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HAB911

(9,069 posts)
Thu Oct 12, 2017, 07:45 AM Oct 2017

Domestic Terrorist leaves jar filled with explosive chemicals at NC airport

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A man planted a Mason jar filled with explosive chemicals and nails at a western North Carolina airport last week and vowed to "fight a war on U.S. soil," according to court documents released Tuesday.

The criminal complaint written by an FBI agent said investigators found the improvised explosive device Friday morning at the Asheville airport near a terminal entrance. Asheville police bomb technicians then rendered it safe.

The complaint accuses Michael Christopher Estes of attempted malicious use of explosive materials and unlawful possession of explosives at an airport.

Estes was arrested Saturday, and the complaint says he admitted leaving the explosive device at the airport. The complaint states that Estes "claimed he was getting ready to 'fight a war on U.S. soil,'" but didn't elaborate on this alleged motive.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fbi-man-left-jar-filled-with-explosive-chemicals-nails-at-north-carolina-airport/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab7e&linkId=43331558

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Domestic Terrorist leaves jar filled with explosive chemicals at NC airport (Original Post) HAB911 Oct 2017 OP
I note that you called him a terrorist, but they didn't. White guy after all. Vinca Oct 2017 #1
I like to calls 'em as I sees 'em HAB911 Oct 2017 #3
Well, there's got to be a good reason somewhere somehow, because he is white and not a Muslim dalton99a Oct 2017 #2
Even better: It's not his fault, the Muslims forced him to do it! Ezior Oct 2017 #4
+1 dalton99a Oct 2017 #5
K&R for visibility. tblue37 Oct 2017 #6
white privilege gone insane HAB911 Oct 2017 #7

Vinca

(50,412 posts)
1. I note that you called him a terrorist, but they didn't. White guy after all.
Thu Oct 12, 2017, 07:51 AM
Oct 2017

Dear Leader will probably call him a "fine person."

Ezior

(505 posts)
4. Even better: It's not his fault, the Muslims forced him to do it!
Thu Oct 12, 2017, 07:58 AM
Oct 2017

Someone said this about Breivik. He's now member of the German parliament. His name is Jens Maier, and he's also a judge at a German court. Just great! Those are truly fine people.



Edit: Source http://www.dw.com/en/afd-candidate-in-hot-water-over-breivik-statements/a-38537022

tblue37

(65,830 posts)
6. K&R for visibility.
Fri Oct 13, 2017, 12:53 AM
Oct 2017
http://crooksandliars.com/2017/10/man-leaves-bomb-nc-airport-advance

Emphasis added:

Did you know that last Friday a guy tried to set off a bomb in a terrorist attack at the airport in Asheville, North Carolina?

snip

The materials used to make the bomb were traced back to Estes, who confessed to “preparing to fight a war on U.S. soil.”

Now imagine if Estes had been a Muslim. Or black. Donald Trump would have tweeted all weekend about it. It would be headlining the news.

Now that right there? That’s white privilege gone insane.

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