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Sun Jan 6, 2013, 08:49 PM

Alabama Student Accused Of Plotting A Terrorist Attack Against His School

Source: CNN

ALABAMA (CNN) — An Alabama high school student is behind bars, accused of plotting and preparing for a terrorist attack against his school. A teacher at Russell County High School found Derek Shrout’s journal after class on Friday. When she looked inside, she found something much different from the writings of a typical teenager.

Police say 17-year-old Derek Shrout is a self-proclaimed white supremacist who wanted to commit hate crimes at Russell County High School with homemade explosives. Had his book of plans not been carelessly left where a teacher could find it, the sheriff says no one may have discovered the plot until it was too late.

“The journal contained several plans that looked like potential terrorist attacks, and attacks of violence and danger on the school. In particular, there were six students specifically named, and one teacher,”

After the teacher who found his journal notified authorities, police searched his home and found dozens of tobacco containers filled with shrapnel and holes drilled for fuses. Investigators say Shrout was a step away from turning them into live grenades.





Read more: http://fox6now.com/2013/01/06/alaba ... ist-attack-against-his-school/

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Reply Alabama Student Accused Of Plotting A Terrorist Attack Against His School (Original post)
Purveyor Jan 2013 OP
dixiegrrrrl Jan 2013 #1
secondwind Jan 2013 #2
Baitball Blogger Jan 2013 #3
aaaaaa5a Jan 2013 #4
Tutonic Jan 2013 #5
jillan Jan 2013 #6
DRoseDARs Jan 2013 #7
The Wizard Jan 2013 #8
harmonicon Jan 2013 #21
geek tragedy Jan 2013 #9
Undismayed Jan 2013 #10
zeemike Jan 2013 #13
AlphaCentauri Jan 2013 #16
Tx4obama Jan 2013 #11
Purveyor Jan 2013 #12
Nanjing to Seoul Jan 2013 #14
Brigid Jan 2013 #15
tradecenter Jan 2013 #17
southshore Jan 2013 #18
leftynyc Jan 2013 #19
harmonicon Jan 2013 #22
catbyte Jan 2013 #20
olegramps Jan 2013 #23

Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:04 PM

1. Just for reference, his town is near the georgia state line

and close to Fort Benning, Ga.
Way out in the sticks, this is not a city boy.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:28 PM

2. Oh, my God, what is going on in this country?

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:30 PM

3. Well. Say good-bye to the rest of your life.

If an adult helped foster this hatred they should go in with him.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:33 PM

4. White supremacists have been the biggest terroristic threat this country has ever faced.


They have killed, raped and destroyed more people and property in this country than any muslim man, country, ethnicity, culture or religion ever have.


Its not even close.


When an American hears the word terrorist, if they are historically accurate, the first image that comes to mind should be a person with the social ideology of the far right.

I don't mean to offend, I'm just stating fact.

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Response to aaaaaa5a (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:47 PM

5. Well said. I'm assuming that Mom, Dad or some other close relative holds similar views.

Usually homebred.

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Response to aaaaaa5a (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 09:52 PM

6. Yes! These people are sick in the head!

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 10:05 PM

7. Video teevee games/that hippity-hoppity music/homo-marriage to be blamed in 3... 2... 1...

eom

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 10:21 PM

8. A good beating is in order (NT)

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Response to The Wizard (Reply #8)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 08:59 AM

21. Care to elaborate? (nt)

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 10:24 PM

9. Will get tried as adult, locked up for life.

Which is the right result.

At least he'll have plenty of white supremacist friends to keep him company in lock down.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 10:28 PM

10. We need to study what is causing children to do this.

 

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Response to Undismayed (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:17 PM

13. I don't think anyone wants to know why.

Cause like Pogo said...we have met the enemy and he is us.
If the wanted to know why they would have looked into it after Columbine.
But the truth is when children go wrong it is our fault...cause we made them who they are.

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Response to Undismayed (Reply #10)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 01:05 AM

16. A distorted vision of the world

everything around us is about manipulation -marketing- and fantasy

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:01 PM

11. It is amazing how much he looks just like Rand Paul's son who just got arrested for being drunk...

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #11)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:03 PM

12. Wow! Indeed... eom

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 12:30 AM

14. Seventeen years old and a white supremist? Isn't raising your little mutant

 

to be a bigot just a passive form a child abuse?

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 12:42 AM

15. Seventeen years old and his life is over.

What a screwed-up country this is. Maybe I should move to a sheep farm in New Zealand or some thing.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 01:24 AM

17. Jeebus!

 

is this country coming to? This kid should be labeled as a terrorist and those that taught him this hate should be held accountable for his hatred.

It's sad, but I foresee the US splintering into separate camps in the next 20-30 years with the RW whackjobs on one side and Liberals/Progressives on the other side.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 03:53 AM

18. Guess we can just forget the law here.

 

We have alleged possession of, in order, writings, also called thoughts in some circles, and cans of fasteners, ie: nuts and bolts.

For this, DU wants to send this kid to jail for life.

Call me crazy, but I would prefer an America where one actually has to DO something bad in order to go to jail.

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Response to southshore (Reply #18)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 05:04 AM

19. Did you speak out

when Muslims were charged for planning terrorist events after being infiltrated by the FBI? None of them DID anything either. Arresting this little racist piece of shit is exactly the same thing.

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Response to southshore (Reply #18)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 09:02 AM

22. I'm glad someone said it.

Before EVERYONE gets up in arms, ready to form a lynch mob for this kid, can we please remember that we have due process?

Innocent before proven guilty... have you heard of that?

Can we start prosecuting people for fantasies they write about in private journals? If we can, how far are we from prosecuting thought crimes?

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 08:43 AM

20. Another skeevy, creepy little white supremacist punk.



Thanks God the teacher found that journal.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 11:33 AM

23. The most important thing is he was detected before he could do harm.

It is unfortunate that so many kids come from radical racist homes. I suspect that this is the case in regard to his rage. Hopefully, he will come to realize that he has been brainwashed with irrational hatred. It is difficult to accept that at seventeen he doesn't have any hope from escaping this mentality. With proper supervision, I hope that his life can be made productive and fruitful. He needs help. I have lived in the South and heard radical hatred spewed without restraint. It is a wonder there aren't more people who would not hesitate to resort to violence.

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