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The Biden Administration, Democrats, and their allies in the media are making a case for war. Immediately following Biden’s inauguration, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a national warning about a domestic threat for the first time in its history:
“Ideologically-motivated violent extremists with objections to the exercise of governmental authority and the presidential transition, as well as other perceived grievances fueled by false narratives, could continue to mobilize to incite or commit violence,” stated the DHS warning.
The White House spokesman, Jen Psaki, declared that “the rise of domestic violent extremism is a serious and growing national security threat.”
Jake Sullivan stated in his first press conference as Biden’s National Security Advisor that “domestic violent extremists” are a top national security priority.
Who are these “domestic violent extremists?” Democrat Representative Sheila Jackson Lee provided one definition in a March 2nd tweet:
“In Washington DC on January 6th, where it is alleged that 40,000 protesters were in DC with the mindset to overturn a legitimate election & to kill the Speaker, the Vice President, and Members of Congress, in that instance, only 300 persons have now been arrested and are being prosecuted.”
In short, the party that encouraged and even bailed rioters out of jail last year, wants peaceful protestors prosecuted for beliefs Democrats say are dangerous.
And according to the Washington Post, Democrats say that Trump supporters are even more dangerous than extremist Muslim terrorists:
“The Jan. 6 attack has left many lawmakers, and especially Democrats, insisting domestic terrorism has eclipsed the threat from foreign actors such as the Islamic State and al-Qaeda.”
The reason this appears to be a casus belli is that Democrats who objected when President Bush used powers granted under the Patriot Act to spy on Islamic terrorists now insist on granting greater spy powers for the Biden Administration to pursue American citizens.
According to the Post, the new mission for Biden’s DHS is to turn its investigative powers “inward” and “protect Americans from other Americans.” An odd choice of policy for a man who ran on “unifying the country.”
The January 6th riot at the Capitol might seem like a convenient excuse but Democrats have been categorizing their political opposition in stark terms for a long time. In 2011 for example, then Vice-President Biden said that “Tea Party Republicans” were “acting like terrorists.”
If one is inclined to believe that the Biden Administration’s focus is on just a few violent and racist militias they say are terrorizing the country, recall who else Democrats say are engaged in “systemic racism” – local police departments and county sheriffs.
Last year while police officers were being shot in Los Angeles, Louisville, and elsewhere, Black Lives Matter and Antifa rioters were celebrating. Democrats, including Kamala Harris, were raising funds to bail them out of jail, calling for police departments to be defunded, and accusing local police of committing genocide against minorities.
If last year did not claim enough ironical paradoxes, here is an important one to ponder:
While Democrats were calling Trump supporters dangerous, police departments systemically racist, and painting the nation’s history with disdain, an academic report that was released last summer warned that armed and dangerous left-wing militias were the real threat.
The “Contagion and Ideology Report,” presented by the Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience at Rutgers University, refers to groups such as Redneck Revolt, Antifa, John Brown Gun Club, and a host of others, as “anarcho-socialist extremists.”
These are some of the groups that Democrats describe as “peaceful protestors.”
The Miller Center is made up of academics and though they call their findings “preliminary” and recommend more investigation, the study produced evidence that contradicts the “peaceful protester” narrative of Democrats and the media.
“We find evidence that violent anarcho-socialist networks played an active online role in preparing for and coordinating real-world riots nation-wide and in real-time,” the report states.
While the Democrats are focusing the nation’s intelligence resources on conservatives, the Rutgers University report provides an ominous warning:
“These data hint that insurgent behavior, stochastic terror, and even attacks on vital infrastructure may be fomenting, and even indicate the possibility of a mass-casualty event.”
All of this raises serious questions about the motives of Democrats wanting to focus on conservatives who they claim are a threat and ignore left-wing extremists that have participated in the violence. Perhaps Democrats view Antifa as a suitable replacement for the police they are defunding.
Common sense is becoming increasingly more uncommon. To ignore, or seem to encourage, bail out rioters, then claim they were mostly peaceful, then call 300 out of 40,000 a national security threat seems a little duplicitous. Just saying, there are plenty of us who see this
It serves the Democrats political purposes, just as letting in illegals (some of whom WILL vote and they will vote Democrat), giving statehood to Puerto Rico and DC (more Dems in the Congress), and continuing the pandemic while running up the debt (make more people dependent upon the federal government).
I would not depend the the government for anything. There is a huge debt and the check are not any good!!
What’s frustrating is the democrats are doing this in plain sight while the upper branches of law enforcement isn’t doing anything about it.
Just like the capital rioters, the FBI knew in advance what was being planned, and did nothing. This was all over the airwaves, and social media.
As far as another cilvil war, well it’s possible, but I think the far left groups, especially the well armed
ones have watched to many hollowood movies
and if s&@t does hit the fan they will back down instantly.
95% of the people in the DOJ (which includes the FBI) gave to hillary’s campaign in 2016. That should tell you why the DOJ/FBI are one-sided and not to be trusted.
What’s interesting is the time table for coming events. Many people, myself included, believe Harris is going to pull the 25th Amendment Rug out from under Biden. He was ready for the rubber gavel during his campaign, so the element of surprise (or otherwise…) would be minimized. I predicted Biden would get us into wars, and he has not disappointed me. I sent the commissar an email demanding that he cease and desist all efforts to repeal our 2nd Amendment, and that he is not authorized under our Constitution to do so. No response…
I’m so surprised he’s still around. Clearly he’s not able to do the job. He’s even admitted he has no idea what he’s signing. Wonder if Kamala has bothered to un-pack her stuff.
We realize why democrats live so long: If you knew where they were going, you’d hold it off as long as possible.
And, you will not get one, because you are now a peon worker ant in their dictatorship. All you are fit for is to provide tax dollars for their out of control spending to send to our enemies, and to feed, house, medicate and take care of their illegal voters. If you own land, prepare to lose your land and your home, prepare to eat what they dictate for you to eat, the amount you can eat, what you wear, what you can hear, listen to, and every aspect of your lives, all of which will be rationed, and if you exceed your rationing for the month, you and your family will do without until the next months rations. It’s coming, because they cannot allow you to spend your money on yourself, they will control that so that their money that you are suppose to supply for them does not come up short with what they take out of your paychecks every week, and every month, that goes directly to THEIR IRS. You will not have the luxury of being free, the luxury of owning your own life, your own paychecks that you earn. It’s coming, and nobody can see this. This is communism, and this is where all socialism ends up, and it’s not the one big happy social Facebook family that they have indoctrinated our kids into thinking. This is what our troops bled and died to save us from.
And the Supreme Court sits quietly doing nothing!
They are doing what they are told to do
What they are paid to do you mean
Most, with the exception of 1 or 2 are figureheads in black robes who aren’t worth a dime! Traitors of the Constitution and the people.
Welcome to the Deepstate where you don’t matter
The s&@t will hit the fan soon. The radicals in the WH and Congress have gone too far. There will be a breaking point and it will be ugly!
Well…I’m a retired Navy commissioned officer…73 years young, and ready to KICK ASS when the time comes! Thank you chain, rocky and Randy!
The leftists are brain dead. If they keep going they will get what they don’t want which is a loss of all jobs in all governments for the leftists. The people will throw them out.
Leftists don’t have a brain to start with. Their entire movement functions by emotional reactions to issues orchestrated, fabricated or embellished by the media and their party officials. You can tell these morons anything, from baloney about the climate to cultural conflagrations, and they’ll jump around like scalded monkeys in response. Liberals are basically an Amen Corner for the implementation of socialism.