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Federal prosecutors are charging a key informant in the case against a group of Michigan militia members who the FBI claims were plotting to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer last fall.

Stephen J. Robeson, a 58-year-old man from Wisconsin, was indicted on March 3rd by a grand jury for being a felon in possession of a .50 caliber sniper rifle. Robeson is known in political circles for his over the top violent rhetoric. He was recently exposed in court as a paid FBI asset that shows up to First and Second Amendment themed protests in the trademark “Boogaloo” Hawaiian shirt.

According to a report by Detroit News, Robeson was one of the main instigators behind the entrapment of members of the Wolverine Watchmen militia in a whimsical scheme to abduct Whitmer. The timing of the arrest was perceived in some circles to be a dirty political trick by federal agents wanting to create bad publicity for Donald Trump right before the 2020 election.

Court documents show that Robeson infiltrated the militia on orders of the FBI during a meeting of Second Amendment enthusiasts in Dublin, Ohio. It was at the Ohio meetup that, with heavy input from Robeson, more than a dozen men allegedly led by a mentally ill homeless man named Adam Fox began concocting their plan. Robeson then attended a subsequent tactical training camp in Northern Michigan that prosecutors say was in preparation for snatching Whitmer from her nearby vacation home.

Multiple informants and undercover agents were involved in pushing the defendants in the case to take part in the conspiracy as well as furthering it along. Robeson was singled out by Josh Blanchard, the defense attorney of Barry Croft, for using his material resources and heavy peer pressure to try and get the men to talk about storming Whitmer’s home and abducting her.

Generally speaking, FBI informants are given carte blanche to engage in crimes and dangerous activities. Most FBI informants are career criminals introduced into law-abiding political organizations in order to cause strife and gin up phony terror plots. Federal prosecutors are burning Robeson likely out of fear that he will burden their case at trial. While it may be a bit trickier, defense attorney’s can still call Robeson to the stand to undermine the Feds’ case even if they do not plan to use his testimony.

Last January, prosecutors were able to compel 25-year-old Ty Garbin to become a cooperating witness in exchange for a plea. This may be their best hope for salvaging the case.

Washington’s thirst for white terrorists has compelled the FBI and DoJ to lower their professional standards to an almost untenable degree. Representative Jamie Raskin, who is a Jewish activist, is ordering FBI Director Christopher Wray to provide a briefing on “white supremacists” in the police and military by this Tuesday, suggesting that government persecution of patriotic militia groups is about to intensify even further.

The case is scheduled to go to trial on October 12th.

(Republished from National Justice by permission of author or representative)
• Category: Ideology • Tags: Domestic Terrorism, FBI, Judicial System 
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  1. Angharad says:

    The Eff Bee Eye ARE Anti-fa.

    • Replies: @Flayer1
  2. MarkinLA says:

    Hopefully, this gets thrown out of court like that other militia hoax, the Hutaree Militia.

  3. Why do you need to fight crime when you can invent it, thus assuring yourself of a job. Circumvents chance perfectly and keeps a nice even case load.

    Guess you now know why the Fibbies is the best name for the FBI. Very descriptive.

  4. Wokester says:

    The FB lie doesn’t solve crime…they manage crime. Why did Muslim terror during the Obama years SUDDENLY stop when Trump was elected? The FBI had a new boss they couldn’t control in addition to the fact that they now focused operations to frame Trump and have him removed.
    The FBI is NOT what many people think. They look for, recruit, and fund people to terrorize a population for the Dark State that controls America. That’s why they know quickly everything about the people involved when terrorism strikes…THEY hired them usually because the not so smart got caught in some illegal activity and a deal was struck.
    I have no doubt that this informant didn’t do what he was supposed to do and now is heading to prison.

  5. rasputin says:

    Ah, Jamie Raskin the buggerer. Strong in this one is Communjewism a 200 year old plague on mankind.

  6. Crazy8 says:

    The FBI had to lower their standards?! LOL The FBI’s standards have always been this low. Have read/know of many instances where the FBI infiltrates organizations to cause trouble for one person/reason or another. Most notably would be the KKK where rumor had it that most if not all of the members were FBI operatives trying to foment racial discord or catch somebody being a “raaaacist”. Many thought this was an FBI operation from the beginning.

    • Replies: @Crawfurdmuir
    , @Happy Tapir
  7. Is the Federal Bullshitters of Investigation “manufacturing” crimes to make itself look good? One wonders. . . .

    • Replies: @El Dato
  8. @Crazy8

    Most notably would be the KKK where rumor had it that most if not all of the members were FBI operatives trying to foment racial discord or catch somebody being a “raaaacist”.

    The old joke was that the 1960s – ’70s Klan had a membership consisting of FBI informants and unemployed filling station attendants. How did one tell the difference? The FBI informants’ dues were paid up to date.

    • Replies: @Frank1960
  9. @Crazy8

    Ruby ridge is a good example

    • Agree: bomag
  10. Flayer1 says:

    And the House with the help of 8 Republicans:

    Vern Buchanan (FL)
    Brian Fitzpatrick (PA)
    Maria Salazar (FL)
    Andrew Garbarino (NY)
    Chris Smith (NJ)
    Fred Upton (MI)
    Carlos Gimenez (FL)
    Adam Kinzinger (IL)

    all voted to allow the Feds to conduct background checks for gun purchases. I’ve called them all and let them know in no uncertain terms what I think of this bill that they signed. I reminded them “shall not infringe” is all they need to know. Do we really trust the corrupt and dishonest FBI to be in charge of background checks in violation of our 2nd A?

    • Replies: @JuniorMint
  11. For several decades now, all the FBI has done is entrap people. It doesn’t prevent crime, it creates it.

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  12. Anonymous[828] • Disclaimer says:

    “FBI agent” including “FBI Director” is a lower form of life than “prison guard”.

  13. Political police.

    As the country becomes more authoritarian and totalitarian, the FBI will increasingly be used as a tool of political repression. Hunting for dissidents, arresting, prosecuting and inventing crimes will be the Feds primary directive.

    America used to be a country of liberty, and still is according to the Constitution. Radical communists and neo-Nazis of the George Lincoln Rockwell variety are as American as apple pie. This fact used to be recognized as America’s greatest strength – one could hold wildly dissenting political views and have a voice in the public square. The police were probably interested in you, they may at some time try to co-opt you, but they let you do your constitutionally protected speech. The government didn’t feel existentially threatened by you.

    Police states are very insecure about their power. In a police state, having a dissenting voice means they will try remove you from public life, by any means necessary. It is a measure of their fear.

    The good news is that it usually predicts a regime in trouble. They don’t trust anyone, because they know they themselves are unworthy of trust.

  14. Frank1960 says:

    I read somewhere, (years ago) that in any protest group, you could always tell the FBI shills. They were the ones that always wanted to “blow something up.”

    • Replies: @Polistra
    , @El Dato
  15. Polistra says:

    Agreed. In the current instance, the ‘story’ has served its purpose and I expect the rest will be swept under the rug.

  16. El Dato says:
    @Orville H. Larson

    One does not wonder.

    The whole OKC bombing was at best an FBI sting operation gone bad.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  17. El Dato says:

    “Mystery tin man” at Capitol Riot, completely covered in silver spandex and faceless, walking around with a bullhorn and pumping out messages about traitors needing hanging like a Kafkaesque self-walking TV ad struck me as one of those. Even QAnon Shaman looked normal against that.

  18. Anon[319] • Disclaimer says:

    Where is the indictment of GULAG-Gretchen for First Degree Murder?
    JUST LIKE CUOMO The FBI better get after Michigan “governor” Gretchen Whitmer who ALSO Deliberately with Malice and Forethought committed Premeditated First Degree Murder:— Lansing — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed Friday a bill from the GOP-controlled Legislature that would have shifted elderly people with COVID-19 away from nursing homes and into entirely separate facilities. The bill was a direct challenge to the Whitmer administration’s current handling of nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has focused on caring for those with the virus in isolated spaces of existing homes.

  19. @Flayer1

    And once they register your weapon, it will never go away. Even if overturned by scotus years from now.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  20. anarchyst says:
    @El Dato

    McVeigh didn’t do it…He was a “patsy” who was peripherally involved, being contracted to drive a truck and park it. The whole OKC investigation is full of holes and was tainted from the start. The intent was for McVeigh to be stopped and arrested. His missing license plate was removed by those involved and was part of the “plan” to pin the whold affair on him. Notice how quickly McVeigh was tried and executed, “witnesses” being the families who lost loved ones in that “operation”, being paraded through the trial, normally emotional anecdotal “evidence” is not admissable or permitted the be introduced as “evidence” but was allowed and was rampant throughout the McVeigh trial.
    There were critical ATF, FBI, and Justice Department records that needed to disappear in order to keep the “shadow government” from being discovered. In a normal investigation, evidence is preserved for weeks, months, and even years. Not so with OKC, as the debris from the Murrah buildng was carted off almost immediately under armed guard.
    There were explosives planted within the building. “Utility and maintenance workers” were observed going in and out of the building, wiring up the building for charges, being observed dealing with “blue barrels” that (presumably) held explosive charges. There is NO WAY a truck bomb could do so much damage as the glass-clad building across the street was unscathed.
    FBI and ATF agents were also advised to “stay home” that day. It is clear that the destruction of the Murrah building was a government “operation”.
    The OKC “bombing” was implemented for a multitude of reasons, one being the destruction of critical government records as well an attempt to defuse the growing “militia movement” which was gaining strength in “flyover country”.
    The OKC bombing rates right up there with WTC 9-11 as being a successful government “operation”.

    • Replies: @Alfa158
    , @Notsofast
  21. anarchyst says:

    …just don’t comply. If ((they)) don’t know what you have now, how will they know what you have in the future?

    • Replies: @MarkinLA
  22. Alfa158 says:

    Nothing unusual about this. You routinely see instances where police agencies will recruit informers and provocateurs in criminal cases, then proceed to prosecute them as well as the primary targets. It lets them run up the tally of arrests and convictions, while no one cares what happens to the snitches and rats.

  23. Alfa158 says:

    On this topic, one bit of evidence I have not been able to corroborate: is it true that McViegh was driving towards, not away from, the explosion site when he was stopped?

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  24. Resartus says:

    …just don’t comply. If ((they)) don’t know what you have now, how will they know what you have in the future?

    When was the last time anyone heard about the Connecticut registration law…

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  25. @beavertales

    The good news is that it usually predicts a regime in trouble. They don’t trust anyone, because they know they themselves are unworthy of trust.

    The central premise of this assertion – that the regime’s fear betrays its insecurity – is sound, but the punchline seems unfounded.

    “They don’t trust anyone, because…”

    A logical speculation might be that a band of thieves should indemnify themselves against discovery, and so hold all others in suspicion.

    Or perhaps they don’t trust anyone because, having a low estimation of human nature, they expect to be betrayed.

    Or maybe even that they see the writing on the wall and subconsciously fear karmic retribution for their misdeeds.

    But to suggest it’s “because they know they themselves are unworthy…” – seriously, that’s the diametric opposite of the self-image maintained by these self-appointed Masters of the Universe.

  26. Notsofast says:

    and guess who was in charge of the “investigation” and prosecution.

  27. Notsofast says:

    when mcveigh was pulled over for driving without a license plate, the cop asked him if he knew why he was being stopped. not knowing his plate was missing he responded because of the bombing and was arrested. easy conviction to pad the resume for our new attorney general. everything comes full circle.

  28. Notsofast says:

    federal bureau of instigation.

    • Agree: restless94110
  29. anarchyst says:

    …don’t live in Connecticut

  30. @beavertales

    Really good comment.
    “Political police” is 100% accurate.
    “The good news is that it usually predicts a regime in trouble. They don’t trust anyone, because they know they themselves are unworthy of trust.”
    Unworthy of trust — oh yes. They are (self) conscious of their collective corruption.
    Makes them desperate, dangerous & — hollow. They are Eliot’s “hollow men”.
    Come the time they will collapse like damp paper mache figures — or so I hope.

  31. MarkinLA says:

    Any gun you filled out a form 4473 on, they can figure out you have it. They use them to trace crime guns starting back at the manufacturer. When an FFL stops doing business the ATF has been collecting them. If they have the money and time they can put together a pretty large register.

    The only ones they can’t trace is the ones before all this.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  32. anarchyst says:

    You are correct.
    The way previous 4473s are compiled, the applicant’s name is at the top of the form. The ATF is prohibited from compiling a “registration scheme” but you can bet that they are doing it anyway. ((They)) routinely copy dealer 4473 forms (which must stay with the dealer) until the dealer goes out of business.
    Recent changes to the 4473 form put the firearm description and serial number at the top of the form, making it easier for ((them)) to conduct a “trace” (and compile a registration scheme).

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