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He planned to kill Democrats and Journalists,

"Enemies of the People".

Trump's blathering is dangerous.

cava Level 7 Feb 20, 2019

did I happen to land on the page of insanity?

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“civil war if trump impeached”
Pretty clear who's encouraging this insanity!

jerry99 Level 8 Feb 21, 2019
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Trump is malignant.

Tig3r Level 3 Feb 21, 2019

Well put!!

I hope not. It would be a pitty if the best president since Kennedy had a dreadful disease

Trump’s a far better president than that idiot Obama!

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That's who put trump in office.

freeofgod Level 8 Feb 21, 2019
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This homophobic, Islamophobic, Misogynistic, Antisemitic, Racist movement is bigger than Trump. He's just a tool of the SOBs calling the shots. And Trump's just telling his followers what they want to hear.
[counterpunch.org]

If he would not evil like Helllllary would be destroying our world. Unfortunately the truth does not have much support. Ignorance does. So every cockroach (politician, clergy, banker, roach itself) even if he is an atheist goes to be seen in churches of majority to get elected. Yes, it is very sad. I would love to live in Geniocracy (dictatorship of science and reason) like Singapore. Unfortunately I am not rich enough to be able to do it.

Exactly. Trump is the puppet. We have to look a lot harder. He’s there to distract us

@arizonajerry69 Wait a second... did you just use the word "Hellary"? And praise Singapore (where caning is a judicial punishment) as a "dictatorship of science and reason"?
I'm beginning to question your qualifications as a judge of what is or is not evil.

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A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant and self-identified white nationalist was arrested after federal investigators uncovered a cache of weapons and ammunition in his Maryland home that authorities say he stockpiled to launch a widespread domestic terrorist attack targeting politicians and journalists.

Christopher Paul Hasson called for “focused violence” to “establish a white homeland” and said, “I am dreaming of a way to kill almost every last person on the earth,” in one of his letters that contemplated launching a biological plague, according to court records filed in U.S. District Court in Maryland. Though court documents do not detail a specific planned date for an attack, the government said he had been amassing supplies and weapons since at least 2017, developed a spreadsheet of targets that included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and searched the Internet using phrases such as “best place in dc to see congress people” and “are supreme court justices protected.”

“The defendant intends to murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country,” the government said in court documents filed this week, arguing that Hasson should stay in jail awaiting trial.

Hasson, 49, of Silver Spring, is expected to appear before a judge for a detention hearing in federal court in Greenbelt at 1 p.m. Thursday.

Hasson was arrested on charges of possessing illegal weapons and drugs on Friday, but the government said those charges are the “proverbial tip of the iceberg.” Officials with the U.S. attorney’s office in Maryland outlined Hasson’s alleged plans to spark chaos and destruction in court documents, describing a man obsessed with neo-fascist and neo-Nazi views.

“Please send me your violence that I may unleash it onto their heads,” Hasson wrote in a letter that prosecutors said was found in his email drafts. “Guide my hate to make a lasting impression on this world.”

A magistrate judge ordered the federal public defender’s office to represent Hasson; that office declined to comment Wednesday.

Hasson has been working at the U.S. Coast Guard headquarters in Washington since 2016, according to court documents filed by prosecutors. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps between 1988 to 1993 and in the Army National Guard for about two years in the mid-1990s, the filings state.

Agents with the FBI field office in Baltimore and the Coast Guard Investigative Service arrested Hasson on Friday, FBI Baltimore spokesman Dave Fitz confirmed.

A Coast Guard spokesman, Lt. Cmdr. Scott McBride, said Wednesday that Hasson no longer works at Coast Guard headquarters.

“An active duty Coast Guard member stationed at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., was arrested last week on illegal weapons and drug charges as a result of an ongoing investigation led by Coast Guard Investigation Services, in cooperation with the FBI and the Dept. of Justice,” McBride said in a written statement. McBride declined to comment further, citing the open investigation.

Court documents do not detail what prompted federal law enforcement to begin investigating Hasson, but contend that Hasson had been studying the 1,500-page manifesto of right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik, who unleashed two attacks in 2011 that killed 77 people in Norway, and echoed Breivik’s attack preparations

The manifesto outlined how Breivik planned and prepared his attacks with the aim of providing a road map for others planning similar terrorist operations, the U.S. court filings say.

Breivik took steroids and narcotics, believing it would heighten his abilities to carry out attacks. When law enforcement raided Hasson’s apartment, they said they found a locked container loaded with more than 30 vials of what appeared to be human growth hormone. He has also ordered more than 4,200 pills of the narcotic Tramadol since 2016, along with synthetic urine to allegedly bypass possible random drug screenings at work, they said.

Breivik encouraged identifying targets and traitors. In recent weeks, according to the court filings, Hasson developed a spreadsheet of targets that included top Democratic congressional leaders and media personalities. The list includes “JOEY,” what prosecutors say is a reference to former congressman Joe Scarborough (R-Fla.), now of MSNBC; “cortez,” an alleged reference to freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York); and “Sen blumen jew,” presumably about Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.).

Authorities seized 15 firearms, including several long guns and rifles, and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition from his cramped basement apartment after executing a search warrant this month. Over the past two years, he had made nearly two dozen purchases of firearms or related equipment and made thousands of visits to websites selling weapons or tactical gear.

The filing was first reported Wednesday afternoon by the Program on Extremism at George Washington University.

Authorities said Hasson harbored extremist views for years.

“The defendant is a domestic terrorist,” the government said in court filings, “bent, on committing acts dangerous to human life that are intended to affect governmental conduct.”

In an email he drafted in June 2017, he contemplated biological attacks and targeting food supplies, according to the court filings. He considered the merits of a “bombing/sniper campaign.” And included a “Things to do” list that included purchasing land “out west or possibly NC mtns” for family and researching tactics used during the civil war in Ukraine.

“During unrest target both sides to increase tension,” Hasson wrote in the email, according to the court filings. “In other words provoke gov/police to over react which should help to escalate violence. BLM protests or other left crap would be ideal to incite to violence.”

In another letter drafted months later to an American neo-Nazi leader, cited in the court filing, Hasson called for a “white homeland.” He sent the letter to himself nearly two months after the neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, where torch carrying white-supremacists clashed with anti-racist protesters.

“I never saw a reason for mass protest or wearing uniforms marching around provoking people with swastikas etc.,” Hasson said in the letter, according to court filings. “I was and am a man of action you cannot change minds protesting like that. However you can make change with a little focused violence.”

Hasson’s commitment to destruction appeared heightened in recent weeks, according to prosecutors. He created a list of “traitors” and targets on Jan. 19 in an Excel spreadsheet on his work computer, they said, which was created two days after he conducted several Internet inquiries:

8:54 a.m.: “what if trump illegally impeached”

8:57 a.m.: “best place in dc to see congress people”

8:58 a.m.: “where in dc to congress live”

10:39 a.m.: “civil war if trump impeached”

11:26 a.m.: “social democrats usa”

The arrest marks the second time that the service has responded to an incident involving alleged white supremacy in recent months. In September, the Coast Guard reprimanded a service member who flashed what some people identified as a white supremacy sign in the background of a televised interview with another officer during the response to Hurricane Florence.

“We are aware of the offensive video on twitter — the Coast Guard has identified the member and removed him from the response,” the service said at the time in a tweet. “His actions do not reflect those of the United States Coast Guard.”

That individual was not identified.

“His actions do not reflect those of the United States Coast Guard.”

Oh great. That’s good to know.

Its insanely frustrating and sad that at this day and age these ideologies still remain.

This is mental illness at it’s worst! This is not even close to normal thinking and behaving! There is a disconnect in our culture that is helping to create this mind set! Was there no ‘signs’ when this man was in the military and at his workplace? There are so many questions? The person may not be the only one of his kind...

The worst part for me is he lives very close to my son. I hope they keep him in a psych facility.

What a monster. I hope he is kept locked up and then prosecuted.

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I used to be pretty naive and I thought the american militia were the biggest threat to our country but now we have openly racist people actively arming themselves and actively threatening and they come everywhere.

American militia ? who they ?

@Moravian not sure the official term but this was way before Trump or palin. Just backwoods people who organized militias. Idaho and other states. Oklahoma city bomber was one

@Janiesuper I visited Idaho last year and there certainly are a lot of guns but would they be able to organise themselves ?. I doubt it. I remember a bunch in Waco Texas tried to take on the authorities with out much success.

@Moravian they are small groups. Doubtful they can create a large army but they can definitely cause trouble

@Moravian [en.m.wikipedia.org]

They have morphed into reich wing evangelicals that support tRump.

Lady, open your eyes and arm yourself before it is to late.

i'm not fighting this stupid fight, i keep my gas tank full and my dogs leash by the door. any signs of trouble and we hit the road with a laptop. thats it. fuck all of those motherfuckers who think they can strike fear in us, who think they can stomp all over someone elses space and property and call it a win. fuck that. there is nothing anyone can steal from me.

@Janiesuper Maybe nothing material, but they can steal your sense of security and your peace of mind and make you want to leave your home and hit the road. What has happened to America in the last 20 years? I don't feel safe here anymore. Too many crazy, angry, stupid people with guns.

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My naïvety is showing: how do such badly damaged people ever come to exist in the first place?

irascible Level 8 Feb 20, 2019

Faux noise, Rush, Hannity, Carlson, Ingraham, Colter, etc. When all one listens to is bigotry and racist views it's what they become

It's amazing how many people listen their drivel and take it seriously. I've had people on Facebook who really are frantic that MS-13 is lurking behind every tree waiting attack them so of course they are equally furious at anyone who doesn't favor blowing billions of dollars on Trumpy's wall. One old gal told me I'd be sorry when MS-13 shows up some night and carves me up LOL. I told her if I'm ever murdered odds are overwhelming it will be a white guy with a gun and mental issues - not MS-13. The Faux News audience really are like a cult because they are impervious to reason.

@EskieMom I had not heard of MS-13 until I read your reply.

They are a legitimately bad bunch, but like most ethnic gangs they primarily prey on other members of their own ethnic . If anyone else gets killed by them it's either a mistake or the person was involved in drugs or some similar criminal enterprise where their paths cross. Trumpy has found them a very useful boogie man to scare silly, old white people with and of course Faux News has been more than happy to help him.

@EskieMom I believe their thinking was always this way. Trump just validated it for them. Now they think they're in control. Always makes me think of the story of Pandora's Box. How do you get the evils back into the box? I don't know if you can.

@TheoryNumber3 I was referring MS-13, which is a gang from Central America, primarily Guatemala I think, not the white nationalists. Trumpy and Faux News would have you believe MS-13 are running wild here, which is not the case. There are some of them here, but they primarily prey on other Central Americans.

I agree with you about the white nationalist groups. They have always existed, but Trumpy giving them subtle encouragement has definitely made them feel empowered come out and make their presence felt. so has all the online chat rooms where they are able get together and goad each other on. Fortunately they've lost some of those spaces as they've gotten more violent, a lot of the online providers have kicked them off. I did see a couple of encouraging articles that in Europe where they also have a big problem with these groups coming out from under the rocks, some Eastern European countries where they were initially popular are starting to turn against them. I would hope that is the case, since they have no real solutions to offer, just scapegoating.

@EskieMom Oops... my bad. I should have read the entire thread before replying. I can't disagree with anything you said. This racism has been under the surface for decades waiting for someone to dig it up. Now, as you said, they're empowered.

@EskieMom MS-13 are from El Salvador originally and now have chapters all around the world promoting money laundering, sexual grooming and so on.

@Redheadedgammy at least someone is telling the truth. Yes, the system is evil but unfortunately Trump has so many obstacles in making it better that I worry every day when some crazy guy will end it

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This is why I will never visit the USA, too fucking violent.

@TCameron Unfortunately the traitor of all Canadians, that rode the wave of nostalgia and likes for his father destroyed the peacefulness. All misfits escaping justice in America are welcome. There is as many shootings in Toronto as in Beirut. Trudeau single handed destroyed the country just like that fascist Angela in Berlin destroyed the country for their people or that dumbat in London by immigration. If you are an educated persecuted Christian in Iraq do not apply. If you are illiterate follower of the medieval criminal from equatorial region of Africa you are welcome in Canada.

@arizonajerry69 WTF are you on about? Are you talking in tongues?

@arizonajerry69 well that’s one extreme and delusional view I suppose.

Saying that Merkel destroyed Germany, arguably the most successful country in a broad range of measures - in the world, is true extremism.

Tell us: not too keen on johnny foreigner eh? Is it just Muslims you hate or anyone with darker skin?

@arizonajerry69, @Wangobango3 he’s a neo fascist who spouts a load of hate here periodically. Breitbart would be much better suited for him

In the US you have the right to carry a personal handgun to defend yourself against a criminal. In Canada you don’t have that right. I’ll take the US over Canada any day.

@Trajan61 that theory has been proven wrong over and over. Gun ownership increases,not decreases, your odds of death by gunshot. Gun owners rarely successfully defend themselves from bad guys. But please do stay out of Canada and I'll stay out of the Excited States.

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I wonder who he was selling the weapons too..Nazis and Proud Boys perhaps?

Charlene Level 9 Feb 20, 2019
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I am DOG. The Great and Powerful. And on the Seventh Day of the Apocolypse, seven angels will blow seven eggplants each.And seven cauliflowers will loose seven trumpet blasts each. And out of each trumpet blast will emerge seven Trumps. From whicheth burst forth seven gusts of intestinal gas each. And the unrighteous will be smothered with the vengeance of Dog!

I just love a vegan terrorist DOG

@TheoryNumber3 ARF-ARF!

"Cry havoc and unleash the DOG of war" and he shall smite thee in his righteous zeal with his weapons of Mass Flatulence...

halelujah

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I have it all ready plannedvout how to kill off allnpeople on Earth. In a few million years the star closest to the Earth will explode with a bang and expand into a red giant star and burn up everything on Earth and the bible confirms it. 2 Peter 3:10 ...The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything done in it will be laid bare.

Antifred Level 7 Feb 21, 2019

Think we'll make it that long? Seems to me like we are already on that path with little will to change it!

@Plantman maybe a 3000 mile wide asteriod in a few thousand years.

In approximately 5 billion years, the sun will begin to become a red giant and a 30 mile dia. asteroid will also do the job effectively... No-one will be around to witness either event...

@RichieO maybe no one around to witness but already been seen. It just didn't give indication of asteroid "roar" thru atmosphere or solar explosion.

2 Peter 3:10 The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything done in it will be laid bare.

@RichieO We think that we are so important that we will try to go and F/U another planet to save ourselves. Well the milky way is on collision course who knows what will happen. I am surely not going to church to pray

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I mean I’d appreciate it if he was to start with himself but seriously what it would take to achieve what he’s considered would be nearly humanly impossible.

I should know because I have thought about it myself since 2016 if for nothing more than to give our self centered child like society something to actually cry about or at least expedite the circling of the drain.?

48thRonin Level 8 Feb 20, 2019

He could do a lot of carnage...without the full program!

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Oh great he lived just an hour away from me.

Sorcha Level 6 Feb 20, 2019
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The government has a vested interest in maintaining fear, uncertainty and doubt.

Budgets are at stake.

Really? Super villians do exist now and then... mostly in James Bond flicks.

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What a jerk

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One member of the Conservatist Atheist group?

Mooolah Level 8 July 18, 2019
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The liberals are obsessed with white supremacy which is actually very rare. That arrogant, racist piece of crap Obama was the one who started this. Race relations deteriorated dramatically under that idiot.

Trajan61 Level 8 May 2, 2019

I disagree strongly. Race relations have sucked in the US forever, unless you were lily white and male. Never ever in the history of the US have non white non male been treated like white males. Obama only caused the problem to come to the surface. The US has an aggressive history of oppressing everyone, from the indigenous population to the most current arrivals.

@HippieChick58 Mainstream conservatives routinely publicly condemn the extremists who have similar political leanings. Liberals put their extremists on a stage and hand them a microphone.

@mongo1977 Please do explain who these "mainstream conservatives" are and please cite your sources where these "mainstreamers" are condemning the Alt-Right/White Nationalists, etc., whatever name you call those brand of racists.

Considering "mainstream" supports the Talking Yam, by default they support White Pridesters. You know ... those "good people" that felt/feel empowered to go mainstream because their Grand Poo-pah Trump (and his sideshow) emboldened them to do so.

@SeaGreenEyez This nonsense is why Trump is winning in 2020. Keep up the good work!

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He must be the result of the modern education, destruction of sciences and religious brainwashing. But the idea of getting this planet opportunity to rejuvenate by removing the human infestation that bred like rats to extinction is not a bad idea. The method is flawed. I am a member of every 0 population growth imaginable, but this can be achieved over several centuries painlessly by methods like mandatory sterilization upon second delivery including the sperm donor if can be found.

If you favor zero population growth what do you think about the democrats who refuse to do anything to stop the illegals from pouring over our southern border? Yes I agree zero population makes a lot of sense but we have to stop illegal immigration as well. The US is already close to zero population growth if we could just stop illegal immigration.

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The system of racism is predictable to say the least , as one understands its origins ,they will not be be distracted by the side stories . The masses are merely pitted against each other while a small group rule , and enjoy the fruits of all of our labors . To suggest that Obama or even Trump are the cause of ,or directly involved in the re-insurgence of racism is so far from the truth, it’s sad . We are manipulated by a system that has poisoned the very core of the human psyche and continues to do so .

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Lock her up! Lock her up
[chicagotribune.com]

Beware of Clinton projection syndrome - Chicago Tribune
Hillary Clinton, shown April 23, 2019, at the TIME 100 Summit in New York, has a history of behavior that might have invited indictment if not for the positions of power she has held.

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It’s flavour-of-the-month isn’t it... a few newspaper articles come along saying how ignored the white nationalist threat has been, and next we know governments are up in arms spending money on countering the white nationalist threat.

But even if they did cook up some way to kill almost every human on earth, would the planet care?

Denker Level 7 Mar 31, 2019
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