In Another Orwellian Move, Biden DHS to Create a ‘Disinformation Governance Board’

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Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified Wednesday before a House committee that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is creating a “Disinformation Governance Board” to combat disinformation and ‘misinformation’ ahead of the 2022 midterms. “Disinformation Governance Board” sounds like a division of the Ministry of Magic of “Harry Potter” series fame. A possible scary saying from the future: “Just wait ’til the DGB comes after you!”


‘Misinformation’ over the last few years has seemingly been any opinion or fact that is in conflict with the CDC or the Biden Administration.

The announcement comes after days of liberal meltdown over Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter.  Leftists are terrified that the social media platform will now host other viewpoints, and that can’t be tolerated. Perhaps this new board is Biden’s counterpunch?

The new board will be headed by Nina Jankowicz, an author, journalist and “disinformation expert“ who previously served as a disinformation fellow at the Wilson Center.

She “let the cat out of the bag” to Twitter followers:

She writes:

Now that I’ve got it: a HUGE focus of our work, and indeed, one of the key reasons the Board was established, is to maintain the Dept’s commitment to protecting free speech, privacy, civil rights, & civil liberties.

That sounds like exactly the opposite of what a board like this is designed for. The purpose of the board will be to stamp out information that the administration doesn’t like, censor any thoughts that run counter to the mainstream media narrative, and “fact-check” points of view deemed “inappropriate.”


Podcaster Jack Probosiec points out that Jankowicz was in a band called, appropriately enough, the Moaning Myrtles (referencing a character in “Harry Potter”), and has peddled her own “disinformation”—read lies—in the past.

Virtually every outlet now admits that the Biden laptop story was not Russian disinformation, but there she was, back in 2020, peddling the notion.

Details of how this new board will operate are not clear as of yet, but we can get an idea of their thought-process by taking a look at a DHS report issued in March titled, ‘Internal Review of Domestic Violent Extremism.’  The report states:

A March 2021 unclassified threat assessment prepared by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Department of Justice, and DHS, noted that domestic violent extremists “who are motivated by a range of ideologies and galvanized by recent political and societal events in the United States pose an elevated threat to the Homeland in 2021.”

The assessment pointed to newer “sociopolitical developments such as narratives of fraud in the recent general election, the emboldening impact of the violent breach of the U.S. Capitol, conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and conspiracy theories promoting violence” that “will almost certainly spur some [domestic violent extremists] [sic] to try to engage in violence this year.”


Aha. There it is, what this is all about. If you question an election outcome, which is the right of every American, or are displeased with COVID policies, you might be a “violent extremist,” and this board is certainly going to come after you. This is a scary development for those who believe in free speech, and another ominous overreach of government.


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