Skip to comments.Self-Avowed ‘Hardcore Leftist’ Arrested for Inciting Violence at Florida Capitol
Posted on 01/17/2021 1:33:21 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Federal agents arrested a self-admitted anarchist and “hardcore leftist” on Friday on suspicion of plotting to violently disrupt planned election-related protests at the Florida state Capitol.
Prosecutors said they “averted a crisis” at the Capitol by arresting 33-year-old Daniel Baker, taking him into custody on a charge involving making a threat to kidnap or injure, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida announced in a news release.
“Baker issued a call to arms for like-minded individuals to violently confront protestors gathered at the Florida Capitol this Sunday,” prosecutors said. “He specifically called for others to join him in encircling any protestors and confining them at the Capitol complex using firearms.”
Protests and rallies are expected at state Capitols across the country ahead of and on inauguration day in opposition to the election results.
“This is an armed COUP and can only be stopped by an armed community!” Baker wrote in a flyer titled “Call to Arms January 20th” posted online, a criminal complaint against him alleges (pdf).
“If you’re afraid to die fighting the enemy, stay in bed and live,” he wrote in the flyer, in which he called Trump supporters who plan to protest at the Florida state Capitol “terrorists.”
FBI agents, with assistance from local law enforcement, took Baker into custody without incident.
The Epoch Times has reached out to Baker’s defense attorney for comment on the charges but did not receive a reply by publication.
Baker, a former U.S. Army Airborne infantryman who was kicked out of the service, in 2017 joined the People’s Protection Units, a group fighting in Syria against ISIS and the Turkish government, prosecutors said. People’s Protection Units is a sub-affiliate of the Kurdistan’s Working Party, which is designated by the U.S. government as a “foreign terrorist organization.”
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#FloridaMan goes radical.
It’s like anyone else going radical, but with an alligator in your pants.
Dude is nuts, and trained. Dangerous.
YPG a faction of the PKK
HE WENT FROM HOMELESS to traveling the world to fight? Who recruited him< I wonder?
Why is this tagged to Washington State?
His activities included traveling to Seattle to take part in the CHAZ/CHOP debacle.
YPG a faction of the PKK
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