By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Seven members of a Midwest militia accused of plotting to overthrow the government are set to stand trial, where jurors will decide whether federal authorities prevented an attack by homegrown extremists or simply made too much of weekend warriors' boasts to "take our nation back."
"Investor fraud schemes like this one are just a fancy way to steal other people's money," U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade said.
U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, speaking to reporters after Thursday's hearing, said that the Hutaree acquittals won't stop her prosecutors for taking on cases of home-grown terrorism, citing Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh as precedent for action.