Quotes from Sherman Austin
"About five, six FBI agents walked into the courthouse and arrested me. They said I was being arrested for distribution of information related to explosives over the Internet."
"I guess they just wanted to scoop a bunch of people up, hoping they got me, and unfortunately they did."
"I've seen, not surprisingly, no action taken against those people, but here I am, an anarchist website, not even close to what that is, not even close to what else you can find on the Internet."
"It was around 4 p.m. in the afternoon. I was just taking a nap. Luckily, my sister was home."
"It was called the Reclaim Guide. It was just a general protest guide that went over security culture and stuff like that. A small portion of that guide dealt with explosives information."
"There's so much detailed information out there on explosives and how to use and build explosives that you can find on the Internet."
"There's something on the Internet called the White Resistance Manual. It's pretty much for white supremacists."
"They grabbed my neck and hurled me out of the courtroom, put me in this black SUV and then drove me to a federal building, where they processed me."
"They had been monitoring the site for a very long time, and at times, I received over 100 hits from the Department of Defense on the website, so I wasn't the slightest bit surprised."
"They showed me a search warrant, and I just glanced at it. I was half-awake. I was just kind of taking it easy, not really putting up a fuss."
"They went back there, looked at all the computers, asked me to come in and tell them what all the computers were for specifically so they knew how to dismantle the network I had been running."
"Two special agents at the front door pulled me outside. By that time, they had already had the house surrounded with loaded weapons, machine guns, shotguns... about 25 federal agents."
"What I had later learned was that the FBI knew I was going to New York a couple days after the raid."
"When they searched my car, they said that they found a gasoline canister and I think duct tape. Who wouldn't have a gasoline canister on them when driving 3,000 miles across country?"
"When they were done downloading all the information off each hard drive, they took all the computers, all the literature, and loaded everything into a big white truck and left."
"While I was in jail, they handcuffed me and took me to a backroom, where a detective from the FBI and a Secret Service agent were, and they interrogated me for about three or four hours."
"Yeah, I had a big stack of political literature, everything from just newspapers to basic literature, books, bios."
"You know how they use those interrogation tactics on you? It's just unbelievable. There's no way to describe it."
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