(Rallying Patriots) – A new bulletin from the Department of Homeland Security has revealed that the federal agency is very concerned about the spread of what they call “conspiracy theories” online.
In other words, they are about to stick their noses in the private business of Americans who are sharing information, ideas, and theories that might go against the official narrative progressives are trying to push down everyone’s throats via the propaganda in the mainstream media.
According to Infowars, the press release (screen shot here) on Wednesday acknowledged that DHS is currently “engaging industry partners to help identify and respond to the spread of disinformation, conspiracy theories, and false narratives on social media and other online platforms, while protecting privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties.”
Because the federal government would never, ever try to spy on its own people and then persecute them for sharing views and ideas that are contrary to the accepted narrative, right folks?
A corresponding bulletin from the National Terrorism Advisory System pointed out that so-called conspiracy theories are apparently being wielded by bad actors in order to inspire folks to commit violent acts.
“Law enforcement officials have expressed concerns that the broad sharing of false narratives and conspiracy theories that endorse the use of violence will continue to gain traction, resulting in individuals or small groups embracing violent tactics to achieve their desired objectives,” the bulletin stated.
However, the same bulletin then also said that there is no specific, imminent, or credible threat.
So, again, this isn’t about safety and security. It’s about justifying the denial of a person’s First Amendment rights to say things contrary to the accepted narrative.
“DHS is concerned that increased acts of violence, as well as targeted attacks against law enforcement, may strain local resources and challenge the ability of law enforcement to maintain the safety and security of local communities,” the bulletin says (screen shot here).
The first question we need answered here is what the DHS defines as being a “conspiracy theory.” So far, it’s anyone’s guess. Back in September, the folks at Infowars published a report on a DC district court that actually tossed a man behind bars for allegedly violating a judge’s order prohibiting him from viewing conspiracy theories online, specifically theories that involve the possibility of fraud in the 2020 presidential election.
“The NTAS advisory also warned about threats to the US from ‘domestic violent extremists (DVEs), including racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists and anti-government/anti-authority violent extremists,’ and goes on to hypothesize that an emerging new Covid variant could prompt a violent uprising,” Infowars says.
“Through the remainder of 2021 and into 2022, racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists and anti-government/anti-authority violent extremists will continue to pose a threat to the United States. Pandemic-related stressors have contributed to increased societal strains and tensions, driving several plots by DVEs, and they may contribute to more violence this and next year,” the bulletin continued.
“If a new COVID-19 variant emerges and new public health restrictions are imposed as a result, anti-government violent extremists could potentially use the new restrictions as a rationale to target government or public health officials or facilities. In addition, some DVEs have attempted to use the relocation of Afghan nationals to the United States to exacerbate historical DVE grievances over immigration and the American Muslim community,” it added.
The bulletin then goes on to make the claim that there are domestic terrorists who are also disseminating “narratives online that promote violence, and have called for violence against elected officials, political representatives, government facilities, law enforcement, religious communities or commercial facilities, and perceived ideological opponents.”
Apparently, these same “domestic terrorists” could potentially scour online blogs for information or employ the use of encrypted messaging apps.
“Ideologically motivated violent extremists fueled by personal grievances and violent extremist ideological beliefs continue to derive inspiration from and obtain operational guidance, including regarding the use of improvised explosive devices and small arms, through the consumption of information shared in online forums. The use of encrypted messaging by violent extremists may obscure operational indicators that provide specific warning of a pending act of violence,” the bulletin claimed.
It seems the federal government is trying to take conservatives and paint them up to be evil domestic terrorists for saying anything that contradicts the messaging they are currently trying to push on the American people.
These are the people who have created division in this country, and they will continue to pit folks against one another in this “us vs. them” mentality if we allow them to.
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