US Soldiers Planned Obama Assassination: Prosecutors
4 troops plotted to overthrow government: report
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Aug 27, 2012 12:48 PM CDT
President Barack Obama speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the White House, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in Washington.   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

(Newser) – Four US soldiers planned to overthrow the federal government and kill President Obama, the Press Association reports. The alleged plot, whose details remain scarce, emerged during a murder case against the soldiers. One of the four, Pfc. Michael Burnett, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and gang charges today in the deaths of an ex-soldier and his girlfriend, 17. The ex-soldier, Michael Roark, was killed because he was aware of the plot, Burnett said. The quartet had purchased $87,000 worth of firearms and explosives; they intended to attack Fort Stewart as well as locations in Georgia and Washington state, the AP reports. Click for our latest story on the plot.

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Aug 28, 2012 5:31 PM CDT
FOUR ?? 4 TROOPS ?? .....planning to overthrow the Feds ??? very, very weird ! uhm...?
Aug 28, 2012 2:01 PM CDT
Aug 28, 2012 12:16 PM CDT
A highly unusual name with a doppelganger who was a page at the Republican National Convention....who are we kidding it's him, and he's acting under the likes of Fox, Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh and all those other righteous fools...that get TV ratings no less. Poisoned minds do poisonous things.