Senate Moves Forward on Orwellian “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act”

Dandelion Salad by Tom Burghardt Global Research, May 14, 2008 Antifascist Calling… In the wake of Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) and Susan Collins’ (R-ME) alarmist report, “Violent Islamist Extremism, the Internet, and the Homegrown Terrorism Threat,” the Senate may be moving towards passage of the Orwellian “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007” […]

Homegrown terrorism: Keeping your eye on others isn’t sneaky – it’s patriotic! (satire alert)

Dandelion Salad by Mark Drolette The Smirking Chimp February 29, 2008 Well, it’s about time. Sometime in the near future (if we’re lucky), the Senate will pass the long-needed “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act” (VRHTPA). Happily, the bill breezed through the House on a 404-06 vote and, once it clears Congress’ upper chamber, […]

Kucinich on HR 1955 Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act

To follow this bill go to S 1959.  ~ Lo Dandelion Salad By Indypendent After Downing Street Submitted by davidswanson Mon 2007-12-03 15:03 Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) said that he believes the proposed Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act (H.R. 1955/S. 1959) is unconstitutional. Speaking to a crowd of supporters in […]

US House passes Democrat-crafted “homegrown terrorism prevention” legislation by Naomi Spencer

Dandelion Salad by Naomi Spencer Global Research, December 2, 2007 wsws.org A month ago, the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved passage of legislation that would set up a commission targeting domestic “radicalization” as a threat to so-called homeland security. Although it has received little media attention, civil liberties groups have expressed concerns for the […]

The Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act: A Tutorial in Orwellian Newspeak By Robert Weitzel

Dandelion Salad By Robert Weitzel After Downing Street Dec. 1, 2007 “Political language has to consist largely of euphemisms . . . and sheer cloudy vagueness.” – George Orwell H.R 1955: the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007 recently passed by the House—a companion bill is in the Senate—is barely one sentence […]

The Violent Radicalization Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007 by Matt Renner

Dandelion Salad by Matt Renner Global Research, November 30, 2007 t r u t h o u t – 2007-11-29 A month ago, the House of Representatives passed legislation that targets Americans with radical ideologies for research. The bill has received little media attention and has almost unanimous support in the House. However, civil liberties […]

Fear-mongering legislation: The Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act by Philip Giraldi

Dandelion Salad by Philip Giraldi Global Research, December 1, 2007 Huffington Post There has been a long tradition of fear-mongering legislation in the United States directed against groups and individuals believed to threaten the established order. The first such measures were the Alien and Sedition Acts passed by Congress in 1798 during the administration of […]

Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act Raises Fears of New Government Crackdown on Dissent (link)

Dandelion Salad Democracy Now! Tuesday, November 20th, 2007 Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act Raises Fears of New Government Crackdown on Dissent Listen to Segment || Download Show mp3 Watch 128k stream Watch 256k stream Help Printer-friendly version Email to a friend Purchase Video/CD A little-noticed anti-terrorism bill quietly making its through Congress is raising fears of […]

It’s Time to Fire Washington! by Debbie Lewis (Homegrown Terrorism)

Dandelion Salad by Debbie Lewis Global Research, November 2, 2007 When will United States Citizens ever decide enough is enough and fire Washington? Congress is pulling another fast one and no one is paying attention. As if wanting to control the entire population via the latest proposed commission, H.R. 1955, otherwise known as the “Violent […]

Big Brother: House passes the “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act” by Lee Rogers

Dandelion Salad by Lee Rogers Global Research, November 2, 2007 http://www.roguegovernment.com 10-25-2007 House Passes Thought Crime Prevention Bill The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed HR 1955 titled the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007. This bill is one of the most blatant attacks against the Constitution yet and actually defines thought […]

David Swanson VS Pete Kilner: Is War Ever Justifiable?

by David Swanson Writer, Dandelion Salad World Beyond War February 14, 2018 On February 12, 2018, I debated Pete Kilner on the topic of “Is War Ever Justifiable?” (Location: Radford University; Moderator Glen Martin; videographer Zachary Lyman). Here is the video:

Charles Shaw: The History of Police Militarization in the U.S. (must-see)

Dandelion Salad UnheardVoicesArchive on Nov 30, 2011 On Monday, November 28, 2011, students at UC-Davis occupied Dutton Hall, the University’s financial center, and held an all-day teach-in. Author/Journalist/Filmmaker Charles Shaw was one of the featured speakers. Here is his talk, “The History of Police Militarization in the US.”

Beltway Buzz: The Upcoming Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Prozac by Sibel Edmonds (satire)

by Sibel Edmonds Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Originally published by Boiling Frogs Post February 23, 2011 A Caucus to Combat Terrorism, Domestic Violence, Divorce & Job Dissatisfaction via ‘Happiness Pill’ According to our inside sources a new Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Prozac will be launched before the end of the 112th Congress. The primary purpose […]

America’s Holy Crusade against the Muslim World by Michel Chossudovsky

https://dandelionsalad.wordpress.com/ by Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, August 30, 2010 We have reached a decisive transition in the evolution of US military doctrine. The “Global War on Terrorism” (GWOT) directed against Al Qaeda launched in the wake of 9/11 is evolving towards a full-fledged “war of religion”, a “holy crusade” directed against the Muslim World. US […]

High-tech Barbarism: Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s a Raytheon Spy Blimp! by Tom Burghardt

Dandelion Salad by Tom Burghardt Global Research, June 25, 2009 Antifascist Calling… – 2009-06-24 As the American republic’s long death-spiral continues apace, newer and ever more insidious technologies usher us towards an age of high-tech barbarism”At first glance” Newsweek reveals, “there was nothing special about the blimp floating high above the cars and crowd at […]