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  1. #1 Four held over 'assassination plot' against Barack Obama 
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    UP to four people have been arrested over an alleged plot to kill Barack Obama at this week's Democratic convention.

    Reports from Denver have said three or four men with possible links to a white supremacist group have been arrested and the plot had been to kill Senator Obama when he accepts the Democratic presidential nomination at the end of this week.

    The reports say the men were found with guns, ammunition, a rifle scope, a bullet-proof vest and walkie-talkies.

    One report says one of those arrested made threats against Senator Obama to police, but that some officials believe he might have just been causing a scene.

    "It's premature to say that it was a valid threat or that these folks have the ability to carry it out. It could also turn out that these were nothing but a bunch of knuckleheads," officials were quoted as saying.

    http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599...012572,00.html

    Whoever they are, please be my guest and lock them away in a cell that wont see daylight for a hundred years. Forget there ever was a key.

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    Allow them in with the general population in prison.

    And I don't care what your feelings are about Obama, if he is assasinated now it will have negative repercussions for the nation for years.

    Better to just beat him at the ballot box :D
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    Of all the nightmares in US history, I'd have thought that this would have been the worst.
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    Did you see those guys' mugshots on the news? One of them looked like an extra from "Deliverance".
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    I agree. Obama maybe a useless piece of trash, but he still doesn't deserve to be murdered or hurt for that matter.
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    Just deplorable. I highly disagree with the man's politics and generally think he'd be a horrible president but to threaten his life? That sickens me. Put these idiots away for 25 years of hard time serving in Gen Pop at Sing Sing or Rikers, see if they last a week.

    Freaking idiots like this are the people who give us logical, rational, law abiding, country-loving, SANE Conservatives a bad name. How much you wanna bet that this plot by Cletus the Slack-Jawed Yokel is touted by the Soros/MoveOn crowd as concrete proof of "right-wing conspiracies, racism & hatred"? :mad:
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    Another right-wing whack job who wants to kill because they dont agree with somebody.

    Great image you guys got going...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eyelids View Post
    Another right-wing whack job who wants to kill because they dont agree with somebody.

    Great image you guys got going...
    How many people have been killed by liberals for voicing a dissenting opinion?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eyelids View Post
    Another right-wing whack job who wants to kill because they dont agree with somebody.

    Great image you guys got going...
    Not much of a Another right-wing whack job here !
    He sounds like one of your crowd !
    Lee Harvey Oswald was born in New Orleans on 18th October, 1939
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    The following year Oswald became interested in politics. He read books written by Karl Marx and told friends that he was a Marxist. He also joined the Young People's Socialist League.
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    Quote Originally Posted by megimoo View Post
    Not much of a Another right-wing whack job here !
    He sounds like one of your crowd !
    Lee Harvey Oswald was born in New Orleans on 18th October, 1939
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    The following year Oswald became interested in politics. He read books written by Karl Marx and told friends that he was a Marxist. He also joined the Young People's Socialist League.
    Yeah, but Eyelids probably thinks that President George H.W. Bush killed Kennedy, not Oswald.
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