Look! A Right-Wing Terrorist! Oops, Nevermind

That guy with the explosives going to blow up a mosque in Detroit? Yeah, he used a Mohammedan name and he spent time in prison for threatening to kill … President Bush back in 2002.

Man Arrested Outside Dearborn Mosque a Convert to Islam, Also Threatened to Kill George W. Bush

This story just keeps getting stranger. As we began unearthing details about Roger Stockham Sunday, it was clear the guy had a few screws loose. In the last update we had there were links to numerous news accounts from Stockham’s past, including one reporting he was a convert to Islam. That’s worth noting since some reaction was already becoming hysterical and he left was already making references to Glenn Beck and (for them) the usual suspects.

Now things become even murkier.

A decorated Army veteran accused of plotting to blow up a Metro Detroit mosque served time in federal prison for threatening to kill President George W. Bush and bomb a Vermont veterans’ clinic in 2002.

Before the arrest, Stockham called a local paper twice to say he was going to explode bombs in the neighborhood. In one call, he identified himself as “Hem Ahadin,” saying he was “a local Muslim terrorist on a roll.”

He ranted against the VA, the FBI and Bush, largely because of the things the president had said about Iraq in a speech earlier in the week.

According to affidavit filed in U.S. District Court, Stockham threatened to carry out “jihad,” or holy war, against the VA office in White River, Vt.

Yeah, about that right-wing meme the leftists are using yet again? Just as wrong as those other times. They keep trying to sell the meme but the violent crazies refuse to cooperate and be right-wing.

18 Comments

  1. Yeah. A moron makes up a molecule-thin cover story to paint blame on the left, and it fails utterly…

    …and you’re still fooled. Holy crap, this kind of stupidity can’t be bred into a human. It’s got to be deliberately self-trained!

  2. You stupid shitheads just HATE the fact that so many of these incidents just can’t be pigeonholed into your pathetic, infantile “Limbaugh/Hannity/Beck/Et. Al. rhetoric is to blame” dogma.

    It’s too late for you, Nang. You’ve already had your stupidity inbred.

  3. Leftists are all crazy to some extent, at its root their political philosophy is a mental disorder, and once the disease is well established only repeated heavy doses of reality can help slow the inevitable decline into violent hateful language and eventual acting out.

    Some researchers have noted the direct relationship of physical violence to rejection at the polls.

  4. Leftists are all crazy to some extent, ….

    Off goes ropelight again, manufacturing stereotypes, then attacking. Now that constitutes a “mental disorder” known as the straw man syndrome. The cure involves dealing with facts!

  5. Off goes ropelight again, manufacturing stereotypes, then attacking. Now that constitutes a “mental disorder” known as the straw man syndrome. The cure involves dealing with facts!

    Except, of course, idiots like yourself manufacture stereotypes all the freakin’ time with “The Narrative” that people like Limbaugh lead people to commit violence, and hence have to be “held responsible” and/or shut down completely.

  6. Hube, you would have to quote me to prove your point. I would need to see the context. Nevertheless, in this case, ropelight manufactured a stereotype, then attacked the stereotype, which is his most current straw man.

    Moreover, I point out to you that I did not call ropelight an idiot, as you did me!

  7. Hube, you would have to quote me to prove your point. I would need to see the context.

    *Sigh* But of course! I forgot about your 30-minute short and long term memory capacity. Either that or your purposeful obfuscation. Fortunately, everyone else here knows precisely what I’m talking about.

  8. Hey, there’s plenty of solid proof that this guy wasn’t a right-winger. A real right-wing terrorist like Timothy McVeigh blew up a whole building and killed 168 people; this guy was armed with some M-80 firecrackers. It’s only left wingers and Islamist sympathizers who are that ineffective.

    Great point Dana. When will you be floating your next gem? :)

    The point may be that righties are well trained on the use of WMDs, as well as being pretty good at sniffing them out when they don’t exist! :) :)

  9. Perry, say what you will, but there’s truth in my comment. Leftists are crazy. One has only to read the comments here to realize how demented, violent, and hateful they truly are. Or, tune into NPR, or MSNBC, or read the WaPo or the NY Times. Internet sites are full of insane nonsense, check out the Daily Kos, HuffPo, TPM, or Media Matters, the evidence is pervasive.

    Granted, it is a bit impolite of me to point it out so directly, but that doesn’t make it any less so.

  10. Ropelight, I understand that to disagree with you is equivalent to promulgating hatred.

    That aside, you would have some credibility if you included in your criticism hate mongers like Limbaugh, Beck, Hannity, Malkin, Coulter, Savage and the like. You did not, therefore no credibility for you today!

  11. ropelight says:

    1 February 2011 at 10:08

    Perry, say what you will, but there’s truth in my comment. Leftists are crazy. One has only to read the comments here to realize how demented, violent, and hateful they truly are. Or, tune into NPR, or MSNBC, or read the WaPo or the NY Times. Internet sites are full of insane nonsense, check out the Daily Kos, HuffPo, TPM, or Media Matters, the evidence is pervasive.

    Granted, it is a bit impolite of me to point it out so directly, but that doesn’t make it any less so.

    “Political Radium: The Liberal Tendency for Depressive Disorders

    In last month’s edition of Neuropolitics.org, we discussed the stronger tendency for Liberals to exhibit a wide variety of anxiety disorders. This was political radium, and strong evidence of neurological variations between Liberals and Conservatives, on average. …

    Below, we see the rates of bipolar depression among our political cohorts. Again, we see elevations in the Very Liberals and Liberals, especially the females. Out of the 50 Very Conservative females that responded to our survey, none reported bipolar depression. …”

  12. Some researchers have noted the direct relationship of physical violence to rejection at the polls.

    Three words, Rope: “Second Amendment remedies.”

    Seriously, though, the last line of the Detroit News article John linked to says it all:

    “He’s a nut,” said Schmitz. “He flipped out lately.”

  13. Naggy and Perry, learn how to read with comprehension. I mean, seriously, dudes. Read what I wrote, not what you think I wrote due to your own preconceived nonsense.

    Your side of the political spectrum tried to pin the crazy nutjob on the right, when the crazy nutjob was clearly not right-wing. Nowhere in my article did I try to pin the crazy nutjob on the left.

  14. Hitch, once they realized the guy was nuts, they knew he was one of their lot. It’s one of those shoes that just seem to fit…

  15. Yeah. A moron makes up a molecule-thin cover story to paint blame on the left, and it fails utterly…

    …and you’re still fooled. Holy crap, this kind of stupidity can’t be bred into a human. It’s got to be deliberately self-trained!

    Yup. The evidence for said moron being Muslim is… he made a couple of Facebook posts and then told a bartender he was a muhajadeen.

    God almighty, these people are stupid.

  16. In last month’s edition of Neuropolitics.org, we discussed the stronger tendency for Liberals to exhibit a wide variety of anxiety disorders. This was political radium, and strong evidence of neurological variations between Liberals and Conservatives, on average. …

    Bwahahahah. This is a site with the front page dedicated to a story about “The white conservative tendency to explore space”

    Jesus – not only a nut, but a racist nut at that.

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