FBI targeting political activists as “terrorists”

RT:  Anti-terrorism resources are being used to target environmentalists, peace, animal and political activists who hold different views than the government.

It was recently revealed that a counter-terrorism firm spied on individuals who attended film screenings of the documentary Gasland. The film focuses on the practice of natural gas fracking and what impact it has on the environment and in the communities where it is used.

The FBI and other government agencies are cracking down on those who are not willing to say in line with the status quo.

In Pennsylvania, activists have faced terrorism charges for writing slogans in chalk on sidewalks. In California, 27 individuals are set to go on trial stemming for protest actions.  Elsewhere 23 anti-war, pro-labor and international solidarity activists may face a grand jury on trumped up charges. The FBI boasts 164,000 suspicious activity reports that are made up of activists who do not follow the governments view on matters. Continue reading