Editor’s Note: Alongside the contested 2020 election and prevailing narrative attached to the January 6th events at the US Capitol, upon which federal prosecutions are presently going forward, this appears to be a signal move toward criminalizing thought in the US.
One might ask, “Why is there no similar attention by the new administration toward the potential threat of two million Chinese Communist Party members who’ve reportedly infiltrated governments and corporations throughout the West, not to mention their ‘fellow travelers'”?
US Department of Homeland Security
January 27, 2021
WASHINGTON – The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security has issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin today after consultation with the intelligence community and law enforcement partners. There is currently a heightened threat environment across the United States that is likely to persist over the coming weeks. DHS does not have any information to indicate a specific, credible plot; however, violent riots have continued in recent days and we remain concerned that individuals frustrated with the exercise of governmental authority and the presidential transition, as well as other perceived grievances and ideological causes fueled by false narratives, could continue to mobilize a broad range of ideologically-motivated actors to incite or commit violence.Continue reading DHS Issues a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin