The Biden administration’s push to label “domestic extremism” the most pressing threat to the country is leading this country down a dangerous path. And while the administration is trying to get everyone to focus on non-governmental threats, the reality is that the federal government and its agents may very well be the domestic extremists who are most dangerous to our way of life.
Having seen how the FBI fought President Trump throughout the four years of his term as President, you can’t help but get the feeling that the Bureau is an agency out of control. Its leaders think of themselves as the real power in the country, and now they’re working hand in hand with President Biden to rid this country of the Democrats’ political enemies.
In a recent tweet, the Bureau asked Americans to start snitching on their family members: “Family members and peers are often best positioned to witness signs of mobilization to violence. Help prevent homegrown violent extremism. Visit https://go.usa.gov/x6mjf to learn how to spot suspicious behaviors and report them to the #FBI”. It’s a worrying sign that our country is quickly going the way of East Germany or the Soviet Union, with family members and neighbors reporting on each other to the government.
Those who still believe the government can do no wrong like to say that, oh, the government just wants to root out violent extremists. But who is a violent extremist? If someone who traipses into the Capitol building and takes pictures is considered a violent insurrectionist, then any one of us could be considered violent. Gun owners especially need to be worried, because the mere ownership of guns has been touted by the FBI as proof of violent or extremist tendencies.
And what is extremism? To the FBI and the leftists who control the federal bureaucracy, anyone to the right of Karl Marx is an extremist. If you believe in defending and upholding the Constitution as it actually was written and intended by the Founders to be used, you’re an extremist. If you believe in liberty, freedom, and individual responsibility, you’re an extremist. If you believe the Second Amendment was written to allow the people to take on a tyrannical government, you’re an extremist.
In short, an extremist is anyone the government doesn’t like and wants to get rid of or make an example of. With many of the participants in the January 6th rally having been turned in by family members, we’re not that far from an East German-style system in which millions of Americans act as confidential informants to the government. And the FBI is playing the role of the Stasi, encouraging more and more snitching. If we don’t nip this in the bud and get federal law enforcement agencies under control, we’re going to risk losing our freedoms permanently.