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“They wanted me to be an informant, to possibly put my life in danger, to help them arrest and gain intel on occupy protesters and hackers,” he writes. The agents then began to question Hallman about his support for Ron Paul’s presidential campaign as well as a conversation he had conducted with his teacher about the Illuminati secret society.
In another shocking example of how the federal government is repositioning itself as a secret police force to target political dissidents, a 16-year-old boy was questioned by FBI agents over a You Tube video he created for a school project which highlighted how America was slipping into a police state. The video clip which promotes the presidential campaign of Congressman Ron Paul, was put together by Justin Hallman as part of a project for his American Government class. The video helped earn Hallman an A+ pass and his teacher enthused about how impressed he was with Hallman’s efforts.
The video touches on a number of issues, including the National Defense Authorization Act, evidence suggesting the Republican caucus in Maine was fixed to disenfranchise Ron Paul, the hacktivist group Anonymous, military drills taking place in American cities, as well as eviscerations of the right to free speech.
About a month later, Hallman was shocked to receive a knock on the door of his family’s home from two FBI agents, including Special Agent Matthew Bowman. Hallman provided us with images of Bowman’s FBI card which he left at the property when Hallman decided not to answer the door. The two FBI agents returned to the house and began to talk to Hallman about his interests and hobbies, a tactic Hallman saw as the FBI agents attempting to gain his trust. The FBI agents then attempted to recruit Hallman to spy on Anonymous.
This case represents merely the latest example of Americans being questioned, harassed and intimidated by different branches of the federal government over their political beliefs.
Originally posted by usmc0311
The thing I ask myself about these incidents is this. What will TPTB gain by doing this? Well, by going after this kid they art setting an example for kids that want to question the status quo. They know the kid will make a big deal about it and that his story will probably go viral. What a good way to influence the young minds into being afraid to question what is happening. How many young people will now stay quiet out of fear of what may happen. Young minds are much more influental than us older people, therefore easier to scare off. Just my opinion anyways. To me it is clear they are systematicly targeting their biggest threats. Military veterans and kids are their biggest threat right now and it becomes more apparent everyday.
Be careful what you say and who you say it to. Stay free. Stay safe
I just want younger people to understand what is wise to say and what is over the top. I would hate to see well intentioned people jailed because they got a bit too worked up in a heated thread.
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