Crime

Ex-Con Allegedly Posts Pics Showing Off His Guns #facingmorefederaltime

OK, say it with us one last time, folks: "If I'm a convicted felon who is not allowed to possess firearms, I will not post pics and videos of me possessing firearms."

That's from an introductory political science class we sometimes teach outside the Houston Public Library downtown, called "Tips For Dipshits 101." And it's a class that should have at least been audited by one Frederick Ramon Robinson, who has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm after allegedly taking to Twitter and other social media to show off his guns and say things like "if white people hate ISIS so much, then I like ISIS. The enemy of my enemy is my friend. #chopthemheadsoff Amerikkka is the Black Man's Foe."

That's all according to a press release from the Houston U.S. Attorney's Office, which announced that Robinson, 45, was arrested Tuesday.

"According to the charges, Robinson posted pictures of firearms he owned and allegedly demonstrated how to load firearms in videos he posted online," according to the release. "As a convicted felon, he is prohibited from possessing firearms per federal law. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison."

The release also states that Robinson allegedly tweeted "such statements as 'I say, don't hesitate -- start shooting in their cars. empty whole clips. find them at home and fire bomb it. anything, do something."

God, so bossy!

We look forward to seeing how this one shakes out, and we'll keep you posted.

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