Skip to comments.Federal agency warns of radicals on right (Big Brother is coming)
Posted on 04/13/2009 11:49:35 PM PDT by STARWISE
The Department of Homeland Security is warning law enforcement officials about a rise in "rightwing extremist activity," saying the economic recession, the election of America's first black president and the return of a few disgruntled war veterans could swell the ranks of white-power militias.
A footnote attached to the 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.
"It may include groups and individuals that are dedicated to a single-issue, such as opposition to abortion or immigration," the warning says.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...
~~”The report says extremist groups have used President Obama as a recruiting tool”
This is sick!
Welcome to Omerica...
The land where jihadists roam free and citizens are targeted...
Everybody line up for Two Minutes Hate.
Welcome to New Venezuela.
I better hurry up and finish that manifesto. /s
We need to press the Zero for an explanation.
I’m sure CBS is playing right into this fervor over
the rightwing with Lesley Stahl’s 60 Minutes report
last night on guns, and 0 is listening.
Video - The Way of the Gun
“Americans are buying guns and ammunition at a startling rate despite the economic downturn. As Lesley Stahl reports, the economy, as well as the election of Barack Obama may be the reason for the run on guns.”
What comes to mind is this:
Only instead of coldly-logical killing-machines we have hot-blooded rage-fueled genocide-types.... fortunately we can deal with them the same way... hydraulic presses, liquid nitrogen, and LOTS of ordinance.
Who would have thought being a federalist meant you were ‘extreme’ or ‘dangerous’!? Apparently I am.
>Americans are buying guns and ammunition at a startling rate despite the economic downturn. As Lesley Stahl reports, the economy, as well as the election of Barack Obama may be the reason for the run on guns.
Every gun bought is a vote of “No Confidence” in our Government... now go buy some ammo too!
It’s actually ordnance. The last thing we need is any more ordinances.
>Its actually ordnance. The last thing we need is any more ordinances.
Damnit! That’s what I get for:
a) Staying up to 1 am,
b) using the spell-checker in such a state.
lol - Thanks for the catch.
Yep . this has apparently got them nervous.
The FBI was quoted Monday as saying that, since November, more than 7 million people have applied for criminal background checks in order to buy weapons.
Finally, something that leftists and the children they didn't abort and conservatives can agree on.
apparently the wrong ideology and shazaam! you’re a rightwing extremist!
from page 2 of the Washington Times article linked in post no. 1:
SNIPPET: “The FBI was quoted Monday as saying that, since November, more than 7 million people have applied for criminal background checks in order to buy weapons.”
SNIPPET: “Ms. Kuban said, however, that the department had published reports on left-wing radicalization as well, though she could not name one.
“These types of reports are published all the time. There have actually been some done on the other end of the spectrum, left-wing,” Ms. Kuban said.
A similar headline was used in a report issued in January, Ms. Kuban said, although she could not provide the content of the headline.”
Right ..... forked tongue disease.
The white power people are hardly “rightwing.” From what I understand, they want socialism or national socialism.
That would apparently include a growing number of State legislatures...
When a left wing central government takes over, any dissenting voice is viewed as terrorism. BOLO for FedShills popping up here on FR -- as they did during the Clinton years...
Panic is next for them, that's when they will try to do something extremely stupid and it will hit the fan big time......count on it.
I'm interesting in reading the document. Is there a way to do that?
Everyday obama either violates the United states with his hatred and revenge speeches, writes a executive orders to further his marxist agenda, starts new discussion commission to control citizens and take wealth for reparations. He hires a couple thousand more government positions and makes plans to demolish every last corporation. obama refuses to let anyone sleep in peace.
Now just like in his campaign last year, obama is using a government office against the people and freedom of speech. Remember the Missouri prosecutors said they will threaten and prosecute anyone who says anything about Barack Obama and he does not approve?
Obama is finding every power he can use against us. If he loses control now he cannot push through every last bit of his plan through media and congressional fraud.
I’m sorry Rick Michael.
Can your view click on a link?
For some reason the pdf’s on this issue won’t come up on my computer....thanks for the reply, but I’ll evenually read it.
Well, it’s a unclassified controlled document with phone numbers/email addresses on it and I’m not going to post it here.
Sorry you couldn’t read it, but the article on this this thread is actually a more interesting read.
State Sovereignty Resolutions
Posted on 23 February 2009
Many of you have asked for a central location to stay up to date with state sovereignty bills.
While the idea of centralizing information and/or control over a movement of this kind seems to fly in the face of the principles of decentralization that the Tenth Amendment Center stands for, we have gladly succumbed to popular demand with this informational post.
Well do our best to keep this post updated when new bills are introduced. If you feel something is missing from the list, please dont hesitate to contact us to let us know.
Its essential that people on the front lines in the individual states drive these efforts.
North Dakota (passed house 52-40 on 04-07-09)
Alabama (2nd Resolution, HJR403, introduced 03-24-09)
Mississippi (senate resolution introduced 03-10-09)
Pennsylvania (senate resolution introduced 03-19-09)
Idaho (Passed House 51-17, on 03-23-09, Passed Senate on 04-07-09)
New Mexico (tabled in committee)
South Dakota (passed house on 03-03-09 by a vote of 51-18, passed senate on 03-05-09 by a vote of 20-14)
Kentucky (2nd resolution introduced on 02/24)
Alaska (2nd resolution introduced 03-19-09) (HJR27 Passed 37-0 on 04-06-09)
Indiana (2nd Senate Resolution Introduced 03-19-09) (SR0042 Passed Committe 8-0 on 04-01-09) (SR0042 Passed Senate 44-3 on 04-09-09)
Arkansas (failed in committee on 03-04-09 passed committee 04-01-09 failed House vote, 54-34)
South Carolina (passed house on 02-26-09, senate - referred to subcommittee)
(Senate Version - Passed 43-1 on 04/01/09)
Texas (senate resolution introduced 03-02-09 - senates 2nd resolution introduced on 03-04-09)
New Hampshire (resolution killed in house on 03-04-09: 216-150)
Michigan (senate version introduced 03-03-09)
Oklahoma (passed house on 02/18/09, senate version passed 25-17 on 03-04-09)
Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling
Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment.
The report (PDF file
was one of the most embarrassingly shoddy pieces of propaganda Id ever read out
of DHS. I couldnt believe it was real.
I spent the day chasing down DHS spokespeople, who have been tied up
preparing for a very important homeland security event later today: The First
Lady is coming to visit their Washington office. Priorities, you know.
Well, the press office got back to me and verified that the document is
indeed for real.
They were very defensive preemptively so in asserting that it was not a
politicized document and that DHS had done reports on leftwing extremism in
the past. I have covered DHS for many years and am quite familiar with past
assessments they and the FBI have done on
animal rights terrorists and environmental terrorists. But those past reports have always been very
<a href="http://epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=PressRoom.Facts&ContentRecord_id=5475BDE5-682E-446E-9BA1-BE4667EE530D">specific in identifying the exact groups, causes, and targets of domestic terrorism,
i.e., the ALF, ELF, and Stop Huntingdon wackos who have engaged in physical
harassment, arson, vandalism, and worse against pharmaceutical companies, farms,
labs, and university researchers.
By contrast, the piece of crap report issued on April 7 is a sweeping
indictment of conservatives. And the intent is clear. As the two spokespeople I
talked with on the phone today made clear: They both pinpointed the recent
economic downturn and the general state of the economy for stoking
rightwing extremism. One of the spokespeople said he was told that the report
has been in the works for a year. My b.s. detector went off the chart, and yours
will, too, if you read through the entire report which asserts with no
evidence that an unquantified resurgence in rightwing extremist recruitment and
radicalizations activity is due to home foreclosures, job losses, and the
historical presidential election.
In Obama land, there are no coincidences. It is no coincidence that this
report echoes Tea Party-bashing left-wing blogs (check this one out
comparing the Tea Party movement to the Weather Underground!) and demonizes the very
Americans who will be protesting in the thousands on Wednesday for the
nationwide Tax Day Tea Party.
From the report, p.2:
Rightwing extremism in the United States can be broadly divided into those
groups, movements, and adherents that are primarily hate-oriented (based on
hatred of particular religious, racial or ethnic groups), and those that are
mainly antigovernment, rejecting federal authority in favor of state or local
authority, or rejecting government authority entirely. It may include groups
and individuals that are dedicated to a single issue, such as opposition to
abortion or immigration.
From the report. p. 3:
(U//LES) Rightwing extremists are harnessing this historical election as a
recruitment tool. Many rightwing extremists are antagonistic toward the new
presidential administration and its perceived stance on a range of issues,
including immigration and citizenship, the expansion of social programs to
minorities, and restrictions on firearms ownership and use. Rightwing
extremists are increasingly galvanized by these concerns and leverage them as
drivers for recruitment. From the 2008 election timeframe to the present,
rightwing extremists have capitalized on related racial and political
prejudices in expanded propaganda campaigns, thereby reaching out to a wider
audience of potential sympathizers.
(U) Exploiting Economic Downturn
(U//FOUO) Rightwing extremist chatter on the Internet continues to focus on
the economy, the perceived loss of U.S. jobs in the manufacturing and
construction sectors, and home foreclosures. Anti-Semitic extremists attribute
these losses to a deliberate conspiracy conducted by a cabal of Jewish
financial elites. These accusatory tactics are employed to draw new
recruits into rightwing extremist groups and further radicalize those already
subscribing to extremist beliefs. DHS/I&A assesses this trend is likely to
accelerate if the economy is perceived to worsen.
From the report, p. 5:
(U//FOUO) Over the past five years, various rightwing extremists, including
militias and white supremacists, have adopted the immigration issue as a call
to action, rallying point,
and recruiting tool. Debates over appropriate
immigration levels and enforcement policy generally fall within the realm of
protected political speech under the First Amendment, but in some cases,
anti-immigration or strident pro-enforcement fervor has been directed against
specific groups and has the potential to turn violent.
And echoing the
anti-military bigotry last seen in that disgusting Penn State University training video, theres this on p. 7:
(U) Disgruntled Military Veterans
(U//FOUO) DHS/I&A assesses that rightwing extremists will attempt to
recruit and radicalize returning veterans in order to exploit their skills and
knowledge derived from military training and combat. These skills and
knowledge have the potential to boost the capabilities of extremistsincluding
lone wolves or small terrorist cellsto carry out violence. The willingness of
a small percentage of military personnel to join extremist groups during the
1990s because they were disgruntled, disillusioned, or suffering from the
psychological effects of war is being replicated today.
Theres no hackneyed left-wing stereotype of conservatives left behind in
this DHS intelligence and analysis assessment. I asked both DHS spokespeople to
tell me who, specifically, the report was accusing of rightwing extremist
chatter and which antigovernment groups are being monitored as extremists.
They say theyll get back to me.
In the meantime, be aware of this from the report, p. 8:
(U//FOUO) DHS/I&A will be working with its state and local partners
over the next several months to ascertain with greater regional specificity
the rise in rightwing extremist activity in the United States, with a
particular emphasis on the political, economic, and social factors that drive
rightwing extremist radicalization.
Better make a few last-minute signs for the Tea Party. Obamas DHS is
Honk if youre a radicalized rightwing extremist!
Guilty of rightwing extremist chatter
Anti-government, pro-freedom: Sue me
Missouri retracts report linking militias, 3rd party candidates.
Oh, Im sure DHS will be issuing its report on
bank terrorists like Bruce Marks of NACA and criminal rackeeters harassing private citizens in their homes to exploit the economic downturn any day
"If standing up for the Constitution makes me an enemy of the Federal
Government, then Ill wear that as a badge of honor. Apparently, King George
(the President) his Noblemen (Congress) and their back-pocket Gods (the
Supreme Court) are annoyed with us. May we become much more of an annoyance,
yea, even a feared enemy and Id have said the same thing if that sell-out
McCain had been elected."
More like the country formerly known as Rhodesia..
Enumerated Powers, enumerated-powers-act, john-shadegg, Limited Government
Support the Enumerated Powers Act
Posted on 14 April 2008
This legislation, from Representative John Shadegg (R-AZ), would make Congress far more likely to follow the 9th and 10th Amendments:
NINTH AMENDMENT: The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
TENTH AMENDMENT: The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.
The Enumerated Powers Act would force Congress to cite its Constitutional authority for every law it passes.
The enumerated powers are a list of specific responsibilities found in Article 1 Section 8 of the United States Constitution, which enumerate the authority granted to the United States Congress.
Congress may exercise only those powers that are stated in the Constitution, limited by the Bill of Rights and the other protections found in the Constitutional text.
From John Shadegg:
For too long, the federal government has operated without constitutional restraint. In doing so, it has created ineffective and costly programs, massive deficits year after year, and a national debt totaling nearly $7 trillion. The Enumerated Powers Act will help slow the flood of unconstitutional legislation and force Congress to reexamine the proper role of the federal government.
If you think Congress should have to quote chapter and verse from the Constitution before it creates a new law or program, please ask Congress to pass the Enumerated Powers Act.
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Before going that final inch to the Panic Button, I wonder if she got punked by calling a phone number in the DOCUMENT rather than looking it up independently in Washington.
Exactly. I recently reread "1984". It was like reading the news today. Orwell was right about the directions things were headed. His prediction of the date (1984) was off by a bit, but not by much.
Right-Wing Billionaires’ and ‘Rightwing Extremists’
Posted by Robert Stacy McCain on 4.13.09
Speaking as an old newspaper editor, I mainly wish they would make up their minds whether it’s hyphenated or not, but either way, the right wing is making news today.
First, your tax dollars at work:
Stephen Gordon has obtained a new Department of Homeland Security report provocatively entitled “Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Environment Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment.”
The DHS report describes as potential terrorists those who “are mainly antigovernment, rejecting federal authority in favor of state or local authority, or rejecting government authority entirely.
It may include groups and individuals that are dedicated to a single issue, such as opposition to abortion or immigration.” This is a conspiracy so immense, one witty fellow observed, as to involve Mark Krikorian, David Boaz, Antonin Scalia, and just about everyone who didn’t vote for Obama in November.
These extremists are wealthy beyond your wildest imagination, according to Paul Krugman, who sees “the usual group of right-wing billionaires” orchestrating the nationwide Tax Day Tea Party protests Wednesday.
Echoing the “JournoList-approved Meme of the Week,” Krugman names Dick Armey and Fox News as the fiendish right-wingers bankrolling this scheme, which is kind of a surprise to me.
I’m driving down to Alabama for the big Birmingham-area Tea Party at Veterans Park in Hoover, Ala., and so far that fat check from Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy HQ hasn’t arrived in my mailbox.
This apparent lack of coordination between the “right-wing billionaires” and the “Rightwing Extremists” probably explains why they can’t agree on that hyphen.
I think Krugman’s marbles are crammed in a little too tightly.
Well, that does it. Anyone who mistakenly believes that the former Constitution explicitly delegated to the states all power not explicitly granted to the Federal government is now a radical extremist.
Well, the meat-heads here who continue to think that the Constitution can be restored as the governing document through the now defunct electoral processes need to get their heads out of their rectal passages.
The Declaration of Independence is the only guide we have left.
How in God’s name are they going to abrogate the
Constitution and the Supreme Court with these
Should our country resort to Civil War, I hope these idiots will come to know that it was THEY that push us into one.
Those pesky rightwing extremists
Well, almost. There are also reloading guides. ;^)
Obama comes up with some sophistry to define these “right wing extremists” (us) as terrorists, and he’s home free under Bush’s “war on terrorism.” Suspend habeas corpus, like Lincoln did. I.e. the whole country’s prisons become a Gitmo. Think any court would disobey him?
Makes one anxious, wondering how the
other two equal branches of government,
plus the military, would deal with a
potential massive Exec. branch clampdown
on our Constitutional freedoms, if that
would ever come to happen.
It’s incomprehensible to consider the
oppression and tyranny that’s implied.
Whoever wrote this "Assessment of right wing extremism" has committed sedition.
The only political card left would be a Congress willing to impeach and convict (can’t imprison Congress).
DHS just classified a broad group of states rights conservatives as Right Wing Extremists. We are now entering dangerous times.