Biden’s DHS has been authorized to pour tens of millions of taxpayer dollars into identifying “Extremists” based on online speech! What could go wrong?
Have you ever dared to share your unfiltered thoughts on:
- COVID-19, vaccinations,
- Sanctity of our gun rights,
- Outrageous LGBTQ policies,
- Worrisome conflict in Ukraine?
- Alarming invasion of our southern border, where countless unidentified individuals are swarming across our borders in the millions?
If so you are now a domestic terrorist!
In a deeply troubling turn of events has ignited serious apprehensions regarding the preservation of free speech in our great nation, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has earmarked a staggering $20 million from the Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) grant program to support an initiative designed to detect potential instances of online “extremist” rhetoric within the American populace.
They are now authorized to:
- Tap you smart phone, even when it is turned-off
- Read your emails
- Plant listening devises
- Monitor your travel
- Question your neighbors, family and friends
- Read you snail mail
- Read your Face Book and all your social media sites
- Pretent to be an online friend to extract information on you
- Interrogate your employer
- Audit your bank records
- Investigate your buying habits
- Examine your medical records
- ….and the list goes on and on.
This controversial decision has raised alarm bells among conservative individuals and defenders of civil liberties, who express deep concerns about its potential consequences. They worry this move could pave the way for the silencing of opposing viewpoints and the erosion of our cherished freedom of speech.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently allocated a total of 34 grants to a diverse range of organizations, encompassing police departments, mental health providers, universities, churches, and school districts. These diligent individuals have been assigned the crucial responsibility of receiving training to effectively recognize and report online discourse the government considers potentially extremist. The program, curiously overseen by the Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3), has the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) surprisingly entangled in its operations.
There is a mounting apprehension regarding the government’s subjective definition of “extremist” speech and the potential ramifications it may have on individuals who dare to voice their dissenting opinions on various online platforms.
While it is undoubtedly crucial to address and prevent any form of violence, there is growing apprehension the government’s attention has veered away from foreign terrorist threats and is now disproportionately targeting American citizens. This shift in focus has sparked a heated debate among concerned individuals who fear our nation’s security efforts may be misdirected. The recent shift in this program’s direction has sparked legitimate concerns among many
Nevertheless, critics contend the parameters used to identify individuals as violent extremists or domestic terrorists may need to be broadened to encompass a wide array of viewpoints and convictions. These could potentially include stances on COVID-19, vaccinations, the preservation of gun rights, gender and LGBTQ policies, the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, or immigration matters.
- In a society which upholds democratic values, the cherished right to express a range of opinions and participate in robust discourse is of utmost importance. When government agencies take it upon themselves to closely monitor and categorize citizens based on their online speech, it establishes a concerning precedent warrants our attention.
Moreover, it is imperative to consider the potential dangers associated with this program, as it could potentially be exploited to selectively target particular political or ideological factions, resulting in unjust discrimination and the suppression of genuine political dialogue. In today’s tumultuous times, it is of utmost importance to carefully navigate the delicate balance between effectively combating real threats to our nation’s security and upholding the cherished values of freedom of speech and expression.
Final Word: Can we truly trust the Democrat-led government’s commitment to safeguarding its citizens from the threat of terrorism? Is it truly plausible to accept the notion that President Trump, a man who has been relentlessly vilified by the media, is indeed the despicable criminal they have portrayed him to be? Has the government transformed into a cunning predator disguised as a harmless sheep? By penning this article, I have willingly positioned myself on a roster of individuals who cherish freedom, exercising their God-given right to express their thoughts openly, but also on the DHA Terrorist watch list!