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June 21, 2010

BREAKING: Times Square Bomber Shahzad Pleads Guilty


Two mandatory life sentences....plus some threats from the guilty.

The 30-year-old naturalized American, who was born in Pakistan and lived in Connecticut, pleaded guilty to ten different terror-related federal charges, two of which carry a mandatory life sentence.

After Shahzad pleaded guilty to the first charge, attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, Judge Miriam Cedarbaum said, "I gather you want to plead guilty to all [the charges.]

"Yes," said Shahzad, and then said he wanted to plead guilty and 100 times more," because he wanted the U.S. to know it will continue to suffer attacks if it does not leave Iraq and Afghanistan and stop drone strikes in Pakistan.

That doesn't sound like somebody who has been beaten down. That sounds like defiance.

Okay, now I'm really leaving...


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