The FBI – Drowning In Counter-Terrorism Money, Power and Other Resources – Will Apply The Term “Terrorism” To Any Group It Dislikes And Wants To Control And Suppress

 In America, Journalists Are Considered Terrorists
Painting by Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com.

“Abuses Of Power Always – Always – Expand Beyond Their Original Application”

Constitutional lawyer Glenn Greenwald writes:

Documents just obtained from the FBI by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund reveal, as the New York Times put it, that “the [FBI] used counterterrorism agents to investigate the Occupy Wall Street movement, including its communications and planning” and in general show “how deeply involved federal law-enforcement authorities were in monitoring the activities of the movement.” The heavily redacted documents, which can be read here, reveal numerous instances of the FBI collaborating with local police forces and private corporations to monitor and anticipate the acts of the protest movement.

As obviously disturbing as it is, none of this should be surprising. Virtually every seized power justified over the last decade in the name of “terrorism” has been applied to a wide range of domestic dissent. The most significant civil liberties trend of the last decade, in my view, is the importation of War on Terror tactics onto US soil, applied to US citizens – from the sprawling Surveillance State and powers of indefinite detention to the para-militarization of domestic police forces and the rapidly emerging fleet of drones now being deployed in countless ways. As I’ve argued previously, the true purpose of this endless expansion of state power in the name of “terrorism” is control over anticipated domestic protest and unrest.

It should be anything but surprising that the FBI – drowning in counter-terrorism money, power and other resources – will apply the term “terrorism” to any group it dislikes and wants to control and suppress (thus ushering in all of the powers institutionalized against “terrorists”). Those who supported (or acquiesced to) this expansion of unaccountable government power because they assumed it would only be used against Those Muslims not only embraced a morally warped premise (I care about injustices only if they directly affect me), but also a factually false one, since abuses of power always – always – expand beyond their original application.

Mr. Greenwald is correct.

The Federal government is throwing walls of money at internal “terrorism-related” funding, even though the threat of terrorism is absurdly over-hyped (although government support for Al Qaeda and Iranian terrorists – and see this isn’t helping. )

On the other hand, the government is using laws to crush dissent, and it’s gotten so bad that even U.S. Supreme Court justices are saying that we are descending into tyranny.

For example, the following actions may get an American citizen living on U.S. soil labeled as a “suspected terrorist” today:

And holding the following beliefs may also be considered grounds for suspected terrorism:

As people learned in Nazi Germany, staying silent when “other” types of people are deprived of their rights only ensures that others will not lift a finger for us when repressive authorities take away our rights.

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  • David

    Of course this Jew author is going to pick National Socialist Germany as the model of ultimate evil. But remember, Hitler rose because the Soviet Union was threatening from the east, and banks were looting out the German economy. Both were run by Jews. A Jew cuts you, and when you hit back, he screams. Jews are parasites.

    • Juan Gonzales

      Try somethin’ about Gottfried Feder. In 1934 there was inside coup in NSDAP. This was break point between nacism and fascism. Main issue of financing German military ind complex was Josef Stalin. He kicked out bankers in big style. And when they sent Hitler he beat ‘em like kids. Roosevelt and Churcho looks beside Stalin like beaten dogs. The fact that WW2 did not ended as was planned uncover Operation Unthinkable. Stalin refused Bretton-Woods as well. Domestic terror by governement is nothing new. Operation Gladio was big game. That was training camp.now is running live on full scale. Apropo “anti catholic” make sense on list. Supreme court just caths and judaists. See Tupper Saussy:Rulers of Evil. US flag is modified East india company flag. Law is based on Jus Gentium. If we can’t separate church and state people must separate themselfs from church. Try Vedas and Helena Blavatsky, Albert Pike,Einstein,Oppenheimer. In the times of Jesus judaism did not exists. Phariseism became rabinism and this became judaism. Biblical Pharisees are Pharsi or Parsi equal Persians. Second temple was built by Cyrus the great. Pharisees crucified Yeshu and ruined Qumran, Nazorean Essene stronghold. Nazi. Incline to Vedas. They actualy created religion based on Vedas and Budhism. That was before 1934. After that rules of game changed.

    • Erick Amthor

      I am not Jewish, but you sir, are a sorry example of a human being.

    • GolfFan

      Spoken like the son of perdition you are! You’re voicing the anti-Christ’s position in case you ever wonder where you’re standing.

  • JB Campbell

    The Germans were trying to defend themselves from Jewish aggression. Jewish Communists and Jewish Capitalists, just as David says. America is the most violent country of all – first the Indians, then the Southerners, the Filipinos, the Russians, the Germans, the Japanese, then the Chinese, Koreans & Viets. Then the Moslems and now it’s our turn. The Jewish American government is going to attack us. We just have to be tougher than the Germans in dealing with Jewish treachery.

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    • GolfFan

      You’re sick in the head if you think that Germany was in any way shape or form justified in their attempt of genocide.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ClipperMiami John Steele

    Well, I see from the comments that the anti-semites are alive and well around here. Certainly glad that our society is pulling together and not fracturing /sarc

    • Juan Gonzales

      Very interesting point with “anti-semitism” promoters is that they are blind on roots and causes of tragedies in 20th century. The roots has nothing to do wih crucifixion of Yeshu at all the same as civil war has nothing to do with black slavery, instead has something to do with enslavement of all.As we see in Newtown,Aurora,Columbine etc not just federal agencies are not able to protect us but ADL and Southern Powerty LC are totaly out of screen.They promote false threats. Paradox is that author of National Socialism Gottfried Feder promoted self governed commune cooperatives, decentralized state Swiss style. Very similar to kubitzes. Ya all make history like this: Everything east of Holland, stronghold. of Oranje -Nassau clan and prince Bernhardt of Hanover home, is nazi or communist. Question is why those guys do not prosecute Dutch or British royal family, or Bush clan if is wll known they cooperated with fascists in extermination judaists. And why those people do not even try prosecute Vatican even there is strong evince that Vatican played role in holocaust nad helped nazis to escape see Vatican ratline. All your muscless are in intentions of this article:opreesion of disent. Hate crime is nonsense since there is no Love crime. All this brutality is done by name of hiding the truth.

  • amerikagulag

    Nazi Germany doesn’t hold a candle to the jewish Bolsheviks, whom, under Lenin and Stalin, exterminated over 60 million people. Stalin would be proud of the new Bolsheviks in the US Government.

    Just think…..all THIS because Israel did 911!

    • Juan Gonzales

      Even there is some truth, tragedy of my r1a DNA bros and sis, see r1a.org, lies how few of ‘em have been used by big gamblers and then abadoned in camps build,like Auschwitz-Monowitz IG Farben industrial zone, by their siblings like Warburg’s Deutsche bank and Federal Reserve guys as chairmans. The game is not like every judaists wake up in the morning and think to kill somebody.The issue with bolshevik revolution has deep roots up to Napoleon. In 1815 tsar refused Vienna accord so bankers started use tactix as we see this days in Iran,Libya,Syria, etc. This times they used some judaists. This created pogroms and Pale settlement and emigration of judaists out of Russia. As landless immigrants they created ghetos. We talkin’ about 19th century, OK. So they wanted return to their actualy homeland. After Bolshevix took over they created program for return called KOMZET. There is a book Farming the red land. Komzet was financed from Wall Street. After Stalin kicked out bolshevix by 1928 program ends.In 19th century Britain planed jewish state in Africa, I think Kenya, after they should kill local population Potato famine or India mutiny or Boer wars concentration camp style. After Komzets failed place was Madagaskar. And nazis did The transfer agreement and paid Britain

    • GolfFan

      Put down your crack pipe buddy!

  • http://www.facebook.com/DefrockedBitterApostate Defrocked Bitter Apostate

    The FBI is the nation’s worse domestic and foreign terrorist threat bar none.

    • arizona

      NO WHERE IN THE US CONSTITUTION,does it allow for agentices like the FBI,dea,cia,dhs,or any other agenecy like these guys,they are nothing but criminals robbing americans of everything they have……THIS NEEDS TO STOP…………..

    • Danny Cahalin

      no, they are the political police, it is the Criminally Insane Association and the rest of the ‘intelligence’ agencies that need to dealt with

  • http://twitter.com/HongPong Dan Feidt~hongpong

    anti-semites are lame. There are plenty of shady old weasels to criticize that affiliate with all religions. Sneaky old dudes profiting from conflict on all sides is one of the main industries of Eurasia. These kinds of oppression are harmful to members of all religions (as well as the non-religious)!

  • Kukye

    The FBI works for you. The instant your government or the FBI quits working for you is the time you have the right to dismantle it and start anew. It’s in the Constitution!

    That’s why they bought over a bilion rounds of hollow-point ammo. They were meant for you! Send them all to jail, once the shooting starts.

    • arizona

      BUT WE’LL NEED FOOD FOR OUR DOGS,BESIDES WHO’S GOING TO PAY FOR JAILS?

    • GolfFan

      The shooting already started! It’s not lead though. It’s in the form of finance and resources. There is a global scramble for resources. Read the bible and see for yourself what is coming. A weeks wages for a loaf of bread. The bullets you fire will be on your neighbors who will be starving and trying to survive. The govt. will shut off the supply and society will revolt against itself. Just look around the world at what happens with economic and political collapse. USSR, Turkey, Syria…..etc. Rioting in the streets.

  • arizona

    NONE OF THE ABC AGENTICES are american,everyone are BRITISH,owned by the QUEEN WHORE DRUG DEALER OF ENGLAND,and should NOT BE PAID ANY ATTENTION TO,their not american and have no power under the US CONSTITUTION to even exist……..phoney agentices to rob and steal for the queen and thats the only reason they are here to loot america,all criminals…………A WELL FUNDED CRIMINAL GANG FROM ENGLAND.period…………………..

  • arizona

    THERE not drowning in counter terrorism money,ITS DRUG MONEY THEY GOT SELLING DOPE TO YOUR CHILDREN,and its made them very rich,thats why they pay government so much money is so they’ll stab their own family in the back,and not think a THING ABOUT IT…………….

  • arizona

    I really don’t care what they do, the lord says he has something special planned for them,I don’t know, but I do think they’ll wish they were never born when he’s done with them……….

    • Danny Cahalin

      The ONLY thing the Lord is going to do, is to tell them to get out of his Sight, it is How He does it that causes the memory loss. You said it yourself….I don’t know…take care maybe you yourself are ready to not forget this go round

    • GolfFan

      Yes, he does. It’s called judgment. These people are following their father Satan as do all humans from birth. It’s called the fall of man kind. We do however have a redeemer who has paid the price for that fall. He has made it possible to appear spotless in the sight of God. His name is Jesus. He is coming back to judge the world, the quick and the dead. These sickos we have in our intelligence agencies are all following right in line for their father satan to show up and set the final stage for his everlasting fall. Jesus triumphs in the end. We simply need to understand that all have offended the perfect law of God and that Jesus didn’t. Jesus fulfilled the law allowing us the opportunity to call out to him and receive his grace and forgiveness for offending that law. The bible says if we call upon the name of the Lord, we will be saved.

  • pocketstone

    The core problem is that government has become a self perpetuating, self justifying entity. It multiplies like a cancer cell, invading and destroying its host. It craves power, and has subverted democratic institutions to get it. Whatever they want to call themselves, these alphabet soup agencies (FBI, CIA, DIA, etc) are instruments of state control. The only way to rid ourselves of this malignant growth is to cut it out, and the only way to do that is to elect people to Congress who will either eliminate these agencies, where it is prudent to do so, or redefine their purpose, where it is not. These institutions cannot exist without a steady supply of money, and here too, Congress can apply the brakes. If you defund an agency, it will wither and die. The challenge, then, is to restore representative government. Best we get at it, before we end up in the rubbish bin of history, along with Stalinist Russia, Imperial Japan, and the Third Reich.

  • Zachery d Taylor

    Two hundred and thirty years ago they used the term rabble for the rebels in England; as soon as they wrote the Constitution they began setting the stage for a new series of conflicts with the majority that wanted to have their say; now they call those that want to participate in democracy a “terrorist.”

    Some day, hopefully soon, those that actually do learn will have a say and this will be reported as it should be more propaganda.

  • Erick Amthor

    You forgot home schooling.

  • Johnny Foreigner

    You forgot that “Being a foreign Johnny” should be at the top of that list.
    (Johnny Foreigner)

 

 

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