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Lord, give strength to weary parents all across our nation who are fighting against the evils of this world. We need Your help, Father.
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Lord, give strength to weary parents all across our nation who are fighting against the evils of this world. We need Your help, Father.

FBI documents apparently leaked by a bureau whistleblower suggest that federal law enforcement is treating threats against school board members as potential acts of domestic terrorism. Retired FBI agent and author of “The Pretender: My Life Undercover for the FBI” Marc Ruskin spoke with The Epoch Times about what the documents mean and why they matter.

Though the documents released by the whistleblower have sparked outrage among parents, civil libertarians, and Republican lawmakers, the documents themselves don’t say much. The whistleblower provided an Oct. 20 email sent by Carlton L. Peeples, who serves in the bureau’s Inspection Division, stating that the Counterterrorism and Criminal Division “created a threat tag, EDUOFFICIALS, to track instances of related threats.”

“We ask that your offices apply the threat tag to investigations and assessments of threats specifically directed against school board administrators, board members, teachers, and staff,” the email reads, signed by Counterterrorism Division Assistant Director Timothy Langan and then-Criminal Division Assistant Director Calvin Shivers. . . .

The EDUOFFICIALS tag is likely a data-processing device similar to a hashtag on social media, according to Ruskin. The bureau is trying to coordinate its efforts, so that agents investigating school board threats in one jurisdiction know what’s going on nationwide, he said.

“Applying the tag across the counterterrorism and criminal divisions would be to avoid any cases being lost in the cracks,” Ruskin said.

He also said the fact that the tag is being used by the counterterrorism division suggests that the FBI will also be treating some of the school board threats as domestic terrorism cases. This is the true significance of the whistleblower documents, he said. . . .

He said the decision by the FBI to classify angry parents as domestic terrorism threats has dark implications for free speech rights. . . .

“Why is the FBI using its counterterrorism division to investigate cases of parents who get upset—even if they’re yelling or shouting? How does that fit into any sort of definition of terrorism?”

Attorney General Merrick Garland has justified the investigation on the grounds that there has been a “disturbing spike” in harassment and threats of violence against educators. But the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Counterterrorism Coordinator John Cohen contradicted Garland on Nov. 3, when he said at a congressional hearing that his department hasn’t found any evidence of rising violence against educators. . . .

Ruskin said he thinks that the government is creating solutions for problems that don’t exist. He said this could become dangerous if the FBI’s counter domestic terrorism agents start looking for reasons to justify their existence. . . .

It was also revealed this week that the State Department has started its own domestic counterterrorism program, with national security officials seeking to share intelligence with their international counterparts. Given that the FBI and DHS both say that most right-wing domestic terrorism is conducted by “lone wolves” with no transnational ties, it’s unclear what information would be shared under the State Department’s program or what international actions would be taken. . . .

“If they feel there’s a need to create such a network, can they share with us the documentation, the internal reports from State, DOJ, and FBI that justify the creation of such a network?” he asked. “Can they show the underlying facts that justify the devotion of resources to such a network?”

Comment your prayers for the parents being accused of domestic terrorism!

(Excerpt from The Epoch Times. Photo by iStock.)

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November 20, 2021

Currently I’m being gang stalked by military and random other people. It’s been going on for years, but I’ve committed no crime. People have tried running me off the run on overpasses and underneath overpasses. Nails were being stuck in my tires. These people follow me every where I go. As soon as I leave the house they show up. My email was hacked into. Do I fear these people – Absolutely not. I will continue to believe Jesus Christ of Nazareth and His word. I will be happy, pay my bills, go for walks, work, shop, cook, sleep well, etc. I’m constantly learning about ways to protect myself and gang stalking. I refuse to isolate myself. God is with me until the end. Keep your oil burning!

November 20, 2021

All of this happened in Nazi Germany in the beginning of Hitler’s power! Individuals were counted as enemies of the Nazi State when they disagreed with Hitler, and then were arrested and put into jail or killed. If anyone thinks it can’t happen here, think again! The groundwork is being laid. Obama let the true terrorists of 911 go free and his vice president biden is now looking to lock up innocent Americans because they are unhappy with the policies OF THE SCHOOL BOARDS THEY ELECTED TO OFFICE. I am a retired teacher, age:71. Parents, whatever you have to do to make it happen, PULL YOUR CHILDREN ENMASS OUT OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS WHILE YOU STILL CAN. They are even now, as I am writing this attempting to figure out how to take custody of your children away from you.
If half or more of students are removed from public schools, state funding for those children will also leave. This is less about students and more about all of us losing our civil rights in America! Look up private schools, home school groups, even check out charter schools, which while still public, usually don’t have the same agendas as local districts. FATHER GOD please give parents knowledge and wisdom to know how to protect their children during these wicked and evil days in JESUS Name! Amen!


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