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White House: Need to monitor online 'extremism'
cnet.com ^ | August 3, 2011 | By: Declan McCullagh

Posted on 08/04/2011 9:47:02 PM PDT by Daffynition

A White House terrorism strategy released today says Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks aid in "advancing violent extremist narratives" and should be monitored by the government.

The 12-page strategy (PDF), which outlines ways to respond to violent extremism, promises that: "We will continue to closely monitor the important role the Internet and social-networking sites play in advancing violent extremist narratives."

President Obama said in a statement accompanying the report that the federal government will start "helping communities to better understand and protect themselves against violent extremist propaganda, especially online."

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TOPICS: Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: bomb; claymore; grenade; mine
Glad there are no political opponents on the internet. Not to worry. Can't happen here.


1 posted on 08/04/2011 9:47:06 PM PDT by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

They can start here: http://www.barackobama.com/


2 posted on 08/04/2011 9:51:53 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: Daffynition

$1 trillion says that the use of Facebook/Twitter for flash mobs won’t be included in the violent extremist narratives.


3 posted on 08/04/2011 9:53:44 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Daffynition

The White House should know...social internet is how they get their union scum and their flash mob scum organized to take to the streets in violence.

As usual the commiecrat is projecting.


4 posted on 08/04/2011 9:54:56 PM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: Daffynition

Napolitiano did say she was more afraid of the “right wing militia” than of, say, muslims that took down the World Trade Towers with thousands of people in them.

I guess we’ll know who’ll she’ll be monitoring. Some good ol’ boy who dares to drive a gas guzzling truck.


5 posted on 08/04/2011 9:55:49 PM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: Daffynition
Will they include the rants against the Constitution and the American Way destroying LEFT sites as well? Me thinks not. Freedom of Speech on the way out based on the Dictatorial Leanings of Der Fuhrer B.HEUSEIN OBAMA
6 posted on 08/04/2011 10:00:00 PM PDT by Tuketu (Socialize the Legal System. Then we are all equal before the law.)
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To: americanophile
I doubt if they would bother. We already have VP Biden calling the Congressmen that disagree with him *terrorists* then we have to assume that *extremism* means *anyone who disagrees with us*.

“We have negotiated with terrorists,” according to sources in the room. “This small group of terrorists have made it impossible to spend any money.”
Biden, driven by his Democratic allies’ misgivings about the debt-limit deal, responded: “They have acted like terrorists.”

7 posted on 08/04/2011 10:00:45 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Daffynition
Hi Mr President :)
8 posted on 08/04/2011 10:01:32 PM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: UCANSEE2

The ‘community organizers’ got to have their communications don’tchaknow. Can’t train those welfarist to come and rob without good linkups. I’ll bet the organizers stop holding the door for them now though, since the video from a couple of the ‘incidents’ show the same community organizer playing doorman while holding his blackberry.


9 posted on 08/04/2011 10:02:17 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Daffynition
"Where’s that toxic rhetoric coming from? Let’s not make a false pretense of balance: it’s coming, overwhelmingly, from the right." - Paul Krugman
10 posted on 08/04/2011 10:03:24 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: UCANSEE2

But the Godwin law will be in play.


11 posted on 08/04/2011 10:05:26 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Daffynition
FDR had his "extremists" and he personally saw to it that they would be punished which led to perhaps the most shameful blot on U.S. history.

The vice president of the U.S. and "progressives" persist in spreading dangerous lies that their political opponents namely the Tea Party movement members are terrorists.

One purpose of all these warnings is to make the progressives seem concerned about America "when, in fact, the administration [is] pursuing totalitarian policies. Too few Americans today know of this travesty, a shameful blot on U.S. history."

That actually is a comment about something to which I compared what the Obama Administration and progressives are doing today with what FDR himself directed against political opponents 70 years ago.

I want to mention the comparison again (and again) because a cursory search for information about the Great Sedition Trial of 1944 will yield tons of acceptance -- from the Left -- that these anti-communist opponents of FDR were Nazi supporters. That is a lie just as the Obamunists lie about the Tea Party, et al.

As one of the prosecuted explained in the reference I provided on another thread FDR's DoJ included convicted Nazi supporters in the group of the accused for the sole intent to support the lie that all were Nazi supporters.

After years of persecution which began in the 1930s the efforts were finally denounced by all except the communists and their dupes.

Harry Truman as president fired the DoJ prosecutor and even the Washington Post editors -- whose employee helped FDR's DoJ entrap the victims -- denounced the years-long efforts and said that a mistake "was made in bringing 30 individuals of widely varying temperaments and backgrounds to trial at the same time and place for a series of alleged offenses classified as sedition."

Also the purpose of the president of the United States of America himself going after this group of "little people" was because it was merely a "warm up". The real targets were the likes of Republican Senator Robert Taft.

I hope Washington-insider Republicans take a look at all aspects of the Great Sedition Trial of 1944. It could prepare them.

12 posted on 08/04/2011 10:06:01 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Daffynition

prolly monitoring this .. so f u obama


13 posted on 08/04/2011 10:10:31 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: Tuketu

14 posted on 08/04/2011 10:11:48 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Daffynition

15 posted on 08/04/2011 10:12:01 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Daffynition

Yup, that’s us they’re talking about...


16 posted on 08/04/2011 10:15:21 PM PDT by piytar (The Obama Depression. Say it early, say it often. Why? Because it's TRUE.)
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To: Daffynition

It’s a little distracting cleaning the M-4 while watching Pati’s Mexican Table on PBS when I have to read this crap.


17 posted on 08/04/2011 10:19:02 PM PDT by andyk (Interstate != Intrastate)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

God bless you WilliamofCarmichael for giving us a clear, factual image of America’s past so’s we can have a clear vision of the potentials for the future. What ever happens is gonna happen so fast that it will be breathtaking and deeply shocking!!!


18 posted on 08/04/2011 10:19:12 PM PDT by SierraWasp (I'm done being disappointed by "He/She is the only one who can win" and being embarrassed later!!!)
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To: All
I suspect The Founders would be actively resisting this:

Hey Obama, our numbers are increasing daily. We're ready for the War of 2012! Are you?

19 posted on 08/04/2011 10:19:23 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Daffynition

Oh, and to be clear, Feds: We’re NOT violent. But we’re ideologically opposed to the man giving you your orders, so we understand that you’re monitoring us. Don’t mind the islamic extremists and other assorted nutbags who would like nothing more than to kill your families. Holder has identified us as the enemy, and ya gotta make your paycheck, right?

PS Wonder what Stasi officers got paid? Probably not great, but OK...


20 posted on 08/04/2011 10:19:45 PM PDT by piytar (The Obama Depression. Say it early, say it often. Why? Because it's TRUE.)
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To: Art in Idaho
"Now, they've been around for a while, but they are spreading far and wide and more people are getting involved. We need to have an American spring, you know, the Arab spring. The non-violent part of it isn't finished yet, but we need to have an American spring. A kind of an American Tahrir Square. Non-violent change where people from the grassroots get involved again. Not the, you know, not in the Tea Party style,'" Al Gore said on Current TV's "Countdown with Keith Olbermann."

"There are people who are genuinely upset in the Tea Party. I understand that. But that movement was funded with seed money from right-wing billionaires, the Koch Brothers, and promoted on Fox News," Gore said.


21 posted on 08/04/2011 10:20:29 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Daffynition

Godwin’s law is null and void once Congress commissions a Central Committee.

And they have...


22 posted on 08/04/2011 10:21:30 PM PDT by piytar (The Obama Depression. Say it early, say it often. Why? Because it's TRUE.)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
I hope Washington-insider Republicans take a look at all aspects of the Great Sedition Trial of 1944. It could prepare them.

Really? REALLY?! These idiots on "our side" have no clue about history back to Jimmy Carter, let alone what FDR did. While I applaud you're optimism, I just can't join with it...

23 posted on 08/04/2011 10:25:42 PM PDT by piytar (The Obama Depression. Say it early, say it often. Why? Because it's TRUE.)
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To: piytar

I hope their first duty is to change the name of the document: *Bill of Rights* to the *Bill of Very Limited Privileges* granted by the central committee. //sarc GRRRRR!


24 posted on 08/04/2011 10:27:47 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: MHGinTN

What does your post mean? Are there threads or links on FR? Thanks!


25 posted on 08/04/2011 10:28:14 PM PDT by TenthAmendmentChampion (Darwinism is to Genesis as Global Warming is to Revelations.)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

Sorry, your comment was well written. My response will ill phrased. I respect what you said. I just have no respect for most Republican “leaders” who purport to be on our side, and my disgust bled out a bit...


26 posted on 08/04/2011 10:31:21 PM PDT by piytar (The Obama Depression. Say it early, say it often. Why? Because it's TRUE.)
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To: Daffynition

All of these “social networks” were created to monitor people. At least those who fall for it.


27 posted on 08/04/2011 10:33:59 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: Daffynition
Yeah, I saw they rolled out Gore. Just remember they love Alinsky's rules, (his "talking points"), especially Rules 4, 5, 8, and 12. We will see their use big time in The War of 2012.

RULE 4: “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules.”

RULE 5: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.”

RULE 8: “Keep the pressure on. Never let up.”

RULE 12: “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”

Bring it On commiecrats! We're on to your game and are going to Crush, I mean just Crush You in 2012!

28 posted on 08/04/2011 10:42:14 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Daffynition

Has anybody else come to realization that all of the “Anti-Bullying” campaigns we see directed at parents and kids are being used as cover (”It’s for the children”) to allow more monitoring and control by government at every level? It’s beyond obvious to me.


29 posted on 08/04/2011 10:44:06 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Daffynition
And this will be their guide...

Violent Voices: Anti-Government Extremism Takes on New Intensity

An ADL Center on Extremism Special Report April 2010

I. Introduction “The antichrist [President Obama] will sign this [health care legislation] and start stealing money from our hard earned paychecks immediately, with his newly hired IRS agents as his strongarm. Bloodshed is coming…” Post by “mmpaints” on the American Preppers Network Forum, March 22, 2010.


30 posted on 08/04/2011 10:45:00 PM PDT by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: Daffynition
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes . . . ?

When the president expressed his being impressed by European leadership two years ago, it seems that not even the so-called conservative pundits understood the ramifications.
31 posted on 08/04/2011 10:45:22 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Daffynition
But the Godwin law will be in play.

We can thank our lucky stars that the Won lacks the competence of the 'staches.

32 posted on 08/04/2011 10:46:36 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: buccaneer81; Nachum

Nachum - is this good for your list?

The anti-bullying stuff is mostly to promote the queerdom agenda - in fact, practically all articles I’ve seen use that - but the control is definitely there - “Whatever is not prohibited is mandatory” and to make everyone feel scared that they’re committing a crime at every moment.

We’re in a freaking nightmare.


33 posted on 08/04/2011 10:48:28 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Terry Mross

People who use those sites have made it easy for those who will monitor us, doing their *work* for them; that includes the stuff they think is private.


34 posted on 08/04/2011 10:49:51 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Daffynition
Wait. I thought dissent is patriotic.

What gives?
35 posted on 08/04/2011 10:49:50 PM PDT by Antoninus (Nothing that offends God can possibly be a legitimate right.)
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To: little jeremiah

Excellent point...the gaybos lap that stuff up.


36 posted on 08/04/2011 10:50:44 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Daffynition

As if the left would police itself.


37 posted on 08/04/2011 10:51:19 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: buccaneer81

The poor victims of bullying are always fags and all the bullying is “mean” kids calling the fags fags.

Check this out, it will make your blood curdle. I just pinged it out.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2758739/posts

Teacher testifies in gay student murder trial


38 posted on 08/04/2011 10:58:44 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Antoninus; Jim Robinson

I would be remiss if I did not take the opportunity to thank Mr. Robinson for this forum and all he does to uphold the Freedoms fought for by our forefathers. God Bless you Mr. Robinson. You are in my grateful thoughts and fervent prayers.


39 posted on 08/04/2011 11:00:04 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Tzimisce

MUCH too nice.


40 posted on 08/04/2011 11:00:14 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: <1/1,000,000th%

You mean like the recent pronouncements of Biden ‘n Gore? What’s with these VPs?


41 posted on 08/04/2011 11:02:20 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: little jeremiah

Just wow.


42 posted on 08/04/2011 11:26:45 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Daffynition

The Fascist mentality behind the Marxist True Believer.

First we completely f**k the country, then we send to the Gulag anyone who objects.

Well, at least there will be plenty of company; Premier Hussein’s numbers can be located in a thorough search of the basement.


43 posted on 08/05/2011 1:26:59 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Daffynition
I remember Obama himself telling his own mobs to "get in the faces" of his opponent's supporters.

There is a leader of violent, extremist union thugs. They have already been filmed assaulting people. Their leader's name is Barack Obama.

44 posted on 08/05/2011 2:07:40 AM PDT by NoControllingLegalAuthority (Where is the middle ground on insolvency of the United States government?)
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To: NoControllingLegalAuthority

“I remember Obama himself telling his own mobs to “get in the faces” of his opponent’s supporters.”

In South Carolina, the state has arrested 6 of obuma’s thugs for mob behavior. They each face 20 years in prison. In addition, that state’s supreme court has expanded the state’s castle doctrine, allowing citizens a more “liberal” interpretation about how or when they may shoot thugs.

Some states are moving against obuma’s mobs, but it’s not being reported.


45 posted on 08/05/2011 7:08:53 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: little jeremiah

It is an excellent piece for the list. I believe that I did ping to it under another earlier source. That is why I did not ping on this one. But it is noteworthy. Thanks.


46 posted on 08/05/2011 8:28:56 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Daffynition

Hey Obama, Monitor This!


47 posted on 08/05/2011 8:31:46 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Daffynition

Thank you very much, Daffynition!!


48 posted on 08/05/2011 11:33:13 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

You’re most welcome. God Bless you and yours!


49 posted on 08/05/2011 11:34:47 AM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: piytar

They just ran a mantra that the Tea Party are terrorists.


50 posted on 08/05/2011 1:15:08 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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