Skip to comments.Feds Investigate Possible Obama Assassination Plot in Denver
Posted on 08/26/2008 6:40:27 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants
Three men arrested in Aurora, Colo., on methamphetamine and firearms charges may have been plotting to assassinate Barack Obama, FBI authorities told FOX News late Monday, although local officials are still pondering the intent of the suspects.
Aurora Police Detective Marcus Dudley identified Tharin Gartrell, 28, as one suspect pulled over for a routine traffic stop Sunday and found to be wanted on numerous warrants. Two rifles, including a sniper rifle, and methamphetamines were found in the car.
Federal sources said this incident may have had more to do with methamphetamine than with any plot to assassinate Obama, but local police did not say why they connected the men to the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.
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I wouldn’t be surprised if it even had an orange tip.
Was the guy name Charles Calthrop?
Suspects: Nathan Johnson, Tharin Gartrell and Shawn Adolf
You only have to look at their photos to tell that they would struggle even putting on their clothes.
this is about the 8th time this story has been posted,
DENVER (AP) - Authorities are investigating whether a man arrested with rifles, ammunition and drugs in his truck made statements threatening Barack Obama, but emphasize he never posed a credible threat to the candidate or the Democratic National Convention. Federal and local authorities had scheduled a news conference for Tuesday afternoon, but U.S. Attorney Troy Eid downplayed the case. Were absolutely confident there is no credible threat to the candidate, the Democratic National Convention, or the people of Colorado, Eid said in a statement.
Three morons, two rifles and some methamphetamine is now an assassination plot? They may be very dangerous, but not to Obama.
Anybody want to bet that none of the threats against Bush or McCain in the upcoming week will make the news?
(Mug shots on the link you supplied)
Crikey! Have a look at the Bad Heads on the shoulders of the Suspects, ay! They are just wrong. Not funny at all!
Troglodytes, hermaphrodites and crustaceans, all. Living proof of the Theory of Devolution. They’re so gruesome looking they could cause abortions in pregnant women just by being in a neighboring county. Definitely born to be hanged.
If they’re not found guilty of meth possession and conspiracy to euthanize Obama, might as well find them guilty of having Bad Heads, and give them their punishments in advance “for next time.”
For there surely will be a “next time.” ‘Strewth!
Only if the plots are actually carried out, successful or not.
It seems to me that the one who would benefit most from Obama being assassinated BEFORE the election is Hillary. The outrage would galvanize the Democrat party and they would nominate her and steamroll McCain in the fall.
After the election, should Obama win (God forbid) an assassination would make Biden president, and usher in another error of martyr worship that would make what happened after the Kennedy assassination seem almost dismissive. The Obama Center for the Arts, Obaman High School, the National Day of Obama Remembrance...
Morbid speculation, but some Democrats would seem to be the only ones to “benefit” from anything happening to Obama. I would think the Republicans would want to chip in towards Obama’s security detail, at least until the election.
Maybe they were worried about him “cutting in on their action” when he got to Denver?
And this is why Fox News’ ratings are starting to tank...
The media will treat it like a big deal assissination attempt, even though no one was even scratched. However, many events, like the mall shooting a while back, in which people were actually killed, and the shooter was yelling Allah Akbar, are just a lone kook, and not a terrorist attack.
I guarantee it.
If they'd thought about it first they would have identified it as an semi-automatic assault sniper rifle. Incorporate all their bugaboos in one weapon.
These boys should be home watching “Ow, My Balls!” and not out causing trouble.
By the time these geniuses figured out how to load the rifle, the convention would be over. In any event, now the media is out to prove that racism meme, whether there is any proof or not. Three white losers with drugs and a gun...an obvious, racially motivated assassination plot.