Friday, September 14, 2012

Great news on the home front.  It is disappointing though that this Muslim terrorist was not given a sentence of life-without-parole.  Any conviction for terrorism should carry a life-without parole unless bodily harm or lives were taken during the act(s) of terrorism in which case a mandatory sentence of death should be imposed.


Moroccan man sentenced to 30 years in U.S. bomb plot

Friday, September 14, 2012 11:30 a.m. CDT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge sentenced a Moroccan man to 30 years in prison on Friday after he was caught in an FBI sting operation planning to detonate a bomb in the U.S. Capitol building, prosecutors said.

Amine El Khalifi, 29, an illegal immigrant who lived in Alexandria, Virginia, was sentenced after pleading guilty in June to attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction.

He faced a maximum sentence under the law of life in prison, but prosecutors agreed to 25 to 30 years as part of a plea deal.

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