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Originally posted by John_Rodger_Cornman
This is insane. Veterans who served this country and risked their lives are called potential terrorists? huh? Wut?
If you own a gun your a terrorist? Defend yourself == terrorist. Makes sense.
So if a criminal steals a gun and holds up your family do you throw a ninja star at him?
www.youtube.com...edit on 3-8-2011 by John_Rodger_Cornman because: (no reason given)
This was an assessment, not an accusation," Napolitano continued. "It was limited to extremists those who seek to commit violence within the United States. And all this was meant to do was to give law enforcement what we call 'situational awareness.'"
"The last thing I want to do is offend or castigate all veterans. To the contrary, let's meet and clear the air," she said.
A footnote in the report, "Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment," said that while there is no specific information that domestic right-wing terrorists are planning acts of violence, such acts could come from unnamed "rightwing extremists" concerned about illegal immigration, abortion, increasing federal power and restrictions on firearms -- and singled out returning war veterans as susceptible to recruitment.
"If there's one part of this report that I would rewrite ... it would be that footnote," Napolitano said.