The FBI Will Apply The Term “Terrorism” To Any Group It Dislikes And Wants To Control And SuppressSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 13:21
The FBI Will Apply The Term “Terrorism” To Any Group It Dislikes And Wants To Control And Suppress
Posted on December 27, 2012 by WashingtonsBlog
“Abuses Of Power Always – Always – Expand Beyond Their Original Application”
Constitutional lawyer Glenn Greenwald writes:
Documents just obtained from the FBI by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund reveal, as the New York Times put it, that “the [FBI] used counterterrorism agents to investigate the Occupy Wall Street movement, including its communications and planning” and in general show “how deeply involved federal law-enforcement authorities were in monitoring the activities of the movement.” The heavily redacted documents, which can be read here, reveal numerous instances of the FBI collaborating with local police forces and private corporations to monitor and anticipate the acts of the protest movement.