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FBI Arrests Minnesota Man Allegedly Plotting Terrorist Act

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Photo from Buford Rogers social net­work­ing profile

On May 3, FBI agents arrested Buford “Bucky” Rogers, 24, of Mon­te­v­ideo, Min­nesota, alleg­ing that he was plan­ning some sort of ter­ror­ist attack on nearby tar­gets.  A search of his res­i­dence allegedly uncov­ered a cache of weapons that included an AKM assault rifle, sus­pected pipe bombs, and Molo­tov cocktails. 

Rogers, con­victed of felony bur­glary charges in 2011, was charged with being a felon in pos­ses­sion of a weapon.

Rogers was part of the mili­tia move­ment and pur­ported to run a mili­tia group he called the Black Snake Mili­tia.  Through social media Rogers called for oth­ers to arm them­selves against the gov­ern­ment.  In a series of Face­book posts on June 15, 2011, Rogers wrote, “together we can fight back they wont take me down with­out a fight i hope that you wont go down easy eather.” 

He alluded to fight­ing against the NWO (New World Order) who he says has taken away the right to bear arms and the free­dom of speech.  He also wrote “ever[y]one bet­ter get your guns ready cuz there come­ing FEMA,” a ref­er­ence to a con­spir­acy the­ory that our gov­ern­ment will soon declare mar­tial law and dis­si­dents will be housed in FEMA (Fed­eral Emer­gency Man­age­ment Agency) con­cen­tra­tion camps.  He also wrote, “The war is here tsa agents are doing ran­dom [checks] and shoot­ing peo­ple for no re[a]son.”

Addi­tional social net­work­ing pro­files seem­ingly con­nected to Rogers also allude to violence.

A pro­file attrib­uted to the screen name “Davd Black” (but dis­play­ing a photo used in another Buford Roger  pro­file) called for vio­lence in April 2013 writ­ing “they fired the first shot already if your with me hit me up and we can take action” and “i know what we have to do time to rise i go[t] my rifle side arm and my rope for strin[g]ing tra[i]tors up lets go get umm boyz… this next c[o]uple months will be some­thing to rem[e]ber.”

In a Jan­u­ary 2013 post he asserted that, “The pres­i­dent has declared war on our Repub­lic and so we will take action! ….So just like a rat­tle snake a warn­ing only lasts so long the rat­tle has ended and now we STRIKE If you think we can still restore our repub­lic by peace­ful means you are sorely mis­taken I wish i was wrong but I’m not I know the way the N.W.O./New World Order works and they will not go down with out a fight nor will we THIS IS A CALL TO ARMS!! … THE 2ND AMERICAN REVOLUTION begins tonight!!!