Skip to comments.Napolitano stands by 'extremism' report
Posted on 04/15/2009 12:22:29 PM PDT by MaestroLC
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said she was briefed before the release of a controversial intelligence assessment and that she stands by the report sent to law enforcement that lists veterans as a terrorist risk to the U.S. and defines "rightwing extremism" as including groups opposed to abortion and immigration.
The outcry resulted in a demand from the head of the American Legion to meet with Ms. Napolitano, a request the DHS chief said she would honor next week when she returns to Washington from her current tour of the U.S.-Mexican border.
"The document on right-wing extremism sent last week by this department´s Office of Intelligence and Analysis is one in an ongoing series of assessments to provide situational awareness to state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies on the phenomenon and trends of violent radicalization in the United States," Ms. Napolitano said in a statement.
"I was briefed on the general topic, which is one that struck a nerve as someone personally involved in the Timothy McVeigh prosecution," Ms. Napolitano said.
"Let me be very clear: we monitor the risks of violent extremism taking root here in the United States. We don´t have the luxury of focusing our efforts on one group; we must protect the country from terrorism whether foreign or homegrown, and regardless of the ideology that motivates its violence," Ms. Napolitano said.
"We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not nor will we ever monitor ideology or political beliefs. We take seriously our responsibility to protect the civil rights and liberties of the American people, including subjecting our activities to rigorous oversight from numerous internal and external sources," Ms. Napolitano said.
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So why isn’t Bill Ayers in prison?? Oh, right, he’s a LEFT-wing extremist.
Janet Reno II
To the Obama admin, "terrorist risks" are those who:
A) put their lives on the line serving our country.
B) are members of groups opposed to the killing of babies.
C) are members of groups advocating the enforcement of immigration law.
She can rot in ...
Because to Communists in our government, the ends justified the means.
“The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power. Not wealth or luxury or long life or happiness: only power, pure power. What pure power means you will understand presently. We are different from all the oligarchies of the past, in that we know what we are doing.
All the others, even those who resembled ourselves, were cowards and hypocrites. The German Nazis and the Russian Communists came very close to us in their methods, but they never had the courage to recognize their own motives. They pretended, perhaps they even believed, that they had seized power unwillingly and for a limited time, and that just round the corner there lay a paradise where human beings would be free and equal. We are not like that. We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it.
Power is not a means; it is an end.
One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.
The object of persecution is persecution.
The object of torture is torture.
The object of power is power”.
-George Orwell - 1984
Americans see the current administration as a national security risk. Napolitano, you should publish a white paper on the current government extremism; do one on yourself.
Then its just a coincidence your report didn't mention William Ayers, Earth First, FALN, the New Black Panther Party, the militant wing of La Raza, the dozen left-wing anarchist groups active over the past few years, etc etc.
one in an ongoing series of assessments to provide situational awareness to state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies on the phenomenon and trends of violent radicalization in the United States,”
..as preparations for ‘McCarthy-like’ hearings in front of Gubamint committees set-up to test one’s loyalty, I reckun.
William Ayers is a Self Confessed Unrepentant Terrorist Who Bombed The PENTAGON Successfully and Now is held on a Pedestal by The Left Wing Extremist and The ZERO HUSSEIN Administration Hierarchy among Others inluding Ms. Napolitano! Thats Okay, Because Ayers is a close Personal Friend of Obama’s.
Oh, I guess if you were involved in the Ted Kaczynski prosecution, you'd be targeting leftwing extremism.
Actually, the president is good friend with somebody who was closely involved in a leftwing terrorism case - Bill Ayers. You could pick his brains for insight, since apparently your own personal experience drives law enforcement directives for the entire nation.
Ha, ha. My first thought. Obama’s Janet Reno.
Read this statement by DHS idjuts.
Then you’ll feel all better.
(Or maybe you’ll puke)
“we do not nor will we ever monitor ideology or political beliefs.”
Janet “I never met a lawbreaker I didn’t like!” N.
rightwing extremism hate groups, anti-government groups, and single issue groups such as opposition to abortion or immigration.
`Who controls the present, controls the past.
Who controls the past, controls the future.’
“Blow it out your t***, Janet.”
Extreme carpet muncher.
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