David Burgert made a living renting snow machines in Northwest Montana according to Sheriff James Dupont. Burgert, wanted to trigger a civil war in the United States. His goal was to assassinate 26 local officials and then wipe out the National Guard. After this Burgert hoped NATO troops would be called in to restore order. His cache of weapons included 30,000 rounds of ammunition, machine guns and pipe bombs Burgert hoped the civil war would be return America to white Americans(1 ).
Federal agents raided the home of James Dalton Bell. Bell had published an internet essay on assassinating public officials. they found sodium cyanide(2 ). Sarin gas and other dangerous chemicals(3 ). James Dalton Bell of Washington State, a MIT trained scientist whose serve ring a ten year sentence for stalking federal agents (4 ).
A few of the terrorist actions planned by American extremist have been to destroy a nuclear power plant, have a chemical attack on the IRS, blow up a propane storage facility, attack military instillation's during a time when Civilian would be at a peak, bomb federal buildings(5 ).
In 1999, three members of the Republic of Texas, an anti government group, were arrested on charges of threatening President Clinton and plotting to use a cactus thorn laced with anthrax or HIV as a weapon. Two of them were convicted and received long prison sentences, even though their defense lawyers said their clients had no ability to carry through on their threat (6 ).
Larry Wayne Harris of Ohio, is a former Aryan Nations member (6 ). Larry had the biological agents Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus, E. coli, Bacillus cereus. In 1998 Larry claimed he had enough Anthrax to wipe out the entire city of Las Vegas (7 ).
Florida militia members plotted to destroy a nuclear power plant(8 ).
California militia members planned to bomb a propane storage facility (9 ).