Anarchy in America: Motives behind Ohio bridge bomb plot
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:31
- Date May 2, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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We are learning more about the motives of these five men accused of plotting to blow up a busy bridge.
Near Cleveland Ohio according to court documents the self proclaimed anarchist wanted to stop money flowing to the 1% and said federal government a message.
They have even ties to occupy Cleveland as well Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson junior joins us with more on the story.
Yet it's -- -- story we were talking about the role manicurist and Occupy Wall Street yesterday right and unfortunately it's always seems the feds are kind of soft pedaling.
The occupy that connection the -- connection is right on some of these folks.
These alleged there -- suspects on their FaceBook page one Brandon Baxter.
Says his employers occupied.
Cleveland India identifies himself as an -- -- Communism.
One Tony -- says that he worked -- occupy Cleveland.
On he is FaceBook page and so what happened is an undercover FBI agent.
Sold these folks according to the the prosecution.
-- C four explosives.
That they actually planted at the bottom of the -- bill north -- And Northfield bridge outside Cleveland between two wealthy communities right.
And allegedly were texting on a cell phone in order to detonate these IEDs.
At the base of the bridge that we're now looking at.
With people on the bridge of their just lucky that the -- -- assaulted them work inert so Korda of the federal prosecution they wanted to blow up.
They allegedly been part of Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in Cleveland in the past at a festival at a shut down bank protest.
And there are links with other organizations according to some.
Published reports and so is Occupy Wall Street.
Based on the allegations that we have or that branch should it be considered a domestic terrorist organization.
Should there be great or greater investigation.
By the FBI.
Into this organization or do we say hold these are just five -- people.
We haven't had other bombings so far -- -- short lived mole pellet you know what this such a good point but because earlier Bryant had a debate right here on this set talking about.
What it happened yesterday that's right and his one of the people who is -- -- what happens in Canada's label group well I Z one you love if these allegations are true there's nothing the plate full loan or or people's this camping around.
We have a history infamous history in this country of and a -- committing violence committing bombings in fact they tried to blow up attorney general Palmer.
Member Judy Jordan Palmer raise these store operates and like 1819 -- Is 19181919.
Tried to kill and there are other bombings there there was a bombing -- James bombing killed 38 people on Wall Street in 1920.
This is something that the federal government really mixed didn't take a hard hard look at.
And when you -- five -- folks don't like this who many identify themselves with occupy.
Wall Street movement and then arrested for this alleged crime.
That's pretty frightening and -- disturbing and I think we got to take a second and third and fourth look at it.
And kind of separate these folks out from people -- -- your grievances.
With our governments such a good point where is the investigation I don't know let's say we're gonna follow up on five Peter Johnson you -- much okay could bring them up.