Skip to comments.Profiling: Young, Somali Men in Their Teens…
Posted on 11/27/2010 5:02:00 PM PST by Starman417
Are all those from Somalia terrorists? No. From Yemen? Saudi Arabia? Pakistan? No. Are all Muslims? No. But there certainly is a pattern and a profile to look out for here:
Federal agents in a sting operation arrested a Somali-born teenager just as he tried blowing up a van he believed was loaded with explosives at a crowded Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, authorities said. The bomb was an elaborate fake supplied by the agents and the public was never in danger, authorities said.
Mohamed Osman Mohamud, 19, was arrested at 5:40 p.m. Friday just after he dialed a cell phone that he thought would set off the blast but instead brought federal agents and police swooping down on him.
Yelling "Allahu Akbar!" _ Arabic for "God is great!" _ Mohamud tried to kick agents and police after he was taken into custody, according to prosecutors.
"The threat was very real," said Arthur Balizan, special agent in charge of the FBI in Oregon. "Our investigation shows that Mohamud was absolutely committed to carrying out an attack on a very grand scale,"
A law enforcement official, who was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity, told The Associated Press on Saturday that federal agents began investigating the suspect after receiving a tip from someone who was concerned about the teenager.
The FBI affidavit that outlined the investigation alleges that Mohamud planned the attack for months, at one point mailing bomb components to FBI operatives, whom he believed were assembling the device.
According to the official, Mohamud hatched the plan on his own and without any instruction from a foreign terrorist organization, and he planned the details, including where to park the van for the maximum number of casualties.
The affidavit said Mohamud was warned several times about the seriousness of his plan, that women and children could be killed, and that he could back out, but he told agents: "Since I was 15 I thought about all this;" and "It's gonna be a fireworks show ... a spectacular show."
Mohamud, a naturalized U.S. citizen living in Corvallis, was charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, which carries a maximum sentence of life in prison.
Traditionally, al-Qaeda has gone for the spectacular. But with all these jihadi-wannabes and "copy-cat" terrorists, how long before we have another "Allahu Akbar" attack on American soil of a scale more along the lines of the Ft. Hood shooting than 9/11? We Americans gather in numerous public spaces- shopping malls, movie theaters, concerts, carnivals, etc.
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Somalis destroy countries internally. They are like a neutron bomb and a malignant cancer. Deport his whole family.
NOW can we start profiling?
Go to Denver airport and you Somalis working everywhere at the airport. Well they don’t really work. Just the sort of people you want in an airport. They are a ******g cancer.
And yet we continue to import these bastards into our country. FWIW it is many of the christian ministries who are sponsoring these miscreants.
Hear Hear!!! How about anybody with a first name of Mohammed as a starter ?????????
Pisses me off. Our fed govt has their head so far up their azz it is pathetic!!!!!!
Didn’t Obama just sign for 10,000 more of this trash to be admitting to the U.S?
Profiling the “0bama” purple lip.
I’m fed up——we keep letting them in,and letting them in,and letting them in.
Khrushchev was right-we are destroying ourselves from within.
This is really rocking the locals here, especially all of the families who are just realizing they were just Downtown Portland the other day with their children when this asshole tried to set off the dummy bomb.
There is a large Somali community in this area all the way up to Seattle, and they have been one sort of trouble or another for years. First it was the epidemic of whooping cough that many of them brought with them. They actually infected a number of people at one of the Seattle Hospitals. Then we had a real cold snap in Seattle, and the Somalis were turning up dead by the apartment full, because they did the same thing here when it got cold that they did back home.
They built a charcoal fire in the living room in a Weber BBQ so the whole family could sleep around it and asphyxiate from CO poisoning. At the time, Seattle City Council claimed that the problem was that the warnings on bags of charcoal were not printed in Somali (English and Spanish only...) so the poor slobs were really victims. No mention of the fact that they were too ignorant to read or write Somali much less English...
And now we have definitive proof that we have imported radical Islam into our midst along with these ignorant, dangerous and probably infected pirates.
At what point to we begin the mass expulsions of former Somali Nationals?? Do we wait until they finally come up with someone who has half a brain left, and actually succeeds by killing several hundred of us, again??
I’m glad that the FBI pursued this case the way they did, because they no doubt extracted the maximum intelligence they possibly could without actually endangering the Public. I hope to read in my morning paper that there have been followup arrests and that there is more than one guy in custody.
Senator Ted Kennedy knew what he was doing when he had the Bills (Refugee Act of 1980) & (Refugee Resettlement Watch) passed that required monthly deposits of Somalis into the US.
So did this creep sign up for the selective service when he turned 18?
He’s received hundreds of thousands of dollars of our tax money in education, housing, food, welfare, and health care.
These people are pure evil. They destroy countries like a cancer.
Maybe Oregon will wake up that liberalism will kill them.
How many of them work for the TSA?
My bad, sorry for the profiling.
>How about anybody with a first name of Mohammed as a starter ?????????<
How about starting with anybody with a name like Mohammed, Abdullah and HUSSAIN?
Oregon is fairly Conservative, but it is the liberals living in Multmomah County who are the problem children, and they are the ones who were targeted too.
Wakeup call for a lot of people, and I hope the FBI got max intelligence on this one.
There is no way to have stopped this punk through any kind of profiling. He’s black and Muslim to boot. He’s a protected species.
I am surprised vigilantes haven’t started springing up.
Our government stands ready to grind out any attempt to stop innocent young men as this from being perturbed. Just check over at Holder’s DOJ and ask about voting rights.
Somalis With Attitude.
Calm your surprise.
It's just that we can't be everywhere at once.
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