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AMERICAN MUSLIM ARRESTED IN PLOT TO BLOW UP, DESTROY PENTAGON AND U.S. CAPITOL
Atlas Shrugs ^ | September 28, 2011 | Pamela Geller

Posted on 09/29/2011 1:37:51 AM PDT by expat1000

What's it going to take, America? How many have to die in a jihadi attack for people to understand that it's the ideology, stupid? Has the media and the O-minstration blamed the Islamophobes yet?

Ashland man arrested for terror plot WHDH (hat tip Johana) ASHLAND, Mass -- A 26-year-old man from Massachusetts was arrested on terrorism charges.

Federal agents say he was plotting to bomb buildings in Washington, D.C. Two of the suspect’s apparent targets were the Capitol and the Pentagon.

Authorities say he was using a storage unit in Framingham to build his weapons.

The Department of Justice took Rezwan Ferdaus, a Northeastern University graduate into custody. They say he was planning to destroy the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol using a remote controlled aircraft filled with plastic explosives.

Authorities say he had rented a storage facility in Framingham under a false name where he planned to use the unit to build his attack plan and maintain all his equipment.

In recorded conversations with the government’s cooperating witness that began in January 2011, Ferdaus said he planned to attack the Pentagon using a small drone aircraft filled with explosives and guided by GPS equipment.

In April he allegedly expanded his attack to include the U.S. Capitol. In the affidavit, Ferdaus is quoted as looking for, “…A connection that would be able to gather, ah, some material where we can build some of the explosive enough to take out a target that’s like three football fields, say a radius of one or two blocks?”

He also made his goal clear to the cooperating witness saying, “Because that, that’s the target to eliminate and terrify all enemies of Allah. We have this project started…This is, this is what we have to do. This is the righteous way… [to] terrorize enemies of Allah.”

Authorities say Ferdaus was upset at the death of Osama Bin Laden in May. He was recorded as referring to the terrorist leader as “our boss.”

Ferdaus is also accused of trying to work with Al-Qaeda to carry out attacks on U.S. soldiers stationed overseas.


TOPICS: Politics; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: atlasshrugs; ferdaus; geller; jihad; pentagonattack; rezwanferdaus
Full title: AMERICAN MUSLIM ARRESTED IN PLOT TO BLOW UP, DESTROY PENTAGON AND U.S. CAPITOL, “BECAUSE THAT’S THE TARGET TO ELIMINATE AND TERRIFY ALL ENEMIES OF ALLAH. THIS IS WHAT WE HAVE TO DO. THIS IS THE RIGHTEOUS WAY"


1 posted on 09/29/2011 1:37:59 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000

Dip him in pig fat, then burn him alive.


2 posted on 09/29/2011 1:45:37 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: expat1000

Tsk tsk, obviously another 50 year old Amish man.


3 posted on 09/29/2011 1:52:41 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: expat1000
Always remember: Diversity is strength!

Why give any immigration visas to Europeans when you can have so wonderfully multicultural people as this guy?

4 posted on 09/29/2011 1:53:22 AM PDT by cartan
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To: expat1000

He may have been intending to “destroy” the Pentagon but he could not have succeeded in that venture. Flying a 747 into the place with a load of fuel on wasn’t sufficient to more than damage the building. When these fellows get nukes to use then maybe they can seriously think about actually destroying that building.


5 posted on 09/29/2011 2:03:15 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: expat1000
“BECAUSE THAT’S THE TARGET TO ELIMINATE AND TERRIFY ALL ENEMIES OF ALLAH. THIS IS WHAT WE HAVE TO DO. THIS IS THE RIGHTEOUS WAY"

It is the will of Landru.


6 posted on 09/29/2011 2:03:52 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: arthurus
Anyone familiar with radio controlled airplanes is LOL at this “plot” and the dumbness of the lame stream media reporting on it. Just how much weight do they think an R/C plane can carry? Think you can just stick it on anywhere? Do they think explosives just go off on impact?
Our “perp” has to have a take-off area, start the engine, and fly it by line of sight while holding a transmitter. Sounds real stealthy, doesn't it?
Did they ask if this guy even knows how to fly an R/C plane?
7 posted on 09/29/2011 2:21:13 AM PDT by johnandrhonda (have you hugged your banjo today?)
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To: arthurus
Anyone familiar with radio controlled airplanes is LOL at this “plot” and the dumbness of the lame stream media reporting on it. Just how much weight do they think an R/C plane can carry? Think you can just stick it on anywhere? Do they think explosives just go off on impact?
Our “perp” has to have a take-off area, start the engine, and fly it by line of sight while holding a transmitter. Sounds real stealthy, doesn't it?
Did they ask if this guy even knows how to fly an R/C plane?
8 posted on 09/29/2011 2:21:22 AM PDT by johnandrhonda (have you hugged your banjo today?)
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To: expat1000

I guess this is the future that we and all our progeny have to look forward to.

We can call it the “Monthly Muslim”.

They are NEVER going to stop trying to destroy our way of life and they are operating right here in the US.

One day, they are going to get it right again...


9 posted on 09/29/2011 2:24:31 AM PDT by Molon Labbie
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To: arthurus

Here’s the facts on the kid. He went to college on a soccer scholorship and actually got a degree in physics...then five years later...was still living in Dad’s house, and his only means of making money? He was a drummer in a band. When the FBI guys talked to him about how he’d know the DC area when he’d never been there....he had to ask the undercover FBI agent for money to travel there because as a drummer...he just didn’t make enough money.


10 posted on 09/29/2011 2:30:41 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: johnandrhonda
Our “perp” has to have a take-off area, start the engine, and fly it by line of sight while holding a transmitter.

Or you could use an I-phone feeding its video back to a computer controller operating via the cellular system.

As for bomb load, that is indeed the kicker for off the shelf remote controlled aircraft.

A well designed small aircraft with a motorcycle engine could probably deliver 100-200 pounds of explosives, but it would also need larger, not off the shelf, control servos.

In a nutshell, not at all rocket science, but not a small project either.

11 posted on 09/29/2011 2:45:12 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks expat1000.
Authorities say he was using a storage unit in Framingham to build his weapons.
Dozens of reputable engineers and scientists have already proved that a storage unit in Framingham wouldn't create an explosion sufficient to demolish the Capitol.


12 posted on 09/29/2011 3:06:47 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (9/11 Truther ping. do I really need a /sarc tag for this?!?)
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To: expat1000

There’s no such thing as an ‘American Muslim’ just as there is no such thing as a ‘British Muslim’. Ask a muslim about themselves and ‘muslim’ always precedes any reference to their country, which is often irrelevant to them. They identify themselves as muslims, not as a nationality. The flag means nothing, ummah is everything.


13 posted on 09/29/2011 3:11:27 AM PDT by Caulkhead
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To: SampleMan

“This undated photo released by the United States Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts (USAMA), shows a remote controlled model of the US Navy’s 1960s Phantom jet fighter that allegedly belonged to Rezwan Ferdaus, who was arrested on charges of planning to fly explosive-packed, remote controlled airplanes into the Pentagon and the Capitol in Washington, authorities said. (AFP Photo/)”

http://news.yahoo.com/photos/politics-1316124216-slideshow/remote-controlled-model-us-navys-1960s-phantom-jet-photo-212828412.html

A few pounds of Kaboomite in this one, maybe. He’d crack/puncture the exterior a bit, break a lot of windows, and piss off the guys in Humvees with .50s in the parking lot.


14 posted on 09/29/2011 3:19:28 AM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: expat1000

I have a 1/4 scale R/C aircraft.

This is a very very real and most dangerous threat that the armchair commanders just don’t realize.

These aircraft have the ability to use live cameras thus can be piloted from miles away, they can carry a decent payload.

And forget about explosives, what would be the worst is plutonium dust or biological agents.

They have plans no doubt about flying their mini crop dusters over public events, theme parks, races or even political rallies.

Its Islam, its always about Islam and the dormant goal of killing infidels, they always will no matter how sweet they look or sound.


15 posted on 09/29/2011 3:25:44 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Sarah Palin and John Bolton--- 2012)
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To: expat1000

Rezwan, huh? BORN in America? Really? Would love to know exactly how he came to be an American. Because “Rezwan” sure doesn’t sound like a “homegrown” jihadist.


16 posted on 09/29/2011 3:45:19 AM PDT by EnquiringMind
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To: expat1000

Just so everyne knows who this scumbag is, here’s the family connection and the location of the Subway shop they run!

From My Life: Sowket Ferdaus age 58 Ashland Mass. That looks like “Daddy”!

Rezwan Ferdaus - Ashland, MA | MyLife™
Farhad Ferdaus Ashland, MA 27 Anamaria Ferdaus Ashland, MA 53 Showket Ferdaus Ashland, MA 58 People Search. Their First Name Last Name Age « Mohd ...

www.mylife.com/c-56731470211 - Proxy - Highlight

Subway (Showket & Rownk Corp) - Marlborough, Massachusetts ...
Showketn Ferdaus * Principal* Search for more contacts; Subway Business Information Subway also does business as Showket & Rownk Corp . Location Type: Branch:

www.manta.com/c/mmqgnyc/subway - Proxy - Highlight


17 posted on 09/29/2011 3:48:52 AM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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To: cartan
Why give any immigration visas to Europeans when you can have so wonderfully multicultural people as this guy?

Have you noticed EVERY newscast of this incident makes it a point to emphasize the fact that he is an American citizen. Also, speaking of "diversity", did you know that there is such thing as a "diversity visa"? I never knew this until I read about in a story about the ground zero victory mosque. I wish I could remember the article title.

18 posted on 09/29/2011 3:56:30 AM PDT by YankeeReb (No matter what, AB0 in 2012.)
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To: EnquiringMind
Yes, born here......."Rezwan Ferdaus, a U.S.-born citizen of Bangladeshi background, was arrested Wednesday in an FBI undercover operation and accused of planning to build small explosive-laden drones to attack the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol, according to law enforcement officials."
19 posted on 09/29/2011 3:59:00 AM PDT by EnquiringMind
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To: Molon Labbie

Or how about “Muslim of the Month”?

Sick of these savages! Note my tagline. Deua vult!

):^(


20 posted on 09/29/2011 4:04:04 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: expat1000; 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ...

PING!


21 posted on 09/29/2011 4:04:19 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (It's the Tea Party's fault!)
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To: elcid1970

O L-rd forgive me!

That’s “Deus vult”!


22 posted on 09/29/2011 4:05:10 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: cartan

Well, this was a Muslim who is a citizen. He is far from being an American Muslim, No Muslim is American, that is against their religion. They may live hee,but they aren’t Americans.

Now as for the Visa: What visa.

Anyone who wants to come to America merely has to go to Mexico first. Got to Mexico, and walk across the border .

It happens hundreds of times every day.In fact Obama encourages it.


23 posted on 09/29/2011 4:33:03 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: cartan

Well, this was a Muslim who is a citizen. He is far from being an American Muslim, No Muslim is American, that is against their religion. They may live hee,but they aren’t Americans.

Now as for the Visa: What visa.

Anyone who wants to come to America merely has to go to Mexico first. Go to Mexico, and walk across the border .

It happens hundreds of times every day.In fact Obama encourages it.


24 posted on 09/29/2011 4:33:15 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: WellyP

I think that Subway shop will be experiencing a decline in business...


25 posted on 09/29/2011 5:01:53 AM PDT by proud American in Canada (To paraphrase Sarah Palin: "I love when the liberals get all wee-wee'd up.")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

#6 LOL!


26 posted on 09/29/2011 5:14:40 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Eye of Unk

Time to outlaw RC airplanes!


27 posted on 09/29/2011 5:45:44 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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