Dallas Man Who Wanted Obama Dead Faces Arraignment

Man's craigslist posting could result in jail sentence

Friday, Apr 30, 2010  |  Updated 4:13 PM CDT
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Dallas Man Who Wanted Obama Dead Faces Arraignment

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President Barack Obama.

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A Dallas man who posted a death threat against President Barack Obama online is set to be arraigned in federal court Friday.

Brian Dean Miller was apparently upset over the new health care law. A criminal complaint says the 43-year-old man admitted to a Secret Service agent that he threatened to kill the president in a post on Craigslist March 21.

Calling for a revolution, the post in part reads: "I am dedicating my life to the death of Obama and every employee of the federal government."

Agents subpoenaed Craigslist and AT&T to track down the originating e-mail address.

Agents arrested Miller and seized his computer March 25. They found no weapons at his home.

If convicted, Miller faces a maximum five years in prison and $250,000 fine.

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