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2020-10-08 -Lurid Crime Tales-
UNCONFIRMED - FBI charges six people in plot to kidnap Michigan's Governor Gretchen Whitmer, overthrow government
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Posted by Besoeker 2020-10-08 15:09|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6491 views ]  Top

#1 Some one actually has been reading the Declaration of Independence and taking it seriously.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-10-08 15:36||   2020-10-08 15:36|| Front Page Top

#2 I bet she's "naughty".
Posted by Clem 2020-10-08 15:40||   2020-10-08 15:40|| Front Page Top

#3 Kinda expected this, to be honest. She has gone far into being a complete tyrant.
Posted by DarthVader 2020-10-08 15:57||   2020-10-08 15:57|| Front Page Top

#4 Given the sterling reputation of the FBI, the timing with regards to both 3-Nov and Governor Dearest getting slapped down by the MI Supreme Court, I'm a bit suspicious.

This will be a nice media bump for Her Governorship, and could provide the Dems with an alternative to the unsatisfying on so many dimensions Harris/Biden ticket.
Posted by SteveS 2020-10-08 16:13||   2020-10-08 16:13|| Front Page Top

#5 The first of many October surprises to come.

They have yet to arrange the stock market crash and the traditional pre-election mass shooting/school shooting.

Probably saving those for the last ten days of the month.
Posted by charger 2020-10-08 16:22||   2020-10-08 16:22|| Front Page Top

#6 "Chris, it's Kamala. This Andy Ngo guy is just killing us with those videos. Can't you come up with some good right-wing crime?"

"Uhh.... How about a right-wing plot to kidnap Whitmer?"

"Wait. Are you telling me there are people who don't want to kidnap Whitmer?"
Posted by Matt 2020-10-08 16:34||   2020-10-08 16:34|| Front Page Top

#7 Isn't that what BLM and ANTIFA are doing?
Posted by Iblis 2020-10-08 17:10||   2020-10-08 17:10|| Front Page Top

#8 In the end those 6 arrested will only get charged with refusing to wear a mask while bullshitting.
Posted by Airandee 2020-10-08 17:19||   2020-10-08 17:19|| Front Page Top

#9 The point was that this story was across social media in less than 5 minutes.
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-10-08 17:22||   2020-10-08 17:22|| Front Page Top

#10 I read elsewhere the peeps were antifa. White but not supremacists
Posted by BrerRabbit 2020-10-08 17:22||   2020-10-08 17:22|| Front Page Top

#11 Anarchists
Posted by Davemac  2020-10-08 17:25||   2020-10-08 17:25|| Front Page Top

#12 Interesting that at no point is there the normal 'Right Wing Militia'.

The progs and leftists are spreading it like Joe Bob and his dog Red arra outtan' about stirrn up trubles!
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-10-08 17:27||   2020-10-08 17:27|| Front Page Top

#13 #11 - Correct! Anarchists
Posted by Frank G 2020-10-08 17:49||   2020-10-08 17:49|| Front Page Top

#14 If video over at WZ is correct, guy has anarchist flag, talks anarchist points, has those hula hoop earrings.
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-10-08 17:56||   2020-10-08 17:56|| Front Page Top

#15 Friggin' FBEYE moves on this in lightning speed at the state level yet here we are 4 yrs later on a National coup attempt and crickets. The Deep State is all powerful
Posted by Warthog 2020-10-08 18:09||   2020-10-08 18:09|| Front Page Top

#16 From the Times of Israel:

Six men plotted to try to kidnap Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer at her vacation home, according to a criminal complaint unsealed today in federal court.

Four of the six men had planned to meet Wednesday to “make a payment on explosives and exchange tactical gear,” the FBI says in the court filin

The government used informants and undercover agents to thwart the alleged plot.

Through electronic communications, two of the alleged conspirators “agreed to unite others in their cause and take violent action against multiple state governments that they believe are violating the US Constitution,” the FBI says.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-10-08 18:10||   2020-10-08 18:10|| Front Page Top

#17 Local News - deep dive into the details

From this and some other similar tidbits, it looks like some anarchists (not necessarily PantiFa-flavored), who were heavily infiltrated by the FBI, tried to drag some random militia guys into their plot to kidnap/kill/annoy the Governor.

The random militia guys provide the newsies and FBI license to tag this as a right-wing plot.
Posted by SteveS 2020-10-08 18:27||   2020-10-08 18:27|| Front Page Top

#18 Some additional info at vox,
Posted by JohnQC 2020-10-08 18:40||   2020-10-08 18:40|| Front Page Top

Posted by Frank G 2020-10-08 19:38||   2020-10-08 19:38|| Front Page Top

#20 Interesting that the FBI has a guy on the inside with a wire already in this situation, yet no apparent progress on Antifa.
Posted by gorb 2020-10-08 20:27||   2020-10-08 20:27|| Front Page Top

#21 If you look at their video... They are not right wing.
In other words, he’s ANTIFA

Posted by 3dc 2020-10-08 21:56||   2020-10-08 21:56|| Front Page Top

#22 What a shit flag on the right.
Poster on the left is a map of Michigan.
The display shelf with casting couch is odd.

Posted by swksvolFF 2020-10-08 22:04||   2020-10-08 22:04|| Front Page Top

#23 If you look at their video... They are not right wing. In other words, he’s ANTIFA

Submitted this article in the bin for tomorrow:
Suspect Charged in Gretchen Whitmer Kidnap Plot Had Anarchist Flag
Posted by Hupolurong Speasing3559 2020-10-08 22:23||   2020-10-08 22:23|| Front Page Top

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