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Old 07-02-2018, 04:11 PM
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FBI caught Ohioan planning terror attack for July 4

Demetrius Pitts, aka Abdur Raheem Rahfeeq, charged in Cleveland bomb plot after FBI sting; there's no indication the Ohio man could have carried off an attack himself.

Lone loon or part of something bigger?
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Old 07-02-2018, 04:18 PM
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He was certainly clever enough to compartmentalise. He didn't want to know any of the other conspirators.
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Old 07-02-2018, 04:49 PM
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I'm going to go with 'loon', but I'm also going to add 'and more or less goaded in to it by an FBI agent.'

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Old 07-02-2018, 06:43 PM
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While I don't have any great sympathy for Mr. Pitts, it seems more likely that he was acting alone.

Sicks Ate post reminds me of a joke I've heard over the years:

Q: How do you know who the undercover Fed in your group is?

A: He's the guy that always wants to blow stuff up.

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Old 07-02-2018, 06:53 PM
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While I don't have any great sympathy for Mr. Pitts, it seems more likely that he was acting alone.

Sicks Ate post reminds me of a joke I've heard over the years:

Q: How do you know who the undercover Fed in your group is?

A: He's the guy that always wants to blow stuff up.
Who do you hang around with that this joke comes up over the years?
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Old 07-02-2018, 07:03 PM
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Who do you hang around with that this joke comes up over the years?
The last couple times I read variations of it were on AR15.com. Then again, there are probably enough Feds posting there that there's a decent chance the person telling the joke was a Fed himself.

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