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Report: 'Dirty bomb' parts found in slain man's home
Bangor Daily News ^ | 2/10/09 | By Walter Griffin

Posted on 02/24/2009 8:40:41 PM PST by maine-iac7

Agency says radioactive materials recovered in home of man allegedly slain by his wife ...BELFAST, Maine — James G. Cummings, who police say was shot to death by his wife two months ago, allegedly had a cache of radioactive materials in his home suitable for building a “dirty bomb.” According to an FBI field intelligence report from the Washington Regional Threat and Analysis Center posted online by WikiLeaks, an organization that posts leaked documents, an investigation into the case revealed that radioactive materials were removed from Cummings’ home after his shooting death on Dec. 9 It says that four 1-gallon containers of 35 percent hydrogen peroxide, uranium, thorium, lithium metal, thermite, aluminum powder, beryllium, boron, black iron oxide and magnesium ribbon were found in the home. (snip)

Also found was literature on how to build “dirty bombs” and information about cesium-137, strontium-90 and cobalt-60, radioactive materials. The FBI report also stated there was evidence linking James Cummings to white supremacist groups


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I returned home to Maine and found this story in my local Belfast paper - never heard a word on national media - have you? Are the obaminites and their MSM lackys going to put a lid on any such stories to perpetuate a "all is well under the One"? (This Cummings had recently moved to Maine from down south...)
1 posted on 02/24/2009 8:40:42 PM PST by maine-iac7
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To: maine-iac7

Even if they could slander the guy as a right wing nut, they would probably choose not to do so.

The threat being so real in other quarters would predicate they not do so.


2 posted on 02/24/2009 8:42:47 PM PST by romanesq
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To: maine-iac7

Are you kidding! 0bama spoke tonight. Nothing else matters.


3 posted on 02/24/2009 8:42:49 PM PST by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: maine-iac7
BTW, the wife has now been formerly charged with murder - sounds more like she should given a medal.
4 posted on 02/24/2009 8:45:18 PM PST by maine-iac7 ("He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help" Lincoln)
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To: maine-iac7

the only reason to cover it up would be that if this idiot could do it. So could any Islamic terrorist in the US.


5 posted on 02/24/2009 8:46:00 PM PST by GeronL (Hey, won't you be my Face Book friend??)
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To: maine-iac7

Sounds like angry wife did us all a big favor.


6 posted on 02/24/2009 8:48:16 PM PST by smokingfrog ( Dear Mr. Obama - Please make it rain candy! P.S. I like jelly beans.)
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To: romanesq

There is nothing racist about right wing Americian political thought. Right wing political thought in the USA is not related the European right wing thought. Risht wing in the USA in classical liberalism. Do not buy the MSM and liberal talking points.


7 posted on 02/24/2009 8:49:59 PM PST by therut
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To: maine-iac7

Ditto.


8 posted on 02/24/2009 8:50:16 PM PST by DB
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To: maine-iac7
It's reported this guy was living on a trust fund - of 10 million a year! Can you imagine the good someone could do with that - as apposed to what he was attempting to do. (He moved here from Texas.)

A bit unnerving to think he was in my backyard - so to speak...only 7 miles away.
9 posted on 02/24/2009 8:51:24 PM PST by maine-iac7 ("He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help" Lincoln)
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To: GeronL
And, if he's a member of a traditional fascist group as the FBI suggested, he could well be in cohoots with a more moder Islamofascist group.

The fact this guy assembled the parts means others could do the same.

Must be why the helicopters with the monitor hanging from a cable regularly fly around this area.

10 posted on 02/24/2009 8:51:38 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: maine-iac7

Just doing what local jihadists cannot do.

If this guy were still alive, his defense would be:
“I’m just an amateur chemist” and the jury would buy it.

Maine - getting to be like Vermont.

Maine - where the lobsters are smarter than their senators.


11 posted on 02/24/2009 8:52:09 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: therut

Who said anything about race? I’m talking about extremists of the Timothy McVeigh variety.

Let’s keep it square and straight forward and no, there is an American variety that does in fact have some similarities to Europe. That’s pretty inescapable.

Or where do you think skinheads derive?


12 posted on 02/24/2009 8:54:25 PM PST by romanesq
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To: muawiyah
if he's a member of a traditional fascist group as the FBI suggested, he could well be in cohoots with a more moder Islamofascist group.

There was a connection between the two in the Oklahoma bombing - squelched by the gov't - according to reports

13 posted on 02/24/2009 8:57:12 PM PST by maine-iac7 ("He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help" Lincoln)
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To: muawiyah

must be


14 posted on 02/24/2009 8:58:44 PM PST by GeronL (Hey, won't you be my Face Book friend??)
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To: maine-iac7

It’s frightening to watch our media select for their own agenda....and their guy. Meanwhile, the American people don’t get any legitimate information.


15 posted on 02/24/2009 8:59:03 PM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: maine-iac7
There's a lot of speculation about McVeigh having connections with a right wing survivalist group in the OK City vicinity. At the same time, his little friend had a Philipina wife from an area with Islamofascist revolutionaries.

Since she wasn't involved in the crime very little material has been published about what other relationship she might have had.

Again, there's lots of speculation, and little of it squealched. There are always going to be people who think they've not been heard.

16 posted on 02/24/2009 9:00:41 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: maine-iac7

Neo-Nazi groups were in cahoots with Islamists during the ‘90s, too.


17 posted on 02/24/2009 9:01:10 PM PST by familyop (combat engineer (combat), National Guard, '89-'96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote, http://falconparty.com/)
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To: therut; romanesq
Just a reminder, we are Americans, not Europeans. Whatever European-isms you had should have been shed when you arrived.

The United States had its constitution, Bill of Rights and a number of other serious philosophical and political developments well underway before anyone thought to organize the French General Assembly accoring to "Left and Right".

That's basically why European Left/Right material doesn't really fit our system or politics.

The term "Islamofascist" does, however, fit our opponents in the Middle East.

18 posted on 02/24/2009 9:04:05 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: maine-iac7

They’ve been putting a lid on things like this for years. It’s not a Muslim terrorist attack unless there is NO WAY to avoid admitting it.


19 posted on 02/24/2009 9:04:33 PM PST by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: romanesq

The skinheads are not from the right wing political thought in the USA. They are from the NAZI left from Germany. There are racists of every political stripe. But racism is NOT a part of right wing political ldeology in the USA.


20 posted on 02/24/2009 9:05:26 PM PST by therut
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To: maine-iac7

No, the Obaminites aren’t going to put the lid on the story. Hell, it’s the FBI. So we know it’s at least partly a lie. Saying that it’s white supremacists. So now we know it’s entirely a lie. That sort of thing is what Clintonites and Obaminites love.


21 posted on 02/24/2009 9:05:46 PM PST by jammer
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To: jammer

Yeah, the Government never lies or fabricates a story for some higher-up’s agenda...


22 posted on 02/24/2009 9:13:51 PM PST by DTogo (Time to bring back the Sons of Liberty.)
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To: jammer
What I'd like to know is: What was his target?

He evidently thought a little town in mid-Maine would be a safe haven for ‘assembly’ - but what was his target?

23 posted on 02/24/2009 9:14:23 PM PST by maine-iac7 ("He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help" Lincoln)
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To: maine-iac7

Right on time...! Lemme guess —Black churches in the south are burning, too? Right?

And this is fundraising season for the SPLC, and uh...I’m pretty sure the Reichtstag is burning down, right?


24 posted on 02/24/2009 9:25:17 PM PST by gaijin
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To: romanesq
I’m talking about extremists of the Timothy McVeigh variety.

The muzzies were aiding McVey. See "John Doe # 2," aka Jose Padilla.

25 posted on 02/24/2009 9:47:25 PM PST by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: muawiyah
There's a lot of speculation about McVeigh having connections with a right wing survivalist group in the OK City vicinity.

BS. Look up John Doe # 2 and Jose Padilla.

26 posted on 02/24/2009 9:48:53 PM PST by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: familyop
Neo-Nazi groups were in cahoots with Islamists during the ‘90s, too.

Exactly. "John Doe # 2" = Jose Padilla.

27 posted on 02/24/2009 9:49:58 PM PST by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: buccaneer81

Sure, whoever #2 was we already know who #1 was. Timothy may have had a M.E. extremist with him or not.

But we do know at least about Timothy. Not a muslim extremist.


28 posted on 02/24/2009 10:13:24 PM PST by romanesq
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To: buccaneer81

The muzzies were aiding McVey. See “John Doe # 2,” aka Jose Padilla.”

We know about McVeigh. We don’t have confirmation on who #2 was.
That’s a liberal type of thinking, seeing it when they believe it that I don’t have.

So we only know about the right wing extremist and a theory of alliance with a potential muslim extremist.

That’s not typical either as David Horowitz wrote a book about the typical alliance of the Left wit Islamic extremists called, “The Unholy Alliance.”


29 posted on 02/25/2009 3:49:40 AM PST by romanesq
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To: buccaneer81
My comment was about "a lot of speculation" ~ are you denying that people speculate about the relationships alluded to?

Think about your comment before you say that what I said is BS.

30 posted on 02/25/2009 10:55:33 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: therut

“The skinheads are not from the right wing political thought in the USA. They are from the NAZI left from Germany. “

BINGO!!

From the article:

“An application for membership in the National Socialist Movement filled out by Cummings also was found in the residence, according to the report.”

SOunds like Obama’s party to me....(eye roll)


31 posted on 02/25/2009 7:38:44 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: maine-iac7
It's reported this guy was living on a trust fund - of 10 million a year!

Another member of the Evil Rich. If only he had been taxed into equality early on, or had found a charming communist mulatto alien to fund into office, this tragedy would have been avoided...


32 posted on 02/25/2009 8:04:13 PM PST by TaoOfSteve
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To: Jet Jaguar; Squantos; backhoe; piasa

ping


33 posted on 02/25/2009 11:48:36 PM PST by Cindy
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