DoD Classifying Protests As Terrorism

Protesting the government’s shenanigans is an American staple, it’s not only something we’re good at, we’ve been doing it forever.  Hell,  it’s our duty and right as citizens of this country to protest the shit out of what we don’t like.   And while the secret iron grip of the military state continues to slowly engulfs us, your really only option is to take it to the streets.  Of course, doing so may just get you classified as a terrorist.  From Boing Boing:

A US Department of Defense training manual describes protest as “low-level terrorism.” This is part of a broader trend of state agencies characterizing protest as a form of terrorism.

The first question of the Terrorism Threat Factors, “Knowledge Check 1” section reads as follows:Which of the following is an example of low-level terrorism activity?

Select the correct answer and then click Check Your Answer.

O Attacking the Pentagon
O IEDs
O Hate crimes against racial groups
O Protests

The “correct” answer is Protests.

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