The Federal Bureau of Investigation is under fire after it was exposed spying on parents and state elected officials as potential “terrorists” for speaking out against vaccine mandates, indoctrination of children, and other controversial policies.
Disgraced U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland lied about it all to lawmakers — under oath. Now, thanks to whistleblowers who reported the abuses of power, members of Congress are outraged and seeking answers.
“This whistleblower information raises serious concerns that your October 4 memorandum will chill protected First Amendment activity as parents will rightfully fear that their passionate advocacy for their children could result in a visit from federal law enforcement,” Congressman Jim Jordan and Congressman Mike Johnson said in a letter to Garland.
According to information provided to lawmakers, the FBI was using information provided on its “snitch line” to open dozens of terrorism probes into citizens expressing their views “in almost every region of the country.” Those investigations were labeled with EDUOFFICIALS “threat tags” under the FBI’s terrorism programs.
Among other outrageous examples, the FBI went after a mom for supposedly telling a school board member “we are coming for you.” The mother, a member of the “right wing mom’s group” Moms for Liberty, apparently owned a gun, too.
Of course, the mom simply meant that voters would be “coming” for the school board member at the next election. And the FBI, after interviewing the mother, determined that she did not pose a threat. But the fact that the federal agency was terrorizing mothers had lawmakers furious.
Another outlandish example involved a state Democrat Party official reporting elected Republicans to the FBI snitch line. Apparently, the Democrat claimed the GOP officials had “incited violence” because they rejected Biden’s unconstitutional vaccine mandates.
A third example cited by the members of Congress involved a father upset about the mask mandates. Somebody who had obviously been watching too much fake news claimed the dad “fit the profile of an insurrectionist” because he “rails against the government,” “believes all conspiracy theories” and “has a lot of guns and threatens to use them.”
According to the lawmakers, the snitch was unable to provide any evidence that the father made threats of committed a crime. Rather, the snitch told the FBI that he reported the concerned parents after hearing that the bureau had set up a “tip” line for citizens to report each other.
The lawmakers chastised Garland for wasting taxpayer money and persecuting citizens for advocating for their children. “This whistleblower information is startling,” they told Garland, saying the cases offered evidence of how the Biden administration was using federal law enforcement to target moms and dads.
The controversial probes of parents and elected officials were the result of Garland’s bizarre order, sparked by a letter from the National School Boards Association solicited by Biden officials, instructing the agency to target moms and dads. Garland denied — falsely — that the FBI was using terrorism resources.
The Biden administration is clearly out of control, and top officials must be held accountable. But this whole ordeal proves the futility of screaming at school boards as a means for protecting children.
Instead of wasting time on school boards and potentially being targeted as a terrorist by a rogue regime, parents would be much better off removing their children from government indoctrination centers immediately.