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Wed Aug 14, 2019, 10:14 AM

'Shoot every federal agent in sight': Teen behind online threat had 10,000 rounds of ammo in house,

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/08/14/justin-olsen-online-threat-ammo-rifles-fbi/

In an online forum, he went by the name “ArmyOfChrist” and praised the Oklahoma City bombing, mass shootings and attacks on Planned Parenthood, the FBI says. When the deadly siege in Waco, Tex., came up, he allegedly offered one lesson: “Shoot every federal agent on sight.”

“Don’t comply with gun laws, stock up on stuff they could ban,” he allegedly wrote in another post. “In fact, go out of your way to break these laws.”

The comments were all written by an Ohio teenager named Justin Olsen, the FBI says in federal court documents. And when agents raided a home where the 18-year-old lived earlier this month, they found about 10,000 rounds of ammunition and a vault full of assault-type weapons and shotguns.



On Monday, Olsen was charged on one count of threatening to assault a federal law enforcement officer. His case comes as federal agencies face mounting pressure to root out homegrown terrorists in the wake of two mass shootings earlier this month and amid a national upswing in violent right-wing extremism.

Police rushed to arrest Olsen just three days after mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, with a local prosecutor citing the attacks as a justification for an urgent arrest, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported.


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Reply 'Shoot every federal agent in sight': Teen behind online threat had 10,000 rounds of ammo in house, (Original post)
IronLionZion Aug 14 OP
TygrBright Aug 14 #1
brush Aug 14 #33
42bambi Aug 14 #2
Throck Aug 14 #5
onetexan Aug 14 #16
OnlinePoker Aug 14 #20
lunasun Aug 14 #26
brewens Aug 14 #3
IronLionZion Aug 14 #4
RVN VET71 Aug 14 #19
KY_EnviroGuy Aug 14 #6
bobbieinok Aug 14 #7
Tribalceltic Aug 14 #8
bobbieinok Aug 14 #9
keithbvadu2 Aug 14 #22
IronLionZion Aug 14 #37
bucolic_frolic Aug 14 #10
yaesu Aug 14 #11
lunasun Aug 14 #27
yaesu Aug 14 #38
7wo7rees Aug 14 #12
Duppers Aug 14 #17
geardaddy Aug 14 #13
mr_lebowski Aug 14 #31
geardaddy Aug 14 #32
Maru Kitteh Aug 14 #39
Lonestarblue Aug 14 #14
Duppers Aug 14 #15
cp Aug 14 #18
Javaman Aug 14 #23
redstatebluegirl Aug 14 #21
lunasun Aug 14 #28
AlexSFCA Aug 14 #24
appleannie1 Aug 14 #25
IronLionZion Aug 14 #30
BeyondGeography Aug 14 #29
Blue_Tires Aug 14 #34
IronLionZion Aug 14 #36
Vinca Aug 14 #35

Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 10:19 AM

1. I just can't keep up anymore...

I thought Federal agents were the good guys now, in charge of throwing brown kids in cages and investigating the Clintons' conspiracy to kill Jeffrey Epstein and guarding President Windrip from liberal horrors...

Someone get me a new game program, I'm obviously out of date.



This, of course, is the real problem behind white nationalist terrorism. And if Federal law enforcement can't investigate and deal with it because their leadership wants to subtly ENCOURAGE it, not to mention their own ranks being riddled with it, they will end up with a terrible toll.

sadly,
Bright

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Response to TygrBright (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 01:23 PM

33. Sorry to say it but that face is the face of 95% of mass killers. Have to say it, when I'm out and..

about now I keep eyes and ears open for young, white males. Just this weekend I was in a mall waiting outside a restaurant for a friend when a group went by and a young, white guy among them remarked "...did you seel that libtard..."

That was all I could make out of that sliver of conversation but it made me sit up and understand that we are living in a society where active shooters can materialize anywhere now.

Black men are so often portrayed as the dangerous "bogeymen" in our society but most active shooters look like the face in that photo.

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 10:20 AM

2. Where are his parents and where

did he get the money to make those kinds of purchases?! 18 YO TEENAGER!

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Response to 42bambi (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 10:47 AM

5. Farther down in the article.

Looks like the gear was locked up.

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Response to 42bambi (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:14 PM

16. exactly what came to mind when i read he was only 18

kid has the same deadpanned look on his face as the Dayton & El Paso shooters. Their radicalization is no different than the ones who were radicalized by ISIS groups.

The article mentions he had won a scholarship from UT and was planning to move there to attend. My kiddo is in her last year at UT, which is a highly liberal campus. He would stick out like a sore thumb. For my kiddo's sake, and the other students and faculty there I'm glad he's now behind bars.

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Response to 42bambi (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:25 PM

20. I would say most of it would be his father's since he had recently moved there from his mother's

I would be curious to know what his father's opinions are on the subjects his son was focused on. A lot of anger of this type is passed down from the parent.

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Response to 42bambi (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:59 PM

26. Divorced at fthers house a local paper said

The FBI stared they saw 300 rounds of ammunition on the stairs just when they were going up to the second floor bedroom His father had to know and I imagine big gun humper

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 10:24 AM

3. It should be interesting if they get this kid talking and dig really deep into what

he's been into. It's kind of hard to imagine his dad wasn't responsible for most of it. I doubt he got all the guns and ammo mowing lawns.

Get the whole story out of him. When he first got online and what were his influences, all of that. It should be a good insight into what's driving these idiots. None of it will surprise us.

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 10:46 AM

4. Kids these days

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Response to IronLionZion (Reply #4)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:21 PM

19. I was thinking, maybe, an NRA TV series

about a cute little white boy who makes enough money mowing lawns and selling lemonade that he can buy baseball cards, a Schwinn Monroe Electric bicycle, 3 AR-15s, 2 Glock 19s, a .500 S&W Magnum, and 100 M67 grenades, as well as cartons of explosive materials.

Yes, Justin is truly the All American Boy! Wait! Is that Mom calling him to lunch? "OK, Mom, soon's I'm finished loading my rifles for my trip to the mall with Billy and Sally! And, hey, did you see what I did with my 28 gauge? Sally said the 20 hurts her shoulder when she fires it."

That's our Justin, always concerned about the little ladies!

The show could have been narrated by Dana Loesch -- would have saved her career!

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 11:19 AM

6. More details found here at Cleveland.com (I'm out of WaPo articles)

Ohio man posted about mass shootings, attacking Planned Parenthood and federal agents, authorities say
Updated 8:37 AM; Posted Aug 12, 2019

Link: https://www.cleveland.com/court-justice/2019/08/ohio-man-posted-about-mass-shootings-attacking-planned-parenthood-and-federal-agents-authorities-say.html

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Tsarnas’ affidavit says FBI agents in Alaska began investigating “ArmyOfChrist” because of postings that supported violence. By March, the FBI noticed that about 4,400 people subscribed to his account, which showed a large increase over the previous month.
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When officers went to Olsen’s father’s house on Aug. 7, they saw about 300 rounds of ammunition on the stairway leading to the second floor. They entered the home for a safety sweep, seeing a computer and iPad in Olsen’s room. In another bedroom, they found rifle cases, thousands of rounds of ammunition, camouflage clothing and camouflaged backpacks, along with a large gun vault, the affidavit states. Inside the vault were AR-15-style rifles and shotguns.

In all, the search of the house resulted in the seizure of 15 rifles, some of which were assault-style, as well as 10 semi-automatic pistols and an estimated 10,000 rounds of ammunition, according to the affidavit. Authorities also found a machete in the trunk of Olsen’s car.
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“Urging people to shoot federal agents is never acceptable,” U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman said in a statement. “This defendant had access to an arsenal and we take his threats very seriously.”

I assume the "Army of Christ" nowadays puts an AR-15 in your face rather than a Bible.

His daddy can't say he was not aware of this shit either. Who the hell paid for this arsenal?

KY........... ..........

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 11:31 AM

7. What's with the shoulders of his shirt. What am I missing, not undersfanding?

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Response to bobbieinok (Reply #7)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 11:40 AM

8. It's a safety smock

Anti Suicide clothing.. Can't roll or tear to make a noose.

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Response to Tribalceltic (Reply #8)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 11:44 AM

9. Oh. Thank you for the information.

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Response to Tribalceltic (Reply #8)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:31 PM

22. Epstein's jail could have used one.

He used a sheet?

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #22)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 01:34 PM

37. Epstein probably had help and it might have been a surprise to him

when someone decided it was time for his suicide.

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 11:49 AM

10. Yes. Yes, yes.

Army of Christ. Against Planned Parenthood - a real Right to Lifer.

These are the psychological types they need to study for a long time.

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 11:53 AM

11. must be those violent video games

we all know its the racist, nazi tRump and tRump humpers who are flaming hate in this country.

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Response to yaesu (Reply #11)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 01:03 PM

27. Plus this guy was anti federal government and anti abortion freak but the scary part is

the FBI said he gained 4400 followers online

His army of Christ assembling online I guess...
Racist & authoritarian fascists assembling to kill citizens how nice

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Response to lunasun (Reply #27)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 04:20 PM

38. generally, if you're not famous, the nuttier you are the more followers you get. nt

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Response to 7wo7rees (Reply #12)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:14 PM

17. Thank you!

Sick. Twisting religion, guns, reichwing politics & love of tRump. Talk about being fed propaganda!!! Those PICS are chilling.

These lost-to-all-sanity kids are extremely dangerous.

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 11:57 AM

13. Probably an incel.

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Response to geardaddy (Reply #13)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 01:19 PM

31. No way that little freak was getting any ...

I kinda feel a little sorry for him with his hairline already receding at 18. He probably realized he was too much of homely little weirdo to ever attract a female, so might as well just go full-on crazy to give his life a purpose.

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #31)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 01:22 PM

32. Bingo.

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #31)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 04:28 PM

39. My dad had very significant hair loss by 19. As in more loss than hair.

He married two very beautiful women.




Not at the same time, mind you, but still.



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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:01 PM

14. Every Republican candidate who refuses to condemn assault weapons needs to be challenged.

Republicans need to be asked “Where do you see this anger and hatred toward minorities and immigrants going? Your support of Trump’s racism and your lack of support for getting military-style weapons out of the hands of murderers says you’re ok with the current situation. Background checks are not the answer because mass murderers can pass those. So what is your answer?”

This is a problem created by Republicans, and it needs to be hung around their necks.

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Response to Lonestarblue (Reply #14)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:04 PM

15. Exactly

Well put! Thanks.

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:19 PM

18. Look at the father, too

The ghastly cache of weapons and ammo was in his house. Who paid for it? Whose is it?
No way he could "not know."

Thank you, FBI and local police.

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Response to cp (Reply #18)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:33 PM

23. that was my first thought, how did he pay for all of this?

correction:

it doesn't look like the father paid for them. still he had to get the dough somewhere to get them.

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:28 PM

21. Another angry white male.

Aren't we supposed to be afraid of the brown and black people? Sarcasm of course.

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Response to redstatebluegirl (Reply #21)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 01:06 PM

28. That is correct

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:43 PM

24. they may have just prevented another mass shooting

this is exactly where fbi efforts should focus - prevention

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:53 PM

25. I realize he is considered an adult now but just barely. Are his parents deaf, dumb and blind?

Or are they okay with their son keeping a cache of assault weapons in their house? Boardman is just across the state line from me.

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Response to appleannie1 (Reply #25)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 01:13 PM

30. They're responsible gun owners and their 2nd amendment rights shall not be infringed



Teenagers are the most responsible gun owners of all. Conservatives have been online claiming teenage girls need guns to defend themselves from rapists.

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 01:11 PM

29. Way to fuck up your life, kid

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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 01:27 PM

34. So... Are we even going to have a conversation

about how an 18-year-old gets 25 guns and 11,000 rounds?

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #34)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 01:32 PM

36. I don't see anything about age in the 2nd amendment



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Response to IronLionZion (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 01:30 PM

35. What the hell kind of upbringing has this kid had?

If there are any siblings in the home I hope social services checks out the situation.

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