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Five (Occupy leaders) suspected in Ohio bombing attempt plead not guilty
Yahoo ^ | 5/07/12 | Kim Palmer

Posted on 05/07/2012 3:22:49 PM PDT by Libloather

Five suspected in Ohio bombing attempt plead not guilty
By Kim Palmer | Reuters – 1 hr 18 mins ago

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Five men charged with trying to blow up a four-lane highway south of Cleveland pleaded not guilty on Monday in a federal court crowded with their supporters.

The five, Douglas Wright, Brandon Baxter, Anthony Hayne, Connor Stevens and Joshua Stafford, were arrested last Tuesday after allegedly paying an undercover FBI agent $900 for what they believed to be bombs, but were actually fakes.

The men, ranging in age from 20 to 37, had attempted to use the fake bombs to blow up a bridge on a four-lane highway in a May Day protest, according to prosecutors.

**SNIP**

In this case, the FBI paid more than $5,000 to an informant during an investigation that began in October after he met the five suspects at an Occupy Cleveland rally.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: bombing; guilty; occupy; occupybridgeplot; ohio; ohiobridgeplot; ows

1 posted on 05/07/2012 3:22:54 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

My guess is that the presiding Judge was so upset by the Yahoo editors’ failure to have mastered the infinitive verb tense that he could not allow the hearing to proceed.


2 posted on 05/07/2012 3:30:14 PM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Libloather

Well at least we need to look at the bright side. The Feral govt learned enough to not deliver -Real- bombs to the terrorists like they did in OKC. Progress has been made!


3 posted on 05/07/2012 3:34:50 PM PDT by Clay Moore (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Libloather

Yeah, they plead not guilty ... for now. Just you wait.

These are young guys. When it dawns on them that SOMEone is going up the river for decades, one or more of them will sing like canaries.


4 posted on 05/07/2012 3:54:50 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: Libloather
...after allegedly paying an undercover FBI agent $900 for what they believed to be bombs, but were actually fakes.

They thought they were buying a bomb for $900 dollars? These guys aren't the sharpest knives in the drawer.

The FBI said the suspects have no ties to any terrorist organizations and that the public was never in danger because the explosives were inert.

Not tied to any terrorist organization? They were a terrorist organization!
The knives may not be too sharp in the FBI's drawer either.

5 posted on 05/07/2012 4:05:08 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Libloather

What kind of people go to court to support these criminals?

I hope they took names.


6 posted on 05/07/2012 4:14:24 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: TigersEye
These guys aren't the sharpest knives in the drawer.

That's a given...


7 posted on 05/07/2012 4:16:27 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather
You just did that to make me laugh.

It worked! ROTFLMAO

8 posted on 05/07/2012 4:17:31 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Libloather
These guys aren't the sharpest knives in the drawer.

They only wanted to blow up a mailbox until the undercover FBI agent convinced them to blow up the bridge.

9 posted on 05/07/2012 4:20:18 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
Which one of those fine upstanding young criminals made that claim?

(as if it makes any difference)

10 posted on 05/07/2012 4:24:45 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye
You just did that to make me laugh.

Just think - someone gave birth to that...

11 posted on 05/07/2012 4:25:15 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: TigersEye

Yours truly, irony.


12 posted on 05/07/2012 4:26:20 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Libloather

Stop it! I just got finished Windexing my monitor from the last one.


13 posted on 05/07/2012 4:26:53 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
They only wanted to blow up a mailbox until the undercover FBI agent convinced them to blow up the bridge.

So - someone really IS that stoopid.

14 posted on 05/07/2012 4:28:32 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
Yours truly, irony.

In an attempt to decipher that incoherent statement I will assume "yours truly" means that you made it up. I'll just pass on why you stuck the word 'irony' in there.

15 posted on 05/07/2012 4:30:16 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye

The reported 50 supporters in the courtroom are the real threat. Hope someone in law enforcement, or at Breitbart (etc) took video pics of all of them for future reference.

Terrorist groups always have “support” networks (i.e. “fans”) and the fans can become the next tier of terrorists.

A camera is one of the best tools to use against terrorists and their supporters. A picture (face) is worth a thousand words in preventing the next terrorist act.

Hope DHS understands this but I doubt it.


16 posted on 05/07/2012 4:32:04 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: TigersEye
Stop it!

Alright. I git it. These fine, young, upstanding future RAT candidates can't be found guilty for something they didn't do.

Can't they be arrested for just being FUGLY? Their next centerfold will probably be in TIME magazine.

17 posted on 05/07/2012 4:34:51 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: TigersEye

Perhaps knowing word definition would help you.


18 posted on 05/07/2012 4:40:07 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

I would be very surprised if the FBI didn’t take numerous photos of everyone who showed up there. Followed by scanning the pics into face recognition software and filing it all in a database.


19 posted on 05/07/2012 4:41:17 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Perhaps learning English would help you.


20 posted on 05/07/2012 4:42:03 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Libloather

Based on #1 and #5 I think some hairdresser/s should be brought up on charges.


21 posted on 05/07/2012 4:45:01 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye

I doubt it. Then I’d be obliged to bring you up to my level. How would that help me?


22 posted on 05/07/2012 4:45:47 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
I'll just assume that it's well past beer-thirty in your
time zone and you have no idea how stupid your posts sound.
23 posted on 05/07/2012 4:48:04 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye
I don't drink but here's looking at you, professor.

May I humbly suggest you re-read "Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism", particularly the part about ego. You seemed to have misplaced the message that has resonated with students for nearly thirty years.

24 posted on 05/07/2012 5:00:58 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: TigersEye

Ah yes, and don’t forget the license plates. Terrorist supporters usually don’t take buses to court. They live like parasites off their capitalist parents who they will shoot once the revolution begins, unless their parents are “old school” and loaded up on guns and ammo early on.


25 posted on 05/07/2012 5:05:43 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

You couldn’t explain what that means if your life depended on it. ‘Ego’ in Buddhism isn’t anything like the Freudian definition you’re obviously using. But then you can’t even explain what you meant in your own posts. LOL


26 posted on 05/07/2012 5:19:24 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye

You stun me with your density.


27 posted on 05/07/2012 5:22:24 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Libloather

They’re white. They are dead meat...


28 posted on 05/07/2012 5:22:29 PM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: Caipirabob
They’re white. They are dead meat...

Let's qualify that...They only look like they're from another planet...They’re white. They are dead meat...

29 posted on 05/07/2012 5:25:43 PM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

I’m sure they got a wealth of information on them all and combined that with any previous LE contacts they have had.


30 posted on 05/07/2012 5:26:14 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

You bore me with your vague vapidity.


31 posted on 05/07/2012 5:28:02 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye

Glen Beck says that one of these five guys signed the lease for a house, where 12 members of the OWS were living.


32 posted on 05/07/2012 5:31:30 PM PDT by Eva
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To: TigersEye

With some police departments, you assume too much. Believe me, I know from experience. I hate amateurs.


33 posted on 05/07/2012 5:31:37 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: TigersEye

Carp! You just reminded me it’s well past Beer Thirty at my house, and I’m wayyyyy behind! I was having so much fun watching you and Ziggy having a classic slap-fest.


34 posted on 05/07/2012 5:35:33 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Libloather
If that's the enemy, we'll prolly be ok.


35 posted on 05/07/2012 5:38:22 PM PDT by tomkat ( FU.baraq <font finger=middle>)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

I was speaking of the FBI which would have jurisdiction over crimes involving bomb plots and other terroristic threats.


36 posted on 05/07/2012 5:42:27 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Cyber Liberty
Always remember and never forget; it's always beer-thirty somewhere in the world. ;^)

I have almost finished my morning's coffee so I might have a little nip myself pretty soon.

37 posted on 05/07/2012 5:45:24 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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TEA Party On!

The Place for Conservatives
We have some elections to win!



38 posted on 05/07/2012 6:02:47 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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