FBI Arrests Georgia Militiamen Plotting Anti-Government Terrorist Plot

The FBI arrested four members of a fringe Georgia militia yesterday who were allegedly trying to obtain explosives and a potent biological weapon to use against government officials, politicians, members of the media, and potentially the public in order to “save the Constitution.” “There is no way for us, as militiamen, to save this country, to save Georgia, without doing something that’s highly, highly illegal: murder,” one of the suspects told his co-conspirators at a Waffle House, where they met to plot. The men, in their 60s and 70s, allegedly planned to disburse the bio-toxin ricin in Washington, DC and Atlanta. Mother Jones reports that one of the men was a long-time Confederate flag activist while another appears to be a fan of conservative groups, including Americans for Prosperity.