Today, one does not need to blow up buildings, take hostages in political motivation, send anthrax through the mail, or even wave a gun around in a public place to be considered a terrorist threat.
A new strategy document released by the White House promises to “closely monitor…the Internet and social networking sites” in order to “counter online violent extremist propaganda” as the federal government attempts to embed itself further in local communities under the guise of preventing domestic extremism. Despite the White House document’s claim that, “opposition to government policy is neither illegal nor unpatriotic and does not make someone a violent extremist,” the Department of Homeland Security has gone out of its way to characterize adversaries of big government as potential domestic terrorists.
A shocking 2011 Department of Homeland Security video depicted white Americans as the most likely terrorists only confirms that the federal government is now profiling middle class America as the main terror threat. The video serves a very useful purpose for the Department of Homeland Security as it fits perfectly with their obsession to frame white, politically active Americans as domestic extremists and terrorists, who by no coincidence are also the biggest roadblock when it comes to expanding the DHS-driven takeover of America through TSA-staffed checkpoints and stifling “security” measures that have nothing to do with stopping terrorists and everything to do with creating a police state.
In 2009, a secret report distributed by the Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC) entitled “The Modern Militia Movement” was exposed. This MIAC report specifically describes supporters of presidential candidates Ron Paul, Chuck Baldwin, and Bob Barr as “militia” influenced terrorists and instructs the Missouri police to be on the lookout for supporters displaying bumper stickers and other paraphernalia associated with the Constitutional, Campaign for Liberty, and Libertarian parties. more