An update to my earlier post about FBI raids in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. I guess the right was right after all. There ARE terrorists within our borders. They’re called the Christian Militia. They call themselves Hutaree. They’re fucked:
Nine members of the Christian militia group Hutaree have been indicted on multiple charges involving an alleged plot to attack police, including seditious conspiracy and attempted use of weapons of mass destruction, the U.S. Attorney in Michigan announced this morning.
Two of them are from Ohio. Kristopher Sickles, 27, of Sandusky, Ohio, and Jacob Ward, 33, of Huron, Ohio.
The plan was to kill a cop and then go to the funeral and kill lots more cops there with IEDs and EFPs. The goal was to create a “Harper’s Ferry-style uprising against the government”. It was all supposed to go down in April.
When will we admit that rhetoric matters. When will those on the right begin to ratchet it down and hold themselves and any movement accountable? Now would be a good time. The Hutaree case involves both right-wing extremist militia and extremist religious concepts wed together in what appears to be an explosive combination.
Thank god we caught them first?
Full indictment in the extended