Skip to comments.Mich. militia members cleared of charges that accused them of plotting war against government
Posted on 03/28/2012 2:59:59 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg
DETROIT A federal judge on Tuesday gutted the governments case against seven members of a Michigan militia, dismissing the most serious charges in an extraordinary defeat for federal authorities who insisted they had captured homegrown rural extremists poised for war.
U.S. District Judge Victoria Roberts said the members expressed hatred of law enforcement didnt amount to a conspiracy to rebel against the government. The FBI had secretly planted an informant and an FBI agent inside the Hutaree militia starting in 2008 to collect hours of anti-government audio and video that became the cornerstone of the case.
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whenever one uses the term malitia and obama’s justice department in the same sentence one can assume there if a constitutional violation involved.
Good Point. I'll remember that.
WE DONN’ NEEED NO STEEENKING CONSTATUTION!!!
Having failed at this, the Obama regime is now on to prosecuting one of the real enemies of the State; Gibson Guitar.
Bwahahahahahahaha! The anti-Free America libs take one in the a**. Great morning. Keep up the fight aganst these asshat, moonbat anti-freedom libs.
U.S. District Judge Victoria Roberts said the members expressed hatred of law enforcement didnt amount to a conspiracy to rebel against the government.Surprise, surprise.
Roberts, Victoria A.The joke's on you Eric Holder.
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 31, 1997, received commission on June 29, 1998.
BTW Eric, glad to see we're still using Sedition as a Federal Charge.
That will come in handy in the future. Hope YOU and Barry remember that (snicker, snicker).
Sounds more like Soviet Russia than the US to me.
obumo and holder should be pursuing the real terrorist groups like the noi-nbp-naacp. Oh wait those are there people, I forgot.
I was glad to see those militia members acquitted, based on the pre-fabricated facts of the case. I did not know that saying “Welcome To The Revolution” was a crime. I wonder if they will arrest Gary Busey for saying the same in the movie titled “Under Seige?”
Time to vote the butt klown out of the oval muslim decorated office.
At this point in time, It is not what is said, but who says it that is the crime. It is not what one does that is the crime, but who one does it to [as Zimmerman has learned the hard way]. The deciding factor whether or not one commits a crime depends if one is one of Holder’s ,and obama’s people or not. Again Zimmerman comes to mind. He is a light complected Jewish Pureto Rican who the media was able to paint as White so that the Hispanic Activists groups such as La Raza would not touch him, thereby leaving him to fend for himself.
They have served their purpose. The arrest was prosecuted not to protect the People— Nor the Nation -but to send a message to the masses. These citizens have served their purpose. Message sent— end of script.
Other than the ones that were arrested on trumpted uped charges, no. Don’t expect the media to be overjoyed about their release.
If they were Islamic or black superiority the media would TRUMPET this news!
heheheh I am stealing that one! Just so you know!
First victory in the “cold” civil war?
I am still amazed by the number of people we meet here who, upon learning my wife is from Michigan, approach her and ask “can you hook me up with the Militia?”
There are people in my area who looked at these Militia's "Web Postings" and shake their head in wonderment. They would never "advertise" their preparations... even issues as benign as storing food for emergencies.
Yes, I remember the Miami Florida media BREATHLESSLY reporting this story...and EMPHASIZING that these were WHITE PEOPLE.
Funny they focused on RACE in that case, eh?
And according to Holder in a speech in Chicago recently, “due process” does not necessarily mean a trial before a judge. The President can give you all the process that is due to you by reviewing your file.