What Right Wing Extremists?

Anyone think stories like this might have something to do with the Department of Homeland Security being concerned about right wing extremism? Bomb-maker talked of Obama, Clinton assassination, feds say.

A Clearfield County man caught with several homemade bombs told undercover federal agents how he would hope to see Sens. Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama assassinated if either of them reaches the White House, according to an affidavit unsealed today.

Bradley T. Kahle, 60, of Troutville was arrested Sunday by the Pittsburgh Joint Terrorism Task Force on a charge of unlawful import or manufacture of firearms.

Kahle unwittingly discussed his ominous desires with undercover FBI agents in April, according to federal authorities.

“Kahle said words to the effect of, that ‘if Hillary Clinton, or Barack Obama, get elected, hopefully they will get assassinated, if not they will disarm the country and we will have a civil war,’” FBI Special Agent William B. Weiss wrote in an eight-page affidavit.

Kahle had two AK-47 assault rifles, a sniper rifle and approximately 500 rounds of ammunition in his possession when he made that comment, Weiss wrote.

According to Weiss, undercover FBI agents have routinely met with Kahle since February 2007, when the man provided detailed instructions on how to make a “bean can grenade.”

Kahle told the agents the improvised explosive devices used powerful firecrackers and nails inside a can with the top cut off. He said the explosives could be used to kill police officers if they attempted to raid his house.

Or maybe stories like this? Militia probe began at ‘flamethrower party,’ agent says.

Two men with alleged ties to area militias — who are self-proclaimed “survivalists” — will remain in the Allegheny County Jail pending disposition of their charges in federal court on weapons violations.

Perry Landis, 62, of Du Bois, Clearfield County, is charged with selling blasting caps to undercover agents on Sept. 29, 2007, and March 27.

During a hearing this afternoon before U.S. District Magistrate Judge Amy Reynolds Hay, FBI agent Daniel Yocca testified that Mr. Landis crafted “one hell of a mean grenade,” using pill bottles and CO-2 cartridges to provide propulsion. He also made an ammunition belt to store several medicine bottle grenades at one time.

Mr. Yocca told the judge that Mr. Landis is the sergeant at arms of a group called the Brookville Tiger Militia, which met in a cabin on his property.

He also testified that Mr. Landis told undercover officers that if Hillary Clinton won the presidency, it would be a good thing because she would demand disarmament, and “we would come out of the woodwork.”

Earlier in the day, Judge Hay ordered that Marvin E. Hall, of Rimersberg, remain in custody. He is accused of making exploding golf balls and a host of other weapons. Judge Hay deemed him a flight risk and a danger to the community.

Mr. Hall was arrested Sunday in a raid during which federal agents seized a laundry list of ammunition, explosives and firearms from his home.

FBI agents and the Pennsylvania State Police had been investigating Mr. Hall since 2005, when undercover agents met him at a “flamethrower party,” a gathering for neighbors, gun owners and aspiring militia members in Clarion County, Mr. Yocca said.

The FBI launched its probe to “target militias and individuals in militias who have a propensity toward violence,” but Mr. Hall told undercover agents he was not part of such a group, Mr. Yocca said. However, he continued that, if need be, he would associate himself with a group called the 91st Warrior, the agent testified.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds Tweet

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Donate with
PayPal
Square Cash Shop at amazon
as an LGF Associate!
Recent PagesClick to refresh
#Thegreatpoolpondconversion - 201018It was a full weekend here at the pond. 8 yards of top soil were (was?) delivered Friday afternoon Saturday was prepping the butterfly bed:First, a good weed whacking, a bit of leveling, then laying down weed barrier.On top of ...
dangerman
3 days, 15 hours ago
Views: 398 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 9
Tweets: 0 •
#Thegreatpoolpondconversion - 201011The weather held out just long enough that we could start painting the deck. It is tedious work and still quite tiring in the heat.Just one line in the notes says 'paint deck' but it's gonna translate into many, many ...
dangerman
1 week, 2 days ago
Views: 854 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 9
Tweets: 0 •
For What It’s Worth - Buffalo Springfield (Cover by Del McCoury Band and Friends) Now Available Digitally:rainmaker.lnk.to See the new release from this jam session of "One Kind Favor" (See That My Grave Is Kept Clean) - Blind Lemon Jeffeson.YouTube A few months ago, a bunch of friends got together to play music ...
Thanos
1 week, 3 days ago
Views: 1,204 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 •
Trevor Noah: A Primer on 21st Century “Militias” [VIDEO] A toxic mix of racism and paranoid conspiracy fantasies has propagated the worst among us to arm themselves to the teeth in anticipation for the slaughter of their fellow citizens. Militias have been a part of America since it ...
teleskiguy
1 week, 4 days ago
Views: 1,316 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 •
(49) Mandolin Orange - Unknown Legend (Neil Young Cover)Echo Mountain stream. July 24th, 2020.
Thanos
1 week, 4 days ago
Views: 1,298 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 3 •
The Expanse - Season 5 Official Trailer The future of The Belt has begun as Marco Inaros wages Armageddon against the Inners for a lifetime of oppression and injustice. » Watch the new season of The Expanse now exclusively with your Prime Membership: bit.ly» SUBSCRIBE: bit.ly ...
Thanos
1 week, 4 days ago
Views: 1,238 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 4 •
Cellist Plays to Mourn Cathedral Shelled in Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict A historic cathedral has been shelled amid the Armenian-Azerbaijan conflict in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh, or Artsakh, region, where hundreds have been killed and tens of thousands displaced after two weeks of new fighting. On the evening of Thursday 8 ...
garzooma
1 week, 4 days ago
Views: 1,129 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 •
Future Islands - Born in a War (Official Video) 'Born In A War' by Future Islands Wayne White - Director and Production DesignerWoodrow White - Editor, Co-Director, Co-Production Designer Future Islands’ new album 'As Long As You Are', out now on 4AD. Listen, stream and buy album here: ...
Thanos
1 week, 4 days ago
Views: 1,240 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 •
St. Vincent - New York Ft. Yoshiki (Audio)FOLLOW ST. VINCENTilovestvincent.comFacebook: found.eeTwitter: found.eeInstagram: found.ee FOLLOW YOSHIKIyoshiki.netfacebook.com@yoshikiofficialinstagram.com #StVincent #Yoshiki
Thanos
2 weeks, 1 day ago
Views: 1,550 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 4 •
#Thegreatpoolpondconversion - 201004Saturday was filled with intermittent rain so no deck painting. A year ago(!) we had the two fellas dump the first 10 yards of sand into the pool.The front loader damaged a bunch of deck tiles. We anticipated it and ...
dangerman
2 weeks, 5 days ago
Views: 1,356 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 4
Tweets: 0 •