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White House unveils broad plan to fight domestic radicalism
LA Times ^ | 8/4/11 | Brian Bennett

Posted on 08/03/2011 8:20:57 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

The White House announced a strategy to help police, schools and other local organizations counter the threat of domestic radicalism, a broad plan involving federal departments not usually associated with national security.

The effort is modeled on anti-gang initiatives developed in the 1990s and programs intended to prevent school shootings like the tragedy at Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999.

Although short on details, the eight-page outline for the first time called on all parts of the U.S. government, including the departments of Education and Health and Human Services, to devise ways to help communities identify extremist agendas that could lead to violence.

Wednesday's announcement came a week after the arrest of U.S. soldier Naser Jason Abdo in Killeen, Texas. Abdo was charged with possessing an unregistered destructive device after a gun store clerk tipped police that he had behaved oddly while buying gunpowder. Abdo planned to blow up a restaurant frequented by soldiers stationed at nearby Ft. Hood, authorities said.

At his arraignment, Abdo yelled out the name of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist who is accused of killing 13 people and wounding 32 during a 2009 shooting rampage at Ft. Hood.

Congressional investigations into the Ft. Hood shootings revealed warning signs that could have tipped off authorities.

Intelligence reports indicate that Al Qaeda has tried to recruit Americans to launch attacks on U.S. soil.

Thirty-one American citizens or permanent residents were arrested between May 2009 and July 2011 in connection with homegrown terrorism plots, according to the Congressional Research Service. Those arrests within a two-year period contrast with 21 such arrests in the previous seven years.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 2evil4words; abdo; alqaeda; cwiiping; domestic; domesticterrorism; homelandsecurity; jihadinamerica; radicalism; stockpilesong; unveils; whitehouse; wot
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broad plan .. aka Janet Reno?

Just what we need.. a good shake-up.

1 posted on 08/03/2011 8:21:00 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

Meaning they’re coming after the Tea Party for one.


2 posted on 08/03/2011 8:22:26 PM PDT by SkyDancer (You know, they invented wheelbarrows to teach government employees how to walk on their hind legs.)
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To: NormsRevenge

This is the left showing that it is totalitarian.


3 posted on 08/03/2011 8:22:46 PM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: NormsRevenge

We got all these Tea Party terrorists in this country, so I guess they had to do something.


4 posted on 08/03/2011 8:23:34 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Obama/Biden '12: No hope and chump change.)
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Although short on details, the eight-page outline for the first time called on all parts of the U.S. government, including the departments of Education and Health and Human Services, to devise ways to help communities identify extremist agendas that could lead to violence.

potential for unintended consequences and results, anyone?


5 posted on 08/03/2011 8:23:41 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge; SkyDancer

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts


6 posted on 08/03/2011 8:25:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Gov. Sarah Palin. What'll you do?)
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To: SkyDancer
Meaning they’re coming after the Tea Party for one.

Well they're terrorists so they had it coming right?

/s must I?

7 posted on 08/03/2011 8:26:36 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (0 - 537 They ALL must go.)
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To: Free Vulcan

Now we know why they were all in a coordinated attack calling us terrorists.

The set-up.


8 posted on 08/03/2011 8:27:25 PM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: NormsRevenge
potential for unintended consequences and results, anyone?

Nothing unintended about it. They know damn well what they are doing. The trick is to get they sheeple to think otherwise.

9 posted on 08/03/2011 8:28:24 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (0 - 537 They ALL must go.)
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To: NormsRevenge

bttt4later


10 posted on 08/03/2011 8:28:29 PM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: NormsRevenge

“programs intended to prevent school shootings like the tragedy at Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999”

I wonder how many millions of dollars and Harvard degrees it’d take to come up with “Keep a few guns lying around.”


11 posted on 08/03/2011 8:29:00 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: NormsRevenge

Oh God, is this the basis for Obama’s National Police Force? If he gets that, we’re totally screwed!


12 posted on 08/03/2011 8:29:12 PM PDT by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: SkyDancer

Agreed!


13 posted on 08/03/2011 8:29:34 PM PDT by sport
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To: NormsRevenge

Is your co-worker, or neighbor, or possibly even a family member, a dangerous domestic terrorist?

Look for these warning signs:

* Purchasing ammunition
* Attending a Christian worship service
* Holding a steady job
* Going to Tea Party meetings
* Bumper stickers for conservative candidates on vehicle
* Married to a member of the opposite sex
* Visiting Free Republic or other conservative websites
* Itemizing income tax deductions
* Driving a pickup truck or SUV
* Bible reading

If you see these warning signs, contact Homeland Security right away!


14 posted on 08/03/2011 8:29:47 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: NormsRevenge

I’m sure ‘ole Jan the Man will be going after Earth First!
sarc/

After all, Earth First! has burned car dealerships, houses under construction, spiked trees causing serious injuries to mill workers, etc.


15 posted on 08/03/2011 8:30:06 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The top 1% earn 20% of America's income yet they pay 40% of all federal income taxes!)
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To: NormsRevenge

It is the intended consequences that I don’t like. We will go from this to things like pre-emptive detention and advanced methods of getting “confession” soon enough.


16 posted on 08/03/2011 8:30:14 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: NormsRevenge

why do I have this funny feeling that Abdo isn’t exactly the type of “extremist” they’ll be lookin’ for?


17 posted on 08/03/2011 8:30:14 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: NormsRevenge

All of the “radical” old men and old ladies in the Tea Party have scared the bejeezus out of the “peaceful” Islamofascist terrorists living in this country. Barry and Janet have got to do something to protect them.


18 posted on 08/03/2011 8:30:38 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Americans need to wean their government off of its dependence on foreign money.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“potential for unintended consequences and results, anyone?”

Actually, I would call it “potential for intended consequences.”


19 posted on 08/03/2011 8:31:58 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: Free Vulcan
To say nothing of those far right Christian terrorists who are like the Swedish mass murderer, according to media.

Folks, this is scary stuff. These radical policy wonks and ivy league do-gooders are 10% or less of the populace; yet, they mouth these memes "for the good of the children, for our safety--all these things they say are for our own good, and enough brain dead people take them to heart that they remain in power. --and that is what it is all about--THEIR power. They see all other citizens as challenges to their power.

If we do not wake up enough people and vote them out, we are GONE!

vaudine

20 posted on 08/03/2011 8:32:42 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: NormsRevenge

Oh I’m sure Nancy and Janet are salivating at the prospect


21 posted on 08/03/2011 8:33:34 PM PDT by Lorianne
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To: Rembrandt

You better go get the vasoline or ky jelly then because the screwing is coming.


22 posted on 08/03/2011 8:33:54 PM PDT by sport
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To: NormsRevenge
Who do you think they'll be profiling? This guy?



Or, this guy?



23 posted on 08/03/2011 8:34:44 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Wow...just Wow! LOL!


24 posted on 08/03/2011 8:36:26 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Rembrandt
"Oh God, is this the basis for Obama’s National Police Force? If he gets that, we’re totally screwed!"

I don't know about you, but I will take up arms and fight back.

(now waiting for the knock on the door...)
25 posted on 08/03/2011 8:37:03 PM PDT by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics)
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To: SkyDancer
"they’re coming after the Tea Party for one"

As we comment like spectators.


26 posted on 08/03/2011 8:37:26 PM PDT by I see my hands (Embrace misanthropy)
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To: NormsRevenge

“called on all parts of the U.S. government, including the departments of Education and Health and Human Services, to devise ways to help communities identify extremist agendas that could lead to violence.”

Let me help identify the “extremist agendas that can lead to violence”.

1. Islam.
2. Communism.
3. Some forms of socialism including fascism.
4. Black Nationalism.
5. La Raza.
6. Being a public employee union member.

There. That’s 99.9% of the potential political violence creators in America. Now they don’t need the initiative any more.


27 posted on 08/03/2011 8:37:51 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: FortWorthPatriot

We are heading to total collapse.


28 posted on 08/03/2011 8:39:49 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: The flash mob who wonÂ’t leave.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Can we expect them at the polls in 2012 to round up Hobbit Terrorists?


29 posted on 08/03/2011 8:39:54 PM PDT by mardi59 (T)
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To: Aria

Hobbits and schitzoids beware. McCain’s and West’s Homey is coming.


30 posted on 08/03/2011 8:40:08 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: NormsRevenge

So the “Un-American Activities Committee,” McCarthyism, “Are you now or have ever been a member of...,” and clandestine FBI surveillance of legitimate political activity in the United States is back with a vengeance.


31 posted on 08/03/2011 8:40:14 PM PDT by sourcery (If true=false, then there would be no constraints on what is possible. Hence, the world exists.)
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To: NormsRevenge

SOBs


32 posted on 08/03/2011 8:41:22 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: GlockThe Vote

That’s been the plan since 2008. I said it here on 11/4/08, but everyone poo-pooed me. President Obama isn’t incompetent...he’s intentional. In fact, he’s been quite successful in exacting his agenda.


33 posted on 08/03/2011 8:44:24 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Aria

How about an executive order giving O power to enable him to deal with “domestic radicalism”?
(Yesterday the term used was “terrorism”—a significant semantic difference.)
Call it ,say, the “Enabling Act”.


34 posted on 08/03/2011 8:44:53 PM PDT by Carl LaFong (Experts say experts should be ignored.)
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To: NormsRevenge


35 posted on 08/03/2011 8:45:03 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The more effeminate & debauched the people, the more they are fitted for a tyrannical government.)
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To: Nachum

For your list? They’re making their list.


36 posted on 08/03/2011 8:45:14 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: NormsRevenge

Defund the police madrasses.


37 posted on 08/03/2011 8:45:50 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Rembrandt
is this the basis for Obama’s National Police Force? If he gets that, we’re totally screwed!

Speak for yourself. I'll stand my ground with my fellow Americans, if it comes to that.

38 posted on 08/03/2011 8:46:48 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: vaudine

“If we do not wake up enough people and vote them out, we are GONE!”

It certainly is very scary stuff, and history is in no way whatsoever reassuring about the odds of this even being slowed down notably from this point (reading the lives of sulla and marius by Plutarch is a great way to depress yourself on what may be coming, not in their specific conflict but the pogroms and wholesale murder/theft by the gang in power once they eliminate all rivals).

I think the most likely outcome is the US in 10 years will be a police state to such a degree that posters here would have been laughed or banned off the site 10 years ago for saying so. I would expect DHS is making lists in anticipation of eventually either really provoking conservative action or just providing an incident big enough to justify large-scale detentions etc. We as a country have gone from the slippery slope to the actual fall off the cliff.

If there is anyone on this thread that missed the point, the proposal was waiting for something like the oslo attack to be announced, but the primary target is NOT islamic terror, but non-violent political philosophies of american citizens which are on the security service’s danger list (as released by DHS a couple of years ago).


39 posted on 08/03/2011 8:48:48 PM PDT by WoofDog123
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Exactly. Should the balloon go up, as me granpop says, I’m heading home. I’d like to see some UN or city boys try to take those that know the hills. The thing is, it’d be hard to fight against American soldiers. We’re not like those Third World countries where soldiers there get kicks out of killing their own kind. The UN, no qualms, our guys is another matter.


40 posted on 08/03/2011 8:51:27 PM PDT by SkyDancer (You know, they invented wheelbarrows to teach government employees how to walk on their hind legs.)
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To: NormsRevenge
The White House announced a strategy to help police, schools and other local organizations counter the threat of domestic radicalism, a broad plan involving federal departments not usually associated with national security.

Domestic radicalism? Obama's old buds on the left better watch it.

41 posted on 08/03/2011 8:53:07 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Obama, eat your GOPeas.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Although short on details, the eight-page outline for the first time called on all parts of the U.S. government, including the departments of Education and Health and Human Services, to devise ways to help communities identify extremist agendas that could lead to violence.

Start with:


42 posted on 08/03/2011 8:55:20 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The more effeminate & debauched the people, the more they are fitted for a tyrannical government.)
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To: NormsRevenge
I would feel a lot better if the White House would clearly define what they mean by domestic radicalism.

If left at that, it could mean anyone who does not do as they are ordered to by their Overseers.

I do not for one damned second believe their definition of domestic radicalism means anything to do with Islam. Radical or otherwise.

I'm buying more ammo tomorrow.

43 posted on 08/03/2011 8:58:27 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (If you think it's time to bury your weapons.....it's time to dig them up.)
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To: Windflier
That truck needs some Bumper Nutz.
44 posted on 08/03/2011 9:01:08 PM PDT by upchuck (ANY plan that spreads cuts over 10 years is a canard. Cut NOW, not in ten years. 1% plan is a winner)
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To: Nervous Tick
If you see these warning signs, contact Homeland Security right away!

Only about 10% of my brain found the humor in that.

Since Obama was 'elected', I have become increasingly concerned that what you posted will come to be factual.

45 posted on 08/03/2011 9:01:25 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (If you think it's time to bury your weapons.....it's time to dig them up.)
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To: Huskrrrr

Love the bumper stickers on that truck. I think my favorite one is, “I’m willing to die protecting my 2nd Amendment rights. Are you willing to die trying to take them from me?”

That picture went viral last year.


46 posted on 08/03/2011 9:03:06 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: upchuck
That truck needs some Bumper Nutz.

I think the owner of that truck already proved he's got major brass. That boy ain't playin.

47 posted on 08/03/2011 9:05:26 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: SkyDancer
The thing is, it’d be hard to fight against American soldiers. We’re not like those Third World countries where soldiers there get kicks out of killing their own kind.

Obama knows our own military could not be counted on to reliably put down civilians.

That is why he wants to build his OBAMA-KORPS.

VIDEO: Barack Obama Civilian National Security Force

"We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded."

-- Barack Obama quote


48 posted on 08/03/2011 9:08:16 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The more effeminate & debauched the people, the more they are fitted for a tyrannical government.)
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To: vaudine

“...and vote them out”

hopefully the ballot box is all it will take....


49 posted on 08/03/2011 9:09:26 PM PDT by mo
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To: NormsRevenge; All
Folks, this is a big deal.

All of your worst nightmares about big brother will come true under this plan.

It must be defeated. If the GOP will not defeat it, we must seek a new party, or form one.

50 posted on 08/03/2011 9:24:57 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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