As Chicago Mayor and former Democrat power broker Rahm Emanuel famously put it “never let a serious crisis go to waste” and Emperor Obama gets it. With the Charlie Hebdo murders in Paris, a mysterious (and probably bogus) alleged ISIS hijacking of CENTCOM social media and the hysteria in the aftermath of the to this day unproven North Korean involvement in the Sony hacking a crackdown is coming. Barack Obama is about to give birth to the war on “extremism”, the definition of which is so vague so as to potentially include political foes, activist groups, bloggers, independent writers and of course any who refuse to worship at the altar of absolute government power. Keep in mind that Obama has already used the Internal Revenue Service to go after Tea Party affiliated political opposition groups and the police state to do crush the the Occupy movement.
Dear Leader will be hosting a “global security summit” next month in Washington that will attract world leaders including the Brits’ David Cameron whose increasingly strident rhetoric brings to mind that of Norsefire party Chancellor Adam Sutler from the movie “V For Vendetta”. Cameron shocked Brits when he advocated for the banning of encryption so that the U.K. security services and spooks will be able to monitor everything. Don’t be surprised if Obama and his NSA Stasi and their allies soon go after internet encryption in the U.S.A. too, the Holy Grail of the surveillance state has been the cracking of encrypted communications. Soon, if Obama is able to close the deal in selling the Fourth Amendment destroying cybersecurity bill to the people it will put us on a path to a society where as Orwell once wrote: "Nothing was your own except the few cubic centimetres inside your skull".
Obama will be warming up this week for his State of the Union Address during which he will lie like a rug in pushing the new cybersecurity bill to the sheeple and it will be wrapped in the benign guise of protecting corporations. The corporations – which have armies of lobbyists and influence who gets campaign funding – will be given the green light to share EVERYTHING about you with the government. This is a very bad deal for the American people in that at least theoretically the government is supposed to have some degree of accountability while transnational corporations don’t. The kicker is that the legislation will provide total immunity to those corporations in regards to the data that is harvested and given to a fascist state that grows exponentially more powerful with every “terrorist” attack or hacking.
Libertarian financial blog has a good piece that takes a look at the implications of what Obama and his lackeys in Congress are prepared to foist off on a gullible public entitled “Obama Declares War On "Extremism" – Are You An "Extremist"?" from which I excerpt the following:
Do you know what an “extremist” is? In the wake of the horrible terror attacks on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in France, Barack Obama is speaking very boldly about the need to win the war against “extremists”, and he has announced plans to host a major global summit on “extremism” next month. And on the surface that sounds great. But precisely how are we supposed to determine whether someone is an “extremist” or not? What criteria should we use?
As you will see below, your definition of an “extremist” may be far, far different from the definition that Barack Obama is using. When you do a Google search, you will find that an “extremist” is defined as “a person who holds extreme or fanatical political or religious views, especially one who resorts to or advocates extreme action.” According to Wikipedia, “extremism” is “an ideology (particularly in politics or religion), considered to be far outside the mainstream attitudes of a society or to violate common moral standards.
Extremism can take many forms, including political, religious and economic.” Please notice that neither of those definitions uses the word violence. In this day and age, you can be considered an “extremist” simply based on what you believe, and as you will see later in this article there are now tens of millions of Americans that are considered to be “extremists” and “potential terrorists” according to official U.S. government documents.
When you use the word “extremist”, you may have in your mind a picture of ISIS fighters or the terrorists from the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
But for elitists such as Barack Obama, the word “extremist” has a much broader meaning. In recent years, it has become a code word for those that do not have an “enlightened” view of the world. If your views on politics, religion or social issues are extremely different from the liberal, progressive views of “the mainstream” (as defined by the mainstream media and by “mainstream” politicians such as Barack Obama), then they consider you to be an extremist.
The writer of the piece, Michael Snyder who runs the blog Economic Collapse also has a list of who may end up on the “extremist” list and here is a very brief sampling:
Those who are anti-global, may believe in "conspiracy theories", are advocates of "states rights", opponents of illegal immigration, anti-abortion activists, those that have a negative view of the United Nations, returning veterans, those who are suspicious of centralized federal authority, people who have the wrong bumper stickers, those frustrated with "mainstream ideologies, those who are "anti-Muslim", gun rights activists, certain types of Christians and anyone that "visits extremist websites/blogs.
Chances are that many of us fit into at least one of those categories and will soon be subject to increased scrutiny by the feds for simply having beliefs that run counter to those who have usurped the U.S. Constitution and succeeded in bastardizing democracy. Not only will those who are deemed to have "extremist" views be in that big government database but once Obama and his ilk execute their deal with the devil in giving legal immunity to corporations "extremists" could be effectively blackballed in the labor market as well. It will give the government the added tool of waging economic warfare on all who question it under the cover of outsourcing the dirty work to corporations.
These are truly perilous times in which we live thanks to the moral degradation of our "leadership" class, it's just too bad that so many Americans have no clue of how rapidly that the trap is closing.