August 29, 2011
The Department of Homeland Security’s $100 billion mandate is to protect the United States from terrorists and other evil-doers. It has also decided it needs to respond to natural disasters and accidents despite the fact the Constitution affords the federal government no such authority to meddle in the internal affairs of the states.
Now the DHS wants to hands-on train our children about cyber security. From Metropolitan State University press release posted today:
As part of the Department of Homeland Security’s Stop.Think.Connect. national cyber security awareness campaign, the cyber security awareness forum promotes online safety and security to young people through an engaging, interactive session with a U.S. Department of Homeland Security representative and a panel of local security experts who are well-versed in social media and working with young people. Four cyber security areas will be highlighted: phishing, cyber bullying, privacy/identity and physical safety.
The forum will be held Friday, September 9, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Saint Paul College in St. Paul, Minnesota.
On August 17, we reported on the DHS’ latest propaganda video campaign that depicts terrorists as stereotypical white people.
DHS boss Janet Napolitano hinted that gun stores could be a prime breeding ground for terrorists, making reference to a recent case where, “the owner of a gun store near Ft. Hood called authorities when an individual in his store was behaving in a suspicious manner.”
The Minnesota forum reveals that the federal government has plans to indoctrinate college students to internet dangers hyped by the corporate media. The Department of Homeland Security is a cabinet department and the “education” effort is another attempt to propagandize young people to sensationalized threats prior to implementing draconian restrictions.
The indigenous “white al-Qaeda” angle pushed by the DHS in its videos signal that the federal government is indeed interested in going after patriot groups. Indoctrinating students to the dangers of terrorism on the internet – conflated with identity theft and phishing – opens up new territory for the government as it continues to tweak its surveillance and control grid.