posted on Jan, 17 2009 @ 03:28 AM
If there are any more loons around like this man who just arrested then the OPs feeling of dread is probably justified....
:.....Jan 16, 8:20 PM EST
Man accused in Miss. of threat to president-elect
By CHRIS TALBOTT
Associated Press Write
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A Wisconsin man was arrested Friday in Mississippi after authorities said he threatened on the Internet to kill President-elect
Steven Joseph Christopher, 42, was taken into custody by the Secret Service in Brookhaven, Miss., and charged with threatening to assassinate Obama
for what he claimed was "the country's own good," federal prosecutors said. The criminal complaint was sealed until Christopher's appearance in
Federal Judge James C. Sumner ordered Christopher held until a bail hearing next Thursday.
"Threats against the president-elect will be taken very seriously," Dunn Lampton, U.S. attorney for the southern district of Mississippi, said in a
release. "Use of Internet chat rooms to express those threats is as much a crime as uttering the words. Threats of this nature will be pursued
swiftly and vigorously."
An affidavit from Secret Service Special Agent Kelly Adcox released by Lampton's office quotes Christopher as saying he has nothing personal against
Obama and that he's not a racist. Authorities said Christopher made the threats Jan. 11 and 15 on the Web site www.alien-earth.org...
Edited to add extra link....
Apparently this was a poster on another conspiracy site that I wont mention who has been a lot of trouble lately.
It also wasn't the FBI or CIA that found him but he was reported to the authorities by other posters on the forum.
[edit on 17-1-2009 by Flighty]