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Somali-American accused of plotting to bomb Oregon tree-lighting event

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posted on Nov, 27 2010 @ 10:18 AM

(CNN) -- A 19-year-old has been arrested in connection with a plot to detonate a vehicle bomb at an annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Oregon, on Friday evening, the Justice Department announced.

Mohamed Osman Mohamud, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Somalia, was arrested on suspicion of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. He is a resident of Corvallis, Oregon, and a student at Oregon State University, according to the FBI.

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edit on 27/11/10 by ProtoplasmicTraveler because: Title

posted on Nov, 27 2010 @ 10:18 AM
This is an outrageous story of yet another example of the deceptive nature of the Homegrown War on Terror, where the FBI seems to by their own admission have been involved at every step from the recruitment of a angry young teenager, to helping him acquire the components to making a bomb, to helping him test explode a bomb, to helping him make a mock bomb to carry out an ‘attack’ on the American public.

Now I have some serious questions here. This is a 19 year old ‘local’ kid, angry by self admission, reaching out to try to become part of something where he can direct that anger. Who he reaches out to though is FBI undercover operatives in this attempt.

So at this point why does the FBI not intervene, by seeking some sort of court ordered counseling?

No they keep trying to get him to carry out an attack.

So they help him find and then get the components to make a bomb and help him test explode it.

Pretty sure that test exploding bombs with out the proper license is illegal so why don’t they arrest him then and there.

He is not part of a larger network, they already know that.

So instead they help him then build a mock bomb to carry out the attack they have been helping an impressionable angry teenager plan for the better part of full year.

When he attempts to explode the bomb that is not in fact a bomb in that public setting they then swoop in and arrest him, for big press, and to instill big fear in the public.

Yet the sad truth is, had the FBI not recruited the kid, helped him acquire those skills, babysat and guided him through every step of the process, he probably would have been sitting home like most angry teens are.

Am I the only person who sees this as patently dishonest, irresponsible, and deliberately manipulative, and an insult to the American people.

This could have by all accounts been handled better, more cost effectively and efficiently from the onset, rather than Government Agents orchestrating a elaborate charade solely for the benefit of public consumption.

I find this story truly alarming.

Clearly the government is trying to terrorize us through these strategies to empower the government to terrorize us.
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posted on Nov, 27 2010 @ 10:20 AM
Your fbi are like our mi5, who intentional go out and do this to find peopel that they may use as threats.

Mi5 do the same in uk, and its your version of fbi.

posted on Nov, 27 2010 @ 10:24 AM
Well, that's why they call them False Flags...

I feel safer already!

posted on Nov, 27 2010 @ 10:26 AM
reply to post by andy1033

It's truly insane, the FBI more or less just took an angry young disaffected youth and taught him to make bombs, likely provided the cash, transportation and contacts to do it, and simply tries to make it seem like such a sensational attempt because of the holiday timing and location, as to obscure all those things.

I see the FBI as being far more responsible in the plot than the actual Kid.

Who is going to charge the FBI with recklessly endangering Americans and ruining the lives of Children who need counseling, not government agents teaching them how to make bombs.

posted on Nov, 27 2010 @ 10:28 AM
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