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KKK member and friend try to develop mobile X-ray gun to kill people
Electronic Products ^ | 06/21/2013 | Jeffrey Bausch

Posted on 06/26/2013 12:32:48 PM PDT by null and void

FBI able to step in and stop plan from actually happening Two men from New York have been arrested for a bizarre plan that centered on their development of a mobile X-ray system that would be used to silently kill people they deemed “undesirable.”

 Glendon Scott Crawford, 49, a self-described member of the Ku Klux Klan, and his accomplice, Eric Feight, 54, were arrested after an undercover operation by the Albany FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force exposed their plan.

The two were charged with conspiracy to provide material support for use of a weapon of mass destruction.

What they wanted to do

The men wanted to create a device that was not only mobile, but something they could use at a distance from their target. They wanted it able to emit high levels of X-ray radiation that would not immediately harm their intended targets, but rather cause injury a few days later, which could result in their death.

According to the criminal complaint, the suspects intended to use their device as a means for harming or otherwise killing “enemies of Israel”; specifically, the Muslim community was mentioned as their main target.

The undercover agents involved in the arrest were told by Crawford that he “harbors animosity towards individuals and groups that he perceives as hostile to the interests of the United States,” referring to them as “medical waste”.

Pretty clear evidence

Crawford was previously a manufacturing employee at a GE plant in Schenectady, NY. While there, he used another GE employee as a proxy for obtaining the parts necessary for creating a remote initiation system. During this time, he contacted two Jewish organizations for funding assistance for an off-the-shelf technology that could be used by Israel to defeat its enemies by killing them while they slept.

The organizations contacted federal authorities, which prompted the investigation.

Undercover agents were sent to meet with Crawford and Feight, posing as potential middle men and customers interested in purchasing the device. During these meetings, Crawford described the machine as being something capable of emitting 8 to 10 rays, roughly a unit of radiation dose, upon its intended target.

According to the criminal complaint, he described the device as “Hiroshima on a light switch” and that “everything with respiration would be dead by the morning.”

Behind the device

Crawford described the X-ray system as having three parts: the X-ray, a power source, and a remote initiation device. And it would be compact enough to fit into a truck.

Feight was recruited by Crawford to develop the remote initiation device portion of the project, with the request that the device be able to be powered by a “plug-in cigarette lighter electrical source”.

During one of the meetings with undercover agents, Feight explained why he wanted to be part of this project: "When I started seeing how things, the direction things were going ... after the elections," Feight said, "You know, the only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing."

Trial

Both men appeared in court on Wednesday. If convicted, each faces up to 15 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and five years of supervised release.

Story via: cnn.com


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
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Anyone else spot the GLARING inconsistency in the story?
1 posted on 06/26/2013 12:32:48 PM PDT by null and void
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To: null and void
KKK out to help Israel? Huh?
2 posted on 06/26/2013 12:37:20 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: null and void

3 posted on 06/26/2013 12:37:57 PM PDT by Borges
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To: null and void

The KKK and the Jews team up!


4 posted on 06/26/2013 12:39:42 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; Travis McGee; opentalk; ..

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don’t add you to the list...

5 posted on 06/26/2013 12:39:46 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: null and void

Yep. Pro-Israeli Klansmen?

Sooner or later though the Muzzies are gonna reap what they sow with this terrorism stuff.


6 posted on 06/26/2013 12:39:47 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Smokin' Joe

Yep. First post nailed it.


7 posted on 06/26/2013 12:40:14 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: null and void

Besides the KKK/Jew thing, I’d probably think that it didn’t quite go down like the report says.

I’d believe that these two may have talked out their butts about it, someone called the FBI and the FBI hooked them up with the Jewish organization, the access to parts, etc.

They keep talking about a machine - I bet nothing was ever built at all.

I just don’t believe the government anymore about anything they say.


8 posted on 06/26/2013 12:40:59 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: null and void

Does.
Not.
Compute.


9 posted on 06/26/2013 12:41:25 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: 2banana
The KKK and the Jews team up!

Only in a Goebbels wet dream.

10 posted on 06/26/2013 12:41:28 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: null and void

Is that image the Heavy from Team Fortress 2?


11 posted on 06/26/2013 12:42:01 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: 2banana
The KKK and the Jews team up!

See The Grand Dragon Wore a Yarmulke. Followed by the second part of our Double Feature, Anthrax Zombies From Hollywood


12 posted on 06/26/2013 12:42:44 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: null and void

Uh, yeah. How is a 12-volt car battery going to provide the power needed to create a ‘Hiroshima’ of X-ray output?


13 posted on 06/26/2013 12:43:28 PM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: Smokin' Joe; 2banana; Buckeye McFrog; null and void

14 posted on 06/26/2013 12:43:49 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
The Grand Dragon Wore a Yarmulke

You may remember me from...
15 posted on 06/26/2013 12:44:34 PM PDT by Borges
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To: Slings and Arrows

Yes. It was the closest image I could find to a conical Klansman tinfoil hat on short notice.


16 posted on 06/26/2013 12:45:01 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: null and void

Is still smarter than boolet.


17 posted on 06/26/2013 12:51:07 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Borges

Tonight I’m going to talk to you about the Jews loosener.
Hi there! I’m Kleagle Troy McClure. You may remember me from
Lifetime’s “Deadbeat Dad Beat Dead.”


18 posted on 06/26/2013 12:53:01 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: null and void

Waiting for confirmation that these guys are border line retarded.


19 posted on 06/26/2013 12:56:20 PM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: null and void
There were afraid of aliens...illegal aliens;

20 posted on 06/26/2013 12:56:39 PM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html - A real life experience book about the war in Iraq)
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To: null and void

Yet another forkload of techno-BS piled onto FR.

First, the unit is “gray” not “ray”, names after Henry Louis Gray. 10 gray, or 1000 RADs of radiation, is enough to destroy a person’s bone marrow, which would kill them within 30 days. A medical chest X-ray is about 7 miligray, or 0.007 grays, so the lethal radiation dose would be equivalent to the radiation emitted by about 1,429 chest X-rays at once.

To generate that kind of ionizing radiation power requires enormous input power - think about a 2000 watt battery these yahoos were planning to use - that’s a van load. A battery of that size might be able to produce enough energy for a lethal dose of X-rays over a period of several hours of exposure. And since X-ray radiation strength decreases the further it is from the source, they’d have to be very close to the target - or make up for the distance with even more power. What were they going to do, drive up beside the victims bedroom window as he slept? Also, power sources capable of generating this kind of power require cooling, which further adds bulk and reduces portability. They’d better get a full-size van - plus.

So, it an X-rry superweapon feasible? If you could entice your victim to sleep in an abandoned power substation or something - maybe. But there are far simpler and more effective ways to kill someone. And once again, we see the combined effect of lousy science education and lazy journalists.


21 posted on 06/26/2013 12:58:05 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: 2banana
The KKK and the Jews team up!

Bubba Earl Goldstein!

22 posted on 06/26/2013 12:59:38 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: null and void

of course they would....


23 posted on 06/26/2013 1:06:56 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: null and void

This story reminds me of an old cartoon. The sign on the wall says patent attorney. There is an inventor standing next to an attorney who is holding a gun-like entity by the open window. The words below the image read: Death ray!? Heck, it doesn’t even slow them down.


24 posted on 06/26/2013 1:08:13 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: null and void

I applaud the guy for his creativity! You can use a portable microwave radar array to sterilize a certain segment of the population so whats the problem ?


25 posted on 06/26/2013 1:09:18 PM PDT by Renegade
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To: Smokin' Joe

I think this is out of FAS. They’re trying insanely hard to stay relevant, somehow :).


26 posted on 06/26/2013 1:13:26 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama equals Osama))
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To: Ray76
Waiting for confirmation that these guys are border line retarded.

Have never seen a guy in Klan robes who would not fit that definition. They could barely jump-start their '79 Chevy let alone build a Death Ray.


27 posted on 06/26/2013 1:14:21 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: null and void
FBI able to step in and stop plan from actually happening

I'm reasonably certain the FBI did not need to "step in" in order to keep this plan from actually happening.

28 posted on 06/26/2013 1:17:01 PM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: null and void
What?!

This is the new KKK.

They LOVE Jews!

29 posted on 06/26/2013 1:18:11 PM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

You never know. I’ve seen a Democrat senator in Grand Kleagle uniform.

They may have the whole darpa...


30 posted on 06/26/2013 1:18:17 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama equals Osama))
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To: Hardraade

31 posted on 06/26/2013 1:22:02 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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I don’t know about the KKK but KFC could use this portable cooker.


32 posted on 06/26/2013 1:30:25 PM PDT by 762X51
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To: Slings and Arrows

LOL! WTH! is THAT!?

Wow.


33 posted on 06/26/2013 2:06:11 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

[IMG]http://i41.tinypic.com/2nhjfva.jpg[/IMG]


34 posted on 06/26/2013 2:07:48 PM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel
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35 posted on 06/26/2013 2:10:42 PM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: null and void
Two men from New York have been arrested for a bizarre plan that centered on their development of a mobile X-ray system that would be used to silently kill people they deemed “undesirable.”

No wonder they were arrested. Silently killing people deemed undesirable is what ObamaCare does, and liberals hate competition.

36 posted on 06/26/2013 2:18:13 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: FreedomPoster

Amazing what’s floating around the net, isn’t it?


37 posted on 06/26/2013 2:23:10 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Slings and Arrows

And I live about 10-12 miles from Smyrna, GA, for a kicker!


38 posted on 06/26/2013 2:42:06 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: null and void

I read about this one elsewhere. Pretty funny.


39 posted on 06/26/2013 7:33:48 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: null and void

Just wondering how Messrs Crawford and Feight differ from the folks who have developed drones and the missiles they carry?

Just a philosophical question, mind you.


40 posted on 06/26/2013 8:12:19 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Democrats--the party of Evil. Republicans--the party of Stupid.)
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To: null and void
Do you think Obama would scramble the jets for this one?


41 posted on 06/27/2013 10:12:52 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: bigbob
First, the unit is “gray” not “ray”,

OK, I'll tell my dentist she's using an xgray machine in her office......

42 posted on 06/27/2013 10:18:41 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This space for rent)
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To: Lady Jag
Do you think Obama would scramble the jets for this one?

Without question! After all, they were trying to harm muslims and aid Jews, weren't they???

43 posted on 06/27/2013 10:22:47 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Read that again. The unit of measure for radiation is a gray.

You would know an author made at least one mistake if they referred to 23 rams of cocaine, instead of 23 grams, wouldn’t you?


44 posted on 06/27/2013 10:26:24 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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