Got another booger eating moron

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What a putz -- meet Mohamed Osman Mohamud:

Mohamed_Osman_Mohamud.jpg

From the New York Times:

Somali-Born Teenager Held in Oregon Bomb Sting
Federal agents in a sting operation arrested a Somali-born teenager just as he tried blowing up a van he believed was loaded with explosives at a crowded Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, authorities said.

The bomb was an elaborate fake supplied by the agents and the public was never in danger, authorities said.

Mohamed Osman Mohamud, 19, was arrested at 5:40 p.m. Friday just after he dialed a cell phone that he thought would set off the blast but instead brought federal agents and police swooping down on him.

Yelling "Allahu Akbar!" � Arabic for "God is great!" � Mohamud tried to kick agents and police after he was taken into custody, according to prosecutors.

"The threat was very real," said Arthur Balizan, special agent in charge of the FBI in Oregon. "Our investigation shows that Mohamud was absolutely committed to carrying out an attack on a very grand scale,"

A law enforcement official, who was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity, told The Associated Press on Saturday that federal agents began investigating the suspect after receiving a tip from someone who was concerned about the teenager.

The FBI affidavit that outlined the investigation alleges that Mohamud planned the attack for months, at one point mailing bomb components to FBI operatives, whom he believed were assembling the device.

According to the official, Mohamud hatched the plan on his own and without any instruction from a foreign terrorist organization, and he planned the details, including where to park the van for the maximum number of casualties.

A bit more:

Friday, an agent and Mohamud drove to downtown Portland in a white van that carried six 55-gallon drums with detonation cords and plastic caps, but all of them were inert, the complaint states.

So this was no small attempt. The good news is that the people who try this kind of crap are generally morons. The bad news is that we are letting them into our country with little or no screening and we are doing nothing to counteract the wahabbist propaganda; treating each case as a separate incident. Our problems will not stop until we stand up and recognize what we are dealing with...

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Lasting change will come when we start massive drilling of oil from our own resources, then send the meanest son of a gun ambassador to the Saudi Royal Family and tell them they will be held Capitally responsible for each and every future attack, and they'd better recall everybody now. Then sit back and watch the exodus.

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