Liberty Journal

We Are All Domestic Terrorists Now. Democrats consider all detractors an enemy of the country.

The federal government just created a new department to find domestic terrorists. Do you really think they won’t find some?

During a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Matthew Olsen, head of the Justice Department’s National Security Division, confirmed the formation of a domestic terrorism unit within the very agency established in 2006 to coordinate government efforts to fight foreign threats during the first war on terror.

“This group of dedicated attorneys will focus on the domestic terrorism threat, helping ensure these cases are handled properly and effectively coordinated across the Department of Justice and across the country,” Olsen told the committee.

To justify his unauthorized decision—after all, the NSD itself was formed not by administrative decree but by the U.S. Congress under the USA Patriot Act—Olsen claimed the number of domestic terrorism cases under investigation by the FBI “has more than doubled” since March 2020.

Now, precisely what those cases involve is anyone’s guess. Neither Olsen nor Jill Sanborn, the FBI official who also testified Tuesday, would offer specific examples or data to support that claim. Olsen also admitted no “domestic terror” statute is on the books—but why let a little technicality like the law get in the way of the regime’s punitive prosecution of political wrongthink?

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