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Boston Police Captain’s Son Sentenced for Plotting ISIS Attack. What His Father Says is Heartbreaking.

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It can be chilling to learn what is happening right under our noses.

Within a week of the FBI arresting the four adults behind the New Mexico terrorist training camp for children, a Boston Police Captain’s son was sentenced to 20 years behind bars for plotting a large-scale attack on behalf of ISIS.

While the terrorists in New Mexico were foreign-born, however, this young man was American-born and fully committed to the cause of the Islamic state, which should tell you something about just how capable IS is of indoctrinating angry young people around the globe, even right here at home.

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Tragically, it was Cpt. Robert Ciccolo himself who first alerted authorities of his sons’ possible plans.

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The Daily Wire reports:

Boston police captain’s son was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Wednesday for plotting a terrorist attack for the Islamic State (ISIS) with firearms and homemade bombs on an unidentified university in New Mexico.

The terrorist, who gave himself an Arabic name that translates to “Ali the American,” pleaded guilty in May to terrorism charges, including attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization and attempting to use weapons of mass destruction, ABC News reports.

Authorities describe the thwarted terrorist as a “committed soldier” of ISIS who wished to inflict “maximum damage.”

In a statement, Hank Shaw, the special agent in charge of the Boston FBI office, stressed that the terrorist “was a committed soldier of ISIS who wanted to kill innocent people at a United States university with assault rifles and pressure cooker bombs, not an unwitting dupe who didn’t understand the gravity of what he was doing.”

The man was contacted by undercover FBI agents after his father, Cpt. Robert Ciccolo, alerted authorities about his son’s desire to fight for ISIS in Syria.

Undercover FBI agents then contacted the suspect, who discussed plots to attack several targets in New Mexico, including a university, a police station, and a gay-friendly bar. He was arrested on July 4, 2015, after accepting two rifles and two handguns from the undercover agents.

It’s very good to know this man is behind bars, and that there are men in blue who are so committed to their line of duty they would make such a difficult decision to turn their own children in.

Cpt. Ciccolo, however, says that that’s simply what he’s been trained to do:

Capt. Ciccolo started to have concerns about his son after he heard him talk about traveling to Syria to fight for ISIS. The captain calls his decision to alert the FBI “heartbreaking,” but says he “understood that he could be preventing harm to innocent people.”

“I’m a cop. You can’t tell me you are going to commit crimes and expect me to take no action to prevent it,” Capt. Ciccolo said.

Let’s keep the Ciccolo family in our prayers in what must surely be a very difficult time.

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Southern Restaurant Scorched After Refusing to Serve Unvaccinated People

The unvaccinated are quickly becoming second class citizens in America.

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In these late-stages of the pandemic, there are a number of emerging plot lines that almost seem more controversial than those that we experienced at the beginning of this fiasco, and it makes us wonder if some of it isn’t just for show. For instance, in the restaurant industry, where just about every businesses owner is struggling mightily, there are a number of different approaches to dealing with this latest “delta” variant of COVID-19.  This is of particular note now that many establishments had reopened during the lull in cases, and are now hanging on for dear life during “delta”. But one restaurant in the deep south has thrown their prosperity aside, and are making the controversial decision to serve only vaccinated customers. An Atlanta restaurant is making the bold decision to serve only customers who are fully vaccinated. Argosy Restaurant and Bar, located in East Atlanta Village, is one of the first businesses in Georgia to mandate with signs that say “No Vax, No Service.” The company owner made the decision earlier this week after he and several of his employees, who were all fully vaccinated, contracted the virus as breakthrough cases. The owner has suggested that these breakthrough cases were worse for business than treating the unvaccinated as though they are second class citizens. “We did it strictly as a business decision after multiple staff members tested positive,” said restaurant owner Armando Celentano. “We had to close down during a busy weekend, losing out on tens of thousands of dollars.” The decisions certainly stirred up a great deal of conversation on social media, where the restaurant received both praise and criticism for its decision.

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US Women’s Soccer Team Skips Representing U.S.A. at Opening Ceremony

The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the Olympics opening ceremonies.

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The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the opening ceremonies at the Tokyo Olympics Friday. The famously anti-American soccer team claimed that they could not attend because they were scheduled to attend practice during the opening event, according to WXIA-TV. “Obviously we can’t be there, I don’t know who scheduled us to practice at this time,” chief anti-American team star Megan Rapinoe told the media. The women’s soccer team was all about protesting against the U.S.A. during its first Olympics game this week but lost to New Zealand in a crushing 3-0 final. Rapinoe added that this year’s gams are different than past games. “It looks quite different and feels quite different than in the past, but all of us are thrilled to be here,” she said. Team members Abby Dahlkemper and Rapinoe enacted a lame “private parade” and posted it to Twitter: https://twitter.com/USWNT/status/1418557013739536390 The America-hating women’s soccer team was not the only American team that skipped the opening ceremonies. Both the women’s and the men’s U.S. gymnastics teams also skipped the ceremonies. They similarly held their own version of the parade” https://twitter.com/InsideGym/status/1418539840564572160 Follow Warner Todd Huston on Facebook at: facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston.

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