Skip to comments.Six Things You Should Know About the Homeland Security Report on ‘Rightwing Extremism’
Posted on 04/15/2009 12:23:25 PM PDT by freespirited
Homeland Security Warns of Rise in Right-Wing Extremism
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) report entitled Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment, dated April 7, 2009, is apparently an unclassified summary of a larger classified report.
1. The summary contains few proper names, has no footnotes of any significance, lists very few sources, and is drafted with a prejudice against anyone who criticizes the role of the federal government in our lives today. It lumps together in its definition of rightwing extremism hate groups, anti-government groups, and single issue groups such as opposition to abortion or immigration.
My guess is that the sentiments revealed in the report I read are the tip of an iceberg that the DHS would prefer to keep submerged until it needs to reveal it. This iceberg is the heavy-hand of government; a government with large and awful eyes, in whose heart there is no love for freedom, and on whose face there is no smile.
2. The document itself cautions the reader that the document is not to be released to the public, the media, or other personnel who do not have a valid need-to-know without prior approval of the DHS. The document refers to itself as one of a series of intelligence assessments intended to deter, prevent, preempt, or respond to terrorist attacks against the United States.
3. The thrust of this report is that in the present environment of economic instability, returning military veterans, those who fear of the loss of Second Amendment-protected rights, those threatened by an African-American president, and those who fear Jewish financial elites could all be a fertile breeding ground for groups whose power and ideas the government hates and fears.
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Don't forget 10th Amendment supporters and Federalist Papers fans. DHS didn't.
I know, its horrible.
But what ever makes you throw up in yoru own mouth makes you stronger.
I dont think they are related.
All I know is what I heard on FOX yesterday. Someone said that the WH put out a leftwing document also, back in January.
Naturally, it had to be blamed on Bush. The reporter said that although the Obama WH published the document, Bush people started the project.
That’s all I know. Your Congresscritters office should be able to help.
You mean, "those threatened by an African-American socialist president."
It's the "socialist" part that warrants their feeling threatened, not the "African-American" part. "Socialism" was, is, and always will be, authoritarian in nature, and always requires theft of other people's time, work, money, and property. We should be afraid of it, and we should do everything possible to fight it.
There is NO historical inevitability to any of this movement to the left. But the longer we wait, the more difficult it will be to reverse.
Be Very Afraid.
I do not think it is necessarily as much about believing in Christ, as it is about not worshipping the government.
It’s an attack on liberty and freedom is what it is.
Is she really? He was on Fox today and was outraged at this report.
I was at a tea party this afternoon and a homeland security car slowly drove by. I live in a small town too. If they put me on this list I will be proud!
This report is why paranoid, godless, insane lesbians should not be given power within government or anywhere else for that matter.
What's under the surface of the report would scare the be-Jesus out of me if it contains what I think it contains — the seeds of destruction. I don't plan on being here, but it could be a problem for some others not similarly disposed.
He worked that angle to the max actually. He traded on his religion to rip people off.
Madoff is a crook who happens to be Jewish, nothing more.
Heard someone on Michael Savage wonder if it was just a coincidence that this report was released the day before the Tea Parties.
I don’t personally believe in coincidences.
True ... but we outnumber them this time around and, with the present form of government held intact, any pain and poverty inflicted can be alleviated in an election cycle. What’s a free republic without a little risk?
What we really need is a document that lays out the intentions of the 0bama regime. From ACORN, to 0bama’s Civilian Defense Force, to controlling the census, to taking over private companies, to taking over the internet, to the Fairness Doctrine, to targeting veterans, etc. etc.
They won’t use the word “terrorist” regarding someone who wishes to kill all Americans, Jews, and destroy democracy, but will use that term to describe a legal US Citizen who has moral values, and loves this country. Shame.
I believe Roger Hedgecock was the first to get a copy of the document. It would not have been posted on an official website because it is designated as FOUO... "For Official Use Only" which is one step below "Confidential". My guess is that the source of the document was someone within DHS.
As I said, it's what is under the surface of the declassified portion of the document that is frightening — which I believe speaks to your point, as well.
While we always have fringe elements in society who are pretty much “loose cannons” and cannot be anticipated, it is unfortunate the government is setting up such scenarios and painting otherwise law-abiding citizens with a broad brush. Believe me, I've seen what this politically correct mob mentality can produce — up close and personal. You have no idea until you have them camped on your doorstep and find out the hate they bear you and the ideology they cling to. Truly, I speak from experience.
You’ll never get that. Fascism never can be seen for what it is until it’s too late. If, and I stress IF, that’s what is behind this you won’t know what hit you until it’s on you.
You’ll wake up one day — like every other day — never having done anything different, never having any idea what is waiting just hours away and you’re in the middle of a battle for your life. There’s no one to call — no authority you can summon, no one with any power who is still thinking clearly — you try to reason with the mob and it is pointless. You stand on your decent reputation of 40 years and it doesn’t mean anything. If you survive, you realize you have been saved by an act of God, because there was surely no one you could go to on this earth.
Pretty much. Then there was the “hate crimes” prosecution our Attorney General Jay Nixon was behind during the Presidential Campaign. I’d say these folks would have been placed on medication as recently as a decade ago. Now, not so much — THEY’re normal — WE’re the nuts. Go figure.
“Has anyone seen a document addressing Left Wing Extremists like they are now claiming exists?”
No, Silly. You’ll have to wait until the ink dries. Honestly, you kids will just need to cool you jets — the grown ups have everything under control.
Isnt Janet Napalitano, the DIRECTOR of the DHS, Andrew Napalitanos SISTER?!?
I dont think they are related.
That’s what I’d heard — if I’m wrong, sorry.
Napalitano isn’t all that common a name where I’m from. Plus — doesn’t she LOOK like him?! LOL She certainly doesn’t THINK like him....
After the progress from the Clinton years, I realized that things could get much worse. I guess they will shut down the Internet and other such outlets before going for guns. And not so long after that it will be against the law to hand deliver your own mail. You claim to be a good person, but before we let you drive the solar powered tricycle you first got to pass this lie detector test.
Good. The bed-wetting leftist poodles at obuma’s DHS are crapping in their pants.
Federal juju god. Him plenty scarey and is heap mad at you conservatives. Bad medicine. Bow down you conservatives or we will search your granny’s shorts at the airport.
Thanks for the clarification.
I live “in the belly of the beast” (Seattle) here in Washington state. Plus I work in the energy business and that is a lightning rod for all sort of people, so I too know a bit about hostile lefties.
I’ve learned a few things in my years...one is that virtually every would-be bully lefty is in reality a coward. Like a stray mutt, you look them directly in the eye and they back down.
The O’bumbler is no different, except that he has a whole posse to do his dirty work. They are drunk with power right at the moment and are pushing their luck for all it’s worth. They are soon going to find that they can only push so far and then they’ll get pushed right back.
she was also the nutcase Anita Hill’s lawyer in their takedown effort against Justice Thomas