Here they go again.
Many Democrats in Congress, foolish partisans, and a rabid corporate press have really set their sights on Americans who don’t toe their party or ideological line.
YOU are now the enemy according to them.
If you don’t agree with their collectivist plans for this country, they want you on a proverbial enemies list.
They say you need to be “deprogrammed,” even though they are the ones that control all the mainstream propaganda and programming.
Consider what John Brennan, former head of the CIA, said about his fellow Americans who don’t align with him politically:
(American intel agencies) “are moving in laser-like fashion to try to uncover as much as they can about” the pro-Trump “insurgency” that harbors “religious extremists, authoritarians, fascists, bigots, racists, nativists, even libertarians.”
This from a man whose role in spying on the incoming President Trump four years ago is still not quite known and who lied to Congress about government spying on Americans.
But we do know that he lied about the infamous “Steele Dossier” as the genesis of the spying on candidate Trump all the way through the 2016 election – according to the Horowitz Report.
Brennan, who based on his record wouldn’t know the truth if it was staring him in the face, now has his “laser-like” focus pointed right at . . . libertarians?
This man’s actions are dangerous.
But what’s worse than Brennan’s words are the actions Congress could take to create a “Patriot Act 2.0” with the January 6 U.S. Capitol melee as the excuse.
H.R. 350, the “Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (DTPA)” was introduced in the House one week ago and would create a whole new “domestic” wing of the Department of Homeland Security.
This new office would completely turn the surveillance state inward and only target American citizens who happen to not agree with the current administration.
This cannot be tolerated in a free society and we must take action NOW to stop it.
President Trump spent his entire term speaking out against “The Deep State,” which is a powerful force that we have been warning about for years.
The Deep State is now flexing its muscle in an effort to ensure perpetual control.
You and I MUST fight back against their power grabs that will come in bunches over the next two years until the next election, which may restore some balance to the federal government.
It’s going to be a bumpy ride.
We’ve seen the abuses of the original Patriot Act, passed in a time of maximum fear shortly after the attacks of 9/11/2001.
The Patriot Act was rushed, overly broad, abused, and has proven to be nearly impossible to get rid of, almost 20 years later. Six years ago, the Patriot Act was renamed the USA Freedom Act, but in reality, it’s done nothing to protect our freedom.
The spying on candidate Trump would never have been allowed if it weren’t for the Patriot Act. Unfortunately, for supporters of liberty, the chance we had to pare down or completely scrap it was completely squandered by a Republican-controlled House and Senate during the first two years of the Trump presidency.
I wish I could say that missed opportunity surprised me.
Now we’re facing a bigger and more powerful Patriot Act than ever with the Deep State and emboldened Democrats looking to expand it!
Almost eight years ago, whistleblower Edward Snowden alerted the entire world to the abuses of the Patriot Act by demonstrating exactly how those extraordinary powers had been used to collect the data of nearly every American through our technology and mobile devices.
It seems Washington has conveniently forgotten the embarrassment caused by Snowden’s revelations and will do everything in their power to make the same exact mistakes … only much bigger.
We know about many of the abuses of the Patriot Act here in America thanks to Snowden and one can only imagine how much more damaging a Patriot Act 2.0 would be.
You and I cannot afford to waste any time telling Congress to stop this reckless move before they go any further.
The political left may think that passing a “Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act” to target Trump supporters, libertarians, and other “undesirables” will be a victory that will help them retain power and control, but they never think a single step ahead.
A super-charged domestic spying apparatus, which is what H.R. 350 would create, will certainly be turned around and used on leftist groups and Democrat dissidents of a future right-wing administration.
Nobody will be immune.
For Democrats in Congress to omit that from their considerations is not only foolish, it’s a recipe for a future disaster that everyone will regret.
If they need any evidence, just look to Edward Snowden and the information he presented to the public in 2013.
In a rush to “destroy the enemy” through domestic snooping and persecution of dissident groups, the left will sow the seeds of freedom’s destruction.
You and I cannot let this stand.