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7 Arrested In Terror Probe

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First the arrests in Canada and now more suspected terrorists are nabbed in Miami. The plan this time? To strike the Sears Tower.

If these 7 are guilty, and one would think that they probably are given that 7 separate people have been arrested, it speaks highly of our government’s ability to keep us safe. And yes, with as many mistakes that have been made overseas in the WOT, we’ve been very safe here at home and for that Bush should get due credit.

Here’s the thing that troubles me, though. These suspected terrorists are Americans with seemingly no ties to Al Qaeda. However, it also appears that they are Muslim-wannabe-Al Qaeda? I shudder the thought of that.

From the AP:

As part of the raids related to the arrests, FBI agents swarmed a warehouse in Miami’s Liberty City area, using a blowtorch to take off a metal door. One neighbor said the suspects had been sleeping in the warehouse while running what seemed to be a “military boot camp.”

The official told The Associated Press the alleged plotters were mainly Americans with no apparent ties to al-Qaida or other foreign terrorist organizations. He spoke on condition of anonymity so as not to pre-empt news conferences planned for Friday in Washington and Miami.

Miami U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta said in a statement that the investigation was an ongoing operation and that more details would be released Friday.

More as it develops…