We are moving fast down that slippery slope to an authoritarian society in which the only opinions, ideas and speech expressed are the ones permitted by the government and its corporate cohorts. In the wake of the Jan. 6 riots at the Capitol, “domestic terrorism” has become the new poster child for expanding the government’s powers at the expense of civil liberties. Of course, “domestic terrorist” is just the latest bull’s eye phrase, to be used interchangeably with “anti-government,” “extremist” and “terrorist,” to describe anyone who might fall somewhere on a very broad spectrum of viewpoints that could be considered “dangerous.” Watch and see: we are all about to become enemies of the state.
— Read on www.rutherford.org/publications_resources/john_whiteheads_commentary/enemies_of_the_deep_state_the_governments_war_on_domestic_terrorism_is_a_trap
A disturbing and yet timely opinion piece to share here. The new terrorist alert is condemning opposition, no matter how ridiculous it seems. It’s an open invitation to kindly shut up and don’t speak unless the government says you can. Truly perilous times for truth seekers.