07.31.2009 0

The Obama Role in the DHS Assault on Freedom: When Did He Know, and Why Didn’t He Stop It?

  • On: 08/12/2009 09:35:52
  • In: Homeland Security
  • In April of this year, the Obama Administration deliberately – and deceptively — used a frighteningly kooky website to condemn tens of millions of innocent Americans who have fought for their country, cherish the sanctity of life, or stand up for the 10th Amendment.

    There is simply no other way to put it.

    In its now-discredited “Report on Rightwing Extremism,” Obama’s Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security warned every police department in the country that veterans, right-to-lifers, and states’ rights advocates were potential terrorists who warranted intense scrutiny. In response to that report, Americans for Limited Government filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request demanding to know how DHS had arrived at such a chilling conclusion.

    The response from DHS is stunning.

    As it turns out, Janet Napolitano’s DHS did not conduct even the most rudimentary research or investigation. It did no statistical analysis. It did not even bother to interview those it accused and allow them the opportunity to defend themselves.

    Instead, in what should send shockwaves throughout the nation, DHS functionaries simply cruised the Internet (in tin-foil hats, no doubt) and relied entirely upon some of the most disreputable sites on the web to stage its attack upon its “rightwing” targets.

    Foremost upon the websites DHS relied upon to launch its ruthless, reckless assault was a site called whatdoesitmean.com. In its response to the ALG FOIA request, DHS reported utilizing the site no less than eleven times – far more than any other site – to substantiate its accusations against veterans and other “rightwing extremists.”

    And what is the thrust of whatdoesitmean.com – this site the Obama Administration considers a reliable source for intelligence gathering against the American people?

    Whatdoesitmean.com contends that the government of the United States has been in direct contact with extra-terrestrial aliens through sophisticated radio waves. Its masthead contains unicorns, Tarot cards, secret numbers, and hieroglyphics. And it warns against a “manmade swine flu” and “fast-approaching global famine.”

    Based upon these and other similar observations on whatdoesitmean.com (as well as in the intensely frenetic Huffingtonpost.com and the far left Southern Poverty Law Center), the Department of Homeland Security condemned millions of patriotic Americans – including veterans — to intense, daily surveillance by law enforcement officials nationwide.

    During the Watergate hearings nearly three decades ago, Howard Baker said that the pivotal question for Richard Nixon was, “What did he know, and when did he know it?”

    Now, a similar question must be asked of Barack Obama: When did he know, and why didn’t he stop it?

    The ALG FOIA response reveals that his Department of Homeland Security violated the trust of the American people in ways never even imagined possible by those whose liberty it has placed in jeopardy. And the President now needs to come clean and tell the American people when he learned about this horrifying attack on personal freedom and why he did not intervene to end the assault.

    We are waiting.

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