Dallas Man Who Wanted Obama Dead Faces Arraignment

Man's craigslist posting could result in jail sentence

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    President Barack Obama.

    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.