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Veterans Arrested For Anti-Obama Facebook Posts – Police Militarized For Veterans

  • Veterans Arrested For Anti-Obama Facebook Posts – Police Militarized For Veterans

    Veterans are being arrested by Secret Service for making anti-Obama Facebook posts, sometimes the very next day after creating a post – a practice which has been going on for quite some time.

    All the while, our police force is being militarized at an alarming rate, with veterans being cited as one reason why. This is revealed in a statement made last month by  Sgt. Dan Downing of the Morgan County, Ind. Sheriff’s Department, he stated “The weaponry is totally different now that it was in the beginning of my career, plus, you have a lot of people who are coming out of the military that have the ability and knowledge to build IEDs and to defeat law enforcement techniques.”

    DHS has specific programs to silence veterans, such as Operation Vigilant Eagle, which was started in 2009. See more on this program below.

    We saw the Washington Times last month report on a memo detailing Obama’s plan to use the military against citizens. Of course strategically it makes sense that in any such war, the first targets would be those who can defeat local law enforcement, organize others into field-ready teams, and train the other patriots in the finer points of combat: our veterans.

    In the four years since the start of Operation Vigilant Eagle, the government has steadily ramped up its campaign to “silence” dissidents, especially those with military backgrounds. Coupled with the DHS’ dual reports on Rightwing and Leftwing “Extremism,” which broadly define extremists as individuals and groups “that are mainly antigovernment, rejecting federal authority in favor of state or local authority, or rejecting government authority entirely,” these tactics have boded ill for anyone seen as opposing the government.

    One particularly troubling mental health label being applied to veterans and others who challenge the status quo is “oppositional defiance disorder” (ODD). As journalist Anthony Martin explains, an ODD diagnosis

    “denotes that the person exhibits ‘symptoms’ such as the questioning of authority, the refusal to follow directions, stubbornness, the unwillingness to go along with the crowd, and the practice of disobeying or ignoring orders. Persons may also receive such a label if they are considered free thinkers, nonconformists, or individuals who are suspicious of large, centralized government… At one time the accepted protocol among mental health professionals was to reserve the diagnosis of oppositional defiance disorder for children or adolescents who exhibited uncontrollable defiance toward their parents and teachers.”

    The case of 26-year-old decorated Marine Brandon Raub—who was targeted because of his Facebook posts, interrogated by government agents about his views on government corruption, arrested with no warning, labeled mentally ill for subscribing to so-called “conspiratorial” views about the government, detained against his will in a psych ward for standing by his views, and isolated from his family, friends and attorneys—is a prime example of the government’s war on veterans.

    Raub’s case exposes the seedy underbelly of a governmental system that is targeting Americans—especially military veterans—for expressing their discontent over America’s rapid transition to a police state.





    1. Ed Hamel
      Ed Hamel September 19, 01:48

      odumbo cannot deal wiyh the truth

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    2. Dustin Danielson
      Dustin Danielson September 19, 03:33

      Dont blame obama or the law makers … blame the people who follow such orders or laws or demands in exchange for money. Greed and power corrupt absolute.

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    3. Jack W. Howard
      Jack W. Howard September 19, 04:51

      All governments, in every state are all together in on bringing the people to their knees.They all want power over the people !

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    4. Mary Smith Jackson
      Mary Smith Jackson September 19, 05:07

      and greed and power starts at the top

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    5. Michael Grossberg
      Michael Grossberg September 19, 07:18

      The administration may just force the kind of action they’re seeking to quell

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    6. Diana Young
      Diana Young September 19, 07:36

      what happened to “freedom of speech”

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    7. Colleen Gill Rotter
      Colleen Gill Rotter September 19, 07:55

      Go vets,,,,,,

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    8. Andrée Nippe
      Andrée Nippe September 19, 11:38

      Napolatono [who is now head of all CA universities] targeted the military when she was in office and is a huge part of this scam being delivered on our vets! What’s with the Secret Service … are they all minions of Barry? Can they ALL be muslim?

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    9. John Lane
      John Lane September 19, 12:58

      THE GOVERMENT is AFRAID of THE PEOPLE,SO the only way they can remain in power is to ATTACK US! At least by their way of thinking!

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