Skip to comments.Man accused of threatening Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
Posted on 06/18/2013 2:32:18 PM PDT by red-dawgEdited on 06/18/2013 3:43:27 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man is accused of threatening to kidnap, murder and burn U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and his father and also to "blow up" the sun if he wasn't paid $3 million.
Nick Gates was being held Tuesday in the Harris County jail on a $10,000 bond. He's charged with making a terroristic threat.
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Must be nice to be famous and have them all come looking for you.
Yeah, and he could fix global warming at the same time. /s
Cut him some slack....he’s gunna do it at night.
One of Karl Rove’s Crosdroads folks?
at least Nick Gates will never be called a ‘wacko bird’ by Juan McCain.
>> Gotta love an optimist.
How hard could it be? Isn’t it made out of hydrogen? Just sneak up behind it one night with one of those butane lighters like you light the grill with, and kablooey.
WHAT? No gun to blame it on?
It's gonna cost WAY MORE than $3 million to get there.
>> Must be nice to be famous and have them all come looking for you.
We FReepers will all find out pretty soon. I have it on good authority that NSA is going through forums in alphabetical order, and they’re still on Drudge...
Nah, it’s not so bad if you go Greyhound.
But you have to change buses at Venus AND Mercury, and the A/C is *always* broken in that waiting room on Mercury.
Let’s not be so quick to take action. Be kind of neat to see how he’s going to blow up the sun.
Poor bastard is clearly crazy. That’s not to say he isn’t a threat but he deserves pity as well as incarceration.
No, but he’ll probably ve called a hero.
Right! 'Cause that's when the sun is most vulnerable.
“....also to “blow up” the sun if he wasn’t paid $3 million.”
Sounds like a Gore worshiper.
No doubt. He is taking the Stop Global Warming craze to the extreme.
LMAO on that one.
Another obama voter.
If you’re gonna go, go all out.
Cool! Let him go, I wanna see this! He must be an Ed Wood fan. Anybody remember 'solarbenite'?
Dude’s got problems for sure;
Man accused of threatening to kill U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, father
Federal authorities say Nick Gates, who also goes by the name Abolfanzi Akbori, faces a felony
charge for making a terroristic threat.......
Upon further investigation, FBI agents in Austin learned that agents in Houston were investigating
Gates for “threatening the life of a Houston based FBI agent.”........
Gates told authorities “due to government misconduct, the sun would blow up” and he might be able
to prevent that from happening if he was given the money., according to court documents.,......
Court documents state Gates had a previous felony conviction for attempted retaliation after
he threatened a Houston police officer that arrested him for drunk driving. ....
$10 donation to FR if someone can prove this guy was not off his meds.
Unless he really wants to kill and burn Cruz and his father and just added the “blow up the sun” bit...at the last minute...to INSURE an insanity defense should he be caught.
It’s possible I suppose but if so, he’s about to find out how very rarely insanity defenses actually work.
I’d love to see a mug shot of that creature.
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