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Dimwits could be terrorists themselves

Arroyo Grande



Mr. Ruhge was accused of being a Muslim basher in New Times (“Beware peacocks parading as patriots,” “This is why the rest of the world hates Americans,” Dec. 2). Where do these dimwits come from? Are these people Muslim “terrorists” themselves? I wonder—it would seem so the way they were yammering. We had better be watchful here; they could do the same thing here as was done in Portland, Ore.

Mohamed Osman Mohamud, a 19-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen
born in Somalia, reportedly told FBI agents that his goal was to kill Americans as they celebrated the holidays. He believed he would be successful, he said, because no one would expect an attack in Oregon.

On the day of the ceremony, Mohamud parked a van loaded with what he believed to be explosives at the site and then went to a nearby train station, where he twice attempted to detonate the device with a mobile phone. As agents surrounded him, Mohamud kicked them, screaming “Allahu Akbar” (Allah is great). He’s been charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.

-- Ken Goodman - Arroyo Grande

-- Ken Goodman - Arroyo Grande

-- Ken Goodman - Arroyo Grande

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