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Convicted Murderer Arrested for Threatening to Behead Obama, Slash First Lady’s Throat

The Secret Service is not known for throwing people in jail over just words.

In fact, pointing a gun at a camera with the caption “Hey Obama, Smile MotherF*cker,” and putting the image on the internet only earned one so-called ‘Patriot’ a warning visit from the Secret Service recently.

Even when mom and gun nut Kathy Perkins posted an image of Obama with the caption “Where’s an assassin when you need one?”  earlier this year, the threat on the commander-in-chief went largely unheeded by the top security force.

One man, though, managed to get the Secret Service’s attention with a single, albeit very racist e-mail.

In an e-mail sent on October 16, Christopher Perkins O’Brien, 42, first called the President ‘stupid.’

That, in and of himself, would have likely been ignored, but O’Brien was on a roll and proceeded to explain just how he planned to kill Obama and the First Lady.

“You stupid n——, between ISIS, homegrown terrorists/beheaders here in the USA, and now your inaction on EBOLA, do you want us all to f—— die?!?! I cannot wait to take out your worthless n—— ass, hope to reach out to slash Michele’s throat… You?? I will make a point to behead you, then throw your head into the nearest body of water, as I drive off into Maryland,” the e-mail reportedly read.

The would-be assassin even put his real phone number in the note, making it all to easy to trace it to his Maryland home, where the Secret Service quickly realized O’Brien had killed before.

In 2007, he strangled his roommate who he had met in rehab. Somehow, most of his sentence for  that manslaughter was suspended.

This time around, though, O’Brien may not be as lucky. The  judge has ordered him detained for his death threats against the President and First Lady.

The White House has not commented on the case, nor has the US Attorney’s office specified what exact charges they plan to file as a result of the e-mailed death threat.

Photo Credit: AATP (Patriot anti-Obama meme)

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  • Mary Ray Eichman

    These wackos are just getting more and more bolder. What happened to respect for the office of President. Nowadays anyone can make any statement no matter how farfetched and before long there is a trail of nincompoops following them.

    • Robert Cager

      I strongly agree, Ms. EICHMAN. This has gotten out of control. No respect at all for the office of President.

    • Brian Justis

      Respect went out the window when a half-Black man was elected to the White House. It is sad, pathetic, and disturbing. How the SCOTUS can exert racism is dead, I have no idea. This nation has severely disappointed me these last 6 years. Severely.

  • Mama62

    It’s about time.

  • Merl Seeker

    Someone need to put these kooks in one big place together. All the racist nuts, especially who yhink they are superior over the color of ones skin. People Really believe that. The rapist, kkk`s, skin heads, molesters, murders, hate mongers, thieves,satan worshipers. All them need to be in in a land of their own. What a loving peaceful world this would be.

  • Cathryn Sykes

    And now all the Obama haters will scream “Free speech!” If the threat was against someone like Boehner, they’d be screaming for the Secret Service to kill the guy.

  • Carol Ann Hunigan Booher

    This is being instigated by Fox news and their lies and propaganda that the idots are jumping on.. If something happens to this president, the blood is on the hands of the Fox news liars.

    • JKoch65

      I completely agree. It’s hard to prove, but I’m convinced there’s a direct correlation between FOX New’s ceaseless anti-Obama propaganda and the alarming rise of threats against the President!

  • Tracy Locke Custer

    What happen to just assassinating or shooting a President, like it’s been done in the past ??? MOST people JUST DID IT …not talked about doing IT …an giving themselves an their plan away to Secret Service …doesn’t really sound like a TRUE ASSASSIN ..sounds more like an attention seekin nut case ..than a real threat ..most KILLERS ..don’t give them selves away …before they act on their plan ..we have had several Presidents shot an some assassinated but we didn’t know about it in advance ..an ONE of the attacks on a President ..may have been racially motivated..John Wilkes Booth wasn’t happy about the slaves being FREED .. if ya REALLY PLAN ..on KILLING someone ..ya don’t announce it in public media …..

  • Dean Chiasson

    No doubt will hear cries from the right that this man’s First Amendment rights are being suppressed by the ‘Murikan Gubmit.