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Old Oct 8th 2020, 7:39 pm
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Default FBI say's it foiled plot to kidnap Michigan Governor

I thought this could use its own thread and I didn't see it mentioned anywhere else.

Seems at least 6 men are accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

The 6 suspects are linked to Wolverine Watchmen, a militia group.

The plot appears to have also targeting the state capitol as well as homes of law enforcement.

FBI first became aware of talk of a violent overthrow early in 2020.

FBI used undercover agents and informants to gather the evidence they have uncovered.

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-w...n-governor?amp



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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post
I thought this could use its own thread and I didn't see it mentioned anywhere else.

Seems at least 6 men are accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

The 6 suspects are linked to Wolverine Watchmen, a militia group.

The plot appears to have also targeting the state capitol as well as homes of law enforcement.

FBI first became aware of talk of a violent overthrow early in 2020.

FBI used undercover agents and informants to gather the evidence they have uncovered.

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-w...n-governor?amp

Bloody Marxi..... Oh, wait.

They were planning to put her on trial for..... something.

Unhinged.
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Old Oct 8th 2020, 7:49 pm
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Must be fake, the president only sees left wing violence....
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Did the FBI instigate the plot ? That is the theme of "The Secret Agent" by Conrad. Revolutionary groups are set up and run by The Secret Police. It is also one of the themes of "1984" It happens here all the time.
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Paulry will be along soon to defend the white supremacists and blame BLM.
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Who is he and why would anyone want to kidnap him???
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Who is he and why would anyone want to kidnap him???
He is a she, and you have to take this utterly bizarre behaviour in context.

"Numerous violent incidents have been linked to citizen militia groups across the US in recent years. Adherents, who are often white men, sometimes brandish weapons during protests. The Department of Homeland Security warned this week in an annual report that violent white supremacy was the "most persistent and lethal threat in the homeland"."

The BBC articles explain a bit more.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-54470427

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52496514



And from last May.


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Who is he and why would anyone want to kidnap him???
In addition to LiW's post - Trump, you know, the one you spoke about in a recent post, encourages this sort of violence and criminality. Because they're his supporters. He's tweeted 'LIBERATE MICHIGAN!'.
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
He is a she, and you have to take this utterly bizarre behaviour in context.

"Numerous violent incidents have been linked to citizen militia groups across the US in recent years. Adherents, who are often white men, sometimes brandish weapons during protests. The Department of Homeland Security warned this week in an annual report that violent white supremacy was the "most persistent and lethal threat in the homeland"."

The BBC articles explain a bit more.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-54470427

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52496514



And from last May.

https://youtu.be/zXXFf0Q2bcU
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In addition to LiW's post - Trump, you know, the one you spoke about in a recent post, encourages this sort of violence and criminality. Because they're his supporters. He's tweeted 'LIBERATE MICHIGAN!'.
I don't know about you two girls but america (is) has become a scary place meeting with automatic weapons marches protests weapons everywhere.For me i just don't understand, i have a nice quiet peaceful life in the sun with tranquility. America seems a melting pot of hatred and are on the road to ruin.Do people feel like this too who live in America and where are the politicians to save them and turn the country around .I don't see anyone do you?
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
In addition to LiW's post - Trump, you know, the one you spoke about in a recent post, encourages this sort of violence and criminality. Because they're his supporters. He's tweeted 'LIBERATE MICHIGAN!'.
That's a bit of a stretch. So does that mean if you tweet "BRING SOME PORK SAUSAGES" and someone robs the local butchery and steals all their sausages that it's all your fault?
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That's a bit of a stretch. So does that mean if you tweet "BRING SOME PORK SAUSAGES" and someone robs the local butchery and steals all their sausages that it's all your fault?
That's got to be one of the most bizarre analogies I've ever heard.
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Hi bristol, if you have moved in my circles that the bizarre analogies would seem quite a normal comparison of the affor mention post you are quoting
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That's got to be one of the most bizarre analogies I've ever heard.

I would say it's much more like tweeting "Butchers are thieves! Their sausages should be free!" and then someone goes and smashes the window and steals them, followed by tweets about how they are fine people.

Anyway, a heavily armed group of people had actual plans to kidnap a Governor and put her on "trial". That's not sausages.
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Anyway, a heavily armed group of people had actual plans to kidnap a Governor and put her on "trial". That's not sausages.
It's the new conservative age.
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
I would say it's much more like tweeting "Butchers are thieves! Their sausages should be free!" and then someone goes and smashes the window and steals them, followed by tweets about how they are fine people.

Anyway, a heavily armed group of people had actual plans to kidnap a Governor and put her on "trial". That's not sausages.
If I were Ms Whitmer I'd be feeling pretty sick and shaken. Being helpless in the hands of maniacs like that is a terrifying prospect.
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