Posts Tagged ‘Secret Service’

Your Black News: Hawaiian Man Arrested For Threatening To Kill Obama

December 11, 2008 1 comment

HONOLULU — Federal agents have arrested a Hawaii man after he allegedly threatened to attack and kill president-elect Barack Obama when he visits Hawaii on vacation this month.

Mark Miyashiro allegedly made the threats Dec. 3 to a doctor who is treating him for a schizophrenic disorder.

Miyashiro then allegedly made more threats when Secret Services agents interviewed and arrested him at his home in Kaneohe after the doctor notified authorities.

They also confiscated a Russian SKS assault rifle.

Miyashiro is charged with one count of threatening the life of the president or the president-elect. That’s punishable by up to five years in federal prison, a $250,000 fine and up to three years probation [...]

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Your Black News: Secret Service: Sarah Palin Stoked Racial Hate

November 10, 2008 1 comment

The Republican vice presidential candidate attracted criticism for accusing Mr Obama of “palling around with terrorists”, citing his association with the sixties radical William Ayers.

The attacks provoked a near lynch mob atmosphere at her rallies, with supporters yelling “terrorist” and “kill him” until the McCain campaign ordered her to tone down the rhetoric.


But it has now emerged that her demagogic tone may have unintentionally encouraged white supremacists to go even further.

The Secret Service warned the Obama family in mid October that they had seen a dramatic increase in the number of threats against the Democratic candidate, coinciding with Mrs Palin’s attacks.

Michelle Obama, the future First Lady, was so upset that she turned to her friend and campaign adviser Valerie Jarrett and said: “Why would they try to make people hate us?”

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