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Senate bill, S. 1959, The “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007,”  <click here >  is being rushed through Congress to identify all Americans who have an “extremist belief system,” as “homegrown terrorists,” charging them with “radicalization,” for “advancing political, religious, or social change” by spreading their extremist beliefs. 

If you are trying to change this messed-up world with your radical educational actions (even if they are pacifist in nature) you will be guilty of “facilitating ideologically-based violence,” for which you can be prosecuted.  If you share your unapproved thoughts with other people and make them think like you do, then all of you are liable to be hauled-off for thought-crimes.  Passage of this legislation to control the thoughts and communications of dissident Americans makes clear why our government needed to build all those “FEMA camps.”     http://www.freedomfiles.org/war/fema.htm

The purpose of the radical proposal is to

“...study the social, criminal, political, psychological, and  economic roots of violent radicalization and homegrown terrorism in the United States and methods that can be used by homeland security officials of Federal, State, local, and tribal governments to mitigate violent radicalization and homegrown terrorism.”

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The reason given for needing this new thought-crime legislation:

“The potential rise of self radicalized, unaffiliated terrorists domestically cannot be easily prevented through traditional Federal intelligence or law enforcement efforts, and requires the incorporation of State and local solutions.”

This disclaimer is given, in case anyone thinks that this bill targets radical Islamists:            

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“Individuals prone to violent radicalization, homegrown terrorism, and ideologically based violence span all races, ethnicities, and religious beliefs,  and individuals should not be targeted based solely on race, ethnicity, or religion.”

An example of an “extremist belief system” is the belief that our government answers to a secret higher authority than the American majority. qualifies you as an “extremist.”  Believing that “vast, powerful, evil forces are secretly manipulating events,” according to the US State Department, in their pamphlet, “How to Identify Misinformation.”  <http://usinfo.state.gov/media/Archive/2005/Jul/27-595713.html  >    

Simply doubting the “official version” of violent events, like 9/11, the Kennedy assassinations (John, Bobby, or John Jr.), Oklahoma City bombing, or the downing of Flight 800, is extremism.  <click here >     

This government propaganda also identifies Rense.com is one of the worst purveyors of misinformation.  Here are the guidelines given by Big Brother for checking a story’s truthfulness: 

  • Does the story fit the pattern of a conspiracy theory?
  • Does the story fit the pattern of an “urban legend?”
  • Does the story contain a shocking revelation about a highly controversial issue?
  • Is the source trustworthy?
  • What does further research tell you?

According to another State Dept. release, if you even suggest that our government, or the Israelis had a hand in the 9/11 attacks, you are helping to spread disinformation that comes directly from al Qaida:

“Equally as worrisome is that the Internet, once regarded as an engine for education and enlightenment for the world, has become an essential means for the dissemination of terrorist propaganda, hate, and incitement to violence—purveying the coarsest and most base conspiracy theories with a pervasiveness that is completely divorced from reality. For instance, despite al-Qaida’s own repeated claims of responsibility for the September 11, 2001, attacks and even the dissemination of “martyrdom” videotapes made by the hijackers discussing the forthcoming attacks, Web sites associated with the jihadist movement regularly post assertions that the United States or Israel carried out the attacks themselves to justify a war on terrorism that was always intended to be a “war on Islam.” <http://usinfo.state.gov/journals/itps/0507/ijpe/ijpe0507.pdf  >   A Form of Psychological Warfare - Bruce Hoffman

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According to the “homegrown” thought-crime bill:

“Certain governments, including the Government of the United Kingdom, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Australia have significant experience with homegrown terrorism and the United States can benefit from lessons learned by those nations.”

Under the Canadian Human Rights Act, it is a hate crime to merely make public statements that might be “likely to incite hatred or contempt,” for certain minorities. <http://www.rense.com/general77/charged.htm  >

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