officers teaches that "healthy, white, heterosexual, Christian" men hold an unfair advantage over other races, and warns in great detail about a so-called "White Male Club." "Simply put, a healthy, white, heterosexual, Christian male receives many unearned advantages of social privilege, whereas a black, homosexual, atheist female in poor health receives many unearned disadvantages of social privilege," reads a statement in the manual created by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI).

The Editor asks...
What does "social privilege" have to do with the Army?

New Docs Raise Questions About Timing of Order to Suspend Anti-Christian Army Training Materials. After Breitbart News reported on Thursday [10/24/2013] an official Department of Defense (DOD) document approved the anti-Christian Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) as a trustworthy source for information on dangerous "extremist" organizations and movements, Fox News released a letter dated Oct. 18 from Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh. He begins his letter noting a string of anti-Christian presentations and says the material is "inaccurate, objectionable and otherwise inconsistent with current Army policy."

Does Army consider Christians, Tea Party, a terror threat? Soldiers attending a pre-deployment briefing at Fort Hood say they were told that evangelical Christians and members of the Tea Party were a threat to the nation and that any soldier donating to those groups would be subjected to punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. A soldier who attended the Oct. 17th briefing told me the counter-intelligence agent in charge of the meeting spent nearly a half hour discussing how evangelical Christians and groups like the American Family Association were "tearing the country apart."

Fort Hood soldiers say Army warned them off tea party, Christian groups. Don't donate to the tea party or to evangelical Christian groups — that was the message soldiers at a pre-deployment briefing at Fort Hood said they received from a counter-intelligence agent who headed up the meeting. If you do, you could face punishment — that was the other half of the message, as reported by Fox News. The briefing was Oct. 17, and about a half-hour of it was devoted to discussion about how perceived radical groups — like tea party organizations and the Christian-based American Family Association — were "tearing the country apart," one unnamed soldier said, to Fox News.

Army halts training program that labeled Christians as extremists. The Secretary of the Army has ordered military leaders to halt all briefings on extremist organizations that labeled Evangelical Christian groups as domestic hate groups. [...] The Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty welcomed the news and said it was about time the Secretary of the Army intervened. "Men and women of faith — who have served the Army faithfully for centuries — have been likened to those who regularly threaten the peace and security of the United States," said Ron Crews, executive director of the Chaplain Alliance. "It is dishonorable for any U.S. military entity to allow this type of improper characterization."

US Army Defines Christian Ministry as 'Domestic Hate Group'. Several dozen U.S. Army active duty and reserve troops were told last week that the American Family Association, a well-respected Christian ministry, should be classified as a domestic hate group because the group advocates for traditional family values. The briefing was held at Camp Shelby in Mississippi and listed the AFA alongside domestic hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan, Neo-Nazis, the Black Panthers and the Nation of Islam.

Pentagon admits Christian ministry not a 'hate group,' says label does not reflect official doctrine. The Pentagon has admitted that information used in an Army briefing that labeled the American Family Association (AFA) as a domestic hate group was not acquired from official sources and does not reflect Army doctrine. Meanwhile, the president of the well-respected Christian ministry says his organization may file a defamation lawsuit against the military. "We are probably going to be taking legal action," said Tim Wildmon, president of one of the nation's most prominent Christian ministries. "The Army has smeared us. They've defamed the American Family Association."

Pentagon Labels Founding Fathers As Extremists. Under a section titled "Extremist Ideologies," the document states, "In U.S. history, there are many examples of extremist ideologies and movements. The colonists who sought to free themselves from British rule and the Confederate states who sought to secede from the Northern states are just two examples." We would not lump the two together necessarily, but the Pentagon does. And so, apparently, does a leftist group called the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).

Defense Department guide calls Founding Fathers 'extremist'. A Department of Defense teaching guide meant to fight extremism advises students that rather than "dressing in sheets" modern-day radicals "will talk of individual liberties, states' rights, and how to make the world a better place," and describes 18th-century American patriots seeking freedom from the British as belonging to "extremist ideologies." [...] Besides a brief reference to 9/11 and another to the Sudanese civil war, the guide makes no mention of Islamic extremism.

DOD Training Materials Call Conservatives 'Extremists'. Judicial Watch obtained Defense Department training materials on Friday [8/23/2013] that described conservative and civil liberties organizations as "hate groups." The training materials used by the Air Force were created to help students "recognize extremists ideologies." The materials identified conservative values, such as individual liberties and states' rights, as recruiting rhetoric used by "extremists."

Pentagon: Soldiers who spread faith may be prosecuted. Soldiers who promote their faith can be prosecuted under military law, the Pentagon said in a brief statement released to the media. "Religious proselytization is not permitted within the Department of Defense," the statement to Fox News stated. "Court martials and non-judicial punishments are decided on a case-by-case basis." The statement comes on the heels of a Breitbart report about Pentagon officials who met with Mikey Weinstein, the head of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, to shape policies that prevent active duty members from sharing faith.

Pentagon Confirms May Court Martial Soldiers Who Share Christian Faith. The Pentagon has released a statement confirming that soldiers could be prosecuted for promoting their faith: "Religious proselytization is not permitted within the Department of Defense... Court martials and non-judicial punishments are decided on a case-by-case basis...".

Pentagon: No, we won't court-martial Christians who talk about their religion. Christians in the military are allowed to discuss their faith, a Defense Department official said in a statement contradicting reports that such behavior could lead to court-martial. "Service members can share their faith (evangelize) but must not force unwanted, intrusive attempts to convert others of any faith or no faith to one's beliefs (proselytization)," Navy Lt. Cmdr. Nate Christensen wrote in an email to the Marine Corps Times.

Radicalizing the Military. There have been few sanctuaries of American values as steadfast as the American armed forces. [...] Presently, however, they are under threat from within, and one cannot help but notice that our military is being forced, against centuries of American tradition, morals and example, to become a reflection of the left. This appears to be part of the plan to fundamentally transform the United States, and it carries dire consequences for our long-term survival.

Military Scours Ranks For Christian 'Haters'. When Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recently appeared before Congress, he was grilled by Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va., about an email sent by an officer at Fort Campbell, Ky., to three dozen subordinates, warning them to be on the lookout for soldiers connected with "domestic hate groups." Among the groups listed in the 14-page email by Lt. Col. Frank Rich, the Second Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment Commander at Fort Campbell, were Christian organizations such as the American Family Association and Family Research Council (FRC), immigration reform groups such as the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), and Atlas Shrugs, run by Pamela Geller and monitoring global jihadist activity.

It appears that it will soon be illegal to be a Christian.
Pentagon: Religious Proselytizing is Not Permitted. Religious liberty groups have grave concerns after they learned the Pentagon is vetting its guide on religious tolerance with a group that compared Christian evangelism to "rape" and advocated that military personnel who proselytize should be court martialed. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation is calling on the Air Force to enforce a regulation that they believe calls for the court martial of any service member caught proselytizing.

Pentagon Consults Anti-Christian Extremist for Religious Tolerance Policy. Many media outlets are silent on this disturbing new alliance between fanatical secularists and leaders in the Pentagon appointed by President Barack Obama and Secretary Chuck Hagel, under which the U.S. military would officially consult with someone with such foaming-at-the-mouth passionate hostility toward traditional Christians, including Evangelicals and devout Catholics. The military — America's most heroic and noble institution — includes countless people of faith, and this represents a radical departure from the U.S. military's warm embrace of people of faith in its ranks.

Pentagon Blocks Access to Southern Baptist Website. The U.S. Military has blocked access to the Southern Baptist Convention's website on an unknown number of military bases because it contains "hostile content" — just weeks after an Army briefing labeled Evangelical Christians and Roman Catholics as examples of religious extremism, Fox News has learned. The Southern Baptist Convention is the nation's largest Protestant denomination known for its support of the pro-life movement and its strong belief in traditional marriage.

Man, I'll bet akdart.com has been blocked for years!

Assaulting Innocuous Christians and Coddling Terrorists. Fox News' Todd Starnes reports that the U.S. military has blocked access to the Southern Baptist Convention's website on an undetermined number of military bases because it supposedly includes "hostile content." Just a few weeks before, as noted in this space, an Army briefing labeled evangelical Christians and Roman Catholics as religious extremists.

I Saw Something, So I'm Saying Something. I've seen Janet Napolitano, Obama's Homeland Security Secretary, refuse to use the term "terrorism" and insist on calling jihad-inspired carnage "man-caused disasters." [...] I've seen Obama's Department of Defense, which prosecutes our War on Man-Caused Disasters, order a complete purge of "anti-Islamic content" from all military training materials. [...] Just this month, I've seen a U.S. Army training instructor teach his military students that "Evangelical Christianity" is the leading movement of dangerous "Religious Extremism," along with "Catholicism" and "Islamophobia."

The real domestic terrorists. In the wake of the tragic Boston Marathon bombings, it took mere hours for CNN to strongly hint — without anything so significant as evidence or proof — that right-wing extremists were responsible. In this, CNN is merely following the trend over the last five years or so in which the government tries to criminalize anyone who disagrees with it. Therefore it should come as no surprise that Americans who support the Constitution and Bill of Rights are now being reclassified as domestic terrorists, despite the fact that we haven't done anything wrong.

I Went to Bed a Christian and Woke Up a ... Terrorist? According to the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security, evangelical Christians are now a national security threat.

SPLC Denies Being Source of Anti-Christian Army Training Presentation. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are demanding an apology from the Secretary of the Army over a lecture led by an Army trainer that included a slide comparing Catholicism and Evangelical Christianity to groups like Al Qaeda, Hamas, and the KKK.

Will the Left Radicalize the Military? Listen up, Evangelical Christians, Mormons, Catholics, and Orthodox Jews. You read the news. An unnamed instructor with a U.S. Army Reserve unit put together a slide show in which he lumped you together with the KKK, Al Qaeda, and Hamas. Keep your heads up; that buzzing sound overhead might be a drone coming for you.

Not an Isolated Incident: US Army Officer Smears Christian Groups In Email to Subordinates. A few days ago, I reported on the shocking story about the Army instructor in Pennsylvania who labeled Evangelical Christians, Catholics, Orthodox Jews and Mormons "religious extremists" alongside Hamas and al Qaeda during an Army Reserve Equal Opportunity training brief on extremism. An Army spokesman told Todd Starnes of Fox News that this was an "isolated incident not condoned by the Dept. of the Army." It was not an isolated incident.

U.S. Army lists Evangelical Christianity, Catholicism, and "Islamophobia" as forms of "Religious Extremism". Obama has repeated many, many times that we are not at war with Islam, and the mainstream media line is that to suggest otherwise would be evidence of "hatred" and "bigotry." But apparently it is not "hatred" and "bigotry" for the U.S. to declare that Catholicism is the same sort of thing as al-Qaeda.

headline edited for brevity

Right wing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment. [Scroll down] "Despite similarities to the climate of the 1990s, the threat posed by lone wolves and small terrorist cells is more pronounced than in past years. In addition, the historical election of an African American president and the prospect of policy changes are proving to be a driving force for right wing extremist recruitment and radicalization."

An Extreme Position on Extremism. The Defense Department came under fire Thursday [4/4/2013] for a U.S. Army Reserve presentation that classified Catholics and Evangelical Protestants as "extremist" religious groups alongside al Qaeda and the Ku Klux Klan. The presentation detailed a number of extremist threats within the U.S. military, including white supremacist groups, street gangs, and religious sects.

This doesn't involve the Department of Homeland Security, but the effect is the same.
U.S. Army lists Evangelical Christianity, Catholicism, and "Islamophobia" as forms of "Religious Extremism". This is the politically manipulative and ridiculous nonsense that has replaced truthful information about Islam and jihad. And the implications of it are quite ominous. Evangelical Christianity, Catholicism and "Islamophobia" are forms of "Religion Extremism" on par with al-Qaeda and Hamas? Then how long will it be before the Obama Administration goes to war against them, as it has repeatedly declared that it is at war with al-Qaeda?

The Editor says...
That's the handiest part of the "war on terror" — the list of designated enemies can be flexed and expanded at any time.

Army lists Christians, Catholics and Jews as Religious Extremists. How nice of them to include the Ku Klux Klan on the list of Religious Extremism. Who knew political ideologies were a religion.

Don't Fire Until You See The Whites of Their Cassocks. When I first saw the headline, I assumed it must all be a little less obviously bone-crushingly stupid or at any rate more nuanced once you got into the story. But I invite you to look at the accompanying poster for the Equal Opportunity training brief issued by the Army Reserve in Pennsylvania. It lists "extremist" groups, starting with "Evangelical Christianity" at Number One, "Al Quaeda" (misspelled under any Roman rendering of Arabic) at Number Five, "Hamas" at Six, and "Catholicism" rounding out the Top Ten.

Army Labeled Evangelicals as Religious Extremists. A U.S. Army training instructor listed Evangelical Christianity and Catholicism as examples of religious extremism along with Al Qaeda and Hamas during a briefing with an Army Reserve unit based in Pennsylvania, Fox News has learned. "We find this offensive to have Evangelical Christians and the Catholic Church to be listed among known terrorist groups," said Ron Crews, executive director of the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty. "It is dishonorable for any U.S. military entity to allow this type of wrongheaded characterization."

Limited government group calls for defunding of West Point Terrorism Center. The group Americans for Limited Government has urged a House subcommittee to defund the West Point Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) after it released a study on terrorism that the organization's president, William Wilson said is targeted against regular Americans. [...] He said the report "makes several dangerously irrational generalizations about the 'far-right,' a stunningly one-sided demonization of conservative ideology."

A New Anti-Terror Front? Yes, the Government Thinks It's 'Right-Wing Extremists'. The Combating Terrorism Center, which is based at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, has issued a new report on its website entitled "Challengers from the Sidelines: Understanding America's Violent Far-Right." Normally, the center's activities are focused on al-Qaeda and other violent Islamic groups seeking to topple governments around the world. But the latest report looks inside America itself, and if the center is to be judged by the quality of its analysis in this report, it might be wise for all of us to be skeptical of its other work.

West Point center cites dangers of 'far right' in U.S.. A West Point think tank has issued a paper warning America about "far right" groups such as the "anti-federalist" movement, which supports "civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government." The report issued this week by the Combating Terrorism Center at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., is titled "Challengers from the Sidelines: Understanding America's Violent Far-Right."

The Editor says...
If Uncle Sam is looking for violent political extremists, he should look to the far left instead.

Wargaming Termination of Tea Party Extremists. Our military planners are openly discussing how to kill "Tea Party extremists" who have taken over a small town in the USA. [...] With the federal government incessantly hammering Americans with leftist policy and politically correct dogma, with Americans reflexively and defensively moving to the political "right," we now find the government coolly describing how Tea Party "extremists" will be killed should their civil dissent cross some very indistinct and amorphous line.

The Civil War of 2016. [Scroll down] The scenario presented in Small Wars Journal isn't a literary device but an operational lay-down intended to present the rationale and mechanisms for Americans to fight Americans. Col. Benson and Ms. Weber contend, "Army officers are professionally obligated to consider the conduct of operations on U.S. soil." This is a dark, pessimistic and wrongheaded view of what military leaders should spend their time studying.

The very beliefs and tradition that our Founders fought, bled, and died for are being dismantled before our eyes, and we sit by and do nothing. We do nothing! 
Do you not understand if American fails, the world fails? Our freedoms are being shredded, and whether you agree or disagree with the current regime in Washington, eventually this ends poorly for everyone. Liberty taken by force, can be retaken by force, but liberty given away willingly can never be regained. We are giving it away, and once again, it was Reagan who said it best:

Dear Obama:


“[t]here is only one guaranteed way you can have peace — and you can have it in the next second — surrender.”

“There is a price we will not pay.” There is a point beyond which you must not advance.”

-Ronald Reagan

Related topic:  domestic surveillance.
Feds charge 3 men accused of prepping for martial law.  Three North Carolina men fearing a government takeover and martial law stockpiled weapons, ammunition and tactical gear while attempting to rig home-made explosives, according to charges announced by the Justice Department on Monday [8/3/2015].
Another Obama Agency Says Conservatives [are] More Dangerous Than Islamic Terrorists.  Yet again President Obama and that coterie of anti-American cretins he calls his administration deems conservatives to be more dangerous and worth "watching" than Islamic terrorists.  The newest attack on Americans unleashed by Obama is the announcement that the politicized Department of "Justice" is now investigating "far-right" activity on Twitter and other social media.  As The Washington Free Beacon reports, "The Justice Department's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded Michigan State University $585,719 for the study, which was praised by Eric Holder, the former attorney general, earlier this year."
Justice Department Studying 'Far-Right' Social Media Use.  The Department of Justice is concentrating on "far-right" groups in a new study of social media usage aimed at combatting violent extremism.  The Justice Department's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded Michigan State University $585,719 for the study, which was praised by Eric Holder, the former attorney general, earlier this year.
Right-Wing Extremism? Really?  A February 20th, 2015 CNN report: "DHS intelligence report warns of domestic right-wing terror threat" has been widely cited in the Obamacon press as authoritative proof that right wing crazies are threatening to blow up the country.
The 72 Types Of Americans That Are Considered "Potential Terrorists" In Official Government Documents.  At one time, the term "terrorist" was used very narrowly.  The government applied that label to people like Osama bin Laden and other Islamic jihadists.  But now the Obama administration is removing all references to Islam from terror training materials, and instead the term "terrorist" is being applied to large groups of American citizens.  And if you are a "terrorist", that means that you have no rights and the government can treat you just like it treats the terrorists that are being held at Guantanamo Bay.  So if you belong to a group of people that is now being referred to as "potential terrorists", please don't take it as a joke.  The first step to persecuting any group of people is to demonize them.  And right now large groups of peaceful, law-abiding citizens are being ruthlessly demonized.
Barack Obama has identified the enemy, and it is us.  By avoiding real threats and publishing the Sovereign Citizen Extremist Violence map, the Obama administration moved beyond Saul Alinksy and advanced to Joseph Goebbels.
DHS Report: Forget ISIS, the REAL terrorist threat comes from the domestic right-wing.  Islamic terrorists are running roughshod over a good quarter of the planet, and our government is incapable of identifying their "mysterious" ideology.  However, here at home, we supposedly face a terror threat that is — apparently — both far worse and far easier to label. [...] Your government believes that these conservative monsters — who have allegedly carried out 24 attacks since 2010 — are just as bad, if not worse, than ISIS.
Obama Administration Finally Finds 'Terrorists' It Can Hate — You.  Right on schedule; in the fantasy world inhabited by Democrats, we have met the real enemy and he is us: [...] Never heard of the "sovereign citizens" movement?  No problem!  That's because they just invented it!  But don't worry — you'll be hearing plenty once the Democrat-Media Complex fog machine cranks up.
CAIR Praises DHS Report on Domestic 'Right Wing' Extremists.  Welcoming news that the Department of Homeland Security is circulating an intelligence assessment on the threat posed by "right-wing sovereign citizen extremist groups," the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says it's now time for security agencies to release a report on violence against American Muslims and others of Middle Eastern or South Asian heritage.  The DHS report — which has not been publicly released — was leaked to CNN at a time when some U.S. Islamic groups are questioning the administration's "countering violent extremism" (CVE) initiative.  Some of those critics, who have called for a greater focus on non-Islam-related terror threats, declined to attend last week's White House CVE summit as a result.
DHS report warns of domestic right-wing terror threat.  A new Department of Homeland Security intelligence assessment circulated this month focuses on the threat of right-wing sovereign citizen extremist groups in the U.S.  Some law enforcement groups say the threat is equal to, and occasionally greater than, the threat from Islamic extremist groups.  The Homeland Security report, produced in coordination with the FBI, counts 24 violent sovereign citizen-related attacks across the U.S. since 2010, CNN reported Friday [2/20/2015].
DHS intelligence report warns of domestic right-wing terror threat.  A new intelligence assessment, circulated by the Department of Homeland Security this month and reviewed by CNN, focuses on the domestic terror threat from right-wing sovereign citizen extremists and comes as the Obama administration holds a White House conference to focus efforts to fight violent extremism.  Some federal and local law enforcement groups view the domestic terror threat from sovereign citizen groups as equal to — and in some cases greater than — the threat from foreign Islamic terror groups, such as ISIS, that garner more public attention.

The Editor says...
CNN, instead of mocking this ridiculous assertion, reports the government's position as gospel truth.
Where Are All The Right Wing Terrorists We Were Warned About?  Remember back in 2009, when the Department of Homeland Security warned us that there was going to be a surge of homegrown terrorism by right wing extremists? [...] Guess how many of those attacks have happened.  None.  Zero. [...] You see, that report wasn't based on reality.  It was based on the way progressives view the world and progressives don't fear attacks from right wing extremists, they want attacks from so-called right wing extremists.  Unfortunately, reality has a will of its own and in reality, so far, all of the homegrown attacks have been carried out by Muslim extremists.  That makes the left sad because Islam falls into the cherished category of diversity.
Are we Being Betrayed from Within by an Islamist in the White House?  Obama has said he considers the greatest enemies of the US to be conservatives!  Ultra-liberals have not compared conservatives to terrorists, before Obama.  Why would Obama say this?  Constitutional conservatives believe in an ideal that is an anathema to Islamists — individual liberty, as enshrined in the Constitution!
Homeland Security keeps an eye out for everybody except the Muslims:
The FBI's Islamic Terrorism Denial.  The Washington Free Beacon revealed Friday [8/29/2014] that "the FBI's most recent national threat assessment for domestic terrorism makes no reference to Islamist terror threats, despite last year's Boston Marathon bombing and the 2009 Fort Hood shooting — both carried out by radical Muslim Americans."  Instead, the threat assessment focused on eight types of groups:  "anti-government militia groups and white supremacy extremists, along with 'sovereign citizen' nationalists, and anarchists," along with "violent animal rights and environmentalist extremists, black separatists, anti- and pro-abortion activists, and Puerto Rican nationalists."
FBI national domestic threat assessment omits Islamist terrorism.  The FBI's most recent national threat assessment for domestic terrorism makes no reference to Islamist terror threats, despite last year's Boston Marathon bombing and the 2009 Fort Hood shooting — both carried out by radical Muslim Americans.  Instead, the internal FBI intelligence report concluded in its 2013 assessment published this month that the threat to U.S. internal security from extremists is limited to attacks and activities by eight types of domestic extremist movements — none motivated by radical Islam.  They include anti-government militia groups and white supremacy extremists, along with "sovereign citizen" nationalists, and anarchists.
FBI National Domestic Threat Assessment Omits Islamist Terrorism.  The FBI's most recent national threat assessment for domestic terrorism makes no reference to Islamist terror threats, despite last year's Boston Marathon bombing and the 2009 Fort Hood shooting — both carried out by radical Muslim Americans.  Instead, the internal FBI intelligence report concluded in its 2013 assessment published this month that the threat to U.S. internal security from extremists is limited to attacks and activities by eight types of domestic extremist movements — none motivated by radical Islam.  They include anti-government militia groups and white supremacy extremists, along with "sovereign citizen" nationalists, and anarchists.  Other domestic threat groups outlined by the FBI assessment include violent animal rights and environmentalist extremists, black separatists, anti- and pro-abortion activists, and Puerto Rican nationalists.  "Domestic extremist violence continues to be unpredictable and, at times, severe," the report states.
Document: Homeland Security Predicts Rise of 'Anti-Government' Violence.  A leaked document from the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Intelligence and Analysis predicts increased "anti-government violence over the next year."  The document says the inspiration for violence is Cliven Bundy's Bunkerville standoff with the Bureau of Land Management from earlier in the year.  DHS's seven-page report entitled Domestic Violent Extremists Pose a Threat to Government Officials and Law Enforcement points to the recent murders of two Las Vegas law enforcement officers as evidence that there is a "growing trend of anti-government violence compared to the previous four years and inspired by perceived government overreach and oppression" and the "perceived victory at Bunkervile" will "likely prompt more violence."
Conservatives Are Greatest Threat To Nation, Obama Suggests.  Political conservatives are the greatest threat to the nation, President Barack Obama suggested in a kid-glove interview with the New York Times.  "The president mused, the biggest threat to America — the only force that can really weaken us — is us," said the interviewer, Thomas Friedman.  "Our politics are dysfunctional... societies don't work if political factions take maximalist positions," said Obama, who repeatedly claims to be a moderate stymied by the GOP's supposed obstructionism and radicalism.  "And the more diverse the country is, the less it can afford to take maximalist positions," Obama added.
Terror study group finds "sovereign citizens" and "militia/patriot groups" among greatest threat to US.  The nation's law enforcement agencies, from local cops all the way to the Department of Homeland Security, are always on the lookout for terrorist threats, and that includes at home as well as in far flung deserts and mountains.  And they're collecting data on all sorts of groups.  What may come as a surprise is that, if you're a regular reader of Hot Air or many other similar outlets, you might be one of the people they are watching!
Advisor: Obama, NSA use internet to silence critics like Tea Party.  The Obama administration is expanding its online data search of Americans to find potential civil unrest — like the 2010 Tea Party movement — and squash it before they take root, a prominent financial advisor has warned clients.  David John Marotta compared the administration's efforts to those used by former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover against his critics and 1960s activists.  Targeting activists isn't anything new.  J. Edgar Hoover made it his life's work.  What has changed is the vigor with which the government has assumed its own activism against certain groups, he said.
Holder: 'Homegrown Violent Extremists ... Keep Me Up at Night'.  Attorney General Eric Holder has a "lot of sleepless nights," reported ABC News this morning.  Chief among his concerns?  The threat of "homegrown violent extremists."
Eric Holder's DOJ Sets Up 'Terrorism Committee' to Investigate 'Anti-Government' Extremism.  It is not a controversial claim to state that Attorney General Eric Holder has politicized the Department of Justice.  In the past, this politicization has amounted to stonewalling, monitoring journalists, or dropping ideologically inconvenient cases.  But now the Department of Justice is shifting gears into overdrive and is intent on finding the roots of "anti-government" animus (as if it's a condition of citizenship to support the government no matter what).
Has the Dept. of Homeland Security become America's standing army?  In 2009, DHS released three infamous reports on Rightwing and Leftwing "Extremism," and another entitled Operation Vigilant Eagle, outlining a surveillance program targeting veterans.  The reports collectively and broadly define extremists as individuals and groups "that are mainly antigovernment, rejecting federal authority in favor of state or local authority, or rejecting government authority entirely."  In 2013, it was revealed that DHS, the FBI, state and local law enforcement agencies, and the private sector were working together to conduct nationwide surveillance on protesters' First Amendment activities.
Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown.  One war-game, said Price, involved environmental activists protesting pollution from a coal-fired plant near Missouri, some of whom were members of the well-known environmental NGO Sierra Club.  Participants were tasked to "identify those who were 'problem-solvers' and those who were 'problem-causers,' and the rest of the population whom would be the target of the information operations to move their Center of Gravity toward that set of viewpoints and values which was the 'desired end-state' of the military's strategy."  Such war-games are consistent with a raft of Pentagon planning documents which suggest that National Security Agency (NSA) mass surveillance is partially motivated to prepare for the destabilising impact of coming environmental, energy and economic shocks.
Obama Justice Department Pushes to Target "Thought Crime".  Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that the Justice Department will be utilizing a program originally designed to prevent domestic threats to the United States.  The program will label as threats individuals the government has deemed anti-government or racially prejudiced, paving the way to targeting political dissenters.
DHS Still Hasn't Fired Black Supremacist Who Called for Mass Murder of Whites.  The black-nationalist Department of Homeland Security employee who was placed on leave almost four months ago for running a website that espouses the mass murder of whites has still not been fired, an agency spokesperson told National Journal.
Obama's 1984.  The Obama administration allegedly put in place in 2009 a highly classified program to solicit the aid of Christian pastors in identifying and exposing anti-government sentiment within conservative, evangelical churches.  The request was worded in a manner that was intended to give the impression that the concern was about potential domestic terrorism.  One pastor claims he was asked by government operatives to keep his eyes and ears open to anyone in the congregation who was highly critical of the government, and to report such suspicious activity.  The pastor also claims he was told to keep tabs on anyone in his flock who were avid gun owners and/or Tea Partiers.
When your own police label you a terrorist.  Concord Police Chief John Duval recently begged Washington, D.C., for more than $250,000 to buy a military-style "armored personnel carrier" — the Lenco BearCat G3.  Chief Duval claims he needs this military personnel carrier because of groups like the "Free Staters."  He stated in his application that their threats were "real and here" and are providing Concord police "daily challenges."  A "Free Stater" is a person loosely participating in peaceful, social and economic migration:  to move 20,000 Americans who believe in smaller, responsible government to New Hampshire.  I did that.  I came to New Hampshire for that very reason.  So, yes, I guess I am a "Free Stater."  I am also a Republican, a lawyer and a computer nerd.  Concord police want a military-style vehicle because of people like me?
The Truth Behind the Spying.  Why is anybody surprised at what the government is doing to American citizens in the name of fighting terrorism?  The Department of Homeland Security director, Janet Napolitano has made statements that she views certain American citizen groups as dangerous as radical Islamists.  A report by the Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis defines "rightwing extremism in the United States" as including not just racist or hate groups, but also groups that reject federal authority in favor of state or local authority such as those opposed to abortion and immigration.  Hmmm.  In other words those opposed to this administration's policies, right?
Obama's Climate of Intimidation.  Both parties constantly make accusations that their rival is engaged in hypocritical, unethical, or illegal behavior.  Given the drastic lack of ideological diversity in the American elite media, the general public usually only hears about such accusations against Republicans.  Beyond the fact that biased reporting shapes public opinion to favor the left, it may also have an effect on law enforcement.  The persistent lies that have been told about right-leaning political groups by leading Democrats, including President Obama himself, may have led to the IRS abuses of power that we've heard so much about in recent weeks.
The Way They Are.  [S]hould we take comfort from the claim that the government's inquiries and surveillance are aimed solely at "terrorism"?  Well, perhaps it depends on what the definition of "terrorism" is.  In 2009, early in President Obama's first term, the Department of Homeland Security sent a secret memorandum to assorted law enforcement agencies targeting as "terror" threats those who, for example, oppose "federal authority" and favor "state or local authority," or oppose "abortion or immigration."  In addition, for several years now, assorted DHS statements on "terrorism" have been laced with references to "right-wing" and "antigovernment" sentiments.  In 2011, a DHS training video depicted only white males as terrorists; the video did not portray any terrorists as Muslims, although press reports indicate that in 2009 and 2010 every single one of the 126 people indicted on terror-related charges was a Muslim.
Shielding the Enemy.  [Scroll down]  Finally, the report on right-wing extremism prepared by Janet Napolitano's Department of Homeland Security in 2009 presents the same obfuscating agenda to shift law enforcement awareness away from Islam and toward citizens who are opposed to abortion or illegal immigration, gun owners, and returning veterans as was implemented by Bill Clinton following the first World Trade Center bombing.  Curiously, the DHS report, "Right-wing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment," was not based on actions or incidents perpetrated by specific groups but on the potential for extremist action.
Why was the Department of Homeland Security monitoring Tea Party IRS demonstrations?  What's so interesting about 60 tea partiers protesting the IRS in San Jose, California on Tuesday, May 21st?  The fact that this bit of information was conveyed to the protesters by a Department of Homeland Security officer who was also in attendance.  What was a DHS agent doing at the San Jose Tea Party protest?  Why aren't DHS officers protecting the homeland against foreign enemies armed with explosives and hate?  Perhaps because the Obama Administration is more worried about domestic "enemies" armed with the Constitution and love of country.
DHS Whistleblower Says Real Targets Are American Patriots.  Julia Davis, a former Customs and Border Protections Officer, was falsely declared a domestic terrorist and subjected to retaliatory efforts against her by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  Her home was raided by a 27 man "special response team."  She was twice falsely arrested and imprisoned, but later exonerated.  She is now a national security expert and has put out a historical documentary titled Top Priority: The Terror Within.  She claims that the War On Terror by the Department of Homeland Security is a charade and that the agency seems to be targeting concerned American patriots.
DHS Training Video Depicts Gun Owners As "Militia Members" Planning Terror Attacks.  Can you imagine the outrage from the left/CAIR if DHS made an accurate video depicting Muslim plotting terror attacks?
Police Militarization, Abuses of Power, and the Road to Impeachment.  DHS's Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) has been operating Predator drones since 2005, with a current fleet of nine.  Some in Congress seek to expand their use. [...] Given the Obama administration's contempt for the Constitution and its broad definition of "domestic terrorists" to include pretty much anyone they don't like, there is cause for genuine concern.
Second time this month: Obama gun-ban critic raided by heavily-armed fed contingent.  I'm sure his opposition to the President's assault on the Constitution has nothing to do with the raid.  Aren't you?  This is the second known military-style raid on "preppers" in New Jersey in a little over a month based upon the word of informants, and I hasten to add, "known."  There are quite possibly other raids that haven't made the news.  In neither of these instances are the people raided known to have a violent record.  Whether New Jersey is singling out preppers for these insanely over the top, highly dangerous, and extremely wasteful raids are legitimate questions that should be asked of the local, state, and federal agencies in New Jersey that are putting lives at risk to justify their quasi-military toys.
Obama Worries about Mob Violence ... by Americans.  President Obama does worry about a mob mentality. It's just unfortunate that he so often thinks he sees it in his own countrymen. [...] The president's repeated attempts to stave off imagined American extremism stand in contrast with his views about the Muslim world.  He regards their rage toward the United States as an understandable response to the "arrogance" of George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, and the dark night of Republican rule.
Dept. of Homeland Sec. Again Calls Patriotic Americans 'Potential Terrorists'.  Are you a patriotic American that thinks that our American way of life is in danger?  Are you a Tea Partier?  If so, Obama's Department of Homeland Security (DHS) wants you to know that you might be a terrorist.  Or, at least, the DHS wants to characterize you as a potential terrorist, anyway.  Once again the DHS is warning that believing in American exceptionalism or hailing from the right side of American politics is a dangerous thing, just as they did in 2009.

DHS, 'Rightwing Extremism' and Information Warfare.  The Homeland Security Assessment targeting mainstream conservatism was amateurish, poorly written and its logic absurdly shallow.  It's a shot across the bow in the unfolding information warfare. ... If this DHS Assessment is an example of the kind of analysis our decision makers receive from our intelligence agencies, we are in far worse straits than I had imagined.
The Obama Administration Says We're Dangerous, Rightwing Extremists.  Do you reject "federal authority in favor of state or local authority," or "government authority entirely"?  Are you "dedicated to a single issue, such as opposition to abortion or immigration"?  If so, you are a dangerous, rightwing extremist according to Obama's Department of Homeland Security, which bans the use of the word "terrorist" unless it's applied to us rightwing extremists who, for example, are so extreme as to view the grisly murder of the unborn in their mothers' wombs as cold-blooded murder.
The Eneies Within.  It was not long ago that Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano unveiled a national safety report singling out peaceful pro-life protesters as potential terrorists.  Yet hereto, the only person officially charged and subsequently arrested for threatening to kill a public official in connection with the Obama health care debate happens to be a loyal DNC donor.  You may also recall that on the heels of ramming ObamaCare through Congress, several Democrats projected that right-wing extremists would likely retaliate with violence.  Yet virtually every credible reported incident of politically motivated vandalism since then has been perpetrated mostly against conservative politicians who vigorously opposed the measure.
 •  Were born in the Deep South
 •  Believe that 9/11 was more serious than Watergate
 •  Wear an American flag in your lapel
 •  Knowingly listen to Rush Limbaugh
 •  Speak and write perfect English, but no Spanish
Thoughtcrime Redux.  If you're reading this, chances are you're a terrorist.  That's because if you are opposed to enlarging the redistributive state and spreading the wealth around, as the bulk of American Spectator readers presumably are, then by definition you're a potential terrorist.  You might even be a militia-loving Nazi, according to a federal report apparently inspired by the paranoid conspiracy theorists of the radical left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center.
Napolitano goes back to Janet Reno's playbook.  Conservatives in America are increasingly prone to agree with William S. Burroughs' quip that "A paranoid man is a man who knows a little about what's going on."  It was opium that made Burroughs so distrustful, but for the Right it's Janet Napolitano.  The former Arizona governor first hit the conservative radar when she took pride in strenuously avoiding the phrase "terrorism" in her Senate confirmation hearing.
Homeland Security document targets most conservatives and libertarians in the country.  Remember that now-retracted Missouri Information Analysis Center report which stated that small-government types (specifically Ron Paul, Bob Barr and Chuck Baldwin supporters) were potential terrorist threats?  According to this new Homeland Security report, all it takes to fit the terrorist profile is to have general anti-government feelings or prefer local/state government to federal control over everything.
Enemy of the State?  According to the notorious recent government report, I am a "radical right wing extremist."  If you didn't vote for Barack Obama, if you're unhappy with our tanking economy and the government's complicity in said tanking, or perhaps more odiously, you are a war veteran — you are, for all intents and purposes, an enemy of the state, subject to surveillance by law enforcement and security officials, who have been officially advised of the danger you represent.

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