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WH Counterterror Chief: Parents Need to Watch for ‘Sudden Personality Changes in Their Children'
CNSnews ^ | April 17, 2014

Posted on 04/19/2014 3:02:08 AM PDT by opentalk

In a speech delivered at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government on Tuesday evening, White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said it could help prevent terrorism if parents watched for “sudden personality changes in their children at home.”

“President Obama has been laser-focused on making sure we use all the elements of our national power to protect Americans, including developing the first government-wide strategy to prevent violent extremism in the United States,” said Monaco, in a transcription posted by the White House.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: children; domesticterrorists; obama; reid; socialengineering; usurped; wot

1 posted on 04/19/2014 3:02:08 AM PDT by opentalk
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2 posted on 04/19/2014 3:08:48 AM PDT by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: Libloather

Ha ha.


3 posted on 04/19/2014 3:13:42 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: opentalk

Amazing that this person who stated that “President Obama is LASER-FOCUSED on blah, blah, blah...” feels the dire need to warn us as parents about how our children can most certainly become terrorists.

She cites the litany of telltale signs: changes in attitude/mood, changing ideological mien, talking about taking a foreign trip....blah, blah, blah....

Given this administration’s prostration before ISLAM and all its peaceful good, I’m betting she certainly isn’t talking about that, for goodness sake.

So..who or what about is she talking? Could that be conservative right-wing views perhaps? People who are Christians? Or, practically, could it be about a kid strung out on drugs? Who knows?

All I know is that I am suspicious of anything leadership in this government does - or says. All of it. Not one damn word do I believe, especially anyone from the Justice Department.


4 posted on 04/19/2014 3:13:46 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: opentalk

I’m gonna guess Ms. Monaco hasn’t had any teenage children.


5 posted on 04/19/2014 3:14:03 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Libloather

The gang face selfie


6 posted on 04/19/2014 3:14:08 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: opentalk

Personality changes, like when their hormones kick in.


7 posted on 04/19/2014 3:15:04 AM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: opentalk
including developing the first government-wide strategy to prevent violent extremism in the United States

Paging Mr. Orwell, Mr. George Orwell...

Our government is growing to the point of being outright terrifying.

8 posted on 04/19/2014 3:15:36 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: opentalk

these folks in obammy’s gubmint must be on drugs.
Your chillen are possible terrorist threats
but all these illegals sneaking in to the country are ok?
just unbelievable.


9 posted on 04/19/2014 3:17:14 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: opentalk

Yep, American children are the threat... not bomb-wearing, AK-47 shooting, “Death to America” screaming Islamists.

Only someone who has ill-intent planned for the American people would consider the American people (or their children) a threat.

A renowned psychologist should analyze what these folks are really saying/projecting and let the American public know what they really mean.

I think the public would rightfully be very concerned — if they only knew.


10 posted on 04/19/2014 3:20:09 AM PDT by Ex-Pat in Mex
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To: opentalk

violent extremism, we know who we are


11 posted on 04/19/2014 3:26:07 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: opentalk
“President Obama has been laser-focused ...

Laser-focused? Again?

12 posted on 04/19/2014 3:36:04 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: opentalk

I’m waiting for a “sudden personality change” in POTUS when he loves America and its traditions, and tells the truth.


13 posted on 04/19/2014 3:44:10 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: opentalk

So report all your daughters when they become teenagers and report them often.


14 posted on 04/19/2014 3:54:40 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: opentalk

They really should form a jnit entitled Obama Youth, wearing special costumes and armbands, being indoctrinated in right thinking, and informing on one another, and their parents.

That would make everything better.


15 posted on 04/19/2014 4:28:50 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: 9YearLurker
Obama's laser-like focus...


16 posted on 04/19/2014 4:57:35 AM PDT by moovova
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To: opentalk

Years ago one of my kids went through a sudden personality change. It was called “puberty.”


17 posted on 04/19/2014 5:11:08 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Ex-Pat in Mex

If they spend their high school years in something called The Choom Gang, apparently there is cause for concern.


18 posted on 04/19/2014 5:14:48 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: opentalk

I suspect she means if they start acting Conservative. But that’s just a guess.


19 posted on 04/19/2014 5:26:03 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: Libloather

A bad sign would be your daughter coming home from college wearing a habib.


20 posted on 04/19/2014 5:27:02 AM PDT by AU72
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To: opentalk
They’re more subtle. For instance, parents might see sudden personality changes in their children at home—becoming confrontational. Religious leaders might notice unexpected clashes over ideological differences. Teachers might hear a student expressing an interest in traveling to a conflict zone overseas. Or friends might notice a new interest in watching or sharing violent material.

This is pretty typical stuff for a lot of teens going through puberty.

21 posted on 04/19/2014 5:27:26 AM PDT by sonofagun (Some think my cynicism grows with age. I like to think of it as wisdom!)
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To: rarestia

They may have better weapons but they still don’t have enough of them.


22 posted on 04/19/2014 6:12:57 AM PDT by Afterguard (Liberals will let you do anything you want, as long as it's mandatory.)
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To: opentalk

Citizens need to look out for politicians wanting to “fundamentally transform” the best nation ever assembled on God’s green earth!


23 posted on 04/19/2014 6:13:28 AM PDT by G Larry (There's the Beef!)
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To: opentalk

Back in 2009, I noticed a sudden, anti-social personality change in the White House occupant. We have been terrorized ever since. . . .


24 posted on 04/19/2014 6:15:44 AM PDT by RatRipper (The political left are utterly evil and corrupt)
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To: opentalk

Watch for a recent conversion to Mohammedanism. That would cover about 80% of recent acts of terrorism.


25 posted on 04/19/2014 6:18:24 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: opentalk

I’m more worried about the attitude changes in the GOP.


26 posted on 04/19/2014 6:50:17 AM PDT by bgill
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To: opentalk

Has this person ever had children?


27 posted on 04/19/2014 7:24:55 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: opentalk

I have been warning parents about a predictable change in their children for decades.

My warning went/goes like this: “On the 12th year, 364th day of your child’s life. They will go to sleep as a loved child, who loved its parents.

During the night the devil replaced that wonderful child with a teenager demon, whose main purpose in life was to make life miserable for the parents and siblings for the next 7 years.

Then, I told them, parents are not doing their job with that teen, unless they hear several times a day that they are the worst parents in the world, and no parents of their friends are as dumb and as mean as they are.

Keeping loving them and saying no. When they turn 20 something, the devil will start leaving the child alone.

Then, you are glad that you didn’t kill them or throw them out of your house. Your bad teen is gone, and a good adult has replaced that horrible teen creature.

We can’t believe how many parents years later after surviving their teenagers have thanked us for that simple warning and advise.


28 posted on 04/19/2014 7:55:04 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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To: opentalk

If the teen belongs to a lot of social net groups, NSA is probably watching them very closely.


29 posted on 04/19/2014 7:56:33 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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To: Grampa Dave

LOL, so true.

I have seriously considered boarding a plane to Bolivia and not coming back until my daughter is 35, just to be on the safe side.


30 posted on 04/19/2014 8:03:30 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: opentalk

This is quite the reversal.

Up until now it’s been the children’s duty to watch and report on their parents.


31 posted on 04/19/2014 8:17:50 AM PDT by 2111USMC (Aim Small Miss Small)
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To: Lorianne
She replaced John Brennan I think she is single, no children
32 posted on 04/19/2014 8:52:39 AM PDT by opentalk
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She cites the litany of telltale signs

Lisa Monaco and Harry Reid today held a joint press conference and listed the 10 signs that parents need to be on the look out for to ensure that their little 10 year old does not grow up to be a domestic terrorist:

10) The wearing of chaps before 10AM.

9) Finding your 6 year old daughter tied to a tree in the backyard and your son claims that they were just playing cowboys and Indians.

8) Your son develops a fondness for girls named Dale.

7) Your son is caught starting a fire in the backyard and he claims it was to send smoke signals. Disregard if you discover that he was really smoking marijuana with his friends.

6) If you discover him whittling wood in his bedroom at night.

5) If you discover your son running around the house naked and he claims it is because his Lucas McCain underwear is still in the wash.

4) Your son wants to name family pets names like; sagebrush or tumbleweed.

3) If your son calls his dad pardner.

2) If your son spends his afternoons in the backyard practicing his, 'quickdraw'.

1) Your son gave up XBOX so that he could watch a Roy Rogers marathon on TV.


33 posted on 04/19/2014 9:20:51 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Lorianne

“I have seriously considered boarding a plane to Bolivia and not coming back until my daughter is 35, just to be on the safe side.”

As per the book, “Roots” apparently some African tribes sent their new teenagers away to a different village to finish growing up.

After two teenage boys, we decided that might have been a good custom.


34 posted on 04/19/2014 10:19:55 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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