Monday, February 22, 2010

Americans Who Know Their Rights Are The Real Target Of Napolitano’s “Domestic Terror” Warning

Warnings, warnings and more warnings. In all of this vague language and broad generalities is real concern for liberty and freedom. These people never stop trying to convince us that tyranny is the only way, and they will use any and every excuse to get us to give in.

Freedom is not easy and not free. We must guard our freedoms with our lives or someone else will take them. Government is there to protect our rights not grant them.

Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano cited examples of Muslim extremists in her warning Sunday that domestic terrorists were now as much a focus as international terrorism, but actual training manuals being used by state and federal authorities across America reveal that the primary target of the anti-terror apparatus hits a lot closer to home...

...“In the last year, Napolitano said, she’s witnessed a movement from international extremism to domestic extremism – cases in which Americans radicalized and decided to plot attacks against the country.”

However, Napolitano’s comments were clearly crafted to appeal to some on the right who claim that the Obama administration, despite its clear intensification of Bush’s “war on terror” with more raids into Pakistan and new targets in Yemen, has been “soft” on terror, with the DHS Secretary listing examples of Muslim Americans who have allegedly planned terror attacks (but not without aggressive prompting by FBI informants in almost every case).

In reality, as leaked state and federal documents illustrate, the primary focus of the war on terror is aimed at American citizens who exercise or merely show an interest in their own constitutional rights...

...Leaked state and federal documents produced since the early nineties have routinely labeled politically active Americans, or merely those cognizant of their constitutional rights, as the main domestic extremist threat...

Full article with links can be read HERE.

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