FBI Busts Tea Party Members in Alleged Bomb Plot

FBI Busts Occupy Cleveland Members in Alleged Bomb Plot

"Five individuals — at least three of them involved in the far-left Occupy Cleveland movement — were arrested on April 30 in Cleveland in connection with an alleged plot to bomb the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad bridge. The FBI described the arrested individuals as “anarchists." (emphasis mine)

What's that you say? These were Occupiers and not Tea Partiers? That just can't be possible seeing as how the left (and their media lap dogs) have spent the past few years trying to paint Tea Partiers as domestic terrorists. I may be mistaken, but I even think the name Timothy McVeigh was tossed around a few times in an attempt to make a connection.

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So it seems that President Obama's own personal band of "community organizers" have decided to add a little juice to their rap sheets. I guess vandalism and rape weren't good enough.

Occupy movement that Sherrod Brown praises tried to blow up NE Ohio bridge

Of course, it's not just the President who has been showing the occu-tards, we also have our own Sherrod "I look like I just slept in a dumpster" Brown. The senator from Ohio sure loves himself some occupy. Somehow I'm guessing that even after this event, Brown will still find a way to give them a wink and a nod.

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The entire case the Liberals had against the TEA Party activists was corrupted by the sheer horror that fueled their angst (the Liberals, not the TEA Party). The Liberals were horrified that there was such an undercurrent to cut and cut at their Big Daddy Government. Liberals want the government to take over everything, which is fully explained by their ignorance and their cowardice.

If these radical liberal bums could channel their anger and hate into something productive.
I suppose they'd all become school-teachers, community organizers , union bureaucrats,politicians, or, news reporters anyways .

But they only listen to and read liberal tv and radio and liberal websites. Then came the 2010 midterms, and the leftties had to face reality for 5 seconds - "Oh no, could it be, middle America doesn't like us?" (Duuuuh!)

When the occupiers first appeared, I actually thought they might be able to do some good, considering that Wall Street and the banksters HAVE robbed the nation blind. But all movements (including the tea party) attract fringe elements. The occupiers quickly let the fringe elements, and more importantly, big name leftist celebrities, take over their movement. You had all these celebs telling them behind the scenes - Do this, don't do that, say this, don't say that - and Occupy Wallstreet quickly became nothing more than another front group for the far left celebrity con artists.

The Tea Party movement, for the most part, has been honest, far more American, far more diverse. I've received from members of my e-mail list, all over the country, pictures of Tea Party events. These photos include people like the African American nurse holding up a poster against Obamacare. Pictures of actual Tea Party events that you will not see EVER on national news broadcasts.

The "occupy" movement will fall of its own weight, and look crazier and crazier as time goes on.

When the occupiers first appeared, I actually thought they might be able to do some good, considering that Wall Street and the banksters HAVE robbed the nation blind.
I agree with you farmergal, but I would go on to say OWS did do some good by bringing this up. Many on the right want to blame everything on government alone, and go into denial when it comes to the corporate banking side of the whole mess.

OWS is large enough to have its fringe elements, but, in my opinion, they are not all bad.

Any movement so large certainly has fringe elements--that cannot be denied. But make no mistake, fringe elements by definition do not define the movement nor the other group members.

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Not unless you count about 50 fellow occupiers showing up at the courthouse to show their support for the five supposed fringe individuals as "fringe".

Let us not forget that one of the individuals also signed the lease for their "headquarters".

The only thing that is fringe in the whole Occupy charade is Occupy itself.

50 people!?!?! Gasp!

Do you know how many people participate and/or support the Occupy movement??

Yeah, I would consider 50 people "fringe"

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"But make no mistake, fringe elements by definition do not define the movement nor the other group members."

Occupy Cleveland can't have it both ways. The can't disavow these individuals on one hand and then turn out in support of them at the courthouse on the other. And I'm guessing 50 people from Occupy Cleveland is a fairly large representation of that particular group. Simple math, right?

That being said, I still hold to my earlier contention that the Occupy movement as a whole is "fringe". Any movement that racks up numbers like these is hardly representative of the so-called "99%"...

I have other issues with the OWS movement, but the arrests don't bother me. After all, they were out there to directly get in the bankers' faces, and that's pretty much always going to be an arrest-able offense. The TEA Party movement wasn't aimed at the bankers, and was more of a speak-out movement, instead of the OWS with their act-out movement. The OWS was always set out to be a violation of property rights, and to disturb the public peace.

It's a bit subtle, but it made all the difference in the arrest stats. I don't hold it against them.

Let's not get into what I DO hold against the OWS movement. LOL!

"And I'm guessing 50 people from Occupy Cleveland is a fairly large representation of that particular group. Simple math, right?"

The Occupy Cleveland Facebook site has 5,503 "likes" or supporters. Those 50 people represent less than 1% of their supporters. As I said, simple math

https://www.facebook.com/weoccupycleveland

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Occupy Cleveland has on their Facebook page. There is very big difference between liking a page and actually showing up to support the "cause". Occupy Toledo has 4000+ likes on their page and look how much support it actually had.

I do find it amusing though how you are doing everything possible to keep from admitting that some of these guys were more than just fringe elements within the group. You're probably one those sycophants who doesn't see any problems with "rape free" zones needing to be set up at various locations either.

LOL

LOL, on facebook you can post a picture of Carl Weathers and get 1000 nasty comments about you supporting a kidnapper of children in Uganda. http://gawker.com/5891938/the-idiot-who-mixed-up-joseph-kony-and-predato...

Facebook is the dwelling of the intellectually void.

Hell, google the following: Facebook, White Chicks, Gang Signs. Then prepare to laugh. If these are your supporters I wouldn't tout that.

MikeyA

And there are also more ways to support a cause than physically attending an event--anyone knows that.

So you're talking about 50 people out of thousands. Use your brain.

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