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This morning on “Fox & Friends,” Vivek Ramaswamy, author of Woke, Inc., was expressing his satisfaction that the “Disinformation Board” of the Biden Administration has been dismembered—uh, “put on pause.” He insisted that citizens on the Left and Right had to have protested the establishment of this Department of Homeland Security, even though the Right was given the credit or the blame, depending on your viewpoint. The fact that they put Nina Jankowicz, musical performer extraordinaire in charge of the organization, ensured that the project, at least temporarily, would die.
Unfortunately, Ramaswamy also voiced his concern that the Biden administration would not give up so easily; he feared that the Board would go undercover to continue its work. The best use of their time during the “pause” would be determining how to keep their efforts secret to ensure its success the next time around.
I am not fond of conspiracy theories and tend to avoid them. But we have seen over and over again the many ways that the Biden administration pursues its goals even when they are rejected, particularly by the courts. Since this Board may not see the light of day again, and because the government has shown its obsession with banning disinformation, should we assume that they will quietly and subtly move forward with their plans? If they do, can we look for signs that they are punishing, banning, or prosecuting people even more vigorously for expressing ideas that they consider out of favor?
Even of greater concern, if they find a way to secretly create this organization, what other activities might they pursue to limit, even eliminate our freedoms?
Am I being paranoid?Published in