“A 21-year-old Georgia Tech student and another man traveled to Canada to meet with Islamic extremists to discuss “strategic locations in the United States suitable for a terrorist strike,” according to an affidavit made public Friday.
Syed Haris Ahmed and Ehsanul Islam Sadequee, both U.S. citizens who grew up in the Atlanta area, met with at least three other targets of ongoing FBI terrorism investigations during a trip to Canada in March an FBI agent’s affidavit said.
The affidavit said the men discussed attacks against oil refineries and military bases and planned to travel to Pakistan to get military training at a terrorist camp, which authorities said Ahmed then tried to do. ”
They live here, they enjoy the freedoms, they get superior education…. and it is not enough.
Think people… there is a reason for this.
Oil above $75 a barrel
Crude prices are more than 40 percent higher than a year ago, and have risen about 5 percent just this week _ a week that has seen not only crude and gasoline prices reach record heights, but also huge surges in other commodities, especially metals.
“I’m inclined to think it’s not reached a peak yet,” said Tobin Gorey, commodity strategist at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in Sydney. “We’re still faced with a tight supply-demand equation against the backdrop of strong economic growth, and there’s still more money to come into the market,” he said. He added that the Iranian threat was responsible for adding at least $15 per barrel to the oil price.
Adjust your budgets, because this is not going away anytime soon.