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Reservist Charged in 10 Building Shootings [Yonathan Melaku]
NY Times ^ | June 23, 2011 | Sean Collins Walsh

Posted on 06/24/2011 3:55:57 PM PDT by La Enchiladita

WASHINGTON — The Marine Corps reservist arrested in Arlington National Cemetery last week with suspicious materials in his backpack was charged Thursday with firing shots last year at five military buildings in the Washington area, including the Pentagon.

...The late-night shots fired at the Pentagon, the National Museum of the Marine Corps and military recruiting offices last October and November were intended to shut down the buildings, the Justice Department said Thursday. No one was wounded in the shootings, which caused $100,000 in damage.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: arlington; islam; jihad; melaku; nadal; nadalhassan; yonathanmelaku
He tried to flee but was captured along with a backpack that officials said contained spent 9-millimeter shell casings, four bags of ammonium nitrate — an ingredient used in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City — and a notebook with entries referring to Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda.

But he "acted alone."

1 posted on 06/24/2011 3:55:59 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
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To: La Enchiladita

Why is continually referred to as a “Marine reservist”? It’s almost never mentioned that he’s a muslim from ethiopia. That seems to be the motivation thing for him,,,,

if he is got to be thought of as a marine, why is he not “marine traitor”?


2 posted on 06/24/2011 4:04:56 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: La Enchiladita
federal prosecutors said the authorities did not believe that the suspect was part of a terrorist network

Sudden Jihad syndrome?

As expected, the NY Times makes no mention of Islam or Muslim. Evidently the whole thing is a complete mystery, and they simply cannot imagine why he would do this.

3 posted on 06/24/2011 4:07:11 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: DesertRhino

And don’t forget, the spin on Nadal — the Fort Hood mass murderer — was that he acted out of frustration with military life. Not because he is jihadi. It’s obvious to you and me who and what these jihadis are, but officially -— in this great land of ours -— the truth does not exist during the Ubama regime.

Any other questions??


4 posted on 06/24/2011 4:13:28 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (It should be illegal for illegals to play with matches... just sayin'...)
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To: DesertRhino

It is just too bizarre, Muslim is the proper identifier, the proper label, the most relevant in every way, and it is the identifier that the news audience needs to see, and in almost every single case, is looking for.


5 posted on 06/24/2011 4:20:30 PM PDT by ansel12 (America has close to India population of 1950s, India has 1,200,000,000 people now. Quality of Life?)
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To: La Enchiladita

The media typically omits such information that is factual, but the media perceives as counter to their propaganda role, offensive to some, or politically incorrect.

But they will always editorialize and add that the individual is an angry racist if he is a white Christian, US citizen, heterosexual if they can fit it in the story line.


6 posted on 06/25/2011 8:59:47 AM PDT by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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