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Two Chicago-area men convicted
of providing support to Islamic State

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Posted By: AltaD, 6/21/2019 8:13:58 AM

Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported. Edward Schimenti and Joseph Jones, both 37, were convicted for providing material support and resources to terrorists in a jury trial in U.S. District Court in Chicago. Schimenti was also found guilty of lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, the Chicago Sun Times reported. The men could face up to 20 years in prison when they are sentenced at a later date, according to the U.S. Attorney

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Reply 1 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/21/2019 8:23:49 AM (No. 102943)
Seriously, I checked to see if either was named Obama.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/21/2019 8:24:34 AM (No. 102944)
Strip them of their US citizenship and deport them to their beloved land of islam.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: OBX Pete 6/21/2019 8:29:15 AM (No. 102950)
I think it is time for a Senate committee to investigate Gerry Rivera. I saw him on Hannity last night and Fox and Friends this morning and he sounds like he is supporting Ian in the current downing of our drone. He said he has been talking to some Iranian diplomat about the situation. Who the hell does he think he is....John Kerry? This looks like Rivera is guilty of collusion with the Iranians. How about it Congress....lets get an investigation going. I also think he should be suspended by Fox until his guilt or innocence is proven !!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney 6/21/2019 8:41:14 AM (No. 102956)
Another lying to the FBI prosecution. When will the FBI be prosecuted for lying to everybody else?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: lana720 6/21/2019 10:24:26 AM (No. 103024)
Poster #2, my thoughts exactly.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: jacksin5 6/21/2019 10:51:22 AM (No. 103044)
These type of offenses have no business being tried in a civilian Court. These offenders should be turned over to the Military, where the punishment is either Leavenworth or execution. As it stands now, these two will be in state prison, converting fellow convicts to their cause.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 6/21/2019 2:34:02 PM (No. 103281)
Hanging would be good. But actually, I kinda like #2's Idea, too.
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