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Danger Signs: From Totalitarian Paranoia to Authoritarian Madness
By John & Nisha Whitehead
NOTE: The United States won the Cold War
against Communist Russia [under Pres. Reagan].
Now, under Dem-Socialist ‘leaders,’ our nation and schools mirror
Communism. We’ve slowly shed our culture
of self-reliance and freedom; suffering from a Marxist assault…Socialists in
government applaud this destruction and are happy for our demise.
Aided by left wing media and schools America has grown
weak, filled with people who no longer want to work to get ahead demanding
everything be given to them without cost or effort. The left employs a ‘Divide and Conquer’
strategy, promoting division and hatred…this has been aided by Silicon
Valley/Socialist Media tyrants who censor all things conservative AND this is
fueled by a radical left Justice Department who feels their new mission is
opening the floodgates of an invasion at our Southern border.
Leftists are funded by billionaires such as Soros,
Bloomberg, Zuckerberg and others who seem to forget that capitalism is what
founded their wealth.
danger signs were everywhere in 2022. [Condensed version] Link to full piece at bottom.
With every new law enacted by federal and state legislatures, every new ruling handed down by government courts, and every new military weapon, invasive tactic and egregious protocol employed by government agents, we were reminded that in the eyes of the government and its corporate accomplices, “we the people” possess no rights except for that which the Deep State grants on an as-needed basis.
Totalitarian paranoia spiked. What we have been saddled with is a government so power-hungry, paranoid and afraid of losing its stranglehold on power that it has conspired to wage war on anyone who dares to challenge its authority. In a Machiavellian attempt to expand its powers, the government unleashed all manner of dangers on an unsuspecting populace in order to justify its demands for additional powers to protect “we the people” from emerging threats, whether legitimate, manufactured or overblown.
The state of our nation suffered. The nation remained politically polarized, controlled by forces beyond the purview of the average American, and rapidly moving the nation away from its freedom foundation. The combined blowback from a contentious presidential election and the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in Americans being subjected to egregious civil liberties violations, invasive surveillance, martial law, lockdowns, political correctness, erosions of free speech, strip searches, police shootings of unarmed citizens, government spying, and the criminalization of lawful activities.
Thought crimes became a target for punishment. For years now, the government has used all of the weapons in its vast arsenal—surveillance, threat assessments, fusion centers, pre-crime programs, hate crime laws, militarized police, lockdowns, martial law, etc.—to target potential enemies of the state based on their ideologies, behaviors, affiliations and other characteristics that might be deemed suspicious or dangerous.
In other words, if you dare to subscribe to
any views that are contrary to the government’s, you may well be suspected of
being a domestic terrorist and treated accordingly. In 2022, those who
criticized the government—whether that criticism manifested itself in word,
deed or thought—were flagged as dangerous alongside consumers and spreaders of
“mis- dis- and mal-information.”
muzzled. Those who
want to monitor, muzzle, catalogue and censor speech continued to push for
social media monitoring, censorship of flagged content that could be construed
as dangerous or hateful, and limitations on free speech activities,
particularly online. Of course, it’s a slippery slope from censoring so-called
illegitimate ideas to silencing truth. Eventually, as George Orwell predicted,
telling the truth will become a revolutionary act. If the government can
control speech, it can control thought and, in turn, it can control the minds
of the citizenry.
Kill switches aimed to turn off more than just your car. Vehicle “kill switches” were sold to the public as a safety measure aimed at keeping drunk drivers off the roads, but they were a perfect metaphor for the government’s efforts to not only take control of our cars but also our freedoms and our lives. For too long, we have been captive passengers in a driverless car controlled by the government, losing more and more of our privacy and autonomy the further down the road we go.
Currency went digital. No matter how much money the government pulls in, it’s never enough, so the government came up with a new plan to make it even easier for its agents to seize Americans’ bank account. In an Executive Order issued in March 2022, President Biden called for the federal government to consider establishing a form of digital money. Digital currency will provide the government and its corporate partners with a mode of commerce that can easily be monitored, tracked, tabulated, mined for data, hacked, hijacked and confiscated when convenient.
The government spoke in a language of violence. Police violence killed three people a day. Warrior cops—trained in the worst-case scenario and thus ready to shoot first and ask questions later—did not make us or themselves any safer. Despite this, President Biden’s pledged to expand law enforcement and so-called crime prevention through a $30 billion “Fund the Police” program.
Cancel culture became more intolerant. Cancel culture—political correctness amped up on steroids, the self-righteousness of a narcissistic age, and a mass-marketed pseudo-morality that is little more than fascism disguised as tolerance—shifted us into an Age of Intolerance, policed by techno-censors, social media bullies, and government watchdogs. Everything has now become fair game for censorship if it can be construed as hateful, hurtful, bigoted or offensive provided that it runs counter to the established viewpoint.
Homes were invaded. Government agents routinely violated the Fourth Amendment at will under the pretext of public health and safety. This doesn’t even begin to touch on the many ways the government and its corporate partners-in-crime used surveillance technology to invade homes: with wiretaps, thermal imaging, surveillance cameras, and other monitoring devices.
Political theater kept the public distracted. Having devolved into a carefully calibrated exercise in how to manipulate, polarize, propagandize and control a population, the political scene provided ample diversions with its televised Jan. 6 committee hearings, the Russia-Ukraine crisis, the Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmation hearings, and more.
waged psychological warfare on the nation. The government made clear in word and
deed that “we the people” are domestic enemies to be targeted, tracked,
manipulated, micromanaged, surveilled, viewed as suspects, and treated as if
our fundamental rights are mere privileges that can be easily discarded. Aided
and abetted by technological advances and scientific experimentation, the
government weaponized violence; surveillance, pre-crime and pre-thought
campaigns; digital currencies, social media scores and censorship;
desensitization campaigns; fear; genetics; and entertainment.
Gun confiscation laws put a target on the back of every American. Red flag gun laws (which authorize government officials to seize guns from individuals viewed as a danger to themselves or others) gained traction as a legislative means by which to allow police to remove guns from people suspected of being threats. Red flag gun laws merely push us that much closer towards a suspect society where everyone is potentially guilty of some crime or another and must be preemptively rendered harmless.
The burden of proof was reversed. Although the Constitution requires the government to provide solid proof of criminal activity before it can deprive a citizen of life or liberty, the government turned that fundamental assurance of due process on its head. Each and every one of us is now seen as a potential suspect, terrorist and lawbreaker in the eyes of the government. The groundwork has been laid for a new kind of government where it won’t matter if you’re innocent or guilty, whether you’re a threat to the nation, or even if you’re a citizen. What will matter is what the government—or whoever happens to be calling the shots at the time—thinks. And if the powers-that-be think you’re a threat to the nation and should be locked up, then you’ll be locked up with no access to the protections our Constitution provides.
The Supreme Court turned America into a Constitution-free zone. Although the Court’s rulings on qualified immunity for police who engage in official misconduct were largely overshadowed by its politically polarizing rulings on abortion, gun ownership and religion, they were no less devastating. The bottom line: there will be no consequences for cops who brutalize the citizenry and no justice for the victims of police brutality.
The FBI went rogue. The FBI’s laundry list of crimes against the American people ran the gamut from surveillance, disinformation, blackmail, entrapment, and intimidation tactics to harassment and indoctrination, governmental overreach, abuse, misconduct, trespassing, enabling criminal activity, and damaging private property, and that’s just based on what we know.
The government waged war on political freedom. In more and more cases, the government declared war on what should be protected political speechRead the full version at:
Unless we work
together to push back against the government’s overreach, excesses and abuse,
2023 will be yet another terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year for
Desperate Deep State Planning
Intense Chaos in 2023
like to create the poison and the antidote all in the same laboratory.
That’s what these globalists, Deep Staters and insiders are working on.
They create the poison and antidotes in the same laboratory to take our
freedoms, and population control is going to be a very big part of it.”
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