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Homeland Security-Funded Study Lists People ‘Reverent of Individual Liberty’ as Terrorists
The Blaze ^ | July 3, 2012 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 07/04/2012 12:25:22 AM PDT by Errant

Are you “reverent of individual liberty?“ Are you ”suspicious of centralized federal authority?“ Do you think there is a ”grave threat to national sovereignty and/or personal liberty?”

Well, then you fall into the category of “extreme right-wing” terrorist, according to a new study out of the University of Maryland, which was funded in part by the Department of Homeland Security.

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Words fail me.

1 posted on 07/04/2012 12:25:37 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

Sign me up, just make sure you spell my name right.


2 posted on 07/04/2012 12:38:03 AM PDT by onona (Of course you have to say is like George C. Scott....)
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To: Errant

Are you American?


3 posted on 07/04/2012 12:51:40 AM PDT by petitfour
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To: onona

“One man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter.” has never been so true.


4 posted on 07/04/2012 1:12:43 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Errant
the study lumps religious terrorist groups into one category and describes them as “groups that seen to smite the purported enemies of God and other evildoers, impose strict religious tenants or laws on society (fundamentalists), forcibly insert religion into the political sphere.”

Where have these “scholars” been going to school? Maybe a squirrel cage? Have they never had a world history course? An ancient history course maybe? Ever studied the great ancient civilizations? Ever heard of the Holy Roman Empire?

Religion has been part of the Political Sphere since the BEFORE the beginning of history.

Considering resent history and the ascendance of Radical Islam I don’t see that line of history ending any time soon.

5 posted on 07/04/2012 1:15:12 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Errant

these effers better pray to God that we don’t take the senate away from them this year.


6 posted on 07/04/2012 2:07:17 AM PDT by RC one (this space intentionally left blank)
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To: Errant

The DHS is becoming the monster its opponents thought it would become. It is the America version of the KGB. It needs to be disbanded.


7 posted on 07/04/2012 2:19:29 AM PDT by MCF
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To: MCF
The DHS is becoming the monster its opponents thought it would become. It is the America version of the KGB. It needs to be disbanded.

There were plenty of FReepers who predicted exactly what is happening now, back when Bush and the liberal Republicans in Congress began pushing for the DHS and the PATRIOT Act. Plenty of them were saying you can't trust Bush with this and you damn sure can't trust a liberal, and here we are. Bush expanded it a lot then helped turn it over to a liberal.

This is the tip of the iceberg http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2799740/posts
8 posted on 07/04/2012 2:34:04 AM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: Errant
EXTREMIST3

AND further more, before any of Big Sis's Jack-Booted-Thugs, think about paying me a visit simply because I am a Veteran, Patriot, Conservative who loves his country; reveres our Constitution; supports our right to keep and bear arms; and the oath I took almost 50 years ago when I enlisted ("I, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.....So help me God.") was for as long as I lived and defending it I will....

...to include any person or organization (such as our FASCIST, Neo-Commie, Islamist-supporting, Dear Leader or his lackeys in the Dept of Homeland [IN]Security....

....you will find a sign like this on my abode:

smithandwesson

9 posted on 07/04/2012 2:42:25 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet
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To: Errant

Mohammed Hasan (nom de guerre not yet known)
is head of the DHS Division enforcing this.


10 posted on 07/04/2012 3:23:29 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Errant

The idjits have been doing this for many years, even before DHS was set up. Being fed vy the left, who of course never give up. Like these guys:

http://www.irehr.org/

Nasty, nasty pieces of work pushing what federal buttons they can.


11 posted on 07/04/2012 3:30:22 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (nobody gives me warheads anyway))
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To: Errant

I argue with teachers nearly every day. What I tell them is the simple truth about government throughout history. They call me controversial.

It’s only controversial because the education establishment is a Leftwing echo chamber. They only have their own facts and view the world through that lens. Someone who loves America in their eyes, loves a country that is racist, bigoted, imperious, murderous and callous.

That’s what they know. It is what they teach and it is what our young people are learning.


12 posted on 07/04/2012 4:04:25 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Pontiac

Correct. Every law is based on some moral precept or the absence of one. Nazi law was based on their moral outlook.


13 posted on 07/04/2012 4:09:05 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Errant
“Right-wing” means Nazi -— how could someone who cherishes individual rights be a “Right-wing”?
14 posted on 07/04/2012 4:22:11 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Errant

Wait a minute....I thought “ dissent was patriotic”?


15 posted on 07/04/2012 4:51:21 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: Errant
But occupying a town square or city park, refusing to leave, disrupting business, creating mountains of trash and damaging the facilities, makes you a proper citizen ?

What if the next terrorists disguise themselves as occupiers ? Who will stop them ?

16 posted on 07/04/2012 5:05:37 AM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Errant

Based upon another distortion of our language by left wing wordsmiths I am a terrorist.

Yes if you believe in killing babies, I am a terrorist.

If you believe the founders belief in limited government is wrong then I am a terrorist to your beliefs.

If you believe the founders were wrong yet somehow created the most powerful, productive, creative, country on earth (until the leftist scum gained control), then you better believe I am a terrorist to your insane beliefs.

Come and get me! You democrats, progressive, communists are nothing but leftist scum of the earth led by a Marxist POS who if he did not have dark skin would be laughed out of the White Hut. I hope to live long enough to read everyone of your obituaries (result of natural causes).


17 posted on 07/04/2012 5:10:56 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: Errant

Newsflash, according to Obama now celebrating Independence Day will be an act of sedition.

If you display any act of making noises, displaying patriotic flags, attend parades or even taking a day off from the workers paradise will get you a chek mark in the super computers as a terrorist.

Am I inventing drivel to infuriate people?

Depends on your definition of liberty.


18 posted on 07/04/2012 5:15:48 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Is your state Obamacare free yet?)
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To: Pontiac

“Where have these “scholars” been going to school? Maybe a squirrel cage? Have they never had a world history course? An ancient history course maybe? Ever studied the great ancient civilizations? Ever heard of the Holy Roman Empire?”


Perfect question you pose.

The answer is: Public schools infested with union communist scum teachers.

They have been following the communist manifesto to the letter, deconstructing everything the founders created and even destroying the founders themselves.

Once the public school commies dismantled our foundation it was a slam dunk to distort what is right or wrong about this country.

Even when current history shows a 100% failure rate of big government, central planning, dependent citizens, the public schools, followed my all too many communist professors have been able to convince our youth government is the source of all good and the private sector is to be avoided or destroyed at all costs.

Outside of secession, the only solution to bring this country back to greatness will be a long road starting with elimination of the current public school system and at bare minimum, vouchers for private competitive schools. It will take generations before we can flush this communist mentality out of the collective mindset.


19 posted on 07/04/2012 5:19:10 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: Errant
And we're going to sit around and complain about it. When the DHS was formed under Bush and we're ready to nominate another more liftist republican than Bush by nominating Romney and yet we'll all sit around and play the game and just “go with the flow.”

We had a chance to nominate a moral person to the office.

But we, here on FreeRepublic, decided to back an immoral person instead...knowing all too well he would never receive the nomination...but boy he sure did sound smart up there huh?!

20 posted on 07/04/2012 5:42:30 AM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: Errant

“Words fail me.”

As a white guy my government made it clear years ago that I had no place in the future as they envisioned it. Now that they are assigning specific categories to the same notion, why is this any different?


21 posted on 07/04/2012 5:44:30 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Errant

THE NEW TERRORIST LIST IS HERE!

THE NRW YERROTIST LIST IS HERE!

I”M SOMEBODY NOW!


22 posted on 07/04/2012 6:00:35 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Errant

They would have thrown the Founding Fathers into prison.


23 posted on 07/04/2012 6:03:02 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Eye of Unk

Specking of his excellency, exactly where is he?


24 posted on 07/04/2012 6:04:46 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Errant

FEMA thinks the Founding Fathers were terrorists.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oP1Ke70Mi8


25 posted on 07/04/2012 6:07:03 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Mouton

More than likely en-route on AF 1 to meet up with his motorcoach convoy. They will have to organize the emergency equipment, the fore and aft egress routes, the black hole umbrella shutting down all air traffic from RC hobbyist planes to hot air balloons.

Its actually very easy to mark his progress across America, look for the moving dead zone.


26 posted on 07/04/2012 6:12:43 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Is your state Obamacare free yet?)
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To: Errant

These people work for the government. They had their memories erased during the induction rites.


27 posted on 07/04/2012 6:13:43 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Errant

Oh, what a storm is coming.

If this definition describes me, then I wear it as a badge of honor.


28 posted on 07/04/2012 6:19:20 AM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: mo

Yeah dissent will become patriotic again, the moment a Republican is elected.

Then it will be patriotic again.

For the years the republican is in office. Then, back the the current situation. If that happens.


29 posted on 07/04/2012 6:23:28 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: Errant
Are you "reverent of individual liberty"? Heck, yes!



Happily celebrating INDEPENDENCE DAY!
30 posted on 07/04/2012 7:15:20 AM PDT by Girlene (Chief AHat Roberts - should resign in disgrace.)
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To: BenLurkin
“Right-wing” means Nazi -— how could someone who cherishes individual rights be a “Right-wing”?

Especially when NAXIS were actually borderline Marxists.

31 posted on 07/04/2012 7:31:53 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party: advancing indenture since 1787.)
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To: RC one

Speaking of the Senate, what happened to the “almost guaranteed Republican Senate of 2012”? Several months ago it was noted that in the Senate the Repubs had to defend 10 seats while the Dems had to defend 28 seats and thus a Repub Senate was likely. Now, we hear that the Repubs will be “lucky to gain 4 seats” while Romney will not make ObamaCare a campaign issue. Can anyone explain this drastic change in forecasting?


32 posted on 07/04/2012 8:40:25 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: Errant

I downloaded it.

Pages 9 and 10 have the definitions of left-, right-, ideological-, religious-, and single motive- terrorists.

Page 25 synopsizes the areas where an attack is most likely to occur.

Note that it is NOT in the countryside and small-town regions; it is in the high density cities with HIGHER percentages of FOREIGN-born individuals.

I would be worried if I lived in a big city.


33 posted on 07/04/2012 8:41:34 AM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: prairiebreeze

marker!


34 posted on 07/04/2012 8:46:37 AM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Errant

I list democrats as robbers and plunderers of America.


35 posted on 07/04/2012 8:49:20 AM PDT by Rapscallion (Defy by silence)
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To: WildHighlander57

In my list ‘religious’ should be ‘separatist’.

“Picture is worth 1000 words”
The map showing which areas had the most attacks is on page 17.


36 posted on 07/04/2012 8:50:01 AM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: WildHighlander57

Trying again..... list is: right, left, separatist, religious, single- issue.

Note also that the highest incidences of attacks occurred in the 1970s, while the attacks with the most fatalities were later (probably skewed by 9/11).


37 posted on 07/04/2012 8:57:03 AM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Errant

Come and get me Copper!!! LOL!


38 posted on 07/04/2012 9:59:46 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: BenLurkin

“...“Right-wing” means Nazi -— how could someone who cherishes individual rights be a “Right-wing”?...”

Nazism wasn’t and isn’t a “right-wing” ideology. That may be what the popular establishment (read that Liberal) wants you to believe.

Nazism - or National Socialist German Worker’s Party - is a left-wing Socialist ideology. Always has been, from it’s inception.

Libs have successfully clouded that for years. They’re lying, as they’ve always done.


39 posted on 07/04/2012 10:12:13 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: jacknhoo

Turds go with the flow.


40 posted on 07/04/2012 10:40:21 AM PDT by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture....all should be preserved)
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To: Errant

The report takes its definitions from a 2011 study entitled Profiles of Perpetrators of Terrorism, produced by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, in which the following characteristics are used to identify terrorists.

- Americans who believe their “way of life” is under attack;

- Americans who are “fiercely nationalistic (as opposed to universal and international in orientation)”;

- People who consider themselves “anti-global” (presumably those who are wary of the loss of American sovereignty);

- Americans who are “suspicious of centralized federal authority”;

- Americans who are “reverent of individual liberty”;

- People who “believe in conspiracy theories that involve grave threat to national sovereignty and/or personal liberty.”

The report also lists people opposed to abortion and “groups that seek to smite the purported enemies of God and other evildoers” as terrorists.

http://www.whptv.com/news/local/story/Homeland-Security-report-lists-Liberty-Lovers-as/9UDvfSs0mkaUyVDmHTpz3g.cspx


41 posted on 07/04/2012 10:54:40 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: Errant
The left is big on 'thought crimes'.

All totalitarians are - liberal elites are no exception.

Fast and Furious was about making those on the right look like the criminals the left tells Hollywood, the press, and others with 'more money than brains' ( inherited wealth) types that we are..

Liberal elites tell their 'funders' how awful conservatives are - but every now and then one of them will ask for proof. Where are all the killings the left talks about? Where are the crazed right wingers? Show us the pictures. Show us the guns. Show us the crimes. Why do Tea Party people look so normal?

And since we're NOT doing the crap they say we're doing, they make it up.

They make up the hate crimes - make up the crimes - write hate mail as if it was written by a conservative. Scribble hate on a dorm room - and blame a right winger. Find American guns in the hands of Mexican drug cartels and blame right wingers. Problem is the kid wrote the hate on the dorm wall - the leftist gave the guns to the cartels - and we (conservatives) didn't do any of it.

The left is made up of liars.

The press is so ready to buy the lies that they keep falling for stuff - but even they're stating to wise up.

Just telling their idiots that we're dangerous doesn't work when there are endless pictures of 'the neighbor next door' at Tea Parties. It's hard to paint conservatives as 'crazy' if people can see with their own eyes that we're not.

So, dems lie.

Liberals send themselves hate mail and pretend it from a conservative. They call the ever so ready press... They scribble hate messages on dorm rooms and act like a 'right winger' broke in and did it... cameras catch the liberals in their little lies - and the MSM looks away. Too cowardly to look at the truth - too craven to see the pattern.

42 posted on 07/04/2012 11:17:22 AM PDT by GOPJ (Way to go Kraft Foods. I now associate your brand with anal sex.(Oreo cookies) Freeper agere_contra)
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To: Pontiac

The Islam doesn’t have to be “Radical.” Just plain old Islam and Sharia Law fits those definitions perfectly. Maybe better than any other.


43 posted on 07/04/2012 12:34:36 PM PDT by upchuck (FACEBOOK... Share pointless stuff with friends you don't know. Beg for intrusion into your life.)
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To: Wurlitzer

Well said!!!
Until conservatives get this, we are going to just keep on keeping this country on life support, we are never going to be healed as a nation of the communist disease.


“Where have these “scholars” been going to school?


Perfect question you pose.

The answer is: Public schools infested with union communist scum teachers.

They have been following the communist manifesto to the letter, deconstructing everything the founders created and even destroying the founders themselves.

Once the public school commies dismantled our foundation it was a slam dunk to distort what is right or wrong about this country.

Even when current history shows a 100% failure rate of big government, central planning, dependent citizens, the public schools, followed my all too many communist professors have been able to convince our youth government is the source of all good and the private sector is to be avoided or destroyed at all costs.

Outside of secession, the only solution to bring this country back to greatness will be a long road starting with elimination of the current public school system and at bare minimum, vouchers for private competitive schools. It will take generations before we can flush this communist mentality out of the collective mindset.


44 posted on 07/04/2012 2:05:58 PM PDT by boxlunch
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To: jacknhoo
We had a chance to nominate a moral person to the office.

We had no choice. You do remember the primary battles and what happened ? One by one every top Conservative challenger was destroyed by the RINO/DINO MSM. Every single top conservative one at a time was viciously attacked. They even deployed their Gloria Alred WMD. The MSM selected both current candidates.

45 posted on 07/04/2012 2:33:28 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Errant

...meanwhile our government is helping terrorists and their sympathizers build the ground zero mosque....


46 posted on 07/04/2012 3:06:48 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Errant

Put me on the list next to Thomas Jefferson, you goddamn bastards!


47 posted on 07/04/2012 3:13:47 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet
What do you do when one of these show up, and they surely will. God help us all.


48 posted on 07/04/2012 5:09:28 PM PDT by itsahoot (The Political Elites are the modern Royals, and the king shall have his due.)
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To: Errant

To a would-be oppressive dictatorship, we are.


49 posted on 07/04/2012 5:13:04 PM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com)
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To: justa-hairyape
We had no choice.

We had a choice, she let us down, so naturally we fall all over ourselves lining up to vote ABO.

Nothing will change as long as we have a corrupt congress and court system. Anyone posting here has already made a list, and they are checking it twice to find out who has been naughty, and who has been nice.

50 posted on 07/04/2012 5:32:53 PM PDT by itsahoot (The Political Elites are the modern Royals, and the king shall have his due.)
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