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Earth Liberation Army Claims Responsibility For SUV Firebombing
wjettv.com ^ | Friday, January 03, 2003 | National News by ABC

Posted on 01/04/2003 2:55:34 PM PST by Destro

Earth Liberation Claims Responsibility For SUV Firebombing

Friday, January 03, 2003

On Friday, the environmental terrorist group Earth Liberation Army claimed responsibility for setting several SUV’s on fire at Bob Ferrando Ford in Girard.

The claim was released on the ELF’s website. The statement says the group targeted the SUV’s to “continue the fight to remove the profit motive from the killing of the natural enviornment."

The FBI says it is taking the fires very seriously. Four SUV’s were completely destroyed when jugs of gas were placed under three of them and then lit.

The vandalism occurred just before 6:00 a.m. New Year’s Day. Police estimate the damage at $100,000. Owner Bob Ferrando says his insurance will cover the damage.

Back in November, the ELF claimed that it teamed with the Animal Liberation Front in setting fire to an Erie mink farm. The ELF also claimed responsibility for the August 11 fire of a Forest Service lab in Warren County, and claimed responsibility for spiking trees and setting a crane on fire in Winter Green Gorge last March.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: ecoterrorism; elf; enviralists; environmentalists
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Clinton's FBI did nothing to arrest any of these members, all linked and well known individuals in the Terrorist Environmental movement that raises millions for the Democrats. Bush, wake up. We control the govt. now. CRUSH THEM. Property and weapon ownership rights and are the only guarantee for liberty.

Apologies to the forum if this is a repost.

1 posted on 01/04/2003 2:55:35 PM PST by Destro
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To: Destro
Round 'em up. Tiger cages at Gitmo await.
2 posted on 01/04/2003 2:57:19 PM PST by RightWhale
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To: *Enviralists
http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/bump-list
3 posted on 01/04/2003 2:57:39 PM PST by Libertarianize the GOP
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To: Destro
Time to eradicate locally grown terrorists. Past time, actually.
4 posted on 01/04/2003 2:58:27 PM PST by EggsAckley
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To: RightWhale
That gets my vote.
5 posted on 01/04/2003 2:58:50 PM PST by DoughtyOne
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To: Destro
SUV's torched in Pennsylvania latest eco-terrorism claimed by radical environmental group

AP | 1/04/03 | TODD SPANGLER
Posted on 01/04/2003 12:11 PM PST by kattracks
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/816902/posts
6 posted on 01/04/2003 2:58:53 PM PST by Libertarianize the GOP
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To: Destro
Capitalism is eeeeeeevil, huh? I guess they never heard of the environmental superdump called the Soviet Union where no profit motive existed. Socialism and environmentalism are mutually incompatible but the ELF dwarfs will never figure it out.
7 posted on 01/04/2003 3:01:24 PM PST by goldstategop
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To: Libertarianize the GOP
thanks. I did the best search I could to see if this was posted. I will stick to tracking the terrorists in the Balkans.
8 posted on 01/04/2003 3:01:57 PM PST by Destro
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To: Destro
It needs lots of coverage so extra posts from different sources help
9 posted on 01/04/2003 3:05:17 PM PST by Libertarianize the GOP
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To: Destro
A General FYI....


FBI.gov - WANTED BY THE FBI: "MICHAEL JAMES SCARPITTI" also known as: "Matthew Hill, John Pierce, Ridge and Tre Arrow." (WANTED POSTER SNIPPET: "Scarpitti is a longtime environmental activist with an extensive history of involvement in anti-logging tree sits and other related protests. He is known to be affiliated with the Earth Liberation Front (ELF), which is a loosely organized movement whose stated objective is to stop the destruction of the natural environment and the exploitation of the earth's natural resources through whatever means are necessary. Law enforcement authorities consider the ELF to be a domestic terrorism group. REWARD The FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Michael James Scarpitti.") (CLICK HERE to read the WANTED POSTER details.) (December 2002)

GOOGLE Search Term: "EARTH LIBERATION FRONT"

10 posted on 01/04/2003 3:06:19 PM PST by Cindy
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To: Destro
http://www.waste.org/mail/?list=frontline-news
11 posted on 01/04/2003 3:06:28 PM PST by Sir Gawain
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To: Destro
It would be nice if you told us what state this was in. WA, CO?
12 posted on 01/04/2003 3:09:40 PM PST by CedarDave
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To: CedarDave
Try good old Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania. I'm surprised they haven't firebombed steel mills yet.
13 posted on 01/04/2003 3:14:06 PM PST by goldstategop
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To: CedarDave
It is in Erie Pennsylvania
15 posted on 01/04/2003 3:19:15 PM PST by dis.kevin
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To: RightWhale
I used to get some sense knocked into me when I was younger, is that why I am not a part of elf, ela, and other interesting groups?
16 posted on 01/04/2003 3:24:37 PM PST by wita
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To: RightWhale
Round 'em up. Tiger ELF/ALF cages at Gitmo await.
17 posted on 01/04/2003 3:39:20 PM PST by Eala
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To: Destro
First thought?

What make and model of car did they use to speed away from the scene of the crime?

Because most invirowacko's are hypocrites IMHO.

18 posted on 01/04/2003 3:40:23 PM PST by KineticKitty
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To: Eala
Why can't they be prosecuted under the Rico Act?
19 posted on 01/04/2003 3:41:13 PM PST by Conservababe
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To: Destro
We should bomb some liberal Volvos in retaliation.
20 posted on 01/04/2003 3:44:58 PM PST by Deathmonger
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To: Destro
Don't they understand they are promoting global warming by releasing all those greenhouse gasses everytime they burn something up?
21 posted on 01/04/2003 3:45:21 PM PST by immadashell
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To: Conservababe
Why can't they be prosecuted under the Rico Act?

1. You have to catch them.
2. You have to get the liberal judiciary (and the ACLU, etc.) to go along. Don't forget, no matter what they told you when they passed RICO, it's only for pro-life anti-abortion protesters and evil corporations.

22 posted on 01/04/2003 3:46:15 PM PST by Eala
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To: Destro
I eagerly await the day when they get a little careless...enviro-whacko flambe'.
23 posted on 01/04/2003 3:47:02 PM PST by clintonh8r
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To: Deathmonger
We should bomb some liberal Volvos in retaliation.

LOL

24 posted on 01/04/2003 3:49:29 PM PST by Drango
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To: Deathmonger
"We should bomb some liberal Volvos in retaliation."

You may or may not know, but many european car makers are advertising the re-cycling quality of the materials designed into their cars.

Volvo is one, but not the only one. BTW Ford purchased Volvo, Jaguar, and others.
25 posted on 01/04/2003 3:56:26 PM PST by truth_seeker
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To: Destro
The FBI is already on the job with these wackos. Hopefully they are infiltrating these groups and not only figuring out who the soldiers are (the ones that do the dirty work) but also who the people are providing money and motivation for these attacks. (my guess is there's more than a few leftist university professors involved)
26 posted on 01/04/2003 4:00:14 PM PST by Tailback
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To: Conservababe
Wouldn't something like this warrant some kind of action?

Setting Fires With Electrical Timers - An Earth Liberation Front Guide
http://www.earthliberationfront.com/library/elf_manual300.pdf

Looks like a terrorist training manual to me!!!

Come on Ashcroft, take out these freaks!!!

Barf alert - If you dare visit
http://www.earthliberationfront.com/main.shtml
27 posted on 01/04/2003 4:00:21 PM PST by LayoutGuru2
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To: Tailback
Hopefully they are infiltrating these groups..

They need undercover agents for this? Just raid PETA's offices and you get all the evidence you need.

28 posted on 01/04/2003 4:06:23 PM PST by Destro
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To: LayoutGuru2

The Earth First! Death Manual

29 posted on 01/04/2003 4:14:30 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailback
FBI? What a joke.

Gee, if only they were in a church out in the country somewhere minding their own business.

Then the FBI would find em.

And burn em alive. Kids and puppies too.

30 posted on 01/04/2003 4:22:16 PM PST by the gillman@blacklagoon.com
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To: the gillman@blacklagoon.com
The FBI has already solved a number of ELF arson cases in Oregon.
31 posted on 01/04/2003 4:28:18 PM PST by Tailback
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To: the gillman@blacklagoon.com
hmm... they used gasoline isn't that anti earth material...
32 posted on 01/04/2003 4:30:34 PM PST by Flavius
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To: immadashell
Don't they understand they are promoting global warming by releasing all those greenhouse gasses everytime they burn something up?

To them it's OK..Just the cost of doing business....

34 posted on 01/04/2003 4:52:01 PM PST by EGPWS
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To: Flavius
burning gasoline, burning anything releases "greenhouse gasses", but don't tell them, they might think they were either hypocritical or just plain stupid and that would not be politically correct because it is destructive of their self-image. (sob)
35 posted on 01/04/2003 4:52:36 PM PST by immadashell
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To: Destro
If this happened three days ago, why is it that only today we're learning about it?

I don't recall hearing this on January 1 or 2, 2003.

36 posted on 01/04/2003 5:45:34 PM PST by LO_IQ
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To: RightWhale
I'd just guard the dealership with Mr. 308.

(+)


37 posted on 01/04/2003 5:46:21 PM PST by Travis McGee
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To: Destro
The first step for the FBI should be to go capture the webmaster of the site that claims responsibility for the attacks. They need to beat a confession and a detailed map of who works where out of him, then go get them. These guys were designated off-limits during Klinton's skiffy reign. It's time for the FBI to go get these sumbitches and do some prosecutin'.

The Enviro-terror whacks need to do hard time in Leavenworth. They think they're hardasses. The killers and rapists in Leavenworth would tear them up and spit them out in nothing flat.

38 posted on 01/04/2003 5:57:28 PM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity
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To: Travis McGee
Damn straight, I'd be pulling the role of armed guard at night and have whoever else I could get to help me out.

I would really feel bad if a car owner or dealership owner fed some of these guys a lead salad (NOT).

39 posted on 01/04/2003 6:00:14 PM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity
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To: KineticKitty; AmishDude
What make and model of car did they use to speed away from the scene of the crime?

Because most invirowacko's are hypocrites IMHO.

GOOD POINT.

Why aren't they driving buggies or walking ?

Which brings to mind this old joke:

What goes clop, clop, bang-bang, clipity, clipity clop ?

A drive-by Amish shooting.

40 posted on 01/04/2003 6:03:48 PM PST by happygrl
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To: happygrl
When I was in college and there was an occasional peace rally or enviro-protest, a large percentage of the protesters were rich kids driving $35,000 Range Rovers, Blazers, and 4-Runners. How's that for ironic? I guess their "ethics" apply to other people only.
41 posted on 01/04/2003 6:14:58 PM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity
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To: Destro
Good Lord. Pray for these kooks.
42 posted on 01/04/2003 6:40:45 PM PST by Burkeman1
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To: skull stomper
These punks need "whupping", then "hard" jail time.

Wrong-These punks need "killin"
43 posted on 01/04/2003 6:46:11 PM PST by VMI70
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To: Destro
Homeland security had better be on to these kooks, and stopping their funding like all the other terrorists. Terrorism is terrorism, no matter what extremist group does it.
Bush needs to send out the feds to secure this nation from BOTH external and internal terrorism.
If he doesn't protect this naton from the crimminally insane, what good is a homeland security?
There's not much difference between destruction for Allah and the destructon for Mother Earth. They're from the same mentality. They both pray to planets made of rocks.
44 posted on 01/04/2003 6:49:07 PM PST by concerned about politics
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To: goldstategop
I just came back from a trip to Cuba, the closest we have to a truly utopian Socialist system.

The 1950s American cars, 1980s Soviet cars and various busses of all kinds were belching smoke like crazy. The pollution is way worse than it is here in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, even though the streets I was on were within blocks of the ocean.

Although I love Cuba itself and the Cubans, let's just say everyone should visit a Communist country at least once, to see how bad the system really is.

D
45 posted on 01/04/2003 6:50:18 PM PST by daviddennis
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To: happygrl
A lot of them drive ancient VW microbusses, which are about the least environmentally benign vehicle on the road today.

D
46 posted on 01/04/2003 6:51:56 PM PST by daviddennis
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To: Cindy
Wanted by the FBI (Most Wanted)..., ELF terrorist from your link.....2002....

Previous photo, before 2002....

47 posted on 01/04/2003 6:53:56 PM PST by concerned about politics
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To: Excuse_My_Bellicosity
Ten to one the perps are pampered brats whose daddies all drive Escalantes.
48 posted on 01/04/2003 6:59:33 PM PST by Travis McGee
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To: concerned about politics
Gee, what a surprize, a rich spoiled white guy...
49 posted on 01/04/2003 7:51:44 PM PST by boop
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To: Conservababe
Why can't they be prosecuted under the Rico Act?

My thoughts exactly, it may seem drastic but they need to arrest all of the leadership of these envirowacko groups. We have enough crap to deal with already.

50 posted on 01/04/2003 8:59:56 PM PST by Dengar01
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