Skip to comments.Georgia men charged with plotting to make ricin
Posted on 11/01/2011 7:22:07 PM PDT by markomalley
Federal authorities on Tuesday arrested four Georgia men accused of plotting to buy explosives and produce a deadly biological toxin to attack fellow U.S. citizens and government officials.
The Justice Department said the men were members of a fringe domestic militia group and had planned to manufacture ricin for use in their attacks.
The men attended meetings starting in March where they discussed carrying out crimes, including murder, in order to undermine federal and state government, prosecutors said. The targets included local police, federal government buildings and employees of agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service.
At a meeting at Thomas' house in March, Thomas said he had enough weapons to arm everyone at the table and that he had compiled a "Bucket List" of government employees, politicians, corporate leaders and media members he felt needed to be "taken out" to "make the country right again," according to court documents.
"There is no way for us, as militiamen, to save this country, to save Georgia, without doing something that's highly, highly illegal. Murder," Thomas said during the meeting, court records show.
During a meeting in September, Crump said he wanted to make 10 pounds of ricin and disperse it in various U.S. cities, according to prosecutors. Authorities said he described one scenario in which the toxin would be blown from a car traveling on Atlanta highways.
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Didn’t that last “militia group” have all their charges dropped and faded away into a politically correct sunset?
It’s like a return the 60’s and 70’s. Read an article about the Red Brigade rising in Italy today, OWS national strikes and healthy doses of terrorism.
Of course OWS looks more like Jim Jones gang before the koolaid.
Its only going to get crazier from here...
Prepare for 2012 to be a strange year indeed.
Ruby Ridge redux?
Hard to argue with some of their thinking.
He left out judges and lawyers.
Which one of these "right wingers" was the FBI plant?
“Which one of these “right wingers” was the FBI plant?”
The one that called everyone to the meating and shared with them his plan.
OK wait. He said he had enough weapons to arm everyone at the table. How many was that? Four? Everybody in the state of GA could do that. As a long time Georiga gal I put forth with confidence that there are few if any Georgia boys who could produce an edible meatloaf much less 10 lbs of Ricin. Puhleeeeze!!!
This is just an updated version of the old game of militia gotcha!!! Look out for the big bad militia. What a crock.
So you've been following these cases too.
If I had few scruples, I could make a good living doing the same thing...
My pet theory is that some small town or county is going have a standoff with the feds.
Whatever happens, I think Millennialist fever is going hit this country hard next year. The 2012 crowd are going to get all wacky.
...who have been heavily armed by the ATF, FBI, DEA, DOJ, DHS, CIA, ICE and the State Dept.
Exactly. I had an FBI agent tell me that whenever there is a group like this with two or more people in it, one is an FBI agent.
I propose that we call them the Bucket List Gang for the purpose of tagging this story with a keyword.
Maybe this one?
Fine by me. Someone on the thread linked in post #17 suggested ‘Sunshine Boy’s’.
I prefer “Meatloaf Militia”.
makes us wonder, that is for sure.
Are you referring to the Hutaree? Because the answer is no. They did not have their charges dropped. The trials are currently on-going. In fact, one of them just plead guilty today:
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Up here in NYC we’d have to name it the Meatballs and Matzah Militia!