President Obama wants people to believe that Occupy Wall Street is not that different from the Tea Party, but it’s funny how of the two movements Occupy is the one that attracts all the criminals, public defecators, and now apparently outright domestic terrorists.
Where does all this end?
The Daily Mail reports:
Five men, at least three of them self-described anarchists, have been arrested in an alleged plot to blow up a bridge near Cleveland, the FBI said today.
A member of Occupy Cleveland revealed that at least some of the suspects had attended the group’s events, sparking concerns that some supporters of the anti-capitalist movement could turn to violence.
But there was no danger to the public in the bridge-bombing plot because the explosive devices were inoperable and were controlled by an undercover FBI employee, the agency said.
The target of the plot was Brecksville-Northfield High Level Bridge, which carries a four-lane highway over part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in the Brecksville area, about 15 miles south of downtown Cleveland, the FBI said.
Authorities said three of the men were arrested Monday and are self-described anarchists, not tied to international terrorism.
It was not immediately clear whether the men had attorneys. All of the suspects, ranging in age from 20 to 35, were expected to appear in federal court this afternoon.
The FBI said three were arrested on charges of conspiracy and trying to use explosives to damage property affecting interstate commerce. They were identified as Brandon L. Baxter, 20; Douglas L. Wright, 26; and Anthony Hayne, 35. Their hometowns were not provided.