Skip to comments.Uzbek Man Jailed in US Over Plot to Kill Obama
Posted on 07/15/2012 10:04:12 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A US federal judge sentenced an Uzbek man to more than 15 years in prison Friday on terror and weapons charges for threatening to kill US President Barack Obama, US prosecutors said.
Ulugbek Kodirov, 22, was sentenced to 15 years and eight months in prison for providing material support to terrorism, threatening to kill the president and possession of a firearm by an illegal alien, they said in a statement.
Kodirov, who entered the United States on a valid visa but later was in the country illegally, will be deported to Uzbekistan after he completes the sentence, the statement said.
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Given Fast & Furious that [underlined] charge is ludicrous.
I’d prefer obama’s just go away and let us fix this country to bring back hope and change.
Wonder what Obozo did to pi$$ off the Uzbeks so bad ?
Drank their battery fluid?
(Obscure SCTV reference)
He’s 22. Aren’t they gonna, like, grant him a path to citizenship, or something?
Free Speech has never been absolute. Remember, yelling, “fire,” in a crowded theater. Threatening to kill the president (any president) has always be illegal.
An utterly horrible example, and used in current timed only to say that speech is limited. (It is, of course, completely legal to yell 'fire' in a theater that is afire.)
Threatening to kill the president (any president) has always be illegal.
Not so; at least, in the way you are thinking. Pr. Andrew Jackson had at least one letter threatening his life which was not considered a threat. (Even though it specifically mentioned cutting his throat while he was asleep.)
In short, I think it reprehensible that threatening the president should be considered at all more serious [or criminal] than threatening some private citizen.
Nothing in my post was meant to support the young man. I know the law. Read carefully...please.
“Threatening to kill the president (any president) has always be illegal.”
Has it always been illegal? I seriously don’t know—they burned them in effigy in front of the White House many times tho. I’m not sure if those doing it got arrested or not. I guess that would be an “implied” threat in a way.
I wouldn't mind so much the current interpretation of the law if it only were applied evenly accross the board, but it seems to be suspended when it comes to Republicans.
Truly they are weak link in the chain of Socialism.
And they very nosey people, with a bone in their brain.
Where’s Giorgy the Cossack when we need him?
I am thinking that this is one of the “sympathy vote” incidences.... someone should try to keep up with the info on this kid for a few years to see what really happens with him (if he even exists)..
If I understand it correctly, your post is deeply offensive, unpatriotic, not in keeping with the tenets of this forum, and should be pulled.
The US State Department lists the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan as a foreign terrorist organization.
Ah, but any day now, we will be reading about how some nut job (INFLUENCED BY THAT EEEEEVIL, DANGEROUS "Cult" Mormonism) is found plotting to kill our President, murder a dozen of our Military, blow up our tunnels and buildings; kill a bunch of innocent civilians, and or, to overthrow our Gov't.
Yep, nodoubtaboutit, those Mormons are a dangerous lot; they are just keeping their ambitions and designs, verrry secretive!!!
Seems a clear violation of freedom of speech if he was just engaged in loudmouthed rhetoric. OTO if 0 were killed that total moron BIDEN would be president. AND NO ONE IN THEIR RIGHT MIND WANTS THAT!
after attempting to buy explosives and guns from an undercover agent.
I’m guessing this is the point that it went beyond a free speech issue..?
An American is less to you than a imposter we know nothing about except he hates America and bows to America’s enemies.
So you think it was the mormon’s who put up ‘snipers wanted’ under Bush’s picture?
No you’re less to me than any of those. You also don’t have a clue about what this country stands for. You need to increase your medication.
THEN with a clear head you might realize SOCIALISTIC HEALTHCARE, same sex marriage and baby killing are NOT what America is about - if you want that go to a country that is NOT a nation under God.
Then you can vote for types like evil godless Romney and Obama.