Michigan Militia Group Charged For Plotting To Kill Police

DETROIT (AP) -- Nine alleged members of a Christian militia group that was girding for battle with the Antichrist were charged Monday with plotting to kill a police officer and slaughter scores more by bombing the funeral - all in hopes of touching off an uprising against the U.S. government.

Seven men and one woman believed to be part of the Michigan-based Hutaree were arrested over the weekend in raids in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio, and another was still being sought.

FBI agents moved quickly against the group because its members were planning an attack sometime in April, prosecutors said. Authorities seized guns in the raids but would not say whether they found any explosives.

The arrests have dealt "a severe blow to a dangerous organization that today stands accused of conspiring to levy war against the United States," Attorney General Eric Holder said.

Authorities said the arrests underscored the dangers of homegrown right-wing extremism of the sort seen in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people.

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  • by the rookie Location: gvegas on Apr 1, 2010 at 09:08 AM
    b..actually you can get in tropuble for thinking about a crime, if you think about then do it PREMEDITATION is taked on to your charges.....
  • by Dave Location: Wilson on Mar 31, 2010 at 08:19 AM
    Rick....what Steve said has nothing to do with what Republicans think of Obama. This is directly related to this "militia" group and the fact that their major problems (anti-Jew; anti-police) are LEFT wings stances. Why are they considered a right wing group?? Republicans and Conservatives are VERY pro Israel and pro police. It is the leftist radical group that had Obama supporter Bill Ayers that bombed the police station. Check out your current leftist groups that protest in Berkley and San Francisco and see all the anti Israel signs and petitions. Go to the website "zombietime" and look at the hundreds of pictures. All recent. People do not even realize that the KKK was a offshoot of the DEMOCRAT party. Planned Parenthood, a liberal darling, was formed by Margaret Sanger with the express purpose of aborting "less beneficial" black babies. People need to realize, especially people of color, that the Democrat party was formed with the purpose of enslaving you to the government.
  • by kc on Mar 31, 2010 at 01:49 AM
    Our government is a disgrace...the more we work...the more we have to pay out....the less slackers work...the more WE have to pay out...doesn't seem fair...something needs to be done about all these wellfare recipients who keep having kids and won't get a job.
  • by B Location: nc on Mar 30, 2010 at 09:26 AM
    I guess now you can get in trouble for thinking about doing a crime..
  • by Anonymous on Mar 30, 2010 at 05:38 AM
    So... not all terrorists are Muslim??? No but only Muslims murder in the name of their god. I just hope that this is just not another lie coming from the FBI.
  • by Barlow Location: Winterville on Mar 30, 2010 at 05:14 AM
    I didn't see Obama's name anywhere BUT he got dragged in here somehow. I predict he'll be referenced in nearly everything that has nothing to do with him long after he is gone from office. I just hope, FOR YOUR SAKE, that we don't have another black president for a while. I don't think you conservatives could take it. LOL
  • by Anonymous on Mar 30, 2010 at 04:58 AM
    We will all be wishing for death the way this government is going, but it was for told that these things would happen. The only thing people want to turn back is less government in their lives. The biggest group of terrorist's living in the USA occupy the white house, senate and congress in DC.
  • by Erica on Mar 30, 2010 at 04:12 AM
    American Terrorist's...
  • by anon II on Mar 30, 2010 at 04:05 AM
    Liberty or Death? Location: NC on Mar 29, 2010 at 08:34 PM ...I guess you want the country to be run by "Free enterprise" and do away with the Government"?People today do not know what it was like living a 100 years ago .Anyone that wants to turn back time and live in yesterday has a p-poor brain for what they think would be some sort of "utopia".This group of religious cultists have no right protecting anyone's freedoms.GOD help the kids of those demented parents that taught them such anger and hatred to pick their arms and start killing the bad guys(innocent people).Before Obama took office people like this were simply considered "kooks".Now,some folks see them as overseers of freedom and justice.TO Rick>greenvile-Great post: you seem to be sane,thanks for your comments.Thanks again! It's always good to start the morning knowing there are people that still have a sense of sanity,good judgement and love for humanity .
  • by Vance on Mar 30, 2010 at 03:37 AM
    These people are know more christians than Obonga.Why does the media throw that out there?Lets see is it because they are white?Why did not the media say anything about that Laboon guy that was plotting an assassination atempt on a Republican about being a MUSLIM.(LiveLeak.comIsraelZionestaskme)He admits it.Typical left wing political correctness White Stereotyping.Steve I am a conservative republican and I for one dont think Obonga is the antichrist.He is to dang stupid to be.
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