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FBI and NSA investigating as Terrorism after car plows into crowd in Charlottesville - 1 Dead, 19 Injured

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trumps-a ... d=49202191
General Jeff Sessions said the incident of a driver ramming a car into a crowd of demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, which killed a young woman and sent 19 other people to hospitals, "does meet the definition of domestic terrorism" in U.S. law.

"It does meet the definition of domestic terrorism in our statute," Sessions said on ABC News' "Good Morning America" today. "We are pursuing it in the [Department of Justice] in every way that we can make a case."
NSA advisor
"Of course it was terrorism": National Security Advisor McMaster on Charlottesville fury
Victim identified
Heather Heyer, the woman tragically killed in an attack that transpired in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, was a 32-year-old paralegal who expressed outrage on Facebook against the racist rally held in her hometown. Her alleged killer, James Alex Fields, 20, was a white supremacist who shared Hitler and Pepe the Frog memes on social media.
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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/201 ... t-violence
Col Martin Kumer, the superintendent of Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail, told the Guardian that 20-year-old James Fields of Ohio had been arrested following the attack
The Republican senator Marco Rubio tweeted that it was important for Trump to describe the events as a “terror attack by white supremacists”.
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Multiple Republican senators called the car crash in Charlottesville, Va., that left one dead Saturday an incident of domestic terrorism
https://nytimes.com/2017/08/12/us/charl ... s5Gs?amp=1

Brennan Gilmore, a 38-year-old Charlottesville resident who came Saturday to oppose the white nationalists, was filming his friends demonstrating three blocks away from the park when he noticed a gray car drive past.

Mr. Gilmore turned his camera in time to see the car slow as it approached the counterprotesters and then suddenly speed up, ramming into the car in front of it and the crowd itself.

“Bodies went flying — up onto the hood of the car and into the air,” Mr. Gilmore said. “It was horrifying.”
Video of the terrorist attack




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Where do you get terrorist from? No where in this article does it say that.....
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warpdwhim wrote:
Aug 12th, 2017 5:52 pm
Where do you get terrorist from? No where in this article does it say that.....
This is all over the US News...

Seems the use of the words "terrorist attack / act of terrorism" are prevalent there.

In reality this was a domestic incident. Terrorism motivated, or just garden variety nut bar still to be determined.
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Running over people isn't supposed to be a part of free speech.
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warpdwhim wrote:
Aug 12th, 2017 5:52 pm
Where do you get terrorist from? No where in this article does it say that.....
OP put the word in the title of the thread to draw people in. :rolleyes:
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Only on RFDOT, do the Trump-fanbois and Conservative-supporters always rush to denounce usage of the word "terrorist" when it's applied to a non-Muslim. Sad.
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From what I've read on the internet (of course, not on mainstream news), the attacker was a leftist.
Figures.
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warpdwhim wrote:
Aug 12th, 2017 5:52 pm
Where do you get terrorist from? No where in this article does it say that.....
The news and Republican senators
Multiple Republican senators called the car crash in Charlottesville, Va., that left one dead Saturday an incident of domestic terrorism
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Dumbbelldore wrote:
Aug 12th, 2017 6:05 pm
Running over people isn't supposed to be a part of free speech.
I didn't know this is what "free speech protesters" are supposed to look like?

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It looks like the guy in the first pic is open-carry. (visible holster)

Can you imagine being a WW2 vet and seeing an armed Nazi walk through the streets of your hometown?
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gordholio wrote:
Aug 12th, 2017 6:33 pm
From what I've read on the internet (of course, not on mainstream news), the attacker was a leftist.
Figures.
Well those fake sites also called 9/11 an inside job and said that Obama was a Muslim from Kenya

So of course it figures they say the attacker was a leftist

The_donald sub is even sadder with their claims of fake news of this terrorist attack
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gordholio wrote:
Aug 12th, 2017 6:33 pm
From what I've read on the internet (of course, not on mainstream news), the attacker was a leftist.
Figures.
Time to get your news from somewhere other than The_Donald and Breitbart.

Why would a leftist attack other leftists?

Come back with a source, otherwise you're just spreading FUD and will be reported for trolling
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konfusion666 wrote:
Aug 12th, 2017 6:36 pm
I didn't know this is what "free speech protesters" are supposed to look like?

It looks like the guy in the first pic is open-carry. (visible holster)

Can you imagine being a WW2 vet and seeing an armed Nazi walk through the streets of your hometown?
It's the typical talking point. Seems like the radical right tries to exploit the lefts "benefit of doubt" strength/weakness to spread their ideology.
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konfusion666 wrote:
Aug 12th, 2017 6:39 pm
Time to get your news from somewhere other than The_Donald and Breitbart.

Why would a leftist attack other leftists?

Come back with a source, otherwise you're just spreading FUD and will be reported for trolling
It's okay.
The MSM wouldn't report it anyway, if it is true.
You ask, why would a leftist attack other leftists?
Well, so that it would be blamed on right wing "lunatics", and nobody would bother questioning it.
I'm no saying that's what happened, just what I've read.
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gordholio wrote:
Aug 12th, 2017 6:52 pm
It's okay.
The MSM wouldn't report it anyway, if it is true.
You ask, why would a leftist attack other leftists?
Well, so that it would be blamed on right wing "lunatics", and nobody would bother questioning it.
I'm no saying that's what happened, just what I've read.
So why not post some links so we can all get a good laugh?

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