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Documents: Alleged San Jose Bomber Suffers From Mental Illness
Posted By admin On February 9, 2013 @ 6:53 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled
NBC News 
Feb 9, 2013
Court documents obtained by NBC Bay Area on Friday reveal the troubled past of the San Jose man charged with targeting an Oakland bank because he was waging a jihad on America: the one-time window washer suffered from bipolar disease and substance abuse, along with being paranoid that people were out to get him.
The FBI arrested Matthew Aaron Llaneza, 28, on Friday after they said he tried to bomb a Bank of America in Oakland, not knowing that the bomb was fake and he had been the target of an undercover operation for months. His federal public defender declined comment.
However, one civil rights expert, Zahra Billoo, executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations in Santa Clara, said that this smells of entrapment and is especially upsetting because the defendant has mental health issues.
“Did the FBI take a [mentally ill] aspirational terrorist, make him an operational terrorist and then thwart their own plot?” Billoo asked. “CAIR has been saying this for years now: It’s the FBI’s job to stop operational terrorists. It’s not the FBI’s job to enable aspirational ones.”
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 NBC News: http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Documents-Alleged-San-Jose-Bomber-Suffers-From-Mental-Illness-190471061.html
 The FBI arrested Matthew Aaron Llaneza, 28, on Friday after they said he tried to bomb a Bank of America in Oakland, : http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/FBI-San-Jose-Man-Arrested-Attempts-to-Blow-Up-Oakland-Bank-190426631.html
 FBI Exploited Mental Illness in Latest Fake Terror Case: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fbi-exploited-mental-illness-in-latest-fake-terror-case.html
 Oakland ‘Bomb Plot’ Raises Questions of Entrapment: http://www.prisonplanet.com/oakland-%e2%80%98bomb-plot%e2%80%99-raises-questions-of-entrapment.html
 Psychiatrists say that being angry is a mental illness: http://www.prisonplanet.com/psychiatrists-say-that-being-angry-is-a-mental-illness.html
 Is Free Thinking A Mental Illness?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/is-free-thinking-a-mental-illness.html
 How Congress helped created the very mental illness that resulted in the Giffords shooting: http://www.prisonplanet.com/how-congress-helped-created-the-very-mental-illness-that-resulted-in-the-giffords-shooting.html
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