FBI Claims Internet Lingo Like “Based”, “Chad” and “Red Pill” Is Connected to “Extremism”

On April 10, 2023, new documents were released exposing the FBI’s latest attempt to flag common Internet slang as “Violent Extremism.” 

The Heritage Foundation’s Oversight Project claimed that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to expose FBI documents that feature glossaries showing that common internet slang has been flagged as a sign of “Involuntary Celibate Violent Extremism” or “Racially or Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremism.”

Part of the document makes specific references to “incels,” or individuals who are “involuntary celibate,” whom the “threat overview” describes as possibly attempting to “commit violence in support of their beliefs that society unjustly denies them sexual or romantic attention, to which they believe they are entitled.” The assessment highlighted, “While most incels do not engage in violence,” some have been involved in “at least five lethal attacks in the United States and Canada.”

Many of the terms that the FBI mentioned in its list of incel slang are either popular Internet slang or harmless in nature. The one term that sticks out in the FBI glossary is “Red Pill.” The term’s origin is from the “The Matrix” and has been used metaphorically by people who see through establishment propaganda and popular narratives about culture and politics. The FBI defines this term as “a belief shared by many online communities that society is corrupt, and that the believer is a victim of this corruption.”

Many of the terms on the FBI list are centered on self-improvement or connected to the realities about modern-day dating.

The FBI glossary defines the term “Chad” as a “Race -specific term used to describe the idealized version of a male, who is very successful at getting sexual and romantic attention from women.” It later observed that  “incels unsuccessfully compete against Chads for attention.” 

The list also featured the term “Looksmaxxing” which is defined in the FBI document as the “process of self-improvement with the intent to become more attractive.” 

In addition, there are several terms connected to self-pity as opposed to violence, such as saying “It’s Over” to illustrate “the hopelessness of being an incel” or making references to a “heightcel” or “baldcel” to define people who are short or bald, respectively.

The FBI list for terms connected to “Racially or Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremism” (RMVE) have a mix of extreme terms and harmless ones. 

“Red Pill” also made an appearance on this list. However, it had a different description: “In the context of RMVE ideology, taking the red pill or becoming ‘redpilled’ indicates the adoption of racist, anti-Semitic, or fascist beliefs.”

FBI defines “Based” as a term to “refer to someone who has been converted to racist ideology, or as a way of indicating ideological agreement.” In everyday speech, is a word that rapper Lil B coined, according to KnowYourMeme, whose definition ranges from “something that is ‘agreeable’ and ‘cool,’” to something “considered anti-woke.”

The FBI’s current fixation with right-wing online speech just shows how petty this agency has become. It’s another sign of how the US Deep State hates when independent-minded white men band together to improve themselves and challenge the political status quo. The powers that be want to keep Middle American Radicals down no matter what. 

The FBI is a rogue institution that must ultimately be put down. Its existence is all about harassing Americans and depriving them of their freedoms.

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