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  • Right wing bomb plot [Split from BBC, CNN...]

    Here's an interesting news article:

    Chemicals Find: Two In Court


    TWO Pendle men have appeared before Pennine magistrates accused of having "a master plan" after what is believed to be a record haul of chemicals used in making home-made bombs was found in Colne.

    Robert Cottage (49), of Talbot Street, Colne, and David Bolus Jackson (62), of Trent Road, Nelson, made separate appearances before the court charged with being in possession of an explosive substance for an unlawful purpose. The offences are under the Explosive Substances Act 1883.
    Both men were remanded in custody to appear at Burnley Crown Court on October 23rd. Cottage was arrested at his home on Thursday, while retired dentist Jackson was arrested in the Lancaster area on Friday, the same day as he left a dental practice in Grange-over-Sands.

    The 22 chemical components recovered by police are believed to be the largest haul ever found at a house in this country.
    Cottage is an ex-BNP member who stood as a candidate in the Pendle Council elections in May.

    Mrs Christiana Buchanan, who appeared for the prosecution in Jackson's case, alleged the pair had "some kind of masterplan".
    She said a search of Jackson's home had uncovered rocket launchers, chemicals, BNP literature and a nuclear biological suit.

    Police raided Cottage's Talbot Street home on Thursday of last week. The house was taped off while forensics officers searched the premises. Neighbours were told to stay in their homes for their own safety. Mr Cottage's car was also taken away for examination.

    Officers also made a thorough examination of Jackson's Trent Road home and, again, officers were on duty outside the house. Forensics officers examined the property.
    06 October 2006
    Now - wouldn't you expect this to have been all over the media this weekend?

    You'd be wrong. Do a quick news search - you will find just two references, one in Pendle Today, a local news rag, and one in ranting Trotskyist mouthpiece Socialist Worker.

    For once I have to agree with the Trots. Imagine if these two fascist would-be terrorists had been of the Islamist variety. We wouldn't hear the end of it - there'd probably be questions in Parliament and new restrictions on something or other to placate the howling tabloids. Instead - they are representatives of a supposedly legitimate, even "respectable" (in their dreams) racist political party which has been making some truly alarming electoral gains recently. Don't we need to know about it? Can't Muslims argue with some justification that they are being singled out and that threats most probably aimed at their communities (given that they form the main focus of the BNP's hate campaigns at present) aren't being taken seriously?

    I just find this incredible, to be honest...
    Last edited by Mikey_C; 10-08-2006, 10:57 AM.
    \"...an ape reft of his tail, and grown rusty at climbing, who yet feels himself to be a symbol and the frail representative of Omnipotence in a place that is not home.\" James Branch Cabell

  • #2
    It is not politically correct to make fuss about white trash making bombs . In the media agenda, the terrosists must be only islamists.

    What is reassuring is that they were watched by the police !

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    • #3
      Thanks for this, Mikey. I've split the thread as I felt that it deserved more prominence.

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      • #4
        Cheers, John. I think this needs maximum publicity!
        \"...an ape reft of his tail, and grown rusty at climbing, who yet feels himself to be a symbol and the frail representative of Omnipotence in a place that is not home.\" James Branch Cabell

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        • #5
          oi

          Are you dissing the Burnley Citizen ? Internationally recognised source of news, second only to Reuters ...

          http://www.burnleycitizen.co.uk/disp...ves_charge.php

          and it received in depth, extensive coverage in The Times

          http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article...394446,00.html

          OK, maybe I've been abroad so long I'm a bit out of touch with the meaning of "in brief".

          A serious article here
          http://www.ligali.org/article.php?id=548
          a reminder of the terrible Brixton bombings.

          It really makes you wonder, airports were thrown into chaos on the assumption some muslims were about launch massive terrorist attacks by mixing together liquid explosives in the toilet (a plot worthy of Dr Evil), despite the fact these guys hadn't bought tickets, and some didn't even have passports.
          However BNP guys are charged for explosives, not terrorism, despite a history of terrorist attacks.

          Did someone say "false flag" ?
          http://final-frame-final.blogspot.com/

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          • #6
            Man 'planned massive explosions'

            http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/6120560.stm


            "Man 'planned massive explosions'

            A Muslim convert planned to detonate a dirty bomb and launch an attack on the London Underground, a court has heard."

            You'd think from the title it was about these British Movement people, but no, it's another moslem with no bombs and no money.
            http://final-frame-final.blogspot.com/

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            • #7
              Originally posted by zilch
              but no, it's another moslem with no bombs and no money.
              I like the 'gas limos project'. Why limousines? What's wrong with vans which you can hire or steal with a lot less hassle.

              The only possible explanation that I can think of is that he wanted to use limousines because he was planning on putting them into underground carparks where limousines are fairly common. However, such carparks have valets, so there seems to be a serious flaw in his strategy...

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              • #8
                Thames

                I think bombing the Thames and flooding the tube takes the biscuit, can just see him trying to set a bomb in the cold and murky waters of the Thames, with Dr Evil egging him on.
                http://final-frame-final.blogspot.com/

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by zilch
                  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/6120560.stm


                  "Man 'planned massive explosions'

                  A Muslim convert planned to detonate a dirty bomb and launch an attack on the London Underground, a court has heard."

                  You'd think from the title it was about these British Movement people, but no, it's another moslem with no bombs and no money.
                  I have little doubt that this guy is a nasty piece of work who should be locked up in the interests of public safety, but I did find it a bit strange when the news on TV described him as a "professional terrorist" as there seems to be no evidence of him actually doing anything more deadly than filming and making pretend explosion noises with his mouth outside of some buildings.

                  I guess he fits the "war on terror" picture of angry, young asian man better than a retired BNP dentist.

                  Re. the BNP plot, Searchlight points out:
                  This find is given added significance in view of the fact that Nick Griffin and Mark Collett return to Leeds Crown Court on 30 October to deny charges of incitement to racial hatred. In the first trial they claimed that the BNP was not a violent or racist organisation.
                  It will be the duty of every anti-fascist to watch the case of Cottage and Jackson and in the event of their conviction to pressure the media to take an interest.
                  Meanwhile, in Belgium:
                  A two-year operation by the Belgian police culminated in a massive raid on 20 private houses and the arrest of 15 men and two women. Two small trucks full of modern and heavy arms, bullet-proof jackets, large amounts of ammunition, detonators for landmines and a small bomb big enough to blow up a car were seized in the raids on 7 September.

                  Police also swooped on military barracks in Leopoldsburg, Kleine Brogel, Peer, Brussels and Zedelgem.
                  The suspects, nine of them soldiers, are members of Blood, Soil, Honour and Loyalty (BBET), a split-off from the nazi Blood and Honour Flanders organisation. They were allegedly planning terrorist attacks in Belgium in a bid to destabilise society.
                  Last edited by Mikey_C; 11-08-2006, 11:10 AM.
                  \"...an ape reft of his tail, and grown rusty at climbing, who yet feels himself to be a symbol and the frail representative of Omnipotence in a place that is not home.\" James Branch Cabell

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Mikey_C
                    I have little doubt that this guy is a nasty piece of work who should be locked up in the interests of public safety, but I did find it a bit strange when the news on TV described him as a "professional terrorist" as there seems to be no evidence of him actually doing anything more deadly than filming and making pretend explosion noises with his mouth outside of some buildings.
                    You have to be kidding me.
                    I think I'll go out with my video camera tomorrow and be a subversive, maybe add a few computer graphics afterwards.


                    Does anyone remember when all the terrorists were communists ?

                    "MI5 tracking '30 UK terror plots'"
                    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/6134516.stm

                    "In response to Dame Eliza's warning, Massoud Shadjareh, of the Islamic Human Rights Commission, said he accepted there was a terrorist threat but it had to be put into perspective.

                    "Over 1,000 arrests have been made under anti-terrorism since 9/11 and out of those, 27 have been found guilty. Out of those 27, only nine have been Muslims," he said."
                    http://final-frame-final.blogspot.com/

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                    • #11
                      happily, he must be right !

                      But the fight against terrorism has other uses ..... ideological and political, and allows the fight against our liberties to go on !

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by zilch
                        "Over 1,000 arrests have been made under anti-terrorism since 9/11 and out of those, 27 have been found guilty. Out of those 27, only nine have been Muslims," he said."
                        Makes you wonder about the other 18, eh?

                        Meanwhile, Nick Griffin has been acquitted, but Gordon Brown wants to toughen up the race hate laws in the interests of "mainstream opinion".

                        Lib-Dems have pointed to the danger of creating
                        "extremist martyrs". I'm inclined to agree. Is there really anything to gain from more restrictions on freedom of speech? Exposing the BNP as thugs and terrorists seems to be a far better strategy.

                        But New Labour has, of course, its own agenda.
                        \"...an ape reft of his tail, and grown rusty at climbing, who yet feels himself to be a symbol and the frail representative of Omnipotence in a place that is not home.\" James Branch Cabell

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