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    FBI Foils Militia Plot to Kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

    FBI Foils Militia Plot to Kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

    For crying out loud, this is not how you deal with politicians you do not like.
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    The FBI announced agents charged six men tied to an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

    Whitmer has come under fire since the COVID-19 pandemic due to her over-reaching restrictions and shutdown.

    The Michigan Supreme Court found she did not have “authority” for the shutdowns. The attorney general decided not to enforce the shutdowns after the Court’s ruling.

    The FBI said a raid in Hartland is connected to the kidnapping plot during Wednesday night.

    From WXYZ:

    Adam Fox, Barry Croft, Ty Garbin, Kaleb Franks, Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta have been named in the complaint. Croft is from Delaware; the rest are Michigan residents.

    According to the complaint, a Michigan-based militia group attempted to recruit members for the operation, which included storming the Capitol building in Lansing and taking hostages, including Whitmer. The plan was reportedly supposed to be executed before the November 2020 election.

    The militia group reportedly held several meetings over the summer where they participated in firearms training and combat drills; they also attempted to build IED devices, which were faulty and did not detonate as planned, according to the complaint.

    The group then reportedly decided to abduct the governor at her vacation home and take her to a secure location in Wisconsin for “trial.”

    In August, federal officials say the group allegedly conducted surveillance of her home on two occasions.

    The authorities did not name the militia group but began tracking them in March when they heard about members trying to find addresses of police officers.

    Fox posted a video of himself on Facebook calling Whitmer a “tyrant b*tch” asking others for help and ideas:

    The affidavit describing the thwarted plot reports two occasions when the alleged conspirators conducted surveillance on Whitmer’s vacation home — during the day on Aug. 29 and at night over the weekend of Sept. 12-13.

    Fox and two other individuals located Whitmer’s home and shot video and took photos of it as they drove by on Aug. 29. One of the individuals then calculated how long it would take local and state police to respond to an incident at the property.

    “We ain’t going to let ’em burn our f—in’ state down. I don’t give a f— if there’s only 20 or 30 of us, dude, we’ll go out there and use deadly force,” said Fox during the surveillance operation, according to an audio recording quoted in the affidavit.

    In an encrypted group chat, Garbin later suggested that demolishing a nearby bridge would hamper a response by police to the governor’s home, according to the court filing.

    The September surveillance followed a field exercise in at Garbin’s property in Luther, Michigan, where the conspirators allegedly detonated an improvised explosive device made from a commercial firework wrapped in shrapnel “to test its anti-personnel effectiveness.”

    Criminal Complaint Plot to … by WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Detroit


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    buckeyeminuteman | October 9, 2020 at 5:48 am

    Not going to lie, I wish they had succeeded.

    in over six months we’ve heard of fbi action twice.
    first was the nascar noose hoax that needed 15 agents.
    now we get this?
    i am NOT entertained!!

    NotCoach | October 9, 2020 at 9:54 am

    “For crying out loud, this is not how you deal with politicians you do not like.”

    To whom are you speaking? I am a Michigander and I don’t consider these morons to be any type of people I would ever associate with.

    So, someone is surprised that some anarchist wacko might enlist other wackos to kidnap possibly the most totalitarian governor in the US?

    By their own admission, this was not a “militia” which was setting this up. But, in the world of liberal media any “group” of white people who may advocate using any kind of force to protect themselves and society as a domestic terrorist militia. However, any armed group of Blacks or their white supporters who actually use force of arms to harm others and destroy property, illegally, are heralded as freedom fighters.

    Now, this alleged plot should have been shutdown as soon as possible. As the FBI should have learned, following the Garland Texas shooting in 2015, which an undercover FBI agent witnessed and filmed, these things can not be allowed to continue too long. In this case, informants supposedly supplied the information used for the arrest. How reliable are these informants? We’ll see. It is interesting that the FBI can “infiltrate” “right-wing” groups and yet, are seemingly unable to do the same with left-wing socialist and anarchist groups. Hummmm. Maybe the agency is too busy taking a knee in solidarity with BLM and AntiFa.

    Difficult to believe, check these perps for sanity and/or sobriety.

    Wretched Gretchen, Wicked Witch of the North, world class drama queen, is riding this for all it’s worth!

    This falls into a dog chasing a car. What’s he going to do when he catches it?

      DaveGinOly in reply to Romey. | October 9, 2020 at 1:43 pm

      This group doesn’t look very cerebral. Exactly the types sought by those wishing to conduct such operations without risking themselves, or making it look like such an operation was actually being planned aka a “false flag operation”.

      How Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) recruits suicide bombers, according to a Navy SEAL and senior chief in the book The Sheriff of Ramadi:

      “The senior AQI leaders – the foreigners – won’t (commit suicide bombings) themselves. They get others to do it. They prey upon (those who) are insecure or have some psychological disorder. Some of them have severe learning disabilities…”

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