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Last Wednesday, a 21-year-old Bangladeshi national, Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, was arrested and accused of traveling to the U.S. to establish an al Qaeda cell and bomb the Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan.
Buried beneath the headlines and opening paragraphs of the major news outlet reports, however, is the fact that Nafis would have been unable to execute his plot without substantial assistance from the F.B.I.. Authorities assured several news agencies that “the public was never in danger.”
This case is yet another instance, among hundreds, of federal agencies creating terrorist plots so they can take credit for stopping them, instill fear in Americans and justify the billions of taxpayer dollars spent on wars and “homeland security.” This practice earned the number four rank on the list
These cases make it clear that the U.S. government is creating terrorism in order to be perceived as thwarting it and scaring the American people into believing there are real terrorists in our country. The motive behind that may be to justify legislation that infringes on civil liberties, huge expenditures on homeland security such as the Transportation Security Administration, surveillance conducted by fusion centers and wars that generate profit for the military-industrial complex. Of course, the most recent case will enable the Federal Reserve to claim it is a terrorist target and request additional security.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
I think I preferred the FBI much better when the "Gmen" were for the enforcement of "Gcrimes" and other agencies more properly dedicated to the tasks handled things for the spy vs. spy game crap and all the rest. The FBI is just no damned good at it.
They are college educated, academic smart guys (Which they most definitely are in that respect..a good thing in the right context). They are being sent out to find fundamentalist, religious terrorists. The two mindsets can never meet in even a way close enough to UNDERSTAND each other, as numnerous BAD ending encounters have shown across the past. So it's no wonder to me that they would find blow hard bozos to fund and supply with toys and call terrorists.
They have to justify their very high, very sexy 'anything ya need' type counter-terrorism and national security budgets somehow and the pressure is mounting like never before by the public. Find some terrorists or explain the money. Well.... It looks like they got that message pretty clear and the money part is, as usual, what is protected at whatever effort that requires. :
You know what though? I'll just bet.....if we look really really hard... we can find something ELSE for very educated, college graduates to do with a badge and near God like authority, it would seem. Hmmm.. yes... We don't have to look far...
Whats that? We're getting slapped silly with real crime by REAL criminals and the vast majority get away with it? Hmmm... It might be hard to believe....if it weren't published by The FBI National Crime Clearance Table Data
I'd even say that they ought to have some shame and explaining to do for the billions after 10's of billions they spend...to nab some broke down immigrant they had to supply with everything but the idea itself in most cases.......while Rome figuratively burns and the treasure is stolen right out the side gate as it goes up.
Originally posted by thehoneycomb
Nothing more probably then DHS infiltration to find a growing need to fight against homegrown terrorism.
If you see something say something.
And if you say something, they may just as well try to include you into their nefarious deeds.
Yeah, I'm sure that's what it is. NOT.
Originally posted by PvtHudson
reply to post by tothetenthpower
Actually its probably meant to make the other bad guys second guess an attack or make them too paranoid to attempt it.
"Only the government could have made a terrorist out of Mr Cromitie, a man whose buffoonery is positively Shakespearean in its scope," she said in court. She added: "I believe beyond a shadow of a doubt that there would have been no crime here except the government instigated it, planned it and brought it to fruition."
Originally posted by MystikMushroom
This is exactly why we don't need a war mongering Republican for a president.
Think this is bad now? Just wait...
As I have said in other discussions, what exactly are military/law enforcement branches keeping us safe from?
If you ask anyone in any kind of uniform, they will parot exactly what they have been brainwashed into thinking. "America is vulnerable, America is a target, terrorism is the greatest threat to this country..."
The greatest threat to this country is a lack of common sense, apathy, greed, and gluttony.
Islamic people that live in caves and mud huts just want to be left alone and a decent meal.