Skip to comments.Mich. militia members cleared of charges that accused them of plotting war against government
Posted on 03/28/2012 2:59:59 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg
DETROIT A federal judge on Tuesday gutted the governments case against seven members of a Michigan militia, dismissing the most serious charges in an extraordinary defeat for federal authorities who insisted they had captured homegrown rural extremists poised for war.
U.S. District Judge Victoria Roberts said the members expressed hatred of law enforcement didnt amount to a conspiracy to rebel against the government. The FBI had secretly planted an informant and an FBI agent inside the Hutaree militia starting in 2008 to collect hours of anti-government audio and video that became the cornerstone of the case.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
More to the point, is that some persons may foolishly listen to a plant and go along with some potentially criminal enterprise. If the provocator was not there, they may not have thought of what the agent suggested. Mention is of Soviet Russia. It was in Russia that the tactic of provocation was widely used pre communism. It was to Siberia the unfortunates that were entrapped were sent. The communists became no slouches in this regard when they got power. Nor are the British police innocent in this business.
It has been jokingly suggested that so called "white supremicist" groups, have more FBI plants than actual members. What I am trying to say is that people have to beware of the stranger. Two years waiting time in custody, a sentence in itself.
River Rasin basin ping.
SO THE HUTEREE NINE ARE COMPLETELY DISCHARGED !!!!
Thats great News. Where is the press ??
Holder should be impeached over this.
The truth is that an FBI Obama cadre tried to get the Hutaree to engage in a fire fight. It didn’t happen, thanks to the regular Michigan Militia who warned the Hutaree.
Earlier FR threads:
Timing on Hutaree Raid Troubling
Court official disputes prosecutors on Hutaree release conditions
Hutaree Raid: An extremely well-executed federal operation aimed at ... Oath Keepers.
Who Is David Brian Stone, Leader Of The Hutaree Militia?
That’s typical of the MSM. The accusation goes on the front page and the retraction gets buried in the back of the classified section.
___ Hardly any different than the Randy Weaver case a couple decades ago——the biggest mouth in the club meetings was the FBI snitch. Wonder how this snitch is sleeping?
I got a surprise on listening to our neigbours radio station yesterday. Mentioning the withdrawal of a guilty plea of an American local resident in court. This for his October last appearance in an Upper Michigan court.
I was able to get more details from the on-line Escanaba Daily Press. He is a 65 year old man,who is a builder around the Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan area. It is said he conveyed 4000 1bs of potential explosive material down the highway to Dafter, Michigan. He stored it in a person`s shed. The person is said to have informed authorities. (boys oh boys).
I can hardly think of a more tranquil enviroment that is the old highway passing by Dafter. Long since bypassed by the mammoth I 75 Interstate. Some talk of a terrible sentence that could be ten years. (Do not see that though). I do pray for the gentleman`s sake he can talk a good account. His lawyer already laying the basis for his defence. Trial is next month.
An informant wearing a wire..... turned him in.
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