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Napolitano says veterans likely terrorists

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posted on Apr, 16 2009 @ 09:31 PM
So Veterans like me are terrorists, huh?
I wonder who the extremist is here. Is the entire Obama cabinet formed of extremist left wingers?!?!? These people find new ways to tick me off on a daily basis!!!! I'm sick of this Anti-American regime!!!

April 16, 2009 7:56 AM
Homeland Security Chief Defends Report On Right Wing Extremists
Posted by Daniel Carty

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said intelligence reports highlighting the potential terrorist threats posed by right wing extremists groups are "not accusations, they're assessments."

The report, which states that right wing extremist groups could use the nation's poor economy and the election of the country's first black president as recruiting tools, has come under fire from Republicans who say the Obama administration is unfairly singling out conservatives and military veterans.

But Napolitano said the reports are "not intended to infringe on anyone's constitutional rights by any stretch," during an appearance on CBS' The Early Show Thursday.

"These reports are issued periodically through the intelligence and analysis division of the Department of Homeland Security. And what they are intended to do is to give state, local, tribal law enforcement what we call situational awareness. What's out there? What do they need to be sensitive to?"

The report noted that military veterans who have difficulty reentering civilian life are susceptible to recruitment, as was the case with Timothy McVeigh, whose 1995 attack on a federal building in Oklahoma City killed 168 people. (Click here to read the report.)

That drew the ire of the House of Representative's top Republican.

"To characterize men and women returning home after defending our country as potential terrorists is offensive and unacceptable," Ohio Rep. John Boehner said.

Napolitano conceded that, if she had it to do over, "perhaps a few words would be changed," but "the overall impact of the report, and the purpose of the report, which was for state and local law enforcement purposes, that remains the same."

Napolitano was speaking from Mexico City, where President Obama is scheduled to meet with Mexican President Felipe Calderon about the drug-related violence plaguing the U.S.-Mexico border.

Calderon has said that guns from the U.S. are a big factor in the problem, particularly since the federal ban on assault weapons expired in 2004. But while the U.S. is taking measures to reduce gun trafficking, Napolitano said the government was not looking to reinstate the ban.

"Well, that simply is not part of the plan that we're talking about here."

Napolitano said U.S. efforts would focus on increasing border checks, utilizing better technology, more manpower and gun-sniffing dogs.

These people sicken me, and they should be thrown off our backs.

[edit on 16-4-2009 by Dbriefed]

posted on Apr, 21 2009 @ 01:10 AM
Okay now with McVeigh, was he actually part of a concerted effort at recruiting terrorists or was he just the partner of a fellow whack job, much in the same way those two snipers who went around shooting people up in the MD-DC area were. If she's going to point to the two scumbags who perpetrated the Oklahoma City bombing as an example of a "veterans turned terrorist recruits" as an example of some sort of innate tendency that must be watched for in ALL returning veterans, she is a complete moron who needs to be relieved of her duties ASAP.

Isn't this the same genius who according to this thread here says that illegal aliens are NOT committing a crime? Well okay if memory serves me correctly, weren't one or both of the men who drove around terrorizing the MD/DC/VA area a few years ago by firing on innocent people in a "sniper" type operation illegal aliens?

Why come down on all veterans based on the actions of TWO, just TWO infamous examples if you're not also going to come down on all illegals based on a similar infamous example also featuring TWO delusional scumbags?

I didn't realize it was open season on citizens who have done this country the phenomenal job of protecting us at great cost to their own lives, health, safety and families. As I have posted elsewhere, my mom is of a refugee family that was tortured and terrorized by US soldiers long ago in a wartime era far removed and best forgotten. Yet she married a fine US soldier whose good nature was readily apparent and despite terrible psychological issues that affected us all, she raised me to know enough to honor our veterans and thank them and their families for all we have that you all have secured for us.

So, I have no words fit to post to describe my contempt for Napolitano. I can't imagine anything she or her family might have endured to justify or explain her abominable ungrateful spoiled-butt attitude. Of course I suppose this very post would put me on her "list". There was a time when the opposite was true and people like her would be called traitors or worse. But now patriots and law abiding decent people are the terrorists. Great values, Janet from another planet. Your folks must be so proud.

posted on Apr, 21 2009 @ 02:14 AM
Judging from her picture she looks like she is autistical, or retardable.

With any luck the whole cabinet falls over dead from massive coronaries.

posted on Apr, 25 2009 @ 11:51 AM
Who would have thought that after serving my country, in uniform, for the past 29 years, that I would be a Domestic Terrorist!!!

This is insulting to all of those that fought and died so that big mouth moron could spout whatever drivel she desires

Being fired is too good for her; I say run her out of my country!!!


posted on Apr, 25 2009 @ 02:09 PM
I would imagine she is especially offensive to Marines. She's questions the fidelity of Marine veterans to country (semper fi).

Maybe she's concerned that all veterans are sworn to protect the constitution and are capable of defending the constitution.

posted on Apr, 25 2009 @ 02:24 PM
I don't know why people are blaming the lefties for this.

I consider myself mainly left and for a second i wouldn't declare that on any of the vets i know.

This is more likely a case of 'stupid person syndrome' and has little or no relation to any political leaning i'll have you know.

*waves fist and leaves*

posted on Apr, 25 2009 @ 04:56 PM
I mentioned left extremists since the report mentions right extremists. Otherwise I think both parties are running together in one pack of 'create one big government that oversees everything you do and what happens with the money you make'.

posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 04:22 PM

Originally posted by Dbriefed
I mentioned left extremists since the report mentions right extremists. Otherwise I think both parties are running together in one pack of 'create one big government that oversees everything you do and what happens with the money you make'.

Yeah, a New World Order. That's why we're here.

I find it hypocritical they mention this, but won't talk about the former military and agents they recruit into their black ops programs that help the NWO more.

posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 04:28 PM
Did you guys hear that her apology was rejected by a Republican saying it wasn't good enough (and it really wasn't) and she said well thats all they are going to get.

Why is this lady not fired yet?

posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 04:34 PM
reply to post by semperfortis

Not only that, Semper, but now she says that closing the border to Mexico won't help stop the swine flu epidemic here.

Napolitano: Closing border not the answer to flu By Bridget Johnson Posted: 04/27/09 04:05 PM [ET] Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano defended the government's response at a press conference Monday afternoon as reporters asked her about the risk of asymptomatic swine flu carriers entering the country. Napolitano said the strategy of identifying and isolating those who seem ill and try to cross into the United States was adequate given the circumstances, as a reporter asked if closure of the border had been considered. "We're already doing passive surveillance at the border," Napolitano said.

This woman is sick in the head. She says they are performing "passive surveillance" at the border!(Whatever that means!)
What about the 30,000,000 illegals that sneak across the border? Are the doing "passive surveillance" on them?

This idiot will be the death of America.

Impeach Napolitano NOW!

posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 04:50 PM

"passive surveillance" on them?

So we are just going to watch them walk in?

What a complete disgrace to this nation...

[edit on 4/27/2009 by semperfortis]

posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 05:00 PM
She's an idiot of the worst sort. It's unbelievable that she's advanced so far in our government.

This is a slap in the face to all vets. She needs to make a very public, very humble apology and then do the right thing and tender her resignation and disappear from public service. Although in her case calling it public service is a huge stretch.

I'm too angry to say much more right now.

posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 09:14 PM
reply to post by gallopinghordes

She's an idiot of the worst sort. It's unbelievable that she's advanced so far in our government.

Unfortunately, in this administration, being an idiot is pretty much par for the course, either an idiot or a tax dodger. In either case, the common thread seems to be socialistic tendencies, and denigration of Patriotism, the Military, and destruction of the US Constitution- in other words.... TREASON.
The whole group of them disgusts me.

posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 09:21 PM
I have a breaking News Flash for people...

I don't think many people, even staunch lifetime democratic stallwarts want to work for the Obama Administration.

Every where you look the Administration at the top levels of Departmental Government are barely filled and he's having a hard time attracting any quality players.

I think they all know the guy is a complete shill and a complete dupe destined to go down in history as the worst thing and worst President to ever happen to America.

I think the only people you are going to find who want to work for this creep are people like the Homeland Security Director...self serving, brain dead, poor motivators and supervisors, but great at making huge blunders seem non-consequential.

The only people who still love Obama are the kids and idiots still drinking the Kool Aide and the Press.

To the Press's credit you don't see anyone like Tony Snow hopping on board the Obama Death Camp Train!

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